6 Common Dental Hygiene Mistakes
added on: September 21, 2021

In order to have strong and healthy teeth and gums, it’s important to practice good dental hygiene habits regularly. However, it can be difficult to remember all of the things you should do (and shouldn’t do) every day to keep your mouth clean. To help you, let’s check out six… Read More…


5 Ways to Tell If You Have Gum Disease
added on: September 16, 2021

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can cause the gums to become inflamed and infected. This condition can be both painful and embarrassing, but many people don’t realize they have it until the symptoms are severe. To make matters worse, gum disease that has progressed can’t be cured, only… Read More…


What Happens If You Don’t Go To The Dentist? 
added on: September 8, 2021

Many people avoid going to their dentist in Alexandria regularly, and it’s not uncommon for people to only visit when they’re experiencing a problem. But, if you visit your dentist regularly, and choose the right oral care products, you’ll be able to avoid some of the worst issues that can… Read More…


How Can I Get a Whiter Smile? 
added on: August 25, 2021

If you want to know how to get whiter teeth, you’ve come to the right place! Thanks to advancements in whitening technology, your dentist in Alexandria offers several ways for you to whiten your teeth and give you back that gorgeous smile! Read on to find out which methods will… Read More…


4 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth as You Age
added on: August 19, 2021

As we age, it’s important to take special care of our teeth and gums in order to maintain good oral health into old age. As we get older, there are some factors that come into play that make maintaining strong, healthy teeth more difficult than it was when we were… Read More…


Foods & Drinks High in Sugar
added on: August 13, 2021

Sugar is a preservative, so it can be found in many of our favorite foods and drinks. The problem with this is that sugar can cause tooth decay when we consume it over a long period of time. In fact, according to the ADA (American Dental Association), one-quarter of adults… Read More…


The Oral Health Benefits of Drinking Out of a Straw 
added on: July 21, 2021

In recent years, there’s been an environmental fight against the use of non-reusable plastic straws. These one-time use straws make up about 7% of plastic product waste in the U.S., so there is a need to talk about how much we actually need straws. Now, while your dentist in Alexandria… Read More…


4 Things That Can Happen If You Don’t Brush Your Teeth Regularly
added on: July 15, 2021

The American Dental Association, along with your dentist in Alexandria, recommends brushing your teeth for at least two minutes, twice a day, every day. However, many people don’t brush their teeth as often as they should. This can increase the risk of developing some serious oral problems.  1. Cavities The… Read More…


How Long Does a Filling Last on a Tooth?
added on: July 7, 2021

Your dentist in Alexandria uses dental fillings to repair an area of tooth decay and keep any damage from progressing. This type of restoration is incredibly common, so common that over 90% of American adults have had a cavity, and we’re willing to bet that most of them were repaired… Read More…


3 Things You Should Do If Your Filling Falls Out
added on: June 25, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 90% of American adults have had at least one cavity in their lifetime. Most of the time, these cavities will be fixed with a filling from your dentist in Alexandria. While dental fillings are tough restorations, there is a chance… Read More…


How Snoring Affects Your Smile
added on: June 21, 2021

Even though your Alexandria dentist’s main concern is helping you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile, there are several things that can contribute to oral health that we don’t often think about. One of these things is snoring. Believe it or not, snoring can affect more than just your bed partner…. Read More…


Do Men Have Different Oral Health Needs than Women?  
added on: June 9, 2021

We’ve all heard of the book, “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus,” which explains some of the main psychological differences between these two genders. But did you know that these differences extend into dentistry? It’s true! Just ask your dentist in Alexandria. Since men are more likely to… Read More…


4 Reasons You Should Floss Your Teeth
added on: May 20, 2021

Flossing does more than clean the surfaces of your teeth. It cleans those important areas between each tooth and removes bacteria from under the gums. Yet, it’s incredibly common for your dentist in Alexandria to see patients every day who skip this crucial part of oral hygiene. In fact, more… Read More…


Allergies & Cavities
added on: May 14, 2021

Pollen counts are high, eyes are itchy, noses are drippy, and sinuses everywhere are stuffy. It’s allergy season, and even though allergies don’t directly cause cavities, allergies can still be concerning for your dentist in Alexandria. In fact, the way our bodies react to allergens can put us at increased… Read More…


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