What To Do If Your Crown Comes Off

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Dental crowns are restorations cemented over a tooth. They are held in place with a strong adhesive, but on occasion they can come off, especially after a number of years have gone by. Here are some tips from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, if this should happen to you. Here’s what to…

What Is Necessary For A Dental Crown?

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Dental crowns are one of the most common restorative procedures there is, and we’ve done a lot of them at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Placing a typical crown consists of several steps: Tooth Preparation The tooth being crowned must be anesthetized. All decay is removed and the tooth is shaped. Usually tooth…

Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth?

Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth?

At The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria many patients come in with a toothache. In some cases, the toothache is a secondary symptom of a sinus condition. Let’s discuss the relationship. Your maxillary sinuses are close neighbors of your top teeth. In some areas, only a sliver of tissue separates the upper tooth…

Extraction Is Not The End Game

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Have you had a tooth extracted? You may be left with a gap in your smile. Unsightly as that may be, there is  more than the issue of appearance. At The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria we can address that with a state-of-the-art dental implant. Problems With Extracted Teeth After a tooth is…

Keeping Teen Smiles Healthy

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This post from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria is about teenagers and dental health. If you are the parent of an adolescent, you may already have some concerns about your child’s well-being. As young people progress toward complete independence, some make questionable choices when it comes to health. Adolescent Oral Health Risks…

Need An Implant? Nervous About Oral Surgery?

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If you’re missing one or more of your teeth and are thinking about dental implants, but worried about undergoing such a procedure, The Mount Vernon Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria can help. We get it. Millions of Americans cope with dental anxiety, even with something as simple as a cleaning and checkup. Some people…

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…