Upgrade Your Damaged Tooth With a Dental Crown

If your teeth have suffered any damage and need to be restored or have become so stained and badly discolored that whitening treatment is not enough, we can improve your tooth with a dental crown. Spencer Shelley, DDS offers custom-made dental crowns to help you upgrade a damaged tooth. A... Read more »

Dental X-Rays: A Diagnostic Tool

When you come in for your regular dental cleaning and exam, Dr. Spencer Shelley may recommend that you have dental X-rays taken. This is because a visual exam cannot spot everything. There are areas in the mouth, like between the teeth, that the naked eye can’t see. Dental X-rays are... Read more »

Got Dental Sealant Questions? We’re Happy to Help

Dental sealants are an optional treatment that can help you (or your child) keep your smile in tip-top shape. If you are interested in knowing more about dental sealants, or if you have questions about them, our dentist, Dr. Spencer Shelley, and dental team are happy to help you by... Read more »

Take Good Care of Your Toothbrush

When you brush (twice a day, every day!) how much attention do you pay to your toothbrush? An effective toothbrushing session requires effective tools. Here’s how to take good care of your toothbrush. When storing a toothbrush, it is important to keep it in open air. Closed-off spaces are bad... Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Might Need to Be Repaired Before a New Cavity Threatens the Tooth

Sometimes a chipped tooth is minor and doesn’t cause any discomfort or increased sensitivity. However, you shouldn’t let this to tempt you to forgo professional treatment at Dr. Spencer Shelley’s dental office in Onley, Virginia. The compromised dental structures could have microscopic textures that your toothbrush can’t adequately clean. Any... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Spencer Shelley, DDS, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »