Things To Do To Prevent the Flu
added on: November 12, 2019
woman with the flu

Every year millions of Americans get knocked down by the flu and suffer the miserable sniffles, annoying coughs, and unbearable body aches. Flu season usually runs from about October through February, but this year, your dentist in Alexandria is here to provide you with some things you can do to… Read More…


Diabetes & Your Teeth
added on: November 4, 2019
diabetes day

It may seem strange to hear your dentist in Alexandria talk about a disease that doesn’t seem to affect your oral health. But the truth is, many diseases, including diabetes, can negatively affect your teeth. In fact, diabetes can increase the likelihood of gum disease, dry mouth, and other oral… Read More…


The Top 3 Reasons Not to Be Afraid of Your Dentist
added on: October 25, 2019
dental hygienist

Spookiness is in the air this month as we move closer to all things Halloween. But there’s one place you should never be shivering and quivering to visit, and that’s seeing your dentist in Alexandria.  Sure, going to the dentist isn’t always rainbows and unicorns, but it’s certainly not the… Read More…


Relax at the Dentist? We Make the Impossible, Possible
added on: October 15, 2019
young woman in dental chair

Some patients truly have a hard time or struggle with anxiety about seeing the dentist. For some patients, it’s been years since they last saw a dentist in Alexandria. For other folks, they’re regular dental patients… but they still feel butterflies when it’s time for treatment.  We’re here to tell… Read More…


5 Ways to Say “No Way!” to Sugar Cravings
added on: October 8, 2019
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This is the time of year when sugary sweets and candy seem to be lurking around every turn of the grocery or pharmacy aisles. There are so many ooey, gooey, colorful, delicious treats we want to eat. But as we all know, your dentist in Alexandria will tell you to… Read More…


Make The Connection to Your Oral and Overall Health
added on: September 23, 2019
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As research continues and more scientific advancements happen each year, there is mounting evidence that your oral and overall health are connected. Your dentist in Alexandria is here to tell you this is 100 percent true. This gives a whole new reasoning to why it’s super important to brush, floss,… Read More…


DIY Orthodontics: What You Need to Know
added on: September 16, 2019
woman with clear dental aligner

Your dentist in Alexandria agrees that there is nothing more beautiful than a smile that’s healthy, confident, and straight. These days, there are more and more ways to fix your smile. We thought we’d take some time to address the surge in do-it-yourself or at-home smile straightening. Let’s talk about… Read More…


4 Steps to Take if Your Dental Filling Falls Out
added on: September 6, 2019
woman gets dental filling

One of the most common restorative treatments your dentist in Alexandria uses is fillings. Whether they’re specially crafted for you out of an amalgam (metal) or composite material, we want them to stand the test of time. If your bite isn’t right, then there’s a good chance your filling or… Read More…


How Does Vaping Affect Oral Health?
added on: August 19, 2019
e-cig

By now you’ve probably heard of the relatively recent rise in the popularity of vaping as an alternative to traditional smoking. You’ve probably heard that this new craze isn’t as safe as you may have originally thought. New research suggests that vaping has a direct correlation to an increased risk… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Fluoride
added on: August 16, 2019
fluoride concept

Fluoride has been used in the prevention of tooth decay and cavities since it was first introduced into public water supplies in 1945. But there are some research studies that suggest that fluoride isn’t safe. At our dental office in Alexandria, we’d like to help debunk that theory and explain… Read More…


Oral Health for Seniors
added on: August 9, 2019
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August 21st is Senior Citizens Day, and there’s no better way for our dental office in Alexandria to celebrate than by sharing some oral health information for the favorite senior citizens we have in our lives and their families.   The truth is, our oral health needs will vary as we… Read More…


What to Expect From a Dental Implant Procedure
added on: July 31, 2019
dental implant

If you’re missing a tooth, or even several teeth, you may feel as if you don’t have any options to get your smile back functioning as it should. However, your dentist in Alexandria wants you to know that that’s just not the case! There are many tooth replacement procedures available… Read More…


Different Types of Dental Floss
added on: July 23, 2019
dental floss

When it comes to great oral health, you’ll often hear your dentist in Alexandria talk a lot about proper brushing and the importance of doing it every day. But there’s a good chance your dental team also talks to you about why you should be flossing every day. And with… Read More…


A Checklist for Your Next Dental Appointment
added on: July 16, 2019
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A visit to your dentist in Alexandria is a pretty easy thing to check off your to-do list. But did you know that there are things you can do prior to your visit to make the process even easier? In this week’s blog, we provide you with a free checklist… Read More…


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