Teeth Are Not Tools 
added on: January 26, 2021

Fun fact: tooth enamel is the hardest substance in our bodies which helps make our teeth super-strong and resistant to damage. But just because our teeth are incredibly durable doesn’t mean that they’re immune to injury. Additionally, unlike other parts of the human body, teeth can’t heal or fix themselves,… Read More…


Tooth Fairy Tales From Across the World
added on: January 19, 2021

Experiencing your first loose tooth can be an exciting time in a kid’s life, especially when your child is expecting a visit and a little treat from our friend the Tooth Fairy. In the United States, this magical fairy is a teeny, tiny winged creature outfitted in sparkly clothes and… Read More…


Make Dental Care Part of Your 2021 Resolutions
added on: January 13, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions are made each and every January and can range from committing to eating healthier to training to run your first marathon and anything in between. But all resolutions typically have the same underlying notion — to get healthier. This year is no different, and we may actually… Read More…


Why Do My Teeth Hurt?
added on: December 29, 2020

Pain in your teeth is such a unique yet unpleasant feeling. The zings and throbbing that come along with a toothache are enough to make you miserable. We get it, and even though we don’t wish toothaches on anyone, the truth is, they happen. But sometimes the hardest part of… Read More…


Is It Healthy For Teeth to Be REALLY White? 
added on: December 22, 2020

We’ve been programmed to believe that the whiter a smile is, the healthier it is. However, this isn’t always the case. In fact, your dentist in Alexandria wants you to know that there is such a thing as a too-white smile, and a smile that’s over-bleached can actually lead to… Read More…


Kissing Under The Mistletoe & Oral Health
added on: December 11, 2020

Getting caught kissing under the mistletoe is a long-time holiday tradition that spans centuries. But did you know that this holiday smooch can also lead to some unwanted problems? Of course, kissing anyone can transfer cold or viruses, but your dentist in Alexandria also knows that smooches may also increase… Read More…


Are Plaque and Tartar The Same Thing? 
added on: November 19, 2020

There are many misconceptions about oral health. One of the more common misconceptions is that plaque and tartar are the same things and that the terms can be used interchangeably. While this isn’t completely false, it is a bit misleading and something that your dentist in Alexandria wants to clear… Read More…


Diabetes & Oral Health
added on: November 16, 2020

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and strives to raise awareness of a chronic disease that affects nearly 30 million Americans. But what does this have to do with your dentist in Alexandria? Well, the truth is, there is a strong connection between oral health and diabetes, and it’s ever more… Read More…


New Study Shows Link Between Alzheimer’s & Gum Disease 
added on: November 11, 2020

National Alzheimer’s Disease Month is recognized every November, and this year is no different. More than 5 million Americans are living with this form of dementia and there’s not much known about what causes it or how to prevent it. But your dentist in Alexandria does want to share some… Read More…


Whole-Body Benefits of Good Oral Health
added on: October 27, 2020

You may have heard the saying that the eyes are the window to the soul. While that may be true, your dentist in Alexandria wants you to know that the mouth is in fact the window to overall health. Years of research continues to show just how important oral health… Read More…


What To Eat After Having Dental Work Done
added on: October 15, 2020

Having dental work isn’t like other procedures where you can eat whatever you want afterward. In fact, it can be difficult to find something you can easily eat after dental treatment. Whether you’re recovering from oral surgery, a dental implant placement, a root canal, or even a filling and are… Read More…


How Facemasks May Affect Oral Health
added on: October 9, 2020
woman and child with facemasks

Facemasks are now a common thing in all of our lives. We see them hanging from rearview mirrors as we drive down the road, everyone in the grocery store is masked up, and they’re even starting to become a fashion statement to some. While facemasks are encouraged in public places… Read More…


Current Stress & Oral Health 
added on: September 23, 2020

Over the past couple of months, you may have been feeling more stressed out than usual, and rightfully so. Our lives have changed, some dramatically, and there’s a lot of uncertainty about the future and a bigger focus on staying healthy than maybe ever before. But believe it or not,… Read More…


How to Fix a Gummy Smile
added on: September 16, 2020

Having a gummy smile can affect someone’s self-confidence, and if you’re someone who sees more gum tissue than teeth when smiling or talking, you may know exactly what we’re talking about. In fact, it’s not uncommon for your dentist in Alexandria to hear patients say they’re embarrassed by their smiles,… Read More…


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