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Dr. Lloyd Moss III was exposed to family dentistry as a child. He recalls going to his father’s office after school. He saw the joy that dental care provided for patients as well as the staff at his father’s office. He decided to follow in his father’s footsteps after participating in a Mission of Mercy project, which he describes in the video below. That’s when the “light bulb” turned on, and he pursued a career in dentistry in Fredericksburg, VA….

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If you’ve ever heard anyone complain about having trouble with their TMJ, you probably know it has to do with their jaw. TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. These joints allow us to open and close our jaws … usually. If you have a TMJ disorder, possibly as a result of teeth grinding, it can cause a variety of pains. You can learn more about possible TMJ symptoms from our infographic below or by contacting our dentist office in Fredericksburg, VA….

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This month, we want to take some time to share a little about the dentists at our Fredericksburg, VA, practice. Today, we are sharing a bit about Dr. Lloyd F. Moss Jr. As you will hear in the video, health care was in Dr. Moss’s blood. He decided to practice dentistry in his hometown because this community is important to him. If you are looking for a new general dentist or for a place to go for family dental care,…

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Makeover shows have become so popular that they could be considered their own genre of television. And these shows exist for practically anything you can think of. If you are into fashion, there are shows for that. If you are into home improvement, you can watch professionals renovate a room, a backyard, or an entire house. If you are into cars, you can watch old ones get restored or new ones get upgrades. But what about smiles? If you would…

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Laser dentistry is an advancement in dental technology, and it allows us to provide more conservative treatment. How are both of these things possible? As Dr. Lloyd Moss Jr. explains in the video below, with laser dentistry we can perform gum disease treatments without cutting into your gum tissue. That means you don’t need sutures, either. Lasers can be used for cosmetic treatments, such as gum reshaping, as well as some restorative treatments. To learn more about our laser dentistry…

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This year, an estimated 49,750 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer in the United States. Of that group, 57 percent of people with oral cancer are expected to survive five years or longer, although the survival rate is higher (83 percent) for patients whose oral cancer is detected early. One of the ways you can help yourself is by scheduling regular dental cleanings and exams at our dentist office if you live in or near Fredericksburg, VA. Our dental…

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It’s easy to say you should visit our dentist office in Fredericksburg, VA, for routine dental cleanings and exams. If you have dental anxiety, that’s a lot easier said than done. Dr. Lloyd F. Moss Jr., Dr. Lloyd F. Moss III, and the rest of our staff understand this. It’s also why we go out of our way to help patients learn to understand and manage those anxious feelings. In the video below, Dr. Lloyd F. Moss Jr. explains some…

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Would you rather have a dental emergency or take steps to prevent one? We think you would agree that prevention is the better option. While our dentist office in Fredericksburg, VA, is ready to help if you ever need emergency dental care, we would encourage you to take steps to protect your smile. If you are an athlete, that means wearing an athletic mouthguard during practice and competitions. Wearing a mouthguard should be considered as important as brushing and flossing…

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Straight teeth improve smiles. That’s one of the reasons that millions of people begin orthodontic treatment every year. If you are an adult, you may not want to wear metal braces for two years or more, however. And you may not have to thanks to Six Month Smiles® and Invisalign®. And you can get either of these services at our dentist office in Fredericksburg, VA. In the video below, Lloyd F. Moss Jr., DDS, explains the differences between these options….

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What would you do if you lost a tooth? Would you try to live with it? Would you get a dental bridge? Or would you visit our dentist office in Fredericksburg, VA, where could get a complete tooth replacement? A dental implant and a dental crown do more than just fill the gap in your smile. Together, they can reduce your risk of losing more teeth. Many times when we discuss the benefits of dental implants, we focus on bigger…

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