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…


What All Women Need to Know About Dental Health
added on: May 7, 2018
group of women laughing

We all know that men and women are built differently, and that affects what health problems each gender is more susceptible to. At our dental office in Alexandria, we also know that even though women are more open to visiting us regularly, they’re actually at more risk for dental problems… Read More…


“Why Do I Need to Have Dental X-Rays Taken?”
added on: April 30, 2018
male dentist examines dental x-ray

When we typically think of x-rays, we may immediately think of a huge machine that’s checking for a broken bone. Dental x-rays are a little bit different. They’re an important part of diagnosing disease or other problems. In fact, at our dental office in Alexandria, we use dental x-rays as… Read More…


Why You Should Always Wear a Mouthguard When Playing Sports
added on: April 24, 2018
Facial Protection

April is recognized as National Facial Protection Month and serves to promote the importance of wearing proper mouth protection during sports. At our dental office in Alexandria, this is a topic we want to talk about in hopes that we can help guard our patients’ smiles from the dangers of… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer
added on: April 9, 2018
oral cancer awareness risk

April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and at our Alexandria dental office, we know just how serious this epidemic is in the United States. In fact, just over 51,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with it this year. While there have been advancements in oral cancer treatment,… Read More…


Dreaming of Losing Your Teeth? Find Out Why.
added on: March 20, 2018
woman awakened by nightmare

Sleep is supposed to bring us a sense of total relaxation so we can properly recharge for whatever the next day brings. But when an unsettling dream pops up, it can disrupt a perfectly peaceful snooze. One of the more uncomfortable dreams we’ve heard about at our dental office in… Read More…


Good for the Body, Good for the Mouth
added on: March 16, 2018
nutrition month

What we put into our bodies can certainly affect how we feel and how healthy we are. But eating the right foods to fuel your body goes beyond enhancing overall health. During this National Nutrition Month, your Alexandria dentist wants to let all of our patients know how proper nutrition… Read More…


Is Drinking Green Beer on St. Patrick’s Day Bad for Teeth?
added on: March 12, 2018
green beer

St. Patrick’s Day is often celebrated by wearing a bunch of green, maybe going to a parade, and oftentimes, drinking beer. Sometimes bars and restaurants even go the extra mile by dyeing their beer green to enhance the festive feeling. While the team at our dental office in Alexandria is… Read More…


National Pet Dental Health Month
added on: February 20, 2018
dog with toothbrush

Every February, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) sponsors National Pet Dental Health Month to raise awareness of the importance of proper dental care for our furry best friends. While our Alexandria dental office doesn’t treat these cuddly critters, we know a lot of our patients have pets, and we’d… Read More…


The Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease
added on: February 19, 2018
heart health month

During this American Heart Health Month, our dental office in Alexandria wants to do our part and raise awareness of how gum disease can increase your risk of heart disease. While these two areas of the body seem to be unrelated, there’s a clear connection between gum disease and heart… Read More…


The 6 Cavity-Causing Culprits You May Not Know About
added on: February 6, 2018
woman looks at teeth in mirror

There are many widely known causes of cavities including eating too much sugar, not brushing or flossing your teeth enough, or avoiding regular visits to your Alexandria dentist. But there are also plenty of lesser known cavity-causing culprits out there that you should be aware of… Teeth with Deep Grooves… Read More…


Are All Those Claims About Charcoal Toothpaste Really True?
added on: January 19, 2018
charcoal toothpaste

There’s recently been a surge in the popularity of using charcoal toothpaste to get a whiter smile. Promoters of the charcoal toothpaste trend claim that it can help whiten teeth effectively without the risk of increased sensitivity that may result from using other products. But does it really work? Join… Read More…


Is Drinking Wine Bad for Your Teeth?
added on: December 20, 2017
holiday dinner with wine

There’s been a popular belief surrounding red wine and its benefits to heart health floating around for years. We even found an article suggesting that drinking a glass of red wine a day has the same type of benefits as spending an hour at the gym. But we’re not here… Read More…


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