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Down Syndrome and Dental Care

Dental Care for Children with Down Syndrome Special Dental Special Dental Considerations: Down Syndrome affects many different parts of your child’s body, including the teeth and gums. Here are a few things that parents of a child with Down Syndrome need to be aware of: Delayed eruption Baby teeth and adult teeth may erupt later…
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Madison Boys and Girls Club Health Fair

PRDC was happy to participate in the 2016 Health Fair put on last Friday by the Boys and Girls Club of Madison, Virginia. Thank you for the opportunity to talk with all the Mountaineers about what they can do NOW to have a great smile when they grow up! We’ll be at the Boys and…
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Clear Resin Infiltration

Clear Resin Infiltration for White Spot Lesions When most people look at their teeth, they likely think that the color white indicates a healthy tooth and a brown spot could indicate tooth decay. While it’s true brown spots are bad, white spots aren’t good either. What Are White Spot Lesions? Tooth enamel undergoes a regular…
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Extraction Clinic on Thursdays in September and October

To welcome our new dentist, Dr. Mike, PRDC is offering a walk-in extraction clinic for  Virginians without dental insurance on Thursdays in September and October. The details We’ll waive the exam fee and all you pay is the fee for the extraction (your fee will depend on your household income). No appointment necessary. Just walk-in! If…
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Nueva ruta de transporte que conecta Orange y Culpeper de Lunes...

Las tarifas son de $0.50 por trayecto. Para mas informacion contacte Virginia Regional Transit at (540)825-2456 o visite www.vatransit.org   There is a new transportation option between Culpeper and Orange, just 50 cents per ride, thanks to Foothills Area Mobility Service and the Virginia Regional Transit.  Go to https://www.vatransit.org/culpeper2.html  to check it out!

How to Know When It’s a Dental Emergency

WHAM!                CRACK!                                 CRUNCH! No, unfortunately you’re not reading a comic book. But if you combine your teeth with any of the onomatopoeia (noun: the formation of a word from a sound associated with what…

When a Dental Bridge is Right For You

Whenever you think it might be time for some long-overdue dental work, it’s only natural to do a little research in order to learn which procedure is the most appropriate for your situation. When it comes to replacing teeth, one of the most time-honored and reliable treatments remains the dental bridge. But don’t let the fact that…

Recovering from Root Canal Treatment

More often than not, patients that are new to the root canal procedure generally don’t know what to expect when they sit in the dentist’s chair. If you’re one of those patients who has yet to sit in the dentist’s chair, you might be happy to know about a couple of the most popular misconceptions…

Bridge Out Ahead: Avoiding the Common Pitfalls of Dental Bridges

Since as far back as 200AD, dental bridges have been used to fill the void left by a missing tooth (or group of teeth). Fast forward to the 18th century, and even the famous patriot, Paul Revere was familiar with the dental bridge. In fact, during his life – Mr. Revere even placed advertisements in a…

Fourth Year PRDC provides free dental care for income-qualified US veterans.

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLZO39DB5BA[/embedyt]   If you know any Virginia veterans who need dental care? Please spread the word that for income-qualified US veterans living in Virginia, Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic is providing free dental care on Saturday, November 11th (Veterans Day).  The care is totally free for veterans who qualify; income threshold is 200% of the…