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Restorative Dentistry

Foaming At The Mouth: Are You Brushing Right?

In today’s family dentistry post, let’s examine some information about brushing. One key to activating the value of toothpastes is creating foam when thoroughly brushing. Working up a good foam is brought about by pre-wetting the toothbrush, then attacking at a 45 rather than 90 degree angle. The foaming aids in dislodging food debris from

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You Have Nothing To Lose Except Loose Dentures

Today’s dental technology has solved the problem of aggravating loose-fitting dentures with an outstanding tooth replacement option. Instead of relying on your tongue, a weak suction, and some dental adhesive to keep false teeth in place, dental implant posts can anchor full or partial dentures. The dentures are secure enough to allow the wearer to

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“Soft, Medium, or Buzz Lightyear?”

At Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry, family dentists Dr. James D. Geren and Dr. Zeyad Mady are often asked how to choose the most basic tool of oral hygiene, the toothbrush. Picking a toothbrush in Alexandria can be as difficult as choosing a paint color, and there seems to be just as many choices. If

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Oral Rinses: An Extra Measure Of Tooth Protection For Alexandria Kids

Hello, I’m Dr. James Geren of Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry. Alexandria parents usually know the basics on children’s oral health: limit sugar, make sure they brush and floss regularly, take them to the family dentist for twice-yearly exams and cleanings, discourage between-meal snacking, see that they get enough calcium and Vitamin D, etc. Many

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Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry Guide To Healthy Tooth Enamel

Here at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry, we want your teeth to last a lifetime! Tooth enamel is one of the hardest parts of the body, but it is non-renewable so it is important not to not neglect or abuse our teeth. Daily teeth and gum care is the best way to protect tooth enamel.

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Attention Mt. Vernon: Replace Your Dental Bridge Before You Lose Teeth

Hello blog visitors, welcome to Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry. Let’s talk about a tooth replacement option common in Mt. Vernon: dental bridges. While dental bridges have restored smiles for thousands of Mt. Vernon dental patients, they are not problem free. Many people with dental bridges find it impossible to keep the small areas around the

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Correcting Severe Dental Problems in Alexandria

Each separate cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedure performed in Alexandria can address a specific dental problem. For example, a porcelain veneer can perfect the surface of a tooth that is discolored or slightly misshapen. Dental bonding can fill a small chip in an otherwise healthy tooth. Some Alexandria dental problems are more extensive and require a combination

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Missing Teeth In Alexandria? Dentures And Implants Restore Smiles

If you have had years of dental problems or are embarrassed by your teeth, our cosmetic dental team at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry can help you find the restorative dentistry procedure right for you. You could be a candidate for complete or partial dentures or dental implants. A removable replacement for missing teeth, dentures

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Keep Your Teeth Safe, Alexandria

Hopefully you are one of many health-conscious Alexandria residents who is finding ways to get outside or to the gym and get moving. There has been an explosion in the variety of activities offered by personal trainers, all-purpose Alexandria gyms, specialty facilities, and recreation departments in recent years. With all these exciting ways to exercise

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This Is The Year For A New Smile!

Hello, I’m Dr. James Geren. Welcome to my Mt. Vernon family dentistry blog. Because my chosen profession is cosmetic dentistry, I create total smile makeovers for my clients. If you are not familiar with the latest dental advances, you might not realize what cosmetic dentistry can do for you. We have dedicated our professional lives

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