How Diabetes Affects Oral Health
added on: November 14, 2018
diabetic testing

When it comes to all of the health complications that can go hand-in-hand with diabetes, oral health is often overlooked. At our Alexandria dental office, we want our patients and neighbors to know just how drastically diabetes can affect oral health, and precautions that those with diabetes should take to… Read More…


Quit Smoking for Better Oral Health
added on: November 6, 2018
man smoking

The American Cancer Society sponsors an event every November to raise awareness for all the health problems associated with smoking and provide tips and tools on how to quit the habit. This year, the Great American Smokeout will fall on November 15, and our dental office in Alexandria wants to… Read More…


These Treats Are Worse for Teeth Than Candy
added on: October 22, 2018
candy apples

When it comes to candy-filled holidays like Halloween, we usually caution our patients to enjoy sweet snacks and candy in moderation. And with good reason. It should come as no surprise that sugar is one of those things that concerns the team at our dental office in Alexandria. Afterall, sugar… Read More…


It’s National Dental Hygiene Month at Your Alexandria Dental Office
added on: October 8, 2018
hygienist with patient

The month of October seems to kick off the beginning of the holiday season, and at our dental office in Alexandria, we have one more reason to celebrate! Every October the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) sponsors National Dental Hygiene Month to recognize the hard work and dedication of dental… Read More…


Bad Breath Remedies
added on: September 26, 2018
embarrassed woman covers her mouth

At our dental office in Alexandria, we understand how having bad breath can affect our patients’ lives. We’re commonly asked what causes bad breath in the first place, and more importantly, how to make it go away. In this week’s blog we cover a few helpful bad breath remedies that… Read More…


Gum Disease vs. Gingivitis
added on: September 18, 2018
worrying woman

When it comes to gum disease and gingivitis, there’s often a bit of confusion between the two. Are they the same thing or are they different? Can they be treated the same way or not? What does it mean if you’re told you have one or the other? Not to… Read More…


The Do’s & Don’ts to Getting a White Smile
added on: August 26, 2018
woman smiling in sunshine

As we near Labor Day, many people will begin packing away their white clothes until next year. After all, wearing white after Labor Day is typically considered a fashion faux pas. However, at our dental office in Alexandria, we believe that a white smile never goes out style, and you… Read More…


How to Deal with Losing a Filling
added on: August 20, 2018
woman embarrassed

Dental fillings are an incredibly common type of dental restoration used to treat cavities and decay. In fact, nearly 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 have at least one dental filling. While dental fillings are strong and can last for many, many years, there are still some things that… Read More…


Manual Toothbrush, or Electric Toothbrush? That is the Question…
added on: July 10, 2018
toothbrushes

We all know that we need to brush our teeth everyday to maintain a healthy mouth and smile. But choosing the right tool for the job can be confusing. The hardest choice we used to have was picking the best color. Now we’re bombarded with tons of options ranging from… Read More…


All About Sedation Dentistry
added on: June 22, 2018
woman smiling in dental chair

A healthy, strong smile is one of the best assets you can have. But sometimes getting the dental care you need can be difficult, especially if you have a fear of the dentist. We understand, and you’re not alone. As many as 30 to 40 million Americans avoid the dentist… Read More…


Are Headaches and Dentistry Related?
added on: June 11, 2018
woman with a headache

All of us have experienced at least one headache throughout our lives. And while headaches are certainly uncomfortable, there are millions of Americans who suffer with regular headaches or more severe migraines regularly. During this National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, our dental office in Alexandria wants to help do… Read More…


June is Men’s Health Month
added on: June 6, 2018
men's health month

Every year during the month of June, healthcare providers across the nation promote the importance of prevention and early detection of diseases that affect American men. Our dental practice in Alexandria is no different. To do our part, we’re dedicating this blog to educating our patients and community on the… Read More…


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…


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