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Dental Sealants

What Are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are thin protective layers (made of plastic or other dental material) that adhere to the chewing surface of your back teeth. It is not a substitute for toothbrush and dental floss, but it can help prevent cavities from forming.

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General Dentistry

Are There Risks When Using Activated Carbon Toothpaste

The use of using carbon as a dental cleaning method is nothing new. In fact, its beginnings are from the time of the Romans. They lacked tools or resources and brushed with coal to take care of their dental health. Other sources point out that it was used in Greece to hide stains on teeth and bad

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Dental Implants

Are Dental Implants Safe?

Dental implants are a safe and well established treatment. It is probably true to say that implants, like natural teeth, will last as long as you take care of them. Regular maintenance appointments will help your implants last longer. If you don’t take care of your implants, they will develop a coating similar to the

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General Dentistry

What are the Consequences of Tooth Enamel Wear?

If you are starting to feel sensitivity in your teeth or notice that they are changing their color you should visit your dentist immediately. These conditions could be consequences of tooth enamel wear. What Causes Tooth Enamel Wear? Tooth enamel is the outermost part of the tooth. It is a hard surface. The wear of the enamel is a natural

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Family Dental of Fairfax City - Woman getting her teeth cleaned by dental team
General Dentistry

What are the Types of Teeth Cleaning?

Our dental office in Fairfax, VA offers a variety of dental services, including cleaning the teeth to remove hardened plaque that contains bacteria. Family Dental of Fairfax City has the latest technology in order to clean your teeth to prevent stains, decay or gum disease. We know that some of our patients require specialized dental

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