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…

A Proud Dental Practice

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At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria we are proud to provide our community with the best dental care possible. It’s a lot of work running a dental office, but it’s an important function. We are commmitted to excellence in what we do. It is by now well-established that your dental health is linked…

Rather Have A Root Canal?

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Have you ever heard the phrase ‘I’d rather have a root canal’ to describe something painful or unpleasant? At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria we perform root canal therapy routinely. A Straightforward Procedure Root canals are not all that complicated. The most important thing to remember is that the procedure is done to…

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Create Perfect Smiles?

Cosmetic Dentistry Gives Alexandria Residents Perfect Smiles

At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria we use cosmetic dentistry to create positive changes to the smiles of our patients every day. The resulting smiles are beautiful, and as near to perfect as they can be! While creating beautiful smiles is our goal with any cosmetic dentistry procedure, it isn’t always simple. The…

Your Smile Doesn’t Have To Show Your Age

Your Smile Doesn’t Have to Show Your Age in Alexandria

As we grow older we experience many physical changes, from wrinkles to gray hair to aches and pains that come out of nowhere. Fortunately your smile can remain attractive and healthy, with a little help from cosmetic dentistry at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria. Even if your teeth are showing visible signs of…

Do You Grind Your Teeth While You Sleep?

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A lot of people clench or grind their teeth, especially as they sleep. It’s called bruxism and can lead to jaw pain and tooth damage. If this sounds like you or someone close to you, talk to us about it at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria. Most grinding occurs during sleep. If you…

Treat Your Smile To A Healthy Diet

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Proper nutrition can benefit you in many ways: increased energy, improved immunity, glowing skin, mental clarity, and a lower risk of heart disease and stroke. At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria we ask: How often do you consider how your diet affects your dental health? Your diet influences your risk of cavities, enamel…

Signs Of Oral Cancer: What Not To Ignore

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This message from The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria focuses on a very serious issue: oral cancer. Oral cancer claims tens of thousands of lives each year, which is why we offer oral cancer screenings at each checkup. Early detection can make all the difference! At home, you can pay attention for any of…

This Is The Year For A New Smile!

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In this blog post from The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria, we look at all the ways that cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile. Cosmetic dentistry is a broad term that refers to a range of dental procedures. Any one of them can have a big impact on your smile. Put a few together…