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…

No Cavities? Thank Your Parents

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At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA, we stay on top of new discoveries in the exciting field of dentistry and occasionally share interesting facts with our patients. Today’s post focuses on new findings in a compelling field of research: genetic dentistry. According to Mary L. Marazita, director of the Center for Craniofacial…

Chipped Tooth? No Need To Panic

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Your teeth are among the strongest parts of your body, but they are not indestructible. Far from it! A fall, a collision, or any number of other accidents can result in a chipped or broken tooth. If it happens to you or a loved one, contact us at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria…

Why You Shouldn’t Dread Going To The Dentist

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Countless people see their stress levels rise as they anticipate an upcoming dental appointment. It’s so common there’s a term for it: dental anxiety. But sedation dentistry from The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA can help even severe cases get the dental care they deserve. Some people get so concerned at the thought…