Tooth Extraction or Root Canal: Which is Best for You?
added on: December 6, 2018
young man with toothache

When you’re dealing with tooth pain or severe decay you may think that a tooth extraction is your only option. However, at our dental office in Alexandria, we want all of our patients to know that there may be another option available that can save your tooth. The Truth About… Read More…


The 8 Worst Habits for Teeth
added on: November 26, 2018
ice cubes with lemons

Seeing your dentist in Alexandria twice a year is one of the best ways you can protect your smile and keep your mouth healthy. Pair those visits with a good oral hygiene routine at home and your oral health is pretty well protected. Except when the things we do or… Read More…


How Diabetes Affects Oral Health
added on: November 14, 2018
diabetic testing

When it comes to all of the health complications that can go hand-in-hand with diabetes, oral health is often overlooked. At our Alexandria dental office, we want our patients and neighbors to know just how drastically diabetes can affect oral health, and precautions that those with diabetes should take to… Read More…


Quit Smoking for Better Oral Health
added on: November 6, 2018
man smoking

The American Cancer Society sponsors an event every November to raise awareness for all the health problems associated with smoking and provide tips and tools on how to quit the habit. This year, the Great American Smokeout will fall on November 15, and our dental office in Alexandria wants to… Read More…


These Treats Are Worse for Teeth Than Candy
added on: October 22, 2018
candy apples

When it comes to candy-filled holidays like Halloween, we usually caution our patients to enjoy sweet snacks and candy in moderation. And with good reason. It should come as no surprise that sugar is one of those things that concerns the team at our dental office in Alexandria. Afterall, sugar… Read More…


All About Cosmetic Dentistry
added on: October 17, 2018
woman hides her smile

We want you to be proud enough of your smile to show it off to the world. After all, it should make you feel confident, proud, and happy. But we understand that not everyone is born with a naturally straight, white smile. We also know that accidents, age, and some… Read More…


It’s National Dental Hygiene Month at Your Alexandria Dental Office
added on: October 8, 2018
hygienist with patient

The month of October seems to kick off the beginning of the holiday season, and at our dental office in Alexandria, we have one more reason to celebrate! Every October the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) sponsors National Dental Hygiene Month to recognize the hard work and dedication of dental… Read More…


Bad Breath Remedies
added on: September 26, 2018
embarrassed woman covers her mouth

At our dental office in Alexandria, we understand how having bad breath can affect our patients’ lives. We’re commonly asked what causes bad breath in the first place, and more importantly, how to make it go away. In this week’s blog we cover a few helpful bad breath remedies that… Read More…


Gum Disease vs. Gingivitis
added on: September 18, 2018
worrying woman

When it comes to gum disease and gingivitis, there’s often a bit of confusion between the two. Are they the same thing or are they different? Can they be treated the same way or not? What does it mean if you’re told you have one or the other? Not to… Read More…


Eat Whole Grains for a Healthy Smile
added on: September 10, 2018
bowl of whole grain rice

September is recognized as Whole Grains Month and is a 30-day celebration for all things grainy. These whole grains are beneficial for heart health, overall health, and may even boost oral health too. In this blog, our Alexandria dental office covers some quick facts about whole grains and how it… Read More…


The Do’s & Don’ts to Getting a White Smile
added on: August 26, 2018
woman smiling in sunshine

As we near Labor Day, many people will begin packing away their white clothes until next year. After all, wearing white after Labor Day is typically considered a fashion faux pas. However, at our dental office in Alexandria, we believe that a white smile never goes out style, and you… Read More…


How to Deal with Losing a Filling
added on: August 20, 2018
woman embarrassed

Dental fillings are an incredibly common type of dental restoration used to treat cavities and decay. In fact, nearly 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 have at least one dental filling. While dental fillings are strong and can last for many, many years, there are still some things that… Read More…


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…


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