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  • Periodontal disease; I have what?!
    Our team from Alexandria Smiles Dentistry understands the diagnosis of periodontal disease can be scary and confusing, but the good news in most cases is that it is treatable and Read more
  • Avoid the Emergency Room for Dental Problems
    There are certainly situations when going to an emergency room is the best response for your problem. A severe injury to your mouth, jaw, or face would qualify. However, when it Read more
  • Going Green for the New Year
    Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read more
  • A Brighter Smile for the New Year
    The beginning of a new year is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start for you and your smile. At Alexandria Smiles Dentistry, a brighter smile is quick and easy! Given Read more
  • Dental Filling Options
    You’ve made an appointment at our ALEXANDRIA, Virginia office to treat your cavity, the decayed area has been removed, and the site has been cleaned and prepared for a filling. Read more
  • Thumb Sucking
    Learning to suck their thumbs is one of the first physical skills babies acquire. In fact, ultrasound images have revealed babies sucking their thumbs in the womb! Babies have a Read more
  • ‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!
    It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read more
  • Choosing the Dental Filling Option that's Best for You
    Did you know there are as many types of dental fillings as there are flavors of ice cream? Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration. Still, when you visit the dentist with Read more
  • Thanksgiving
    At Alexandria Smiles Dentistry, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the ALEXANDRIA, Virginia area Read more
  • Questions on Dental Implants? We’ve Got You Covered.
    Whether you’ve lost a tooth from decay, are preparing for dentures, or were born with a gap where a tooth should have been, you could be a candidate for dental Read more
  • The Importance of Baby Teeth
    the doctor and our team know it can be easy to underestimate the significance of baby teeth. At Alexandria Smiles Dentistry, we sometimes meet parents who assume that since their Read more
  • November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month
    Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • Forget Something? It’s on the Tip of Your Tongue!
    Let’s see… Toothbrush? Check. Fluoride toothpaste? Check. Floss? Check. Two minutes of thorough brushing? Check. Careful cleaning around your brackets and wires? Check. Wait… there’s something else… it’s right on the tip of your… Ah! Your tongue! Read more
  • How long will a root canal last?
    According to the American Association of Endodontists, root canals have a success rate of over 95% and in most cases they last a lifetime. There are a few factors that ensure Read more
  • FAQs About Invisalign
    As more alternatives to braces are introduced to the market, some options will get more attention than others. Dr. Moutaz Abdeen of Alexandria Smiles Dentistry in the Alexandria, VA, area Read more