General Dentistry

5 Simple Ways To Avoid A Cracked Tooth

Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and pricey to repair. In this post from Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we offer tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. Don’t Chew On Hard Things: Steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard nuts, and even popcorn – the kernels can do damage. Also be

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Dental Breakthroughs On The Horizon

At Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we use the latest proven dental technology to provide our patients with quality dentistry. In addition, we keep up-to-date on the most recent research that is propelling the industry forward. Here are some of the intriguing dental technologies currently being studied and tested: Fill and Heal Bioactive Glass:

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Is Grandpa Smiling?

How are Americans doing when it comes to the dental health of those who are sixty-five and over? Well, at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we have some good news and bad news. The Good News: Tooth decay rates in older Americans has decreased in the past thirty years. The Bad News: 25%

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What If My Tooth Gets Knocked Out?

It can happen in an instant: a blow to the mouth so violent, it knocks out a tooth. This is can be a traumatizing experience and you definitely need immediate care. At Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we can help! If you venture on to a playing field, even if it’s only for

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How Your Lifestyle Affects Your Tooth Color

Most of us would like to have white teeth and a great smile. But discolored or just plain yellow teeth are common, especially in a world of tea and coffee drinkers. At Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we can fix that. Tooth enamel is a little like skin. It has pores that can

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How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. At Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we see patients every day who complain about pain and discomfort. Swelling of the gums occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and

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Don’t Like Dental Visits? Go Anyway.

It’s no secret that many dread going to the dentist. Whether they associate dental visits with shame, pain, or financial drain, they avoid it at all costs. At Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we encourage all our patients to see their dentist regularly. This way, you can prevent more uncomfortable dental procedures, like

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What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

When a wisdom tooth tries to come in but is obstructed by the adjacent tooth, it becomes impacted and can result in such complications as pain, inflammation, or tooth decay. At Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we can extract wisdom teeth. It’s challenging to clean partially-erupted wisdom teeth. Since they have a high

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3 Vital Reasons to Floss Regularly

Flossing your teeth is one of those things you should do every single day in order to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Too many people skip flossing, though. In this post from Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we’ll give you three very good reasons why you should make it part of your regular

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The Five Stages of a Cavity

In this message from Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we discuss something about cavities you might not know. You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is not entirely true. In the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. There are five main stages

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Alexandria dentists, Dr. James Geren and Dr. Zeyad Mady, of Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry, provide provide exceptional cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, sedation dentistry, family dentistry and more for the Alexandria and Mount Vernon, VA area, including the communities of Old Town, Woodbridge, Newington, Franconia, Rose Hill, Lorton, Huntington, Fort Belvoir and Groveton, Virginia and zip codes 22306, 22308, and 22309.
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