We Are Open – Safety is Our Top Priority!
We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
Are You Experiencing a Dental Emergency in Fairfax Corner? A dental emergency can be frightening, but is very common. According to the CDC, unplanned dental issues cost more than $45 billion each year in lost job productivity and cause more than 34 million educational hours to be lost. However, learning more about the causes of dental emergencies and how to cope…Continue reading
Are you suffering from any of these problems? If you are browsing around our website, then chances are you have one or more dental issues that need attention. At Smiles at Fairfax Corner, we are here to meet all of your dental needs. If you are suffering from any of the problems above, then you are most likely a candidate…Continue reading
Severe dental anxiety is a common thing nowadays. In fact, 5% to 8% of Americans avoid going to the dentist because of fear. And a separate study concludes that approximately 20% of patients experience “enough anxiety that they will go to the dentist only when absolutely necessary” (source: http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/features/dont-fear-the-dentist). Here at Smiles at Fairfax Corner in Fairfax, VA we treat…Continue reading
There comes a point in probably everyone’s life when you’re unhappy with your smile— whether that means being unhappy with your stained teeth, unhappy about your crooked teeth, or unhappy about a whole host of other cosmetic issues. For those who want to fix crooked, misaligned, gapped, cracked, broken, or chipped teeth, porcelain veneers may be the best option. But…Continue reading
Have you recently found out that you need braces? Are you hesitant to get braces as an adult since you have to lead business meetings just about every day (and you’d probably be embarrassed wearing metal braces)? We have the best solution for adults in this scenario— Invisalign clear braces. Keep in mind, though… Invisalign braces aren’t for everyone. Continue…Continue reading
It’s official. America is right in the middle of a periodontal disease epidemic. According to a recent study conducted by the CDC, approximately 47% of the adult population over the age of 30 have some form of periodontitis, more commonly referred to as gum disease. When looking at individuals over the age of 65, that number soars to 64%. Think…Continue reading
Your teeth and your smile are amazingly important. So when something is not right, it can greatly affect your life. But we’re happy to say…you can feel good knowing that we understand all of the common dental problems — from stained teeth to bleeding gums — and we have solutions that will work for you and your family in a…Continue reading
Selecting a new dentist for you and your family is an important decision. When you go to the dentist, you are placing your mouth in someone else’s hands, so you don’t want to choose a dentist without putting some time and effort into it. But how do you choose the best dentist that meets your needs and desires? Is there…Continue reading
The pain can be excruciating, cause infection, and it happens to millions of people each year around the world. Your wisdom teeth typically start coming in (erupting) anywhere from your mid teens all the way until your late 20s. The majority of individuals have no problems with their wisdom teeth, as they grow in correctly and are not an issue.…Continue reading
There are many good reasons to see your dentist on a regular basis, but one of the most important is that it could save your life. Oral cancer is a condition your dentist can detect during an oral cancer screening as part of your regular exam. Oral cancer may refer to cancer anywhere in the oral cavity, including the tongue,…Continue reading