Dental One Associates of Woodbridge
14520 Smoketown Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192

3 Dentist-Approved Eating Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Just as vital as staying away from the foods that damage your teeth is choosing the foods that keep them healthy. Learn three simple ways to improve your dental diet.

Taste the Value of Vitamin C

Did you know that research has found that people who don’t get sufficient vitamin C are 25 percent more likely to develop gum disease? According to family dentistry experts, our bodies need vitamin C to ward off infection and repair connective tissue. When tooth decay threatens your gums, you need this dental defense or else you’ll be in need of extensive treatment from an affordable dentist. To protect yourself from gum disease and other health problems, dental care specialists recommend eating foods that are high in vitamin C every day, such as oranges, tangerines, grapefruit, and kiwi fruits.

Bone Up on Calcium

One of calcium’s claims to fame is how it promotes healthy bones, but it also builds stronger teeth. See, family dentistry experts have found that higher-calcium diets can help prevent tooth decay. Also, a low-calcium diet forces your body to get the mineral from your teeth and bones. This gradually weakens teeth, which raises your risk of decay. Apparently, a lack of calcium can lead to more visits to an affordable dentist. To protect your teeth from decay, your dentist would like you to eat more of these calcium-rich foods:

  • Yogurt
  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Kale
  • Broccoli
  • Sardines with bones
  • Salmon

Why Your Dentist Wants You Hungry for Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and veggies are good for your body, but they’re also great for your teeth. They demand lots of crunching, which scrubs bacteria off of your teeth. Plus, they require extensive chewing, which increases your saliva and rinses away debris. By eating more fruits and vegetables, you can crunch away dental care problems.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Woodbridge, call Dental One Associates of Woodbridge today at (703) 910-5020 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Woodbridge. With 6 affiliated practices throughout Virginia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Woodbridge, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Woodbridge.

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Patient Reviews
The staff at this location, are very professional, friendly &most helpful.Dr Vallaru is the Best!!!
Athena J.
Had my teeth cleaned today by Jennifer. She was wonderful and I will keep going back to her.
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Real attention to detail in not just solving my dental needs but consideration in finding the best possible treatment options. Dr. Z is excellent in helping someone understand what is going on and […]
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I have been coming to see Dr. Valleru and her staff a long time. Trust them and believe they are innovative in their techniques.
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The people are outstanding
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Friendly professional staff. Just love the staff there, they are all just great.
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Staff friendly and take me right on time for my appointment !
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I am completely satisfied the service I received. The doctors and all the staff were so professional and kind.
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Customer service. From the minute I walked in, everyone was friendly and helpful. The dental assistant, as well as the gum specialist, was knowledgeable and explained everything clearly, and answered […]
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Everyone is so caring and nice.
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Everyone I was in contracted with treated me with kindness and it really does matter. Dr. Z and his hygienist were wonderful. Dr. Z explained the process and procedure. He and his staff are truly […]
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The clinic was professional and efficient for what I needed them to do.
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I came in with an emergency and they adjusted schedule to take care of it.
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customer service oriented environment, dentist was very comforting, aides attended to my well being.
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I hate going to the dentist as it is never a fun experience for me. Everyone is here is so nice and welcoming. The dentist is very kind and thorough with his explanations. The staff was members were […]
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Dr. Valleru is a wonderful Dr at Dental One Associates in Woodbridge VA. Her and all the staff at this location was very helpful with their service and answered all and any questions that I had. I […]
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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  • Phone: (703) 910-5020
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