Alexandria Cosmetic Dentist Blog

A Perfect Smile in Alexandria: The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry

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Most of us think about having a perfect smile. And at the Mount Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, it’s something you can attain. Let’s Talk Our dentists meet with each patient and discuss what is needed, what is desired and what is possible for your smile. With a goal of whiter teeth, it’s the […]

5 Cavity Basics

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Some of the most popular dental topics discussed in Alexandria and Alexandria relate to cosmetic dentistry, such as teeth whitening, veneers, and dental implants. However, the desire to avoid cavities is still the main reason Mt. Vernon and Alexandria residents visit their dentists, so today the Alexandria dental blog is going to highlight the 5 […]

5 Reasons To Schedule A Dental Cleaning Today

Categories: General Dentistry
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1. Protect Your Gums It’s not only acute dental caries that can damage a tooth until it is beyond saving. Gum disease that leads to bone loss is just as dangerous. Gum disease is caused by a buildup of plaque that creates pockets of infection between the gums and tooth roots. This leads to periodontitis, […]

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Saliva

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Hello, we’re┬áDrs. Geren & Mady and we want to welcome you to our dental blog. Our practice, Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry, wants to help our patients to be knowledgeable about oral health issues. Today we are going to discuss the complexity and importance of your saliva. This typically yucky substance is, in reality, a […]

Think You Know How To Brush? Think Again.

Categories: Dental Health
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You’ve been doing it since you were five. You switch to auto pilot morning and night and get it done. But are you doing it correct? Actually, many people are making tooth brushing mistakes. You may need to tweak your routine to better support your oral health and guard your smile from dental caries and […]

Stick Out Your Tongue!

Categories: Dental Health
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As health professionals, we know that dentists diagnose and treat conditions of the teeth and gums, but we sometimes overlook the importance of the tongue. Have you ever considered all the amazing things your tongue can do? It helps us talk, perceive the texture and flavor of food, chew, and swallow. This strong and nimble […]

If My Gums Bleed, Should I Stop Flossing?

Categories: Gum Disease
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This is an essential question occasionally asked by patients at Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry. The answer, however, is “No!” Bleeding is probably a sign that you need to clean your teeth and gums more thoroughly – not leave them alone. It is impossible to clean effectively between teeth without using floss or an interdental […]

You Be The Judge

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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If you are researching smile redesigns, you have probably heard claims that cosmetic dentistry can provide you with a ‘perfect smile’ or a ‘celebrity smile.’ Are these superlatives simply exaggerations? We invite you to judge for yourself. Call 703-996-4666 to schedule a no-pressure smile makeover consultation with Drs. Geren & Mady of Mt. Vernon Center […]

Healthy Lifestyles For Healthy Lifesmiles

Categories: Dental Health
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Dental health and a remarkable smile depend on much more than simply brushing regularly. In today’s Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry post, we present a quick refresher course on essential lifestyle practices that affect oral health. You are probably familiar with most of these recommendations, but it is helpful to get a reminder once in […]

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

Categories: Dental Health
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We all know that a healthy smile requires decay-free teeth and healthy gums, but how often do we appreciate our jaw bone? Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally, a patient experiences bone recession in their jaw which can cause tooth loss and […]


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