All About Cosmetic Dentistry
added on: October 17, 2018
woman hides her smile

We want you to be proud enough of your smile to show it off to the world. After all, it should make you feel confident, proud, and happy. But we understand that not everyone is born with a naturally straight, white smile. We also know that accidents, age, and some… Read More…


It’s National Dental Hygiene Month at Your Alexandria Dental Office
added on: October 8, 2018
hygienist with patient

The month of October seems to kick off the beginning of the holiday season, and at our dental office in Alexandria, we have one more reason to celebrate! Every October the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) sponsors National Dental Hygiene Month to recognize the hard work and dedication of dental… 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…


Gum Disease vs. Gingivitis
added on: September 18, 2018
worrying woman

When it comes to gum disease and gingivitis, there’s often a bit of confusion between the two. Are they the same thing or are they different? Can they be treated the same way or not? What does it mean if you’re told you have one or the other? Not to… Read More…


Eat Whole Grains for a Healthy Smile
added on: September 10, 2018
bowl of whole grain rice

September is recognized as Whole Grains Month and is a 30-day celebration for all things grainy. These whole grains are beneficial for heart health, overall health, and may even boost oral health too. In this blog, our Alexandria dental office covers some quick facts about whole grains and how it… Read More…


How to Deal with Losing a Filling
added on: August 20, 2018
woman embarrassed

Dental fillings are an incredibly common type of dental restoration used to treat cavities and decay. In fact, nearly 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 have at least one dental filling. While dental fillings are strong and can last for many, many years, there are still some things that… Read More…


Why Your Mouth Waters
added on: August 14, 2018
man wonders

When we talk about your mouth watering, we’re not referring to the sensation you may experience when smelling or eating something delicious. At our dental office in Alexandria, we talk about mouth watering in terms of dental health. While saliva is an important part of maintaining good oral health, too… Read More…


A Closer Look at Sugary Snacks
added on: July 16, 2018
glasses of soda

Most of us know that sugar is bad for teeth. So it should come as no surprise that our dental office in Alexandria encourages our patients to limit their sugar intake in order to keep teeth healthy and decay-free. But sometimes it’s not so easy know just how much sugar… Read More…


Manual Toothbrush, or Electric Toothbrush? That is the Question…
added on: July 10, 2018
toothbrushes

We all know that we need to brush our teeth everyday to maintain a healthy mouth and smile. But choosing the right tool for the job can be confusing. The hardest choice we used to have was picking the best color. Now we’re bombarded with tons of options ranging from… Read More…


All About Sedation Dentistry
added on: June 22, 2018
woman smiling in dental chair

A healthy, strong smile is one of the best assets you can have. But sometimes getting the dental care you need can be difficult, especially if you have a fear of the dentist. We understand, and you’re not alone. As many as 30 to 40 million Americans avoid the dentist… Read More…


Are Headaches and Dentistry Related?
added on: June 11, 2018
woman with a headache

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…


June is Men’s Health Month
added on: June 6, 2018
men's health month

Every year during the month of June, healthcare providers across the nation promote the importance of prevention and early detection of diseases that affect American men. Our dental practice in Alexandria is no different. To do our part, we’re dedicating this blog to educating our patients and community on the… Read More…


Thinking About Skipping a Brushing Session? Think Again.
added on: May 21, 2018
young woman brushing teeth

At our dental office in Alexandria, we always recommend that our patients brush their teeth twice a day for two minutes. Following this routine daily isn’t just good for your oral health, but can benefit your overall health, too. However, if you skip a brushing session altogether or don’t brush… Read More…


Could Allergies Affect Your Dental Health?
added on: May 10, 2018
woman with allergies

If you get a stuffy nose when the pollen count is high, every time you’re around a cat, or have an even worse reaction to certain foods, it’s likely you’re suffering from an allergic reaction. The typical symptoms of allergies include itchy eyes, a stuffed up nose, or difficulty breathing…. Read More…


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