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…


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…


The Great American Smokeout
added on: November 16, 2017
Great American Smokeout

The mission of the American Cancer Society is to eliminate cancer as a widespread health problem through research, service, and education. One of their larger events of the year, the Great American Smokeout, occurs on the third Thursday in November. This annual event strives to encourage all tobacco users to… Read More…


5 Tips to Help You Avoid The Flu
added on: November 8, 2017
couple with the flu

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the months of October and November are when influenza activity begins to increase. And although flu season doesn’t tend to peak until December through February, getting ahead of the flu and preparing yourself and your family to avoid it is… Read More…


Probiotics & Oral Health
added on: August 28, 2017
woman wearing probiotics tshirt

When we hear the word ‘probiotics,’ we don’t typically consider them beneficial for the mouth, but rather, the gut. While probiotics certainly have their place in digestive health, at our dental office in Alexandria, we’ve come across some research that may suggest a link between certain types of probiotics and… Read More…


What Your Tongue Says About Your Health
added on: June 26, 2017
woman sticking out tongue

At my dental office in Alexandria, we spend a lot of time getting people to open up and say, “Ah!” It’s because your oral health can tell us a lot about what is going on in the rest of your body. Did you know that your tongue can also provide… Read More…


All About Bottled Water: What You Need to Know
added on: June 13, 2017
rows of bottled water

These days, bottled water is everywhere. It’s one of our most common accessories when heading out the door to work, sending the kids to school, packing for a sporting event, or gearing up for outdoor activities. And we all know that staying hydrated becomes even more important this time of… Read More…


Decrease Sugar in Your Diet with These Tips
added on: February 13, 2017
reduce sugar

It’s probably no surprise that the team members at our dental office in Alexandria aren’t big fans of sugar. Too much of the sweet stuff can seriously compromise your oral health, and we’d rather see your pearly whites happy and healthy. That’s one reason why we encourage all of our… Read More…


Are Gum Disease and Dementia Related?
added on: November 7, 2016
dementia

According to a recent study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, there is a chance people with poor oral hygiene or elevated gum (or periodontal) disease could possibly be at greater risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At my Alexandria dental office,  we always stress the importance of keeping… Read More…

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5 Things Your Alexandria Dentist Can Tell From Looking in Your Mouth
added on: July 7, 2016
dentist knows

Hygiene visits and dental checkups at my Alexandria dental office are an important part of a proper oral health routine. We’d go so far to say they may even be THE most important part. At these appointments, we’re not only able to identify common dental concerns like decay and cavities,… Read More…

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