Special Needs Dentistry: Personalized Experience

The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria is one of just a handful of practices in the United States that specializes in dental care for people with disabilities. With 12.8% of the American population identified as disabled, the need for special needs dentistry is very high.[1] Special Needs Dentistry Interested in more Special Needs Dentistry…

How to Beat Plaque

Plaque is that sticky, filmy stuff that forms on teeth. It is the main cause of tooth decay and gum disease. And that, in turn, is why the team at the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria reminds all of our patients to brush and floss their teeth twice a day. Plaque forms when foods…

Dental Confidence Or Caution

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Whether you are one of those who goes willingly to the dentist or are hesitant about getting work done, the team at the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria wants you to make and keep regular appointments for cleanings and checkups. Regular dental appointments are important because they help keep your teeth and gums healthy.…

Improving Oral Health Outcomes: Cerebral Palsy and Dentistry

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder caused by brain damage that happens either before birth, or in the first few years of life. The condition affects muscle coordination and results in uncontrolled body movement, seizures, problems with balance, and sensory dysfunction. There may also be intellectual impairment.[1] Special Needs Dentistry Interested in more Special Needs…

Change Your Life In 4 Steps

cosmetic dental and implants

There is no question that dentures are preferable to a toothless mouth, but they are not issue free. An increasingly popular alternative is state-of-the-art implant dentures from the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexadnria. Traditional dentures can make it difficult to chew and taste food. It’s embarrassing to talk when they are slipping around in…

Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

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At the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria, we are sometimes asked if gum sweetened with xylitol is an effective substitute for brushing your teeth, and regular dental exams. Before answering that question, let us tell you a little bit about xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sweetener that was first discovered in birch tree bark…