Get Those Teeth In Shape!

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Dental bonding is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures, and it’s not difficult to see why. Dentists treat many common dental problems with bonding. Bonding uses a very sturdy resin material the same shade as your teeth. Your dentist applies the material to your teeth while soft and set with a special light.…

Inlays/Onlays: Less Invasive Than Complete Crowns

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Restorative dentistry has progressed considerably over the years and there are now several effective ways to correct decayed teeth. In today’s post, we are going to focus on two similar types of restorations: dental inlays and onlays. Where possible, an inlay or an onlay can be a less-invasive substitute for a complete crown and either…

Unexpected Stress? Don’t Forget Your Smile

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When you suddenly have to juggle extra balls, some are bound to get dropped. Perhaps you are going through a divorce or became the caregiver for an ailing parent. Maybe you took on a second job or started night school to earn an advanced degree. Not every stressor is negative. A new baby, marriage, career,…

Is Grandpa Smiling?

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How are Americans doing when it comes to the dental health of the 65+ population? The Good News: The rate of dental caries in the elderly has decreased in the past thirty years.1 The Bad News: 25% of persons age 65+ have no remaining teeth2 Nearly 20% have untreated dental caries3 10% of adults 65…

3 Behind-The-Scenes Dental Advances For Virginia

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Prince William County dental patients who have undergone a smile redesign are probably aware of the latest cosmetic dental procedures popular in the Alexandria area. These include metal-free fillings, porcelain veneers, invisible braces, implant-anchored dentures, and inlays/onlays. Today’s Prince William County dental post focuses on some nifty dentistry advances that are used behind-the-scenes to benefit…

Infancy Through Childhood: Instill Good Brushing Habits

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New Alexandria parents may be surprised by the American Dental Association’s recommendations on infant oral care. Parents are advised to begin brushing their baby’s teeth as soon as the first teeth emerge. After all, brand-new teeth are just as vulnerable to dental caries as older teeth. Parents are encouraged to use a cloth and a…

Less Is More In Dentistry

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There are meaningful new developments in Virginia dentistry: stronger, natural-looking materials; improved techniques; more effective diagnostic methods; and more precise instruments. Combine these with the experience and expertise of Dentist Zeyad Mady and you’re left with less of what used to make people dread going to the dentist. Less Pain Improved painkillers, lasers, and innovative…

What Have We Done For You Lately?

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At Center for Dental Anesthesia, everything we do is for the welfare of our valued patients. We are dedicated to providing quality, compassionate dental care tailored to each patient’s singular needs. We know that optimum oral health is an essential element of overall physical health and that dentists do more that just “drill and fill.”…

Fun Floss Facts For Alexandria

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You probably believe that the most important aspect regarding flossing is simply to do it every day. We agree. However, many people find that trying out a few different types of floss helps them to establish or solidify the habit and get the flossing comfort they desire. Let’s explore some of the most common types…