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 »

Welcome to Our Family Dental Practice

Have you wondered if a family dentistry is right for your family? With so many different dental practices everywhere, our team here at McQuiston Dental in Alexandria, Virginia, understands how challenging it can be to figure out which place is best for you and your family needs. That is why... Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Habits Increase Your Chances of Suffering a Cavity that Requires a Filling

The American Dental Association offers several recommendations to help maintain the health of your teeth, gums, and other oral structures. This includes brushing twice each day, flossing each evening, and regular attendance of a twice-annual dental checkup. Any inconsistencies in your oral hygiene routine or failure to attend your dental... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Protect Molars and Premolars from Occlusal Tooth Decay

The occlusal biting surfaces of molars and premolars often include deep pits and fissures in the natural tooth enamel. This serves to help the teeth to perform their primary function of chewing and grinding tough foods. Yet there are some individuals who have extreme contrasts in the texture of their... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at McQuiston Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »