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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.



Why You Should Consider Straightening Your Teeth

March 13, 2020
Posted By: Dr. Fairfax & Associates Family Dentistry

Living with teeth that are crooked, overlapped, or unevenly spaced can make you feel self-conscious about your smile. It's hard to live your best life when you're worried about what other people think of your teeth.

Even if you've grown used to smiling with crooked teeth, there are actually several ways that they also impact your dental health. Brushing and flossing crooked or rotated teeth is much harder, and can result in an increased risk of developing problems like gum disease or tooth decay if you can't keep them clean.

A misaligned bite can also cause problems for your jaw joint that can result in difficulties or pain when chewing, headaches or migraines, and even neck and shoulder tenderness.

Straightening your teeth not only gives you the beautiful smile you've always wanted but also helps to protect your dental health.

Invisible Braces in Fairfax Make Straightening Your Teeth Simple

There's never been a better time to get that straighter, more beautiful smile you've always wanted than now with Invisalign. Instead of using brackets and wires to straighten your teeth that are bulky and made of metal, Invisalign uses clear aligners. Plastic aligners are smooth and easy to wear, with no concerns about poking wires or brackets that irritate your gums.

Even better, invisible braces with Invisalign in Fairfax are removable, so there are no concerns about avoiding certain foods during treatment or changing the way you brush and floss your teeth.

Dr. Cerina Fairfax is a certified Invisalign provider, and she can help you determine if invisible braces will work for you. During an evaluation of your smile, Dr. Fairfax will use 3-D imaging to plan your treatment and show you the possibilities of what your finished smile could look like.

Contact your Fairfax dentist today at (703) 273-1033 if you are interested in learning more about how Invisalign can improve your smile and your dental health.

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