Dentistry and Special Needs Patients

There is always going to be a need for dentistry aimed at people with special needs. That’s the topic of this article – but we begin by acknowledging that not everyone likes that term, “special needs.” The National Center for Biotechnology Information, for example, calls it “an ineffective euphemism,” while the folks over at the…

Do You Love Your Smile?

Alexandria Cosmetic Dentistry

The people who are happiest with their smiles have healthy, straight teeth that sparkle when they laugh. If nature didn’t bless you with attractive teeth, you are not alone. Most perfect smiles you see were not always that way: they are the result of cosmetic dentistry, like what we provide at The Center for Dental…

Serving Those With No Voice: Special Needs Dentistry

We hear the term “special needs” a lot. It’s often in reference to children whose physical or psychological condition requires a particular adaptation so they can access a facility or service. The term dates back to the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, if not earlier, and the need to legally define children who…

Medically Complex Dental Cases

Everyone deserves good dental health, and good dental health care. Getting it, however, can be difficult for some people. Illness or disease, and certain psychological conditions, can make it a challenge just getting to the dentist’s chair. They can also make the patient more susceptible to oral complications, and to compromised dental health. Such circumstances…

Relieving Your Dental Anxiety At Center for Dental Anesthesia

Relieving Your Dental Anxiety At Center for Dental Anesthesia

Hello Alexandria dental blog visitors, welcome to the Center for Dental Anesthesia blog. We provide sedation dentistry and other services to patients in the surrounding area. A patient of ours recently expressed fears about her upcoming root canal. She was anxious about the pain she might experience and worried about getting work off for the…

Tooth Bleaching Fact And Fiction

Categories: Teeth Whitening
Alexandria Teeth Whitening and Veneers

You have probably seen ads for lightening products contain terms such as “white brite,” “22 carbamide peroxide” and “peroxide teeth.” How do you separate tooth bleaching fact from fiction? Some tooth whitening dentists will guarantee fantastic results for any patient that desires a whiter smile. At Center for Dental Anesthesia, we only recommend tooth bleaching…

New Protein For Dental Implant Patients

Prince William County Dental Implants

Hundreds of Prince William County dental implant recipients have replaced missing teeth with jaw-bone anchored tooth implants. Unlike a dental bridge, a tooth implant consists of a titanium post inserted into the jaw bone. The bone meshes with the post to create a strong base for the natural-looking prosthetic tooth and crown that attaches to…