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Family Dentistry

Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exam

No matter your age, the team at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria encourages you to have regular cleanings and checkups. Along with daily brushing and flossing, it’s the best way to stay on top of your dental health. Knowledge is Power Sometimes people put off their next checkup because they don’t think they’re

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Is Mouthwash A Must?

There are many different types of mouthwash on the market. Some tout germ-killing abilities, others emphasize fluoride content, and some claim to whiten teeth while freshening the breath. These are all great benefits, but at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we ask: will they meet your oral care needs? Many people wonder if

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Is It Growing In Your Mouth?

Plaque is that filmy stuff that forms on teeth. Since it is caused by the breakdown of the foods we eat, plaque formation is a constant process. And that’s why we keep reminding our patients to brush and floss twice a day, at The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. The plaque process goes

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The Future Of Tooth Decay In Alexandria

The importance of brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is something we stress to all of our patients, at The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Coupled with twice-a-year checkups and cleanings, it’s the best way to maintain healthy teeth and gums, and your beautiful smile. A good dental hygiene routine, something

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Are You Getting Your Dose Of D?

In this article from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we wonder: are you getting enough Vitamin D in your diet? It’s really important for your teeth, because Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium. Most of the body’s calcium is in the teeth and bones. By getting sufficient amounts of Vitamin D

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Patient Education Is A Priority At Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry

When patients are fully informed about their dental health, they make better choices. That’s been our experience at The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, so we make patient education a priority at every checkup. Are regular checkups even necessary? That question comes up sometimes. We don’t mean to hedge with our answer, but

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Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry Wants You To Be Healthy And Happy

At The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we are committed to the dental health of all our valued patients. We emphasize the importance of healthy teeth and gums every time someone settles into one of our chairs. At every checkup, we examine you for any signs of gum disease. In its mildest form,

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It’s Better To Prevent A Cavity Than Fill One

We fill a lot of cavities at The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Tooth decay is a serious problem, with somewhere in the area of nine of every ten American adults having at least one cavity in their teeth. It doesn’t have to be that way. We really stress preventative dentistry as the

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Help Kids Develop Good Dental Habits

Benjamin Franklin once said that it’s easier to prevent bad habits than it is to break them, and at The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we agree! When it comes to dental health, parents should be sure to teach their kids good dental health habits early in life. If you wait too long,

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These Snacks Are Just As Bad As Candy For Kids’ Teeth

Most parents know that candy is damaging for teeth. The sugar in candy creates the acids in the mouth that cause tooth decay. That’s something we remind parents of frequently, at The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Because sugar is bad for teeth (and overall physical health), many moms and dads choose what

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Office Hours: Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry
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