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…


What You Need to Know About Xylitol
added on: May 22, 2020
sweetener on spoon

We all know that your dentist in Alexandria really dislikes sugar. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to pass up treating yourself to something sweet. While we’re all pretty familiar with the numerous sugar substitutes available to us, we want to pay particular attention to one that may… 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…


What’s Considered a Dental Emergency?
added on: April 15, 2020
woman with toothache

There’s a lot of uncertainty in the world today, including whether or not you should see your dentist in Alexandria. We’re here to help. As of April 1, 2020, the American Dental Association (ADA) has recommended that dentists across the country suspend all routine dental care to help reduce the… Read More…


Helpful Hints to Protect Your Oral Health
added on: April 8, 2020
woman brushing teeth

During these unprecedented times, we’ve all become much more focused on caring for our overall health. But did you know that taking care of your oral health is also a crucial part of staying healthy? Join your dentist in Alexandria as we share some helpful hints that you can use… Read More…


Can You Make Novocaine Numbness Go Away Fast?
added on: March 23, 2020
novocaine

We’re not totally sure if The Weeknd was reminiscing of a dental appointment when he wrote his hit song “I Can’t Feel My Face,” but if you’ve ever had novocaine before dental treatment, it’s easy to believe that the weird numbness you experienced may have just been the artistic inspiration… Read More…


Best Foods for Teeth
added on: March 12, 2020
nutrition month

National Nutrition Month, which is celebrated every March, strives to help Americans better understand how eating right can help keep them healthy. While it’s certainly true that what we eat affects our overall health, your dentist in Alexandria wants you to know that our food choices also play a key… Read More…


Why You Should Always Brush Your Tongue
added on: February 18, 2020
brushing tongue

Your dentist in Alexandria may spend a lot of time talking about the health of your teeth and the best way to take care of them. After all, dentists are responsible for doing everything they can to make sure your pearly whites stay strong for a lifetime. But there’s another… Read More…


How Can Oral Health Affect Heart Health?
added on: February 11, 2020
heart health month

Every February seems to bring out the love in people, and there are hearts everywhere we look. From heart candy and heart decorations, we’re surrounded by bright, red hearts. But we’re not here to talk about those kinds of hearts. Today, we want to focus on your heart and how… Read More…


Where’s Your Tongue Supposed to Rest in Your Mouth?
added on: January 21, 2020
woman sticking out tongue

Have you ever heard of something called tongue posture? How about tongue positioning? Chances are you probably haven’t, but it’s a very real thing that can cause some very real problems if done incorrectly. In this week’s blog, your dentist in Alexandria covers what tongue posture is, why it’s important… Read More…


Why Do I Bite My Lips, Cheeks, and Tongue?
added on: January 16, 2020
woman biting lip

Biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue is a common habit for many people. While it may seem relatively harmless, biting the soft tissues in our mouths can lead to serious and painful problems. But like any habit, it can be difficult to stop biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue. Join… Read More…


What Can You Do For Sensitive Teeth?
added on: January 9, 2020
sensitive teeth

Having sensitive teeth is an all too common problem that’s not only annoying… but painful, too. The shooting zings of pain when you eat something hot or cold can be unbearable. So what exactly can you do to help ease the pain of sensitive teeth? Let’s check in with your… Read More…


Surprising Things About Spit
added on: November 25, 2019
dental saliva instrument

When we think of spit, we may automatically think about how gross it is, especially when someone spits in public. But what would you say if we told you that spit is actually something pretty incredible? Join your dentist in Alexandria as we talk about some of the surprising facts… Read More…


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