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At The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria we are committed to the highest standards of dental care, and to the experience our patients have in our office. We’re proud of our excellent and caring staff. Communication is one of our biggest priorities. It’s important to us that you know exactly what is going…

Go Back In Time

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So you’ve lost some teeth and hesitate to smile because of the gaps. If only you could go back in time and regain that full-toothed smile you once had. Guess what? With dental implants from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, you can! For most patients, a dental implant is the ideal replacement…

Healthy Living Starts With A Smile

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What comes to mind when you think of healthy living? A dinner plate with a grilled chicken breast and a tossed salad? A cholesterol test that shows your arteries are looking good? If you pictured a white, healthy smile free of cavities, The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria salutes you. Essential Dental Health…

Debunking Dental Myths

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This blog post from the Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry in Alexandria focuses on three common dental-related myths. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth We all know that sugar increases our risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Sugar-based foods that sit on the teeth are more dangerous than those…

Your Smile Says Keep Trying!

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This message from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria is for anyone who is finding it difficult to improve their dental health. We urge you to keep working at it, and assure you that we’re here to help! Keep Trying To Floss Many people are really good about brushing their teeth, but sometimes…

Why Look For The Seal?

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Here’s a reminder from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria: when you go to the store for oral care products, make sure your purchase carries the seal of the American Dental Association. You can depend on the American Dental Association (ADA), which only places its seal on a product after it has been…

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…

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…