Should I Be Worried About Dental X-Rays?
added on: July 5, 2022

One of the concerns your dentist in Alexandria is asked about a lot is whether or not patients should be worried about the safety of dental x-rays. After all, x-rays do expose patients to low levels of radiation, which can sound scary. But don’t worry, we’re here to ease those concerns. … Read More…


Are Dental Implants Painful? 
added on: June 27, 2022

If you’re missing one or even several teeth, you may be considering dental implants from your dentist in Alexandria. After all, dental implants are an excellent way to replace your natural tooth as well as the tooth root. They’re permanent, secure, and can transform your life. But just how painful… Read More…


How Do You Fix a Food Trap Between Your Teeth?
added on: June 22, 2022

Noticing a piece of food stuck in your teeth can be embarrassing, but it can also be uncomfortable. Even though it’s normal for food to get wedged between teeth on occasion, it’s a whole other story when this happens time and time again in the same spot. These areas are… Read More…


Taking Care of Your Teeth Can Keep You Young
added on: June 8, 2022

It’s easy to not think about getting older when we’re young, but as each birthday passes, we start to become more and more aware of how the years have affected our health, our appearance, and many other things. However, it’s not all bad news. In fact, your dentist in Alexandria has… Read More…


What Should I Do About My Nighttime Teeth Grinding?
added on: May 23, 2022
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You wake up at least a few times a week with soreness in your jaw and a dull ache in your head. Are you dehydrated? Did you bite down too hard on something? Did you sleep in an awkward position? While all of these things are entirely possible, did you… Read More…


How Bad is a Root Canal (Really)?
added on: May 19, 2022

You’ve been having some tooth pain. You decided to finally make the call for a consultation with your dentist in Alexandria. Then you learn that your best treatment option is a dental treatment we’ve all heard of by now, and that’s a root canal. A million thoughts start racing through… Read More…


Don’t Take a Vacation From Your Dental Care This Summer
added on: May 4, 2022

Summer in Alexandria is one of the most exciting times to call this area home, with so many places to visit and things to do. When summer rolls around, it can be super easy to get out of our regular routines, including how you take care of your teeth at… Read More…


Should You Use Mouthwash Regularly?
added on: April 25, 2022

Minty, refreshing, and cleansing – these are some of the ways you may describe how your mouth feels after rinsing it with mouthwash. But is it possible to have too much of a good thing? While mouthwash can help reduce the number of bacteria in your mouth, should you use… Read More…


How Do You Go To The Dentist After A Long Time?
added on: April 18, 2022

Your dentist in Alexandria usually recommends that all patients visit us at least twice a year. However, we understand that any number of things can keep you from seeing your dentist as often as recommended. Perhaps you have a fear of the dentist or life simply got in the way of… Read More…


What Causes Cavities Besides Sugar?
added on: April 8, 2022

Everybody knows that dentists are constantly talking about the dangers of eating too much sugar. After all, sugar is one of the leading causes of cavities in both children and adults. But did you know that there are other cavity-causing culprits out there besides sugar? Join your dentist in Alexandria as… Read More…


4 Early Warning Signs of Dental Trouble
added on: April 7, 2022

Whether or not you see your dentist in Alexandria every six months, the truth is, things in your mouth can change rapidly and you may experience a sudden onset of symptoms that may concern you. However, not every new thing that you notice in your teeth, gums, or mouth is necessarily… Read More…


Gum Disease Linked to Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk
added on: April 6, 2022
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An updated study conducted by the American Academy for Cancer Research of nearly 43,000 people over several years has shown a potential positive correlation between gum disease and an increased risk of colon cancer. While the whole-body complications associated with gum disease, such as heart disease, aren’t new, the link… Read More…


How Can I Permanently Get Rid of Bad Breath? 
added on: March 15, 2022
Braddock Dental

Bad breath is, well, quite frankly, bad. This condition isn’t only embarrassing, it can also be a sign of other problems happening in your mouth or throughout your body. If you have bad breath that doesn’t seem to go away no matter how much you brush your teeth, how much… Read More…


What Causes White Spots on Teeth?
added on: February 22, 2022
Braddock Dental

If you see white spots on your teeth, you might wonder what they mean and whether or not you should be worried about them. Rest assured that many times, white spots on teeth are harmless. However, white spots on teeth can occasionally indicate an underlying condition that could eventually cause… Read More…


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