Why Your Mouth Waters
added on: August 14, 2018
man wonders

When we talk about your mouth watering, we’re not referring to the sensation you may experience when smelling or eating something delicious. At our dental office in Alexandria, we talk about mouth watering in terms of dental health. While saliva is an important part of maintaining good oral health, too… Read More…


Cosmetic Dental Veneers
added on: July 23, 2018
dental veneer

At our dental office in Alexandria, we want everyone to be confident with their smiles. But we know that sometimes that’s just not the case. Instead of living with a smile you’re unhappy with, there are tons of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can help give you a smile you’re proud… Read More…


A Closer Look at Sugary Snacks
added on: July 16, 2018
glasses of soda

Most of us know that sugar is bad for teeth. So it should come as no surprise that our dental office in Alexandria encourages our patients to limit their sugar intake in order to keep teeth healthy and decay-free. But sometimes it’s not so easy know just how much sugar… Read More…


Manual Toothbrush, or Electric Toothbrush? That is the Question…
added on: July 10, 2018
toothbrushes

We all know that we need to brush our teeth everyday to maintain a healthy mouth and smile. But choosing the right tool for the job can be confusing. The hardest choice we used to have was picking the best color. Now we’re bombarded with tons of options ranging from… Read More…


All About Sedation Dentistry
added on: June 22, 2018
woman smiling in dental chair

A healthy, strong smile is one of the best assets you can have. But sometimes getting the dental care you need can be difficult, especially if you have a fear of the dentist. We understand, and you’re not alone. As many as 30 to 40 million Americans avoid the dentist… Read More…


Are Headaches and Dentistry Related?
added on: June 11, 2018
woman with a headache

All of us have experienced at least one headache throughout our lives. And while headaches are certainly uncomfortable, there are millions of Americans who suffer with regular headaches or more severe migraines regularly. During this National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, our dental office in Alexandria wants to help do… Read More…


June is Men’s Health Month
added on: June 6, 2018
men's health month

Every year during the month of June, healthcare providers across the nation promote the importance of prevention and early detection of diseases that affect American men. Our dental practice in Alexandria is no different. To do our part, we’re dedicating this blog to educating our patients and community on the… Read More…


Thinking About Skipping a Brushing Session? Think Again.
added on: May 21, 2018
young woman brushing teeth

At our dental office in Alexandria, we always recommend that our patients brush their teeth twice a day for two minutes. Following this routine daily isn’t just good for your oral health, but can benefit your overall health, too. However, if you skip a brushing session altogether or don’t brush… Read More…


Could Allergies Affect Your Dental Health?
added on: May 10, 2018
woman with allergies

If you get a stuffy nose when the pollen count is high, every time you’re around a cat, or have an even worse reaction to certain foods, it’s likely you’re suffering from an allergic reaction. The typical symptoms of allergies include itchy eyes, a stuffed up nose, or difficulty breathing…. Read More…


What All Women Need to Know About Dental Health
added on: May 7, 2018
group of women laughing

We all know that men and women are built differently, and that affects what health problems each gender is more susceptible to. At our dental office in Alexandria, we also know that even though women are more open to visiting us regularly, they’re actually at more risk for dental problems… Read More…


“Why Do I Need to Have Dental X-Rays Taken?”
added on: April 30, 2018
male dentist examines dental x-ray

When we typically think of x-rays, we may immediately think of a huge machine that’s checking for a broken bone. Dental x-rays are a little bit different. They’re an important part of diagnosing disease or other problems. In fact, at our dental office in Alexandria, we use dental x-rays as… Read More…


Why You Should Always Wear a Mouthguard When Playing Sports
added on: April 24, 2018
Facial Protection

April is recognized as National Facial Protection Month and serves to promote the importance of wearing proper mouth protection during sports. At our dental office in Alexandria, this is a topic we want to talk about in hopes that we can help guard our patients’ smiles from the dangers of… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer
added on: April 9, 2018
oral cancer awareness risk

April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and at our Alexandria dental office, we know just how serious this epidemic is in the United States. In fact, just over 51,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with it this year. While there have been advancements in oral cancer treatment,… Read More…


Dreaming of Losing Your Teeth? Find Out Why.
added on: March 20, 2018
woman awakened by nightmare

Sleep is supposed to bring us a sense of total relaxation so we can properly recharge for whatever the next day brings. But when an unsettling dream pops up, it can disrupt a perfectly peaceful snooze. One of the more uncomfortable dreams we’ve heard about at our dental office in… Read More…


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