Sinus Pressure vs. Toothache
added on: November 17, 2022

Any type of tooth pain can be unbearable, just ask your dentist in Alexandria. We’re all too familiar with toothaches and will do everything we can to help alleviate the pain. However, sometimes tooth troubles aren’t the actual cause of tooth pain. In fact, sometimes a toothache may be a… Read More…


How Does Smoking Affect Teeth? 
added on: November 8, 2022

The Great American Smokeout is held annually on the third Thursday in November. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, this event aims to help current smokers make a plan to quit, once and for all. As we all know, smoking can affect overall health such as the heart and lungs…. Read More…


Is Xylitol Better for You Than Sugar? 
added on: October 27, 2022

Xylitol is a natural sugar alternative that has been growing in popularity over the last couple of years. But is this sweet substitute for traditional sugar better for you? Can you still enjoy sweet snacks with xylitol without the guilt you may feel from eating too much sugar? Let’s check… Read More…


Is It Possible to Reshape Sharp Teeth? 
added on: October 20, 2022

It’s not uncommon for people to feel self-conscious about the way their smile looks. From gaps to crooked teeth, and even pointy teeth, there are plenty of things patients would like to fix about their smile. Good thing there are numerous types of cosmetic dentistry options available from your dentist… Read More…


How Can I Get Over My Fear of The Dentist?
added on: October 6, 2022

There are a lot of things in this world to be afraid of, especially during the month of October with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins all around. However, your dentist in Alexandria wants you to know that being afraid of going to your dental appointments doesn’t need to be something you fear…. Read More…


Dental Health During Pregnancy
added on: September 23, 2022

Being pregnant can be one of the most exciting times of your life. But it’s also common to have a lot of questions. What should you eat? What should you drink? What you should do and not do? When it comes to dental health during pregnancy, your dentist in Alexandria has… Read More…


Should People With Dentures Still See The Dentist? 
added on: September 14, 2022

We always stress the importance of seeing your dentist in Alexandria at least twice a year to protect your teeth from decay, disease, and other tooth troubles. But what happens if you no longer have any natural teeth and wear a denture instead? Should you still visit your dentist regularly? Absolutely!… Read More…


The Best & Worst Drinks for Teeth
added on: September 4, 2022

We all do our best to limit how many sugary snacks we eat in order to reduce the risk of developing cavities. However, it’s essential to keep an eye on what you drink, too. Certain beverages can be great for oral health, and others can lead to dental problems. Let’s… Read More…


How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea? 
added on: August 20, 2022

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can affect both children and adults. It can cause some concerning overall health issues. Recognizing the signs of sleep apnea is one of the most important ways you can help spot a problem and seek treatment sooner rather than later. Let’s take some… 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…


Is Sunshine Good For Your Teeth?
added on: July 23, 2020
sun means happy blocks

We all know that getting out into the sunshine can benefit our overall health by boosting mood and increasing vitamin D levels. But can sunshine also be good for oral health? While this may seem like an odd question to ask, your dentist in Alexandria wants you to know that… Read More…


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…


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