3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

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At the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria we are big advocates of good dental health, in particular regular brushing and flossing. Since we’re a dental practice that should come as no surprise. Many of our patients bring questions with them to their checkups, like which toothpaste to use or proper tools and techniques.…

What Is Oil Pulling?

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This post from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria looks at oil pulling, an alternative practice that has been generating some buzz lately. Is it a reliable therapy, or just a fad? Oil pulling has been a part of Indian Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. It involves swishing oil in the mouth for…

For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

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At the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we want all of our patients to have beautiful smiles with healthy teeth and gums. It takes more than brushing, flossing, and regular checkups to achieve this. There are things you can do, and not do, to help yourself. We recommend you stop doing this: Chewing…

Pediatric Dental Excellence In Alexandria

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At Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry in Alexandria, we are proud of our reputation for excellence in pediatric dentistry. If you are researching pediatric dentists in Alexandria, please give our office a call. We Love Children! We create a pleasant dental experience for our young patients. We want to make sure they look forward to…

Save Your Breath

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Today’s post from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria focuses on a problem a lot of people endure, bad breath. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, has several causes. The most frequent cause is poor oral hygiene. Often, it arises midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food bits…

Signs Of Oral Cancer: What Not To Ignore

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This post from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria focuses on a very serious matter, oral cancers. The medical community designates oral cancers as a subset of head and neck cancers. Oral cancers can develop in the following locations: The tongue The roof of the mouth and under the tongue The inside of…

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Your Dentist

Your smile deserves regular attention. If you haven’t seen us at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexadnria lately, consider these important reasons why you should: Check Up: It’s time, and this is the best way to head off any dental problems. Clean Up: Our dental hygienist is ready to give you a super…