Article – Notions About Disease – by Dr. Leslie Richmond

In western societies, we are accustomed to classifying disease by a description of signs and symptoms identified with the main body part involved, usually a Latin or Greek name. Examples: arthritis (inflamed joint(s), jaundice, yellowish), tonsillitis (inflamed tonsils), lung cancer, etc. Western medicine has a long history of this classification. Then in the 1800's, the germ theory of disease evolved... read more »

Corona Virus Alert

We are living in very difficult, often scary times right now and have to navigate uncharted waters almost daily. We are unable to do routine dental care at this time but we are available Monday-Thursday, 8-12pm for any dental emergencies that may arise. Please call the office at 757-460-1939 and leave us your name, phone number and a brief message.... read more »

Important Information Regarding COVID-19

Besides the usual precautions of handwashing, covering sneezes, etc., you should know about how Vitamin C and Zinc boost your immune system to minimize or even prevent symptoms of coronavirus. There are two places to find very valuable information: 1. Go to the home page. Scroll to the bottom of the page. Left click on orthomolecular news releases. Scroll... read more »

Treatment for Chronic Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease occurs when there is a buildup of plaque (a sticky deposit on teeth in which bacteria grows). This causes your gmns to pull away from your teeth pockets to grow between your teeth and gums, often bleeding of the gums and bad breath. This plaque/bacteria must be removed to reduce the inflammation and tighten the gum tissue around... read more »