Dentistry and Special Needs Patients

There is always going to be a need for dentistry aimed at people with special needs. That’s the topic of this article – but we begin by acknowledging that not everyone likes that term, “special needs.” The National Center for Biotechnology Information, for example, calls it “an ineffective euphemism,” while the folks over at the…

Dental Veneers: 7 Fast Fixes

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In this post from The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA we are focusing on porcelain veneers, which are used extensively in cosmetic dentistry. Dental veneers are custom made to permanently cover the front part of one or more teeth. Wafer-thin, super-strong veneers can remedy many cosmetic issues such as: Chips Cracks Stains Teeth…

5 Cavity Basics

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Preventing tooth decay is one of the main reasons people come to us, at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA. In this blog post, we’ll describe five things you should know about cavities. Cavities means tooth decay. They happen when certain bacteria produce acids that destroy a tooth’s hard surface, called enamel, and…

3 Reasons Not To Skip A Dental Checkup

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Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with all your responsibilities. At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA, we understand that. But we encourage you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a dental checkup because you think it’s less important than the other twenty items on your to-do…