• Getting Ready for Winter
    Winter Is Coming. Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • How to Prevent Dry Socket
    When you have a tooth extracted, your body immediately sets to work to help protect the affected area. The blood that collects at the site of the extraction clots to Read more
  • Regular Cleanings Lead to Healthier Mouths and Bodies
    The American Dental Association and dentists everywhere, including our own the doctor recommend that you schedule an appointment every six months for a cleaning and checkup. Despite this universal recommendation Read more
  • What's on your fall reading list?
    How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a book in hand? the doctor and our team at Alayssami Read more
  • DIY Cures for Bad Breath
    Are you afraid to open your mouth because you have bad breath? You’re not alone bad breath or Halitosis happens to everyone, at one time or another. If you have Read more
  • What’s an intraoral camera?
    One of the greatest features our team at Alayssami Hamid & Associates offers is the ability to see first-hand how we can help our patients. While X-rays help us detect Read more
  • Root Cavities
    When we don’t keep up with our dental hygiene, plaque buildup can result in three kinds of cavities. Pit and fissure cavities are found on the tops of molars, where Read more
  • Back to School? Remember Your Dental Homework!
    It’s a busy time of year. Book lists! Supplies! New clothes! (How did they outgrow those shoes already?) And while you’re preparing your family’s list of back-to-school necessities, here are Read more
  • Happy Labor Day!
    Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last Read more
  • Amalgam Fillings vs. White Fillings
    Many varieties of fillings are available at our Springfield, Virginia office. Most people are familiar with traditional amalgam fillings: those big silver spots on top of teeth. Made from a mixture Read more
  • Easing Your Allergies with Latex-Free Dentistry
    Imagine this scenario: you go to the dentist to have a cavity filled, and an hour after the procedure you have a runny nose, scratchy throat, and your arms are Read more
  • Forget Something? It’s on the Tip of Your Tongue!
    Let’s see… Toothbrush? Check. Fluoride toothpaste? Check. Floss? Check. Two minutes of thorough brushing? Check. Careful cleaning around your brackets and wires? Check. Wait… there’s something else… it’s right on the tip of your… Ah! Your tongue! Read more
  • Periodontal Health during Pregnancy
    Congratulations! Your pregnancy is a time of joy and excitement—and a time to take special care of yourself. You’ve discovered that pregnancy brings many physical changes, but it may still Read more
  • Fewer Adults are Visiting the Dentist
    Our team at Alayssami Hamid & Associates recently learned that in the decade between 2000 and 2010, the amount of adults who regularly visited their dentist declined, according to research Read more
  • Treatment Options for TMD
    Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) refers to a diverse range of disorders that relate to muscular function in the jaw and face — the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). That could mean difficulty opening Read more

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