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Gum Disease

How Can Periodontitis Be Reversed?

When you have periodontitis, you already have a deep infection in the teeth and gums, but our dentist in Fairfax, Dr. Dary, can help you overcome this problem! First, you must have a complete examination with medical images so that Dr. Dary can see where the infection is located in the gums and the teeth.

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Dental Emergency

What is considered a dental emergency?

In some cases it is tough to know when to call your dentist if you are experiencing pain. At Family Dental Care of Fairfax City, we offer same day or next day appointments to address any emergency situations for our patients. We will do our best to fit you in and ensure you are taken

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General Dentistry

What are white or tooth colored fillings?

If you have been recommended a filling, you may be wondering what type of filling you can get that will blend in with your natural tooth color. Composite Fillings: Composite fillings are a tooth-colored resin and glass material that are typically used for teeth that are decayed or broken. Typically composite fillings are used for

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Cosmetic Dentistry

How long do dental crowns last?

Crowns are used to save and restore damaged or weak teeth, and are similar to a cap that is placed over the tooth. Crowns allow patients to be able to use their tooth again, and they look natural in the mouth. Crowns help to make damaged teeth durable and strong again. The color of the

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General Dentistry

When would you need a tooth extraction?

If a tooth is damaged or broken, you may have had it fixed with a filling or crown. In some cases there is too much damage for a tooth to be repaired, and this is when an extraction may be necessary. If you have been recommended a tooth extraction, there are a few types of

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