Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Did you know a cavity may be reversed? These small holes in our teeth caused by acidic tooth erosion can actually be prevented from getting worse and require filling. Currently, around 90% of adults have cavities and almost 30% have untreated cavities. However, by taking a few necessary precautions, we can stave off tooth decay…

Why Visit The Dentist?

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Why Visit The Dentist?

In today’s post, we share a personal story from a patient: For quite a few years, I didn’t have ‘go to the dentist’ at the top of my to-do list. But all that has changed. I now consider visits a vital part of my personal health plan.  Here’s why… Teeth won’t stay healthy without scheduled…

Yes, We Treat Bad Breath

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When dental patients ask if mouthwash cures bad breath, we tell them that treating bad breath with a mouthwash is like drenching yourself with cologne instead of taking a shower. Mouthwash is only a temporary mask for odor caused by poor oral hygiene, tongue bacteria, or digestive problems. The best-selling mouthwashes have a considerable amount…

We Understand Dental Anxiety

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If you tense up just thinking about going to the dentist, you may benefit from sedation dentistry offered by The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA. Millions of Americans stress out when they have to see the dentist. It is referred to as dental anxiety. There is a more severe form, too, called dental…