Dental One Associates of Fairfax
9942 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22031

Age-Old Wisdom on Why You’re Never Too Old for a Dental Implant

Age-Old Wisdom on Why You’re Never Too Old for a Dental Implant

No matter your age or stage of life, you can easily replace missing teeth by getting a dental implant. See why this treatment is recommended for people of all ages.

The Demand for Dental Implants

A dental implant can be worn by any age at any time. Today, this tooth replacement option has helped people of all ages improve their smile, dental health, and overall quality of life. And even older people in their 80s and 90s are able to recover just as well as younger patients after treatment. Even patients with bone loss who once were not eligible for treatment are now able to get a dental implant with advances in bone grafting. And while dental implants initially took many months to complete, it’s now possible to receive same day dental implants.

Compare Dentures to a Dental Implant

While dentures were once the answer for tooth replacement, they tended to be uncomfortable, slip throughout the day, and make it hard to talk and eat. But once dentists started to realize that dentures can cause irreversible damage to the jawbone and inhibit a patient’s chewing ability, dentures started to be avoided and older patients soon discovered the dental implant. Now with a dental implant, patients can maintain an attractive, healthy and functional smile. While the cost of dental implants is typically higher than dentures, the beauty and benefits of the treatment make dental implant costs well worth it. If cost is a concern, many dentists can help ease dental implant costs by accepting insurance or dental discount plans like DentRite.

Why You Want a Dental Implant

Thanks to the rise of the dental implant, older patients have a lot to gain from this advanced dental treatment, such as:

  • An improved appearance and greater confidence
  • Easier eating and more comfortable chewing
  • Proper nutrition because chewing is more comfortable
  • Protection from tooth shifting because the dental implant fills in the gaps between teeth
  • Jawbone preservation since no damage is done by conventional dentures
  • Even though the cost of dental implants may be more than other options, they can ultimately save patients from the painful and pricey dental damage that dentures tend to cause
  • A fast and easy way to replace missing teeth, especially with the option of same day dental implants
  • A better, stronger, healthier smile at any age

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Fairfax, call Dental One Associates of Fairfax today at (703) 664-1990 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Fairfax. With 6 affiliated practices throughout Virginia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Fairfax, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Fairfax.

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Very friendly staffs, old fashioned care, personal care.
Sun F.
Very friendly staff, always prompt and excellent treatment.
Barbara C.
Dr Miller has cared for my family and I for over 25 years. I could not be happier with his expertise and staff
Scott B.
Good service, professional staff
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Terrific service and my child loves his hygienist who clean his teeth
Adrian Z.
I’ve been going to this practice since I was a child. I could not imagine going anywhere else. It is a few minutes from my home too
Joy G.
Great people!
Nicholas S.
I feel my Cleaning by Masoon was very good and my Dental Check-up by Dr Miller was great. Both of them treated me very nice and made me feel welcome to be there.
Cheryl R.
I have a very good Hygenist
Scott B.
I have been a patient of Dr. Miller for many years. He is a perfectionist in his field and he always insures that a procedure is done exactly right. I know it doesn’t come any better than that!
Sarah D.
Quality service
Tom S.
I have been coming here for a few years now and always have a positive experience. The hygienists are gentle with procedures (I have had multiple teeth cleanings and a few cavities filled) but […]
Hannah B.
Got good treatment by hygienist and Dr. Lin. I think she will become my primary dentist now that Dr. Miller is practically retiring. I’m happy and comfortable with making the transition and […]
Stefan S.
Dr. Miller is very personable and makes you feel very comfortable. My hygienist Masam, was very friendly and did a great job cleaning my teeth.
NCI C.
very efficient with years of experience so the the diagnosis and treatment are excellent. very personable
Michael G.
We have consistently received excellent care from Dental One Associates of Fairfax. They do great work but don’t look for ways to charge us more. They are so good about getting us in for […]
Ed R.
Glad you were able to see me for an unscheduled repair
Doug B.
Dr Lin is thorough and very informative. Staff are helpful and sovle the problems.
James K.
Crystal was awesome! Very sweet and patient with Robert, my dad, and very professional. We loved Dr. Lin too! She was so nice and understanding with my dad and she made us very comfortable with her […]
Robert H.
Best dental experience I have ever had. I went in terrified and left very happy and actually able to say I loved the dentist.
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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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