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…

Looking For A Red Carpet-Caliber Smile?

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When you see photos of celebrities, do you ever wonder how they project such perfection? Can ordinary people ever achieve anything approaching it? When it comes to sensational smiles, the answer from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria is a resounding “Yes!” – with the help of cosmetic dentistry. There are many effective…

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…

Oral Appliance Therapy For Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Categories: Sleep apnea
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The word “apnea” comes from Greek, and it means “without breath.” Sleep apnea, then, is sleeping without breath: a condition in which someone’s breathing stops involuntarily during sleep. It is serious, but treatable at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Sleep apnea is more common than you may realize, affecting more than eighteen…

You, Only Better

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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A flawless smile is one of those personal characteristics you can’t put a pricetag on. Is your smile less than flawless? You’re not alone! But with cosmetic dentistry from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, those flaws can be corrected. Before we continue, though, we must point out a misconception. A lot of…

Does Whitening Toothpaste Work?

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Are yellowing teeth getting you down? If so, you are not alone! Everyone, it seems, would like to have whiter teeth and a better smile. Teeth whitening at The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria may be just what what you need. Of course, there are plenty of over-the-counter products you might want to…

Smile Transformations At Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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This post is for people who aren’t comfortable with their smiles. Cosmetic Dentistry from The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria may be just what they need! Common issues we hear about include yellow, misaligned, or missing teeth, too much or too little gum tissue, or weakened teeth. Few of us have naturally beautiful…