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Tooth Pain: When Can a Root Canal Help? Jul 27th, 2020

Root canals are more common than you’d think, as 15 million of them are performed every year. But don’t fear; they’re also less painful and dreadful than you’ve been led to believe.  The truth is that root canals are similar to getting a filling, with about the same amount of...

Myths and Facts About Flossing Jun 23rd, 2020

We’ve all been told to brush and floss every day. Some might argue that brushing your teeth is enough, but it’s not. There are a lot of myths about flossing that are unfounded and can lead to poor oral hygiene among patients. Our team at Brightwork Family Dentistry is here...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jun 18th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

5 Foods That Promote Oral Health May 28th, 2020

Protecting your smile and maintaining your oral health isn’t just your dentist’s responsibility. At home, you can protect your teeth by incorporating foods into your diet that help maintain your smile’s shine, strength, and vitality. Benjamin J. Crowley, DDS, at Brightwork Family Dentistry, located in Richmond, Virginia, believes you can...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Apr 28th, 2020

When it comes to getting that perfect movie star smile, veneers make the best dental cosmetic choice. But veneers can do more than just transform your smile.  Our team at Brightwork Family Dentistry in Richmond, Virginia, including our cosmetic dentistry expert Dr. Benjamin J. Crowley, recommends veneers to treat many...

Dental Anxiety Remedies: Learn About Our Sedation Options Mar 3rd, 2020

You’re not alone if you have a fear of going to the dentist. There are many people just like you who would rather avoid a visit to the dentist’s office than to go for a simple teeth cleaning. Dr. Benjamin Crowley understands how anxiety can prevent you from receiving proper...

The Benefits of Removable and Partial Dentures Feb 4th, 2020

 Missing teeth can make life difficult, both in terms of confidence and quality of life. It can even affect the rest of your oral health. Brightwork Family Dentistry provides people like you with state-of-the-art dental treatments to help improve your smile. There are several options to replace teeth, depending on...

3 Facts You May Not Know About Invisalign Jan 5th, 2020

A great smile is a dream for just about everyone, and while a few people are born that way, most people need help in getting their teeth in shape to give them that perfect smile. Thankfully, there are several options that can straighten your teeth over time. Traditional braces are...

How Dental Implants Can Boost Your Confidence and Improve Your Oral Health Dec 18th, 2019

Missing teeth can have an impact on your self-esteem and oral health. If you’re missing any of your teeth, consider getting dental implants. They’re durable, comfortable, and match the look and feel of your natural teeth. Dr. Benjamin J. Crowley and his professional dental team at Brightwork Family Dentistry provide...