Alexandria VA Tooth Pain Relief

A Pain In The Tooth

Going to the doctor or dentist willingly is often a last result for many people. If something is wrong, they will put off making an appointment as long as they can. While we can appreciate the appeal of “waiting it out” or ignoring a problem, a pain in the tooth is something that should never […]

Alexandria VA Pediatric Dentist

Does Gum Disease Affect Children?

Gingivitis or periodontitis, commonly called gum disease, is a bacterial infection of the gums, soft tissues, and bones that support teeth. While more frequently associated with adults, if thorough oral habits are not in place, gum disease can affect children. Severe gum disease in children in rare, but chronic gingivitis is not. The problem begins […]