American Heart Health Month & Your Dentist in Alexandria
added on: February 15, 2021
heart health month

American Heart Health Month is celebrated every February and strives to raise awareness of the prevalence of heart disease in America, as well as offer tips on how to reduce your risk of heart disease. But why is your dentist in Alexandria talking about heart health? Great question. The truth… 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…


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…


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…


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…


Can You Fix Receding Gums?
added on: July 20, 2020
woman with gum pain

Have you ever wondered why your teeth are extra sensitive, especially when drinking something cold or even when you touch your teeth? There’s a chance that you may have receding gums. If left untreated, gum recession can cause even more sensitivity, an increase in tooth decay, and tooth loss. To… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Lip and Tongue Piercings
added on: July 13, 2020
man with piercing

Oral piercings, including lip and tongue piercings, are nothing new. In fact, they have actually been around since the Mayans. However, this form of self-expression doesn’t come without its risks. If you’re considering getting your lip or tongue pierced, read this information from your dentist in Alexandria before you go… Read More…


Stay Hydrated, Help Your Teeth
added on: June 24, 2020
glass of water

Our bodies are made up of about 60% water, so it’s fair to say that we absolutely need to drink plenty of water each and every day to help our bodies perform at their optimal level. In fact, drinking water and staying hydrated helps organs function properly, aids in digestion,… Read More…


4 Causes of Gum Pain
added on: June 18, 2020
man examines gums

Many people think that it’s normal for gums to hurt or bleed during brushing or flossing. However, that’s a pretty big misconception. Whenever your gums bleed or are painful, whether this occurs while brushing or not, it’s usually a sign that you should see your dentist in Alexandria. Even though… Read More…


Tongue Discoloration & Overall Health
added on: May 20, 2020
tongue

Your dentist in Alexandria knows that your oral health can say a lot about your overall health. But the connection doesn’t just involve your teeth and gums. In fact, at every one of your dental appointments, your dental team takes a good, hard look at your tongue, as well as… Read More…


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