What is the Recovery Time for a Dental Implant?

Categories: Dental Implants
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Once one of our patients at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria decides to go ahead with a dental implant, one of the first things they want to know is: how long is the recovery time? Our answer? It’s difficult to predict, because every case is different. There are various factors that go…

Should I Get My Child An Electric Toothbrush?

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Is it a battle to get your child to brush their teeth? Here’s an idea from the team at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria: an electric toothbrush. If used correctly, an electric toothbrush cleans teeth as well as a manual brush. Both brushes remove food fragments. This, in turn, prevents tooth decay. Should…

Trouble Getting Numb For Dental Treatment?

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For most of us, getting a cavity filled may not be the highlight of the day, but it’s really just an inconvenience thanks for modern anesthesia, like what we use at The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Some people, though, are resistant to local anesthesia like lidocaine. That makes what is ordinarily simple,…

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

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Your overall dental health depends on healthy teeth and gums. Along with regular checkups at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, regular brushing and flossing helps keep everything in good shape. You already know, of course, how to brush your teeth. But there are best practices that you may not be aware of. Bearing…