Migraines & Dentistry
added on: June 9, 2020
man with migraine

An estimated 39 million Americans suffer from headaches or migraines regularly. That’s about 12% of our population that experience these often debilitating, painful, and difficult-to-treat neurological conditions. However, even though this is such a widespread problem, there’s still the need for more research to determine just what causes a headache… Read More…


Tongue Discoloration & Overall Health
added on: May 20, 2020
tongue

Your dentist in Alexandria knows that your oral health can say a lot about your overall health. But the connection doesn’t just involve your teeth and gums. In fact, at every one of your dental appointments, your dental team takes a good, hard look at your tongue, as well as… Read More…


Can Asthma Inhalers Cause Oral Health Problems?
added on: May 12, 2020
asthma inhaler

According to the CDC, 1 in 13 Americans has asthma. That’s nearly 25 million Americans who have this chronic disease that affects the respiratory system, resulting in difficulty breathing, wheezing, and chest pain. The most common treatment to combat the symptoms of asthma is the use of an inhaler. However,… Read More…


Best Foods for Teeth
added on: March 12, 2020
nutrition month

National Nutrition Month, which is celebrated every March, strives to help Americans better understand how eating right can help keep them healthy. While it’s certainly true that what we eat affects our overall health, your dentist in Alexandria wants you to know that our food choices also play a key… Read More…


How Can Oral Health Affect Heart Health?
added on: February 11, 2020
heart health month

Every February seems to bring out the love in people, and there are hearts everywhere we look. From heart candy and heart decorations, we’re surrounded by bright, red hearts. But we’re not here to talk about those kinds of hearts. Today, we want to focus on your heart and how… Read More…


Things To Do To Prevent the Flu
added on: November 12, 2019
woman with the flu

Every year millions of Americans get knocked down by the flu and suffer the miserable sniffles, annoying coughs, and unbearable body aches. Flu season usually runs from about October through February, but this year, your dentist in Alexandria is here to provide you with some things you can do to… Read More…


Diabetes & Your Teeth
added on: November 4, 2019
diabetes day

It may seem strange to hear your dentist in Alexandria talk about a disease that doesn’t seem to affect your oral health. But the truth is, many diseases, including diabetes, can negatively affect your teeth. In fact, diabetes can increase the likelihood of gum disease, dry mouth, and other oral… Read More…


5 Ways to Say “No Way!” to Sugar Cravings
added on: October 8, 2019
bowl of chocolates

This is the time of year when sugary sweets and candy seem to be lurking around every turn of the grocery or pharmacy aisles. There are so many ooey, gooey, colorful, delicious treats we want to eat. But as we all know, your dentist in Alexandria will tell you to… Read More…


Make The Connection to Your Oral and Overall Health
added on: September 23, 2019
wellness concept

As research continues and more scientific advancements happen each year, there is mounting evidence that your oral and overall health are connected. Your dentist in Alexandria is here to tell you this is 100 percent true. This gives a whole new reasoning to why it’s super important to brush, floss,… Read More…


How Does Vaping Affect Oral Health?
added on: August 19, 2019
e-cig

By now you’ve probably heard of the relatively recent rise in the popularity of vaping as an alternative to traditional smoking. You’ve probably heard that this new craze isn’t as safe as you may have originally thought. New research suggests that vaping has a direct correlation to an increased risk… Read More…


Your Guide to Becoming a Dental X-Rays Know-it-All
added on: May 22, 2019
dental x-rays

When you visit our Alexandria dental office for a checkup, there’s a good chance we may need to take some x-rays of your teeth – especially if it’s your first time seeing us. Both you and your dentist will benefit from the valuable imaging that the x-rays have the power… Read More…


3 of the Top Concerns about Pregnancy and Dentistry
added on: May 13, 2019
pregnant woman brushing teeth

Finding out that you’re pregnant is one of life’s most joyous (and scary) events you can endure. Everyone at our dental office in Alexandria wants to send plenty of well wishes to all of the parents out there who are expecting a blessing of their own. We wanted to set… Read More…


Is Snoring Bad for My Smile?
added on: March 18, 2019
couple snoring

At our Alexandria dental office, we always go out of our way to make sure your mouth and your body are as healthy as possible – even it goes beyond simply treating or cleaning your teeth. Sometimes patients are concerned about how snoring might be affecting their smile, so we… Read More…


What Causes Bad Breath?
added on: February 19, 2019
bad breath

While bad breath can be embarrassing, there may be a bigger cause for concern if it’s something that affects you every day. The team at our dental office in Alexandria knows that bad breath can be a temporary problem… or… even a sign of something more serious. Join us as… Read More…


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