Putting off Dental Work is More Expensive Than Just ‘Getting it...

We’ve all been there before, you see a toothpaste commercial or read something in the news about teeth, and begin to feel the tingle in your mouth. Chances are, there’s nothing wrong with your teeth, but you begin to get that lingering feeling that you’re long overdue for a trip to the dentist’s office.  No matter 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…

The Major Differences Between Dental Bridges and Dental Implants

It’s not entirely surprising when a dental patient appears anxious to replace one or more teeth that have “gone missing”. Missing teeth is never fun. Your teeth are one of the first things people notice about you, as such, we hardly blame the patients who want to find the best and fastest solution available for…
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Get To Know Dr. Mike

Everyone who meets Dr. Mike comes away thinking: ‘what a great guy’.  But you know there is a story to how this genuinely kind, talented dentist ended up in the US. Quite a story, indeed. Many thanks to Hilary Holladay at Media General’s Orange County Review for finding out a fascinating story of risking all…

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…
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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!
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“Safe Water, Safe Dentistry, Safe Kids”

Waterlines.AAPD.OSAP.handout PRDC staff were pleased to attend an American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) webinar on what it takes to ensure that the water flowing through those narrow tubes in dental operatories is safe. Headlines in California and Georgia about multiple children being hospitalized because of abscesses caused by bacteria they picked up from water at…

Brush up on the basics!

Miss Callie and her friend Dr. Erica go through what is really involved in brushing your child’s teeth – the right way!