General & Family Dentist

2216 IVY RD. STE 205

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22903-4966

(434) 977-4101

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  • I don't brush while I'm at work. Should I?
    Yes, absolutely. A recent survey by Oral-B® reveals that despite knowing that a healthy, good-looking smile affects not only their personal wellness but their professional image as well, very few Read more
  • Is sedation dentistry right for me?
    At Dr. Michael Tisdelle DDS, we are well-aware of the 25 million Americans who fear having to visit the dentist. Dental phobias are known to range anywhere from feeling mildly Read more
  • Dental Filling Options
    You’ve made an appointment at our Charlottesville, Virginia office to treat your cavity, the decayed area has been removed, and the site has been cleaned and prepared for a filling. Read more
  • Dangers of Alcohol and Oral Health
    We often have patients who ask, “Can drinking alcohol affect my oral health?” There are, in fact, a few reasons why that martini may not be good for your pearly Read more
  • Balancing Act
    We’re all trying to find a healthy balance in our lives. Balancing work and home life. Eating a well-balanced diet. Balancing our budgets. Maintaining the right pH balance in our Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Dr. Michael Tisdelle DDS, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Dr. Michael Tisdelle DDS, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Dr. Michael Tisdelle DDS, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental Read more
  • Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!
    For many of our patients at Dr. Michael Tisdelle DDS, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you can’t take a vacation from dental Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July!
    Happy Independence Day from the doctor and team! The Fourth of July celebrations in America may have changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that we Read more
  • Is it possible to over brush?
    Our team at Dr. Michael Tisdelle DDS will tell you brushing on a regular basis is critical for a healthy mouth, but you can definitely overdo a good thing. Known Read more
  • Celebrate Your Dad's Smile
    Father’s Day is coming up, and, just in case your dad has enough ties, we have some gifting suggestions for you. Here’s a selection of gifts large and small tailored Read more
  • June is National Smile Month: Show off your smile!
    The community health awareness group Oral Health America has reported that 82 percent of adults are unaware of the role that infectious bacteria can play in tooth decay or cavities, Read more
  • Adult Mouthguards
    You make sure your daughter wears her mouthguard to every soccer practice. Your son doesn’t step on the basketball court without his. Why not protect your smile as well? Athletes of Read more
  • Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is not only a federal holiday in the United States, but it is a day of observance and remembrance of those who died in service. Originally known as Read more
  • The Many Types of Sedation Dentistry
    There are many reasons to choose sedation dentistry. Perhaps anxiety is an issue, or your teeth are extremely sensitive. You may have a low pain threshold, an easily triggered gag Read more


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