Special Needs Dentistry: A Compassionate Guide for Parents

Navigating dental care for any child can present challenges, but for parents of children with special needs, it can be an ocean of unique concerns and considerations. The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria stands as a beacon of hope and understanding, providing specialized dental care in a safe, friendly, and supportive environment. This article…

Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At My Alexandria Home?

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Today’s post focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if you need a professional dental cleaning from the Center for Dental Anesthesia if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The answer is that both processes are important because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Dr. Zeyad Mady encourages patients to…

Tooth Tips For Traveling

Center for Dental Anesthesia Tooth Tips For Traveling

If you plan on going on an extended trip, make sure it won’t interfere with any dental needs. It’s always a good idea to have a checkup with our team at the Center for Dental Anesthesia before leaving on long vacations, especially if your trip is taking you to developing areas without modern dental care.…

Think Before You Pierce

The Dangers of Oral Piercing

If you are considering puncturing your lip or tongue, this post is for you. Please consider the following: Infection Your mouth is full of bacteria. Any opening in the tissue carries the risk of infection. The germs from your tongue and mouth can easily get into your bloodstream. Dentists and doctors are continually treating severe…

How Do You Measure Dental Success?

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How do you measure “dental success?” A check-up with no cavities? A perfect smile? A crown that looks as natural as the surrounding teeth? It could mean all those things and many more. For a child, dental success could be defined as a childhood free of cavities, learning daily dental hygiene practices, and gaining an…

The Advantages of Implant-Retained Dentures

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Are you trading your traditional dentures for implant-stabilized dentures? Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures both provide several benefits over standard dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Furnishes up to 100% natural chewing function Upper denture doesn’t cover as much of the palate This helps patients taste food more easily. (Hooray!) More comfortable When dentures are fixed…

Beware Of Hidden Sugar

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We guide our dental patients at Center for Dental Anesthesia to watch their sugar intake to prevent cavities and other health issues. If you are trying to de-sugar your diet, you are probably skipping the usual suspects: candy, soda, and baked treats. But not all sugar is as evident as the frosting on a piece…