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Best Dentists In The Washington Area

Congratulations, to Dr. Kim Kitchen who was written up in the 2015 “Washington Consumers Checkbook”. Dr. Kitchen and her team are dedicated to providing exceptional dental care, along with the ultimate patient experience that puts the patient first. We want our patient to know that it is an honor to […]

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How Your Oral Health Relates To Your Whole Body

It is very important to understand the connection your mouth has to your body. The first thing that happens is bacteria start to build up on your teeth, which causes the gums to become infected. Once the gums become infected the immune systems sends signals to that area of infection […]

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Reverse Numbness Twice As Fast With OraVerse

We want our patient’s to know that we are now offering Oraverse, which is an anesthetic reversal agent. It is the first and only product to rapidly reverse the lingering numbness of the lip and tongue from local dental anesthetic. OraVerse is administered by your dentist immediately following your procedure […]

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Proud To Support The “RunningBrooke” Foundation

Dr. Kitchen volunteered on September 19, 2015 to help prepare Flowerbeds, Mulch and Paint Graphics on walkways for the “Hume Springs Playground. RunningBrooke Founder and CEO, Brooke Curran has made all this happen. Alexandria has the highest percentage of children under the age of five in the entire city, where […]

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Supporting The Health Of Our Oceans

Jay Kitchen and Dr. Kim Kitchen were recently on Long Island for some relaxation and fun in the Bahamas Family Islands. But the visit was not all for R&R. Jay the past president of the prominent telecommunications corporation PCIA, and Kim, owner of the state-of-the-art dental office in Alexandria, Virginia, […]

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Sleep Apnea

Approximately 18 million Americans suffer with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. If left untreated, Obstructed Sleep Apnea can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, among other dangers. 25-50% of patients diagnosed with Sleep Apnea do not comply with the CPAP machine because the device can be very uncomfortable, messy, […]

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Do You Get 6-9 Hours Of Sleep Per Night?

A research abstract presented a SLEEP 2011, at the 25th Anniversary meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in Minneapolis, suggests that those who receive between 6-9 hours of sleep per night have less depression and higher ratings for quality of life that those who sleep fewer or more hours. […]

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What Can Veneers Do For You?

If your smile has everything you want, BUT, one tooth just doesn’t fit in, then a porcelain veneer may be what you need. Porcelain veneers are a type of dental restoration that camouflages the crooked, cracked or broken look of teeth to make them appear as if they are perfectly […]

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Something To Smile About

Caring for your oral health includes regular teeth care and gum care. Neglecting your gums can eventually lead to periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, which is a culprit for the deterioration of your overall oral health. Periodontal disease affects 75% of adults over 35 years of age and […]

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How Can Improving Your Teeth, Help Improve Your Life?

How we express and present ourselves says every thing about us. When we look at people, we typically and subconsciously evaluate how that person looks and feels. We look at their hair, their clothes, their body language and make opinions of how that person looks and ultimately feels about life. […]

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