Treat Your Smile To A Healthy Diet

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This message from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria is about proper nutrition and dental health. Your diet can affect your risk of cavities, enamel health, and gum condition. Healthy foods provide an environment that can prohibit inflammation and infection. Vegetables, fruits, legumes, and nuts are the ideal choices for oral health. Calcium-fortified…

Patient Education Improves Dental Outcomes

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The more you know, the better off you are. That’s a general truth that applies to a lot of things in life, including dentistry. At The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria we want all our patients to be as informed as possible about the procedures they have. A question that patients bring to…

Tooth Implant Placement: Before, During, After

Dental implants are rapidly becoming the tooth replacement option of choice. Millions of Americans have chosen implants, like those available at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Once the decision is made, patients usually want to know what’s involved every step of the way. In this post, we’ll describe what to expect during…

How to Whiten Your Teeth Safely

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For a really pleasing smile, nothing beats clean white teeth. With professional teeth whitening from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, you can get a dazzling smile. White teeth make anyone look younger, happier and more attractive. And it seems like there are more teeth whitening choices than ever before. Commercial Whitening Products…

Peace Begins With A Smile

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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Mother Theresa once said that peace begins with a smile. How do you feel about your smile? Are you at peace with it? If you think there is room for improvement, talk to us about cosmetic dentistry options at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Cosmetic dentistry refers to a range of procedures…

Dental Problem? There Is Always A Solution!

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A healthy, pleasing smile positively impacts one’s life. It lets us convey confidence and friendliness in business and social settings. A healthy smile also influences our personal relationships. At the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we help you maintain a great smile. At every checkup you’ll get a thorough cleaning, and we’ll check…

Answers to Common Questions About Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans, many of whom go undiagnosed. It’s a serious condition, and there is hep at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing stops and starts during the night. It is more common in men. Older, obese men…

Implant Dentures: Fixed Or Removable?

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For anyone who has lost all of their teeth, implant-supported dentures from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria may sound like a dream come true: dentures that are attached to the jaw, and surpass traditional dentures in appearance and functionality. Implant-supported dentures both provide numerous advantages over standard dentures. Secure in the mouth—no…

Does My Dentist Care About My Diet?

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The typical American diet tends to be high in calories and low in nutrition. If your body is lacking in important nutrients, the tissues in the mouth may have trouble resisting infection. These infections can lead to gum disease. We’ll use this post from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria to explain. A…