Good Tooth Brushing Technique
added on: September 6, 2018 | By: Sarah Merkle

BRUSHING OUR TEETH is something we can get so used to doing that we don’t really think about it, but are we doing it the right way? It can be easy to get into some bad tooth-brushing habits, and the result can be that your teeth aren’t getting cleaned properly and… Read More

Why do I have to update my health history?
added on: April 19, 2018 | By: Sarah Merkle

“Why does my dental practice ask that I update my medical/health information? Nothing has changed.”   At the first appointment a new patient will complete a medical history overview which includes medications, medical conditions and past hospitalizations. Periodically, it is important to update the information so dentists and hygienists can be… Read More

Got Pomegranate?
added on: April 13, 2018 | By: Sarah Merkle

It seems like milk and OJ always get the hype. Although they both have essential vitamins and minerals our bodies need, have you ever tried anything pomegranate? Studies show that eating or drinking pomegranate inhibits dental plaque formation. If that isn’t enough, pomegranates also contain healthy amounts of calcium for… Read More

When To See The Dentist
added on: January 17, 2018 | By: Sarah Merkle

BECAUSE PREVENTION IS such a major part of good dental care, it’s critical to visit the dentist for regular checkups. In most cases, two regular dental cleanings a year will be all you need, but not always. So what are the signs that you shouldn’t wait until your next scheduled appointment… Read More

Saliva: Oral Health’s MVP
added on: January 3, 2018 | By: Sarah Merkle

SALIVA IS SUCH an ordinary thing that you probably haven’t given it much thought, but it’s actually as important to the healthy function of our mouths as oil is to a working car engine. Saliva is an essential component of our ability to eat, taste our favorite foods, and speak, it’s… Read More

National Hand Washing Awareness Week Dec 4 – 10th
added on: December 8, 2017 | By: Sarah Merkle

You may not have heard… but this week, December 4 – 10th, is National Handwashing Awareness Week. With the upcoming cold and flu season we thought it would be fitting to revisit the ins and outs of what proper hand washing techniques look like. Wash your hands multiple times a… Read More

Which Toothbrush Is best?
added on: November 6, 2017 | By: Sarah Merkle

BACK IN THE GOOD old days before the 1930s, toothbrush bristles were made of animal hair. We’re pretty happy to live in the era of nylon bristles, but how can we tell which toothbrush will be best for our teeth and gums? How hard should the bristles be? Are electric toothbrushes better… Read More

Oral Piercings: Concerns & Care
added on: July 18, 2016 | By: Dr. John Kling
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If piercings are your thing, we aren’t here to judge. We believe everyone should be free to express themselves how they wish. However, when it comes to oral piercings, the team at my Alexandria dental office wants you to be aware of some of the concerns that go along with… Read More

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4 Secrets Your Mouth Tells Your Alexandria Dentist
added on: July 7, 2016 | By: Dr. John Kling
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Regular visits to my Alexandria dental office are crucial to maintaining a healthy, happy smile. We can catch problems early, we can talk about your smile goals and treatments to get you the ultimate grin, and it’s always nice to see you. But your visits can also tell us a… Read More

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You’ve Got Questions About Canker Sores? We’ve Got Answers!
added on: April 6, 2016 | By: Dr. John Kling
canker sore

Canker sores are a common problem that tend to come with a lot of questions. What causes them? Are they contagious? Can you cure them? Can you avoid them? Is a canker sore and cold sore the same thing? At my Alexandria dental office,, we understand canker sores can be… Read More

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