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…


What’s the Best Milk for Teeth?
added on: August 25, 2020

When you’re choosing the right milk for your family, you certainly have a lot of options to pick from these days. From milk made from almonds to milk made from coconuts, and from soy milk to cow’s milk, the dairy aisle is packed with so many different varieties of milk… Read More…


Is Getting a Root Canal Really That Bad? 
added on: August 18, 2020

When someone tells you that they need to have a root canal, do you immediately grimace and start thanking your lucky stars that it’s not happening to you? You’re not alone. Many people who hear the words “root” and “canal” together shudder in fear. After all, this dental treatment doesn’t… Read More…


4 Things That May Cause Dry Mouth
added on: August 11, 2020

If you’ve ever experienced dry mouth, you know just how uncomfortable and frustrating it can be. Even drinking glass after glass of water doesn’t seem to help relieve it. Dry mouth is an incredibly common ailment that all of us experience once in a while, but if you have a… Read More…


Is Sunshine Good For Your Teeth?
added on: July 23, 2020
sun means happy blocks

We all know that getting out into the sunshine can benefit our overall health by boosting mood and increasing vitamin D levels. But can sunshine also be good for oral health? While this may seem like an odd question to ask, your dentist in Alexandria wants you to know that… 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…


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…


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