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.

 

 

Why do I need to have a cleaning and checkup every six months?

Many patients wonder why their routine teeth cleanings and checkups are so important. Is it really necessary to visit your Fairfax dentist every six months?

The answer is yes – especially if you want to protect your overall well-being.

Science has shown us a distinct connection between oral health and overall health. This stems from gum disease and the bacteria that cause the infection. This same bacteria can enter your bloodstream and travel to other areas of your body where it contributes to the inflammation-causing other systemic issues like:

  • Dementia
  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Complications During Pregnancy
  • Low Birth Weight in Babies

One of the best ways to protect yourself from gum disease and other dental concerns like tooth decay and cavities is to visit your dentist consistently every six months for preventive teeth cleanings and checkups.

During your checkup, Dr. Fairfax will screen you for concerns like gum disease and tooth decay while your hygienist removes the plaque buildup that causes these problems during your teeth cleaning.

Preventive teeth cleanings and checkups can often save you time in the dental chair and money when you're able to detect any impending problems as early as possible.

Is it time for your next checkup and teeth cleaning in Fairfax? Contact us today at (703) 273-1033 to schedule your appointment.

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