Are Headaches and Dentistry Related?
added on: June 11, 2018
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All of us have experienced at least one headache throughout our lives. And while headaches are certainly uncomfortable, there are millions of Americans who suffer with regular headaches or more severe migraines regularly. During this National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, our dental office in Alexandria wants to help do… Read More…


What’s Occlusion and Should You Worry About it?
added on: July 7, 2017
woman and dentist examine x-ray

You may have heard us talk about your “occlusion” during your visits to our dental office in Alexandria. But what exactly are we talking about when we speak about occlusion? Is it something you should worried about? Let’s take a closer look at what occlusion means and examine a few… Read More…


Top 4 Ways to Stop Biting Your Cheeks
added on: February 22, 2017
biting

Cheek biting is a common habit and is actually very similar to nail biting. Typically brought on by stress or when nervous, biting the inside of the cheek — or the lips or tongue — can be painful, and in certain cases, concerning for the dental team at our Alexandria… Read More…


“Why Does My Jaw Get Stuck Sometimes?”
added on: September 19, 2016
jaw locking

You’re feeling tired, and you know a yawn is working its way out. As your mouth opens involuntarily and the yawn escapes, you wait for your jaw to slowly close shut. But it doesn’t. It’s stuck. It’s scary. It’s painful. At my Alexandria dental office, we know just how terrifying… Read More…

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