Are All Those Claims About Charcoal Toothpaste Really True?
added on: January 19, 2018
charcoal toothpaste

There’s recently been a surge in the popularity of using charcoal toothpaste to get a whiter smile. Promoters of the charcoal toothpaste trend claim that it can help whiten teeth effectively without the risk of increased sensitivity that may result from using other products. But does it really work? Join… Read More…


Top 4 Ways to Get a Better Smile
added on: January 8, 2018
woman embarrassed by her smile

When you look in the mirror and smile, what do you see? Are you happy with the way your smile looks, or are your teeth not quite white enough, not quite straight enough, or just overall not quite what you’d like? If you’re looking for ways to improve your smile’s… Read More…


Is Drinking Wine Bad for Your Teeth?
added on: December 20, 2017
holiday dinner with wine

There’s been a popular belief surrounding red wine and its benefits to heart health floating around for years. We even found an article suggesting that drinking a glass of red wine a day has the same type of benefits as spending an hour at the gym. But we’re not here… Read More…


Your Alexandria Dentist Says, “Eat Chocolate!”
added on: December 19, 2017
woman eats chocolate

We’ve got some fantastic news for all of our patients and neighbors with an active sweet tooth! It may come as a surprise, but the team at our Alexandria dental office is telling everyone to go ahead and eat chocolate — for your smile’s sake! But before you head out… Read More…


Bad Breath Remedies
added on: December 11, 2017
kiss under the mistletoe

Bad breath is an embarrassing ailment that affects many people. Sometimes bad breath is a temporary side effect of especially stinky food, other times it’s a chronic issue that never seems to go away. At our dental office in Alexandria, we have a few helpful tips that may help remedy… Read More…


Give Thanks to Your Teeth
added on: November 21, 2017
woman expresses thanks

Every November we take an entire Thursday to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and eat. And eat, and eat. There’s also a tradition of sharing everything that you’re appreciative of. As you go around the dinner table sharing what you’re thankful for this Thanksgiving, let our Alexandria… Read More…


The Great American Smokeout
added on: November 16, 2017
Great American Smokeout

The mission of the American Cancer Society is to eliminate cancer as a widespread health problem through research, service, and education. One of their larger events of the year, the Great American Smokeout, occurs on the third Thursday in November. This annual event strives to encourage all tobacco users to… Read More…


5 Tips to Help You Avoid The Flu
added on: November 8, 2017
couple with the flu

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the months of October and November are when influenza activity begins to increase. And although flu season doesn’t tend to peak until December through February, getting ahead of the flu and preparing yourself and your family to avoid it is… Read More…


Scared of the Dentist? Let Us Help!
added on: October 31, 2017
woman afraid of the dentist

You have a dental appointment early tomorrow morning…and you can’t sleep. You toss and turn in bed, you feel tense and can’t seem to relax, you start sweating, your heart starts pounding, and you may even start to feel nauseated. Does this sound like you? If so, you’re one of… Read More…


The Not So Scary Truth About Root Canals
added on: October 25, 2017
root canal model

So your dentist in Alexandria told you that you need a root canal. And you’re a little bit scared because, let’s face it, a root canal doesn’t sound like much fun. After all, everything you’ve ever heard about root canals make them sound painful and scary. Root canals have had… Read More…


Top 7 Braces-Friendly Halloween Treats
added on: October 9, 2017
Halloween teens

October isn’t only when we celebrate Halloween, it’s also National Orthodontic Month. With this in mind, the team at our dental office in Alexandria thought it’d be a great time to combine the two and talk a bit about which Halloween treats are safe for those with braces. Don’t worry,… Read More…


Workplace Habits That Are Damaging Your Teeth
added on: September 27, 2017
workspace covered in snacks

Most of us spend a lot of time at work each and every day answering emails, taking phone calls, attending meetings, organizing spreadsheets, and doing countless other responsibilities. In between, or perhaps during some of these activities, we may be engaging in other behaviors that have now become everyday habits…. Read More…


How Do I Find a New Dentist?
added on: September 19, 2017
smiling male dentist

Nobody necessarily wants to embark on the journey of finding a new dentist. But occasionally, it’s just what we have to do. Longtime dentists retire, jobs require us to move, and a variety of life’s situations sometimes make it necessary to seek out a new dentist. However, finding the right… Read More…


“Why Does My Tooth Hurt?”
added on: September 12, 2017
woman with tooth pain

There are plenty of reasons why a tooth may hurt. When this happens, the best thing you can do is to call your dentist in Alexandria as soon as possible to determine the reason why and get treatment started quickly. However, there are a few ways you can try to… Read More…

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