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Alexandria Old Town Dental Offers Patients In-House Dental Coverage Plan

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Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2016

Even with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) available for medical insurance, there is a major gap in dental care for adults. Dental coverage, with some exceptions, isn’t covered under ACA.
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Dr. Longman Explains the Trend for Separate Bedrooms

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Posted on Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Recent news reports reveal that more and more couples are sleeping in separate bedrooms for a number of reasons. Most often this is due to one of the bedmates snoring so loudly that the other person prefers to sleep in a separate bed in a separate bedroom.
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Dr. Longman Offers Patients Snap-on Smile

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Posted on Monday, January 05, 2015

Wishing for a new bright smile but can’t afford porcelain crowns and veneers? The solution may be a Snap-On Smile. Dr. Eddie Longman of Alexandria Old Town Dental can revitalize a smile in just two visits.
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Dr. Longman Explains the Effects of Periodontal Disease

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Posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The mouth is the gateway to the body and it is not a sterile one. Periodontal disease (gum disease) is a quiet, devastating infection caused by bacteria in the mouth that can also infect the body’s integral systems. These include the heart, lungs, kidney, liver and even the joints and connective tissue. Dr. Eddie Longman of Alexandria Old Town Dental asserts, “The most important thing to do if you have gum disease is to slow it down and then work on getting it stopped.”
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Alexandria Old Town Dental Boasts a Quartet of Skilled and Artistic Dentists

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Posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2014

It is not unusual for a patient to be told during their dental appointment that they would have to go elsewhere to see a specialist. This means having to endure the inconvenience of scheduling another appointment, making an additional trip to an unfamiliar dental office and filling out new paperwork. Alexandria Old Town Dental, however, houses four dentists who are specialists in their own areas of dentistry.
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Dr. Goldhush Now Offers Solutions for Patients Suffering from TMJ

Posted on Friday, August 01, 2014

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, also known as the temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD), is a disorder of the jaw muscles and nerves caused by injury or malocclusion (bad bite) to the temporomandibular joint. The temporomandibular joint acts as the hinge between the jawbone and the skull.
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Dr. Longman Now Offers Hi-Tech, Life-Saving, Oral Cancer Screening

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Posted on Monday, June 02, 2014

Though his dental practice performed a visual oral cancer check on every patient at every visit, Dr. Longman was frustrated with the overall results of the procedure. Tiny spots or lesions were often missed until they had grown and become dangerously advanced and harder or impossible to treat. Now, Dr. Eddie Longman of Alexandria Old Town Dental has incorporated ViziLite into the standard of care for all patients.
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Dr. Eddie Longman Explains Sleep Apnea and Offers Treatment

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Posted on Thursday, March 06, 2014

“There are two types of sleep apnea – obstructive and central,” explains Dr. Longman. Snoring and sleep apnea are breathing disorders that occur during sleep due to narrowing or closure of the airway when the muscles relax during sleep. Snoring is caused by partial closure of the airway caused by soft tissue in the back of the throat collapsing.
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Dr. Eddie Longman, Alexandria Old Town Dental, Invited to Be Contributing Author

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Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Dental Library is an assembly of local, prominent dental professionals who have agreed to research and write about dental issues and developments for their local area.
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