4 Steps to Take if Your Dental Filling Falls Out
added on: September 6, 2019
woman gets dental filling

One of the most common restorative treatments your dentist in Alexandria uses is fillings. Whether they’re specially crafted for you out of an amalgam (metal) or composite material, we want them to stand the test of time. If your bite isn’t right, then there’s a good chance your filling or… 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…


What You Need to Know About Fluoride
added on: August 16, 2019
fluoride concept

Fluoride has been used in the prevention of tooth decay and cavities since it was first introduced into public water supplies in 1945. But there are some research studies that suggest that fluoride isn’t safe. At our dental office in Alexandria, we’d like to help debunk that theory and explain… Read More…


Oral Health for Seniors
added on: August 9, 2019
seniors take selfie

August 21st is Senior Citizens Day, and there’s no better way for our dental office in Alexandria to celebrate than by sharing some oral health information for the favorite senior citizens we have in our lives and their families.   The truth is, our oral health needs will vary as we… Read More…


Different Types of Dental Floss
added on: July 23, 2019
dental floss

When it comes to great oral health, you’ll often hear your dentist in Alexandria talk a lot about proper brushing and the importance of doing it every day. But there’s a good chance your dental team also talks to you about why you should be flossing every day. And with… Read More…


A Checklist for Your Next Dental Appointment
added on: July 16, 2019
calendar

A visit to your dentist in Alexandria is a pretty easy thing to check off your to-do list. But did you know that there are things you can do prior to your visit to make the process even easier? In this week’s blog, we provide you with a free checklist… Read More…


What To Do For a Dental Emergency
added on: June 4, 2019
man with toothache

Nobody ever wants to experience an emergency, including a dental emergency. Dental emergencies, including injuries to the mouth, teeth, or gums, can be painful and scary. Knowing what to do for a dental emergency depends on the nature of the injury. Our dental office in Alexandria is here to give… 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…


Calcium and Teeth: 3 Things You Need to Know
added on: May 8, 2019
foods with calcium

We believe in doing everything we can to help you have a healthy smile at our Alexandria dental office, and that includes helping you decide what nutrients are good for your teeth. Today, we thought we’d focus on calcium because it’s beneficial for strong bones and teeth. #1: Calcium can… Read More…


Signs of an Abscessed Tooth
added on: April 22, 2019
analyzing x-rays

Your tooth is throbbing, and you’re in a lot of pain. It’s unlike any pain you’ve ever felt before, and it’s definitely worse than a typical toothache. What could be going on? You may have an infection called an abscess. Besides the pain, the team at our dental office in… Read More…


Oral Cancer Awareness Month
added on: April 5, 2019
oral cancer awareness

It’s always scary whenever we hear the word ‘cancer.’ Despite advancements in cancer treatment, it continues to affect millions of people every year. Oral cancer, while not as widely talked about as other cancers, is still very serious and can be deadly. During this Oral Cancer Awareness Month, our dental… Read More…


What Are Signs That I Grind My Teeth?
added on: March 25, 2019
man grinds his teeth

Do you or someone in your family grind their teeth? Did you know you could be grinding your teeth and not even know it? At our dental office in Alexandria, we see so many side effects of teeth grinding (also known as bruxism) on teeth of patients of all ages…. 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…


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