What Are Signs That I Grind My Teeth?
added on: March 25, 2019
man grinds his teeth

Do you or someone in your family grind their teeth? Did you know you could be grinding your teeth and not even know it? At our dental office in Alexandria, we see so many side effects of teeth grinding (also known as bruxism) on teeth of patients of all ages…. Read More…


Why Eating Right Will Never Be Wrong for You (And Your Smile)
added on: March 12, 2019
nutrition month

It’s probably safe to say that most people know that they need to eat healthy for their bodies and their teeth to be able to function properly and perform optimally for an entire lifetime. (Well, except maybe toddlers and young kids who would take candy over carrots any day.) In… Read More…


What Causes Bad Breath?
added on: February 19, 2019
bad breath

While bad breath can be embarrassing, there may be a bigger cause for concern if it’s something that affects you every day. The team at our dental office in Alexandria knows that bad breath can be a temporary problem… or… even a sign of something more serious. Join us as… Read More…


Can Poor Oral Health Increase the Risk for Heart Problems?
added on: February 12, 2019
heart health month

When it comes to dentistry and oral health, many people think of only the mouth itself. While dentistry is certainly about keeping teeth healthy and cavity-free, it’s also about caring for your gums and protecting your whole body. At our dental office in Alexandria, we not only focus on treating… Read More…


How to Ease Toothache Pain
added on: February 4, 2019
woman with toothache

Can you believe that there’s actually a day dedicated to toothaches? It’s true! February 9th is recognized as National Toothache Day, and in honor of this ‘holiday,’ the team at our dental office in Alexandria is here to celebrate by giving you advice on how to ease toothache pain. What… Read More…


Top Questions About Dental Care
added on: January 8, 2019
FAQ's

At our dental office in Alexandria, we believe in not only caring for our patients’ smiles but also educating them on all things related to dentistry. We’re often asked questions by either our patients or their families, and we always welcome them! Today we’d like to answer some of the… Read More…


New Year’s Resolutions for Better Oral Health
added on: December 20, 2018
young lady with braces

Something interesting happens around this time every year. People start reflecting on the last twelve months and start thinking about some things they can change in order to make the next twelve even better. These changes, or resolutions, are usually quickly lost within the first few weeks of the new… Read More…


Root Canals Are Painful, And Other Dental Myths
added on: December 17, 2018
frustrated woman

When it comes to dentistry, there are many common myths and misconceptions that could actually hurt your smile and oral health rather than help. At our dental office in Alexandria, we believe in preventive dentistry and giving professional dental advice in order to protect your teeth. That’s why we want… Read More…


Tooth Extraction or Root Canal: Which is Best for You?
added on: December 6, 2018
young man with toothache

When you’re dealing with tooth pain or severe decay you may think that a tooth extraction is your only option. However, at our dental office in Alexandria, we want all of our patients to know that there may be another option available that can save your tooth. The Truth About… Read More…


The 8 Worst Habits for Teeth
added on: November 26, 2018
ice cubes with lemons

Seeing your dentist in Alexandria twice a year is one of the best ways you can protect your smile and keep your mouth healthy. Pair those visits with a good oral hygiene routine at home and your oral health is pretty well protected. Except when the things we do or… Read More…


How Diabetes Affects Oral Health
added on: November 14, 2018
diabetic testing

When it comes to all of the health complications that can go hand-in-hand with diabetes, oral health is often overlooked. At our Alexandria dental office, we want our patients and neighbors to know just how drastically diabetes can affect oral health, and precautions that those with diabetes should take to… Read More…


Quit Smoking for Better Oral Health
added on: November 6, 2018
man smoking

The American Cancer Society sponsors an event every November to raise awareness for all the health problems associated with smoking and provide tips and tools on how to quit the habit. This year, the Great American Smokeout will fall on November 15, and our dental office in Alexandria wants to… Read More…


These Treats Are Worse for Teeth Than Candy
added on: October 22, 2018
candy apples

When it comes to candy-filled holidays like Halloween, we usually caution our patients to enjoy sweet snacks and candy in moderation. And with good reason. It should come as no surprise that sugar is one of those things that concerns the team at our dental office in Alexandria. Afterall, sugar… Read More…


Bad Breath Remedies
added on: September 26, 2018
embarrassed woman covers her mouth

At our dental office in Alexandria, we understand how having bad breath can affect our patients’ lives. We’re commonly asked what causes bad breath in the first place, and more importantly, how to make it go away. In this week’s blog we cover a few helpful bad breath remedies that… Read More…


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