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…


5 Things That Increase Your Risk of a Dental Emergency
added on: April 20, 2020
emergency room sign

Dental emergencies can happen to anyone and at any time, even to those who brush and floss regularly. The truth is, even if you practice great dental hygiene, there are still some things that can increase your risk of a dental emergency. Let’s check in with your dentist in Alexandria… Read More…


The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings
added on: March 18, 2020
dental cleaning

Everyone knows that your bi-annual visits to the dentist help get your teeth squeaky clean. After all, they’re called hygiene visits for a reason. But your dentist in Alexandria believes that these twice-a-year appointments are more important than the cleaning alone. In fact, your bi-annual dental appointments do so much… 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…


Why You Should Always Brush Your Tongue
added on: February 18, 2020
brushing tongue

Your dentist in Alexandria may spend a lot of time talking about the health of your teeth and the best way to take care of them. After all, dentists are responsible for doing everything they can to make sure your pearly whites stay strong for a lifetime. But there’s another… 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…


Where’s Your Tongue Supposed to Rest in Your Mouth?
added on: January 21, 2020
woman sticking out tongue

Have you ever heard of something called tongue posture? How about tongue positioning? Chances are you probably haven’t, but it’s a very real thing that can cause some very real problems if done incorrectly. In this week’s blog, your dentist in Alexandria covers what tongue posture is, why it’s important… Read More…


Why Do I Bite My Lips, Cheeks, and Tongue?
added on: January 16, 2020
woman biting lip

Biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue is a common habit for many people. While it may seem relatively harmless, biting the soft tissues in our mouths can lead to serious and painful problems. But like any habit, it can be difficult to stop biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue. Join… Read More…


What Can You Do For Sensitive Teeth?
added on: January 9, 2020
sensitive teeth

Having sensitive teeth is an all too common problem that’s not only annoying… but painful, too. The shooting zings of pain when you eat something hot or cold can be unbearable. So what exactly can you do to help ease the pain of sensitive teeth? Let’s check in with your… Read More…


How to Care for Your Dentures
added on: December 10, 2019
lab tech with denture

If you’re missing your teeth, getting dentures can restore your smile and your confidence. Dentures are a popular choice among patients and are a relatively simple way to give those who have lost their teeth a reason to smile. But just like natural teeth, dentures require proper care. Your Alexandria… Read More…


Surprising Things About Spit
added on: November 25, 2019
dental saliva instrument

When we think of spit, we may automatically think about how gross it is, especially when someone spits in public. But what would you say if we told you that spit is actually something pretty incredible? Join your dentist in Alexandria as we talk about some of the surprising facts… 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…


The Top 3 Reasons Not to Be Afraid of Your Dentist
added on: October 25, 2019
dental hygienist

Spookiness is in the air this month as we move closer to all things Halloween. But there’s one place you should never be shivering and quivering to visit, and that’s seeing your dentist in Alexandria.  Sure, going to the dentist isn’t always rainbows and unicorns, but it’s certainly not the… Read More…


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