Early Signs of Mouth Cancer
added on: April 8, 2021

Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, affects more than 50,000 newly diagnosed people every year. It’s scary, it’s serious, and it can be deadly. However, it’s not all bad news. In fact, oral cancer can be treated successfully if it’s caught early and treatment begins quickly. To do this,… 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…


What Causes Cavities? 
added on: March 11, 2021

Nobody likes to hear that they have a cavity, but cavities are the most common dental problem that your dentist in Alexandria treats every single day. In fact, over 90% of Americans between 20-64 years old have had at least one cavity. What causes such a widespread problem? Well, it… 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…


American Heart Health Month & Your Dentist in Alexandria
added on: February 15, 2021
heart health month

American Heart Health Month is celebrated every February and strives to raise awareness of the prevalence of heart disease in America, as well as offer tips on how to reduce your risk of heart disease. But why is your dentist in Alexandria talking about heart health? Great question. The truth… 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…


Tooth Fairy Tales From Across the World
added on: January 19, 2021

Experiencing your first loose tooth can be an exciting time in a kid’s life, especially when your child is expecting a visit and a little treat from our friend the Tooth Fairy. In the United States, this magical fairy is a teeny, tiny winged creature outfitted in sparkly clothes and… Read More…


Make Dental Care Part of Your 2021 Resolutions
added on: January 13, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions are made each and every January and can range from committing to eating healthier to training to run your first marathon and anything in between. But all resolutions typically have the same underlying notion — to get healthier. This year is no different, and we may actually… Read More…


Why Do My Teeth Hurt?
added on: December 29, 2020

Pain in your teeth is such a unique yet unpleasant feeling. The zings and throbbing that come along with a toothache are enough to make you miserable. We get it, and even though we don’t wish toothaches on anyone, the truth is, they happen. But sometimes the hardest part of… Read More…


Is It Healthy For Teeth to Be REALLY White? 
added on: December 22, 2020

We’ve been programmed to believe that the whiter a smile is, the healthier it is. However, this isn’t always the case. In fact, your dentist in Alexandria wants you to know that there is such a thing as a too-white smile, and a smile that’s over-bleached can actually lead to… 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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