Entries by Raymond R. Niles Jr., DDS

Do I Need Sedation Dentistry?

Do you feel nervous when you visit the dentist in Woodbridge, VA? Do your feelings of nervousness prevent you from making dental appointments as much as you should, or do you feel a little panicky while you’re at the dentist? If so, you may be a good candidate for sedation dentistry. Your dentist at Niles Dental […]

How Can Pregnancy Change My Oral Health?

During pregnancy, your body undergoes a variety of changes. Many of these changes are well-known, including hormone shifts, morning sickness, changes in appetite, and others. One thing that isn’t as well known is that many pregnant women experience changes in their oral health. Your dentist in Woodbridge, VA, can help you navigate these changes. Pregnancy and […]

The Dangers of Childhood Thumb Sucking

So, your child sucks their thumb—what’s the big deal? Well, it’s a huge deal that could lead to lifelong problems for your child. But don’t worry, yourdentist in Woodbridge, VA, can help! Childhood Thumb-Sucking is Normal Until It Isn’t Childhood thumb-sucking is a natural reflex that children use to self-soothe themselves. In other words, thumb-sucking […]