How Often Should You Brush Your Teeth? 
added on: August 6, 2022

Even if you see your dentist in Alexandria twice a year for exams and cleanings, it’s crucial that you also take excellent care of your teeth at home between visits. Following a good oral hygiene routine of brushing and flossing can also help your oral health and overall health. So… 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…


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 Do I Choose a Toothbrush? 
added on: February 15, 2022
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Buying a toothbrush can be a confusing process. Just consider how many rows and rows of brightly colored toothbrushes are at your local supermarket, each one claiming to give you the best clean or other promises of great oral health. If you’re not sure what you’re looking for, choosing a… Read More…


Home Remedies and Treatments for Tonsil Stones
added on: December 20, 2021
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Have you ever heard of tonsil stones? Your Alexandria dentist thought it might be a good idea to shed some light on this often overlooked health issue. Let’s talk a little about what exactly it means to have tonsil stones and how you can help yourself at home should they… Read More…


Do Men Have Different Oral Health Needs than Women?  
added on: June 9, 2021
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We’ve all heard of the book, “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus,” which explains some of the main psychological differences between these two genders. But did you know that these differences extend into dentistry? It’s true! Just ask your dentist in Alexandria. Since men are more likely to… Read More…


What Causes Cavities? 
added on: March 11, 2021
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Nobody likes to hear that they have a cavity, but cavities are the most common dental problem that your dentist in Alexandria treats every single day. In fact, over 90% of Americans between 20-64 years old have had at least one cavity. What causes such a widespread problem? Well, it… Read More…


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


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