Focus Your Oral Health Care on Toothbrush Care

The care that you gave your toothpaste should never be underestimated. Caring for your teeth is essential, and in order for your teeth to remain healthy, they will need to be cleaned daily. For this reason, the tools used to clean your teeth must also stay clean, as any damage... Read more »

Why You Should Make Flossing a Daily Habit

Did you know that skipping flossing your teeth for days to months can actually be worse for your smile than not brushing? The American Dental Association wants you to be informed that flossing daily is an essential component of oral health care. In this post, we inform you why daily... Read more »

Keep Your Infant’s Oral Health in Tip-Top Shape by Doing These Things

Do you want your infant to have a strong and successful smile and oral health? If so, there are things you need to do regularly to keep their little teeth and gums in the best shape possible. To help you know what to do, our dentist, Dr. Scott McQuiston, and... Read more »

Add These Things to Your Routine if You Want Top-Notch Oral Hygiene

Do you have an oral hygiene routine that consists of brushing and flossing? If so, good for you! You’re on your way toward maintaining healthy teeth and gums. If you want a top-notch oral health and smile, then there are a few things you can add to your oral hygiene... Read more »

Oral Health Treatments: CEREC®

Is your unsightly smile causing you enough problems that you're ready to cap them with amazing dental crowns designed with durability efficiency and aesthetics in mind? Are you ready for the benefits that a CEREC dental crown can provide? If so, come in to see us for a CEREC dental... Read more »

First-Aid for a Lost Tooth

If you have had a tooth knocked out, the damage to the soft tissues in your mouth can be extensive and the pain can be severe. You should call Dr. Scott McQuiston at McQuiston Dental for an appointment as soon as possible. While you are waiting to see the dentist,... Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Can Impart More Than Just Cosmetic Benefits

Mouthwash is prized by many people as a way to freshen their breath and loosen food particles. This can be especially helpful if you’ve just eaten a meal with pungent foods or beverages. It’s also worth noting that not all mouthwashes are created equal or prove effective for playing a... Read more »

Determining the Underlying Cause of Tooth Sensitivity Can Play a Crucial Role Developing an Effective Treatment Strategy

Tooth sensitivity discomfort often occurs when you consume hot, cold, sweet, or acidic substances. While you might be able to mask or mitigate discomfort by brushing your teeth with a special toothpaste, it might simply leave an unknown oral health condition untreated. Left untreated the discomfort can increase or allow... Read more »

The Basics of Flossing

If you want a healthy and beautiful smile, then remember flossing is essential. Flossing your teeth each day is essential to keeping your teeth healthy and bright. Here at McQuiston Dental in Alexandria, Virginia, we care about your smile, which is why we want to remind you the importance of... Read more »

Caring For Your New Dentures

Dentures are just one of the ways Dr. Scott McQuiston at McQuiston Dental can help restore your smile. But if you are new to wearing dentures, it’s important that you understand the best way to care for them. Taking proper care of your dentures will help them to remain clean... Read more »