Dr. Fairfax & Associates Family Dentistry



Patient-Focused Dentistry

Thank you for choosing Dr. Fairfax & Associates. We believe that dental health is key to overall health, and our primary mission is to deliver the best and most comprehensive dental care available.

The Whole Person

We take into account the whole person when caring for our patients. From routine check-ups and cleanings to emergency care, we are committed to giving you our undivided attention.

Your Comfort Is Our Priority

From the moment you walk into our office, you can expect to feel at home. We foster a relaxed, inviting atmosphere with professional, knowledgeable, and friendly staff. Sit back, relax, and trust that your smile is in exceedingly good hands.


A Caring and Thorough Team

We do not believe in ‘factory-style’ dental care where patients are shuttled in and out and only see the dentist or hygienist for a few minutes during an appointment. Each appointment with us is time reserved specifically for you.

Applying the Latest Technologies

Our team is highly trained in the latest dental approaches and technologies, which allows us to provide every patient with truly personalized attention.




The Effects of Neglecting Gum Disease

Gum Disease Treatment in Fairfax, VA

Did you know that periodontal (gum) disease affects over half of American adults in some form? The problem is that many people don't even realize they have gum disease, and this is because there aren't many signs or symptoms at first. Emerging studies have linked gum disease with other health concerns in the body such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, and high blood pressure, so there's never been a more important time to take charge of your oral health. Dr. Fairfax & Associates wants to discuss with you the effects of neglecting gum disease in Fairfax, VA.

What is Gum Disease?

When excessive plaque buildup causes your gums to separate from ...

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Great Questions to Ask Your Child's Dentist

Children's Dentist in Fairfax, VA Dr. Fairfax & Associates.

Your child's oral health is at the top of your list of priorities, and finding the right dentist to work with is so important for creating positive dental experiences and successful future appointments. Dr. Cerina Fairfax is your premiere children's dentist in Fairfax, VA, and best of all the entire family can see her so you won't have to waste your valuable time driving from appointment to appointment. Here are some common questions about children's dentistry we often hear.

At What Age Should My Child First Visit the Dentist?

Your child's teeth will typically begin to arrive around the age of 6-8 months old. Dr. Fairfax likes to see children as ...

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The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

Dental Cleaning in Fairfax VA, Dr. Fairfax & Associates Family Dentistry

Going to the dentist can sometimes feel like an inconvenience, especially when it takes time out of your busy day. You may wonder if it's truly necessary to go to these appointments twice per year. Is it really that important? The answer is yes! It's extremely important, and here's why: oral health has been liked with your overall health and can actually contribute to other serious health concerns such as diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular disease. There's never been a better time to take charge of your health and well being and your dentist in Fairfax, VA can help!

What Happens at Your Regular Cleaning and Checkup?

Besides cleaning and polishing your teeth, ...

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What cosmetic service is best for you?

Cosmetic Dentistry in Fairfax

Your smile has power because it's one of the first things, besides your eyes, that people notice about you. Did you know that people with beautiful smiles are perceived as happier and more successful? Are you satisfied with the appearance of your smile? Is it projecting the image that you would like it to? If there are aspects of your smile that you'd like to improve, cosmetic dentistry in Fairfax, VA can help!

Teeth Whitening

If your smile just needs a boost, the quickest way to make a huge impact is to whiten your teeth. At Fairfax and Associates, we offer multiple options for teeth whitening, designed to meet our patients' ...

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Your Dental Implant Procedure

Dental Implants in Fairfax

Are you considering dental implants in Fairfax, VA? Most dentists will agree that dental implants are the best way to replace a missing tooth. Dental implants don’t just complete your smile, they also provide a long-lasting solution for missing teeth that most closely mimic your natural teeth.

How Do Dental Implants Work?

Have you ever wondered about the dental implant procedure itself? Many patients do. Dental implants sound like serious business, but most patients report having very little discomfort and that they heal very quickly. When under the care of an experienced dentist, dental implants are routine, but life changing procedures.

First, we determine if you are a good candidate for dental ...

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Elements of a Dental Cleaning

Dental Cleanings in Fairfax VA | Dr. Fairfax & Associates

Is it time for your next dental cleaning and you are looking for a dentist in Fairfax, VA? At Dr. Fairfax and Associates, we are currently welcoming new patients of all ages to join our dental family. 

The funny thing about dental cleanings is that you can never see what’s going on during the procedure. If you are wondering about the elements of a dental cleaning, keep reading!

Dental Cleaning Process

We “measure” your gum health. You will probably hear measurements such as one, two, and three during the first part of your dental cleaning. What our hygienist is measuring is the depth of the pocketing in your gums. Healthy gums cling snugly ...

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How to Change the Shape of Your Teeth

Teeth Reshaping in Fairfax VA, Dr. Fairfax & Associates Family Dentistry

There are a lot of things that factor in to the shape of your teeth. Things like genetics impact the size, for example, and whether they are rounded or squared. Habits such as thumb-sucking can also impact the shape of your teeth. If you are not happy with the shape of your teeth, you are not alone. In fact, the changing the shape of one’s teeth is one of the more common concerns addressed by your cosmetic dentist in Fairfax, VA.

At Dr. Fairfax and Associates, there are a number of options available to change the shape of your teeth. Let’s take a look at some of your options.

Teeth ...

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