The Five Stages of a Cavity

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In this message from The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA, we discuss something about cavities you might not know. You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is not entirely true. In the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. There are five main…

How Tooth Grinding Can Damage Your Smile

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Teeth grinding is a common behavior among people of all ages. Known formally as bruxism, it is when someone involuntarily clenches or grinds their teeth. It can have serious consequences, but is treatable at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA. Teeth grinding can occur during the day or night and can affect children…

Do You Have Periodontal Disease?

Gum disease is more common than you might think. At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA we see patients with gum disease almost every day. It’s a serious matter, because gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss. Some people aren’t even aware they have it until we see it during a…

You Don’t Have to Live With Bad Breath

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Chronic bad breath can happen even when you do everything right: brushing and flossing after meals, using mouthwash, and having regular checkups at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA. If you are doing everything right but still coping with bad breath, don’t make any changes right away. Brushing longer and more forcefully isn’t…

How To Make Brushing Your Teeth A Habit

How To Make Brushing Your Teeth A Habit

Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is one of the best things you can do to maintain good dental health. You’ve probably heard us say that more than once, at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria. Not many patients like to admit it, but studies show that some people have a hard…

Get Your Teeth In Shape, Alexandria!

Get Your Teeth In Shape, Alexandria!

Regular exercise is essential to good health. When you’re physically fit then you look better, and more important, you feel better! And as we remind our patients here at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria, that goes for keeping your teeth in good shape, too! If your eyes are the window to your soul,…