Clear Improvement

Clear braces produce excellent results in many of our patients at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria VA. Unlike traditional braces, there are no wires or brackets or rubber bands. Even better, they are almost undetectable to people who are standing just a few feet away from you. Clear braces are so undetectable that…

The Techno-Toothbrush

Are electric toothbrushes any better at cleaning your teeth than manual toothbrushes? It depends on who you ask, because both have their advocates. In this article from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we aren’t going to recommend one over the other. We’re just going to take a look at the world of…

The Wow Factor

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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At The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we continue to achieve fantastic results with our cosmetic dentistry smile makeovers. If the term “cosmetic dentistry” is unfamiliar to you, it’s a type of dental care that focuses on improving the appearance of your mouth and teeth, and how they come together in your smile.…

Periodontal Disease Is Linked To Systemic Diseases

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This message from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry  in Alexandria looks at gum disease. The soft tissue in your mouth, like skin, has an important job. It safeguards the roots of your teeth. It also provides a barrier for the connective tissues and ligaments that hold your teeth in their sockets. Plus the alveolar…

Smile More, Live Better

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If you think you have an unattractive smile, you probably don’t smile very often. Maybe you even try to avoid flashing a smile in social and professional settings. At the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we use cosmetic dentistry to improve smiles every day. Do you think frequent smiling has a meaningful effect…

Tooth Replacement For The 21st Century

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This post from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria takes a look at dentures, and state-of-the-art dental implants. Not everything was better back in the good old days. Take dentures, for instance. Dentures have been around for generations, and have improved the lives of thousands of people. However, traditional false teeth are no…

Daily Oral Hygiene: Put Your Heart Into It

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Attention patients of the Mt. Vernon Centr for Dentistry in Alexandria VA: brushing twice a day may help decrease your risk of heart disease. Dentists have long known of the link between inflammation in the mouth (gum disease) and heart problems. But a recent study analyzed oral health habits and heart disease risk. Science Daily reported…

Suspect A Bite Problem?

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The topic of this blog post from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria is malocclusion, which is the technical term for misaligned teeth, or a “bad bite.” Many cases of malocclusion can be corrected with clear braces. Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics coined the term. Malocclusion is fairly common, but fortunately,…

Raise Your Dental IQ

Raise Your Dental IQ

Want to raise your Dental IQ and improve your oral health? One simple lesson from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. The critical thing is the balance of bacteria. This is where brushing and…