How Snoring Affects Your Smile
added on: June 21, 2021

Even though your Alexandria dentist’s main concern is helping you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile, there are several things that can contribute to oral health that we don’t often think about. One of these things is snoring. Believe it or not, snoring can affect more than just your bed partner…. Read More…


Do Men Have Different Oral Health Needs than Women?  
added on: June 9, 2021

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…


4 Reasons You Should Floss Your Teeth
added on: May 20, 2021

Flossing does more than clean the surfaces of your teeth. It cleans those important areas between each tooth and removes bacteria from under the gums. Yet, it’s incredibly common for your dentist in Alexandria to see patients every day who skip this crucial part of oral hygiene. In fact, more… Read More…


Allergies & Cavities
added on: May 14, 2021

Pollen counts are high, eyes are itchy, noses are drippy, and sinuses everywhere are stuffy. It’s allergy season, and even though allergies don’t directly cause cavities, allergies can still be concerning for your dentist in Alexandria. In fact, the way our bodies react to allergens can put us at increased… Read More…


Do Women Have Different Dental Health Needs Than Men? 
added on: May 10, 2021

There are a lot of differences between men and women, especially when it comes to healthcare needs. Dental health is no exception. During this year’s National Women’s Health Week, your dentist in Alexandria is here to share some key information about the importance of dental care throughout various stages of… Read More…


3 Things 2020 Taught Us About Dental Health
added on: April 23, 2021

We all know that 2020 had its fair share of hardships and “new normals.” Between shutdowns and school closures, we all had to pivot away from life as we knew it. Your dentist in Alexandria was no different. Patients stopped coming to the dentist, perhaps because we may have been… Read More…


“How Can I Make My Smile Look Better?”
added on: April 16, 2021

This is one of the most common questions your dentist in Alexandria gets on a daily basis, and it’s one of the most important questions you can ask if you’re unhappy with your smile. Even though many patients think that cosmetic dentistry is only reserved for celebrities or the rich… Read More…


What Causes Gingivitis?
added on: March 29, 2021

Gingivitis is a form of gum disease that affects nearly 75% of Americans at some point in their lives. Usually, when gum disease is caught in this stage it can be treated and any damage can be reversed. But if it’s left alone it can quickly progress into more severe… Read More…


What To Do If You Crack A Tooth
added on: March 22, 2021

Anyone can crack a tooth at any time and anywhere. If this happens, you should schedule a visit with your dentist in Alexandria as soon as you can. But there are a few things you can do at home to help protect your tooth and relieve any pain that you… Read More…


Why Does My Tooth Hurt? 
added on: February 24, 2021

Waking up with tooth pain is a feeling like no other. The throbbing zings of pain can make it nearly impossible to think about anything else other than getting relief. Tooth pain can be an indicator of a serious problem and you should see your dentist in Alexandria for any… Read More…


What Are Dental X-Rays Used For? 
added on: February 18, 2021

We’re all used to showing our teeth off for photographs. But when it comes to your dentist in Alexandria, we’re more interested in you smiling for a different kind of picture — dental x-rays. Chances are you’ve experienced these diagnostic images at your dental appointments, but what exactly are dental… Read More…


Teeth Are Not Tools 
added on: January 26, 2021

Fun fact: tooth enamel is the hardest substance in our bodies which helps make our teeth super-strong and resistant to damage. But just because our teeth are incredibly durable doesn’t mean that they’re immune to injury. Additionally, unlike other parts of the human body, teeth can’t heal or fix themselves,… 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…


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