Fortunately, due to the use of fluorides and an increase in patient awareness, the incidence of tooth decay has significantly diminished over the years. However, teeth are still susceptible to decay, infection, and breakage and sometimes need to be restored back to health.
Dental implants are the ideal way to replace lost teeth. From the front of the mouth, where they are most visible, to the back, where they provide stability to chew a full variety of foods, implant can help you recapture a beautiful and healthy smile.
The main goal of periodontal treatment is to control the infection. The number and types of periodontal treatment will vary, depending on the extent of the gum disease.
Prosthodontics involves the use of a device, most commonly, braces, to move teeth or adjust underlying bone. Retainers may be necessary long after dental braces are placed, especially for the treatment of adults.
Having a smile you love increases your confidence and boosts your self-image. If you are unhappy with your smile, you may be surprised to know that modern cosmetic dentistry offers many solutions to common aesthetic problems. Using the latest advances in cosmetic dentistry in Fairfax, we can transform your imperfect smile into the one you’ve always dreamed of.
As with any dental procedure, your dentist will want to initially conduct a thorough examination of the wisdom and surrounding teeth. Panoramic or digital x-rays will be taken in order for your dentist to evaluate the position of the wisdom teeth and determine if a current problem exists, or the likelihood of any potential future problems.