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How to Fix Crooked Teeth in Adults

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While crooked little teeth in small children can be endearing, adults that are working for success in their professional or romantic lives can find that misaligned and uneven teeth are holding them back. Teeth are indicators of health, social status, and stability. And, this matters to Americans: we spend roughly […]

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How Dental Health Affects Overall Health

Dentist Alexandria, VA

Our body is a massive ecosystem; when one area lacks balance, it will negatively affect the rest of the environment. Oral conditions, diseases, and pain can be disruptive and have a considerable impact on the individual and at the societal level in terms of reduction in everyday activities.[1] Many studies […]

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What Are the Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea?

What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where breathing frequently stops for ten seconds or more, then restarts. It is characterized by loud snoring and may require the use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. Sleep apnea’s potential side effects may include: desaturation of the […]

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Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

Old Town Smiles is your premier destination for dental enhancement without the downtime and distress associated with overzealous orthodontic techniques. Conveniently located in Alexandria, Virginia, Old Town Smiles proudly serves the greater Washington, D.C. area, including Arlington, VA. Contact us online or call (703) 836-7000 to make an appointment.  About […]

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Covid-19 Update

Dear Old Town Smiles Patient, We are happy to announce we are open and seeing patients. As many of you have been calling to schedule your appointments over the coming weeks, we wanted to take a moment to assure you of the many protocols we have in place. Upon arrival […]

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Are Weak Teeth Genetic?

Dental records are a snapshot of how we live, how we eat, and how we age. Some people develop cavities more readily and rapidly than others, begging the question: Why? It’s a simple query, but the answer is as complicated as wellness itself. If you suspect that your teeth are […]

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HPV Associated Oral Cancer is on the Rise

We try to keep up with the latest news and trends in medical and dental health. When we hear something we think our patients should know, we make it our business to tell them!  Our patients are family at Old Town Smiles. Incidents of oral cancer caused by the human […]

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What is Smile Design? [FAQ]

A bright, healthy smile is a thing of beauty. If you are unhappy with the look of your teeth, don’t hide them away! Embrace your best smile with the help of Smile Design at Old Town Smiles.   Smile Design combines a variety of dental services to help patients achieve […]

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Invisalign FAQs

Invisalign is one of our most popular dental treatments. This simple, effective treatment allows our patients to regain a beautiful smile discreetly. Invisalign will truly impact your appearance. Due to its convenience, it is also a great treatment to combine with the other teeth enhancing procedures we offer at Old […]

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