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.

 

 

How to Change the Shape of Your Teeth

July 20, 2016
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Posted By: Dr. Cerina Fairfax
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 Reshaping

If your teeth are healthy and you are looking for a slight change only, reshaping or contouring your teeth might be an option. This is a fairly inexpensive cosmetic procedure that involves sanding strips and other dental equipment to make slight adjustments. For example, if you are looking for teeth that are smaller and better shaped, this could be a good option for you.

Porcelain Veneers

Dental veneers offer a more dramatic improvement to teeth. These thin shells made of porcelain are permanently applied over the teeth that are visible when you smile. There is some preparation of your natural teeth involved, so this is a permanent procedure. Porcelain veneers are responsible for many of the beautiful celebrity smiles we see.

Dental Crowns

If you are looking to dramatically change both size and shape of your teeth, crowns might be an option. Crowns are also appropriate if you are dealing with teeth that have decay or existing fillings. Crowns are used to change both the front and back teeth.

Call Dr. Fairfax and Associates Today

If you are not happy with the shape of your teeth, make an appointment with cosmetic dentist in Fairfax, VA, Dr. Cerina Fairfax to schedule a consultation. She can discuss options with you to change the appearance, size, or shape of your teeth. Everyone deserves a smile they are happy to show the world. Give us a call today! 

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