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

General Dentists in Fairfax

Protecting the health of your teeth and gums can benefit your entire body. Read on to learn more about the advantages of visiting a general dentist in Fairfax for regular checkups.

Why Should I Go to the Dentist?

Going to the dentist is important no matter what your age. Without regular exams from your general dentist, serious dental health problems can develop and spread. These issues can become expensive – and even painful – to fix during their advanced stages. Fortunately, a family dentist can typically reverse or repair dental issues during their early stages, eliminating the need for extensive dental work.

What Services Does a General Dental Office Provide?

Our dentist general practice is dedicated to helping people of all ages achieve stunning, pain-free smiles. Whether you require a routine checkup or are experiencing oral pain, we can help. Our skilled dentists provide tooth fillings, restorations, oral cancer screenings, X-rays, and more. Call us today if you have questions about our general dentistry services.

General Dentistry Services

Regular dental care is essential when it comes to achieving your best smile. Call us today to book any of the following dental services, including:

  • Crowns
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dentures
  • Fillings and Restorations
  • Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Snore Guards
  • TMJ Therapy
  • Tooth Extractions

How Often Should I Go to a General Dentist Near Me?

Most people who are in good dental health will only need to visit a general dentist every six months. If you are diagnosed with a dental health problem, you may require a follow-up visit to relieve your symptoms.

How Much Will a Dental Visit Cost?

The cost of a dental visit varies widely from patient to patient. The treatments required, whether you have insurance, and other factors will determine your total charges.

How Does a Dentist Clean Teeth?

Even those who are diligent about home brushing and flossing should still see a dentist for professional cleanings. During this treatment, dentists thoroughly clean patients’ teeth using a variety of ultrasonic and decay-removing and manual scraping tools. These tools can reach between your teeth, removing every trace of damaging plaque.

How Long Will a Dental Visit Last?

Dental appointment times vary widely from person to person. However, most appointments for routine exams and cleanings are completed in an hour or less. Call our office if you have questions about the duration of your scheduled visit.

When a Dentist Is Checking Gums, What Do the Numbers Mean?

Dentists use numbers to measure the pockets along your gum line during a process called dental charting. During this process, you may notice that the general dentist calls out numbers for a dental assistant to record. These numbers range from 0-7 millimeters. Typically, 0-3 millimeters is considered healthy, while higher numbers may indicate gum disease.

Why Is Oral Health Necessary?

Neglecting your teeth and gums can affect more than just your smile – it can have an impact on your overall health. When gum disease is left untreated, it can lead to inflammation spreading throughout the body. This can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and other conditions. Fortunately, it’s never too late to improve your dental health. Give our general family dentistry office a call today to book a dental exam and cleaning.

Crowns

A tooth crown can provide a better appearance for damaged teeth and greater dental health. If you believe any of those options are necessary for your teeth, get in touch with us today to find out more about tooth crowns

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Dental Bridges

A bridge may be used to replace missing teeth, help maintain the shape of your face, and alleviate stress on your bite.

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Dental Implants

If you are missing one or more teeth, you probably don’t feel like smiling. Get your confidence and your life back with dental implants. They are an excellent way to restore missing teeth and can last a lifetime with proper […]

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Dental Sealants

Sometimes brushing is not enough, especially when it comes to those hard-to-reach spots in your mouth. It is difficult for your toothbrush to get in between the small cracks and grooves on your teeth. If left alone, those tiny areas […]

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Dentures

Your teeth serve three functions that are vital to your health: they provide structure for your jaw, they are the initial stage of your digestive process, and they can boost your self-confidence. If you’re missing teeth or those you have […]

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Fillings and Restorations

Traditional dental restoratives, or fillings, may include gold, porcelain, and composite. Newer dental fillings include ceramic and plastic compounds that mimic the appearance of natural teeth. These compounds, often called composite resins, usually are used on the front teeth where […]

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Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment

Gum disease treatment in Fairfax is diagnosed to prevent and treat a variety of diseases affecting the gums. Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease involves bacterial growth (a colorless film called “plaque”) that gradually destroys the tissue surrounding the […]

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Oral Cancer Screenings

Of the many services that our dentists in Fairfax perform on a regular basis, there are few that are more important that oral cancer screenings. These consultations check for cancer in any of the parts that make up the mouth, […]

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Oral Hygiene

Establishing healthy oral hygiene habits sets the foundation for a lifetime of clean, sparkling teeth. If you’re looking to improve the look and health of your teeth and gums, call our office today to make an appointment for oral hygiene […]

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Root Canal Therapy

In the past, if you had a tooth with a diseased nerve, you’d probably lose that tooth. Today, with a special dental procedure called root canal treatment, your tooth can be saved. When a tooth is cracked or has a […]

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Snore Guards

Clinically proven to reduce snoring, the Snore Guard® is a small oral appliance worn while sleeping. The custom-fit device our Fairfax dentist creates, helps to prevent your tongue and jaw from slipping when your muscles relax, therefore blocking your air […]

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TMJ Therapy

If you’ve experienced pain in your facial muscles or neck or jaw pain, you may have TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. The TMJ connects the jaw to the skull just below the ears. For people who have this condition, the jaw […]

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Tooth Extractions

There are times when it is necessary to remove a tooth. Sometimes a baby tooth has misshapen or long roots that prevent it from falling out as it should, and the tooth must be removed to make way for the […]

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Patient Reviews
excellent dental work and excellent support staff
Lewis P.
On time, pleasant experience.
Roger B.
We have been going to Dr. Miller for over 35 years and have received expert care
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I have had the best possible dental care in the many years I have been a patient here, and I have already recommended Dr. Miller to others. Excellent care, friendly staff.
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Very friendly staffs, old fashioned care, personal care.
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Each staff member was very helpful, professional and informative.
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Everyone was very friendly and helpful- Made me forget I was at the dentist
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Excellent care by Dr Lyn.
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Dr. Miller is the best dentist I have had in my 67 years of life. I have used at least 10 other dentists during my lifetime, and I consider Dr. Miller to be head and shoulders above all the rest.
Jean C.
Friendly dentist and staff.
Robert M.
Entire staff is warm and welcoming professional, and highly competent.
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Very competent and professional as well as friendly.
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Excellent service; appt. was on time; cleaning was thorough and professional.
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Consistently high patient service
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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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Office Hours
Mon. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (703) 664-1990
Fax: (703) 273-7187
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Office Hours
  • 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
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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