Not Your Mother’s Jewelry: 5 Reasons Tongue Piercings Are Dangerous

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In this post from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we’ll get right to the point. While tongue, cheek, and lip piercings are popular and even commonplace, there are lots of reasons to keep piercings where they belong—in your ears. Here are five really good ones: Excessive drooling—YIKES! Chipped teeth Infection (some even…

What Can Fluoride Do For You?

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This post from the Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry in Alexandria focuses on fluoride: what it is, and why it’s so good for your dental health. The Miracle Mineral Fluoride is a mineral, plain and simple. Fluoride occurs naturally in different foods as well as in water. Many  adjust the fluoride content of their municipal…

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we focus on critical behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, effective brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet…

Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

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In this blog post from Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry in Alexandria, we are going to discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be caused…

Sleep Apnea Treatment In Alexandria

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Sleep apnea is a potentially serious condition in which your breathing periodically stops during sleep. It is linked to a host of other serious health conditions, but it’s treatable at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentitry in Alexandria. Read through these common symptoms. They may help you determine if you need to go see your…