The ADA: Promoting Dental Health Since 1859

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Hello, thank you for visiting the Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry blog. We are Drs. Geren & Mady. Along with our fantastic team, our practice has been providing exceptional cosmetic and family dentistry care since 1983. Today’s cosmetic dentistry blog post is about the American Dental Association. You have probably seen the ADA logo on […]

Think You Know How To Brush? Think Again.

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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!

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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 […]

Healthy Lifestyles For Healthy Lifesmiles

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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?

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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 […]

Five Facts About Enamel Erosion

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Sports drinks, soda, and sugar can contribute to enamel erosion, decay and discolored teeth. Help prevent this by practicing good oral hygiene and scheduling regular checkups at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry.

Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

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Regular checkups are an important part of dental health. Call Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry. Meanwhile, don’t chomp ice or brush too hard. We offer cosmetic, general, and restorative care.

Is Mt. Vernon Flossing out of Fear?

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Most Alexandria men and women know that flossing is an important part of oral health. The value of this simple yet important exercise in oral hygiene has been shown time and time again. But does fear have to play a role in Mt. Vernon’s commitment to the practice?