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At Mirage Family Dentistry, we’re advocates for life-long learning and continuing education. We share informative, fun, and educational articles on our blog twice each month. Please read along, leave comments, and share on social media!

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Posted August 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Professional Dental Cleanings Make a Big Difference

You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Dr. Kapoor twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, Mirage Family Dentistry would like to take this opportunity to let Yorktown residents in on some information you don’t often hear. Let… (Read More)

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Posted July 27, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

HPV & Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about your health, and as dental care professionals, we feel it our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy as you can be. While… (Read More)

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Posted July 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Why Are My Baby’s Teeth Stained?

As brand-new humans, it seems logical that babies and children would have gleaming white teeth to go along with their bright eyes and soft skin. Baby teeth—also called primary teeth—generally do appear whiter than adult permanent teeth because they are more calcified. However,  it is not uncommon for a child’s teeth to appear less than… (Read More)

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Posted June 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Essential Oils for Oral Health

Essential oils are time-tested treasures gaining new popularity among fans everywhere. These potent liquids are fun and fresh ingredients you can customize for almost any oral hygiene need. As with any DIY dental treatment, do your research and be cautious. Not all oils are safe to ingest, and some may hurt you if applied directly… (Read More)

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Posted June 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Can Children Get Receding Gums?

Receding gums (also known as gingival recession in the field of dentistry) are not uncommon in adults ages 40 and older, but children can also experience this progressive loss of gum tissue as young as age 7. Left untreated, gum recession can expose tooth roots and lead to pain and sensitivity. While causes of gum… (Read More)

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Posted May 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Tongue Talk – To Scrape or Not to Scrape?

For such a seemingly small part of your body, the tongue plays a major role in many every day functions, such as talking, helping you digest and taste food, and swallowing. In fact, the appearance of your tongue may speak volumes (pun slightly intended) about the state of your oral and overall health. Today, Yorktown… (Read More)

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Posted May 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Diet Soda & Dental Health: What You Need to Know

In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. Yorktown residents are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today, Dr. Kapoor would like to clear up… (Read More)

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Posted July 25, 2018 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Welcome Home

Welcome to our new website! We are thrilled with the launch of our new online home that will help us provide a better experience for our patients. This site is meant to be an extension of our practice that allows you to easily find information and schedule appointments, and a resource for our patients and… (Read More)

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135 Grafton Station Lane, Suite B-C,
Yorktown, VA 23692
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