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

Dental Sealants in Fairfax, VA

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 can develop tooth decay. Sealants give your teeth extra protection against decay and help prevent cavities.

Dental sealants are a plastic resin that bonds and hardens in the deep grooves on your tooth’s surface. When a tooth is sealed, the tiny grooves become smooth, and are less likely to harbor plaque. With sealants, brushing your teeth becomes easier and more effective against tooth decay.

Sealants are typically applied to children’s teeth as a preventive measure after the permanent teeth have erupted as a way to prevent tooth decay. However, adults also can receive sealants on healthy teeth. It is more common to seal “permanent” teeth rather than “baby” teeth, but every patient has unique needs, and your dentist will recommend sealants on a case-by-case basis.

Sealants last from three to five years, although it is fairly common to see adults with sealants still intact from their childhood. A dental sealant only provides protection when it is fully intact, so if your sealants come off, let your dentist know, and schedule an appointment for your teeth to be re-sealed.

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Good service, professional staff
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Great people!
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Very efficient, pleasant and professional staff. Dr. Miller is fantastic!
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Excellent service; appt. was on time; cleaning was thorough and professional.
Richard F.
Terrific service and my child loves his hygienist who clean his teeth
Adrian Z.
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.
Consistently high patient service
Tom S.
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.
Efficient and professional , they take time to answer any concerns . Dr Miller and Dr Lin outstanding . All staff is courteous .
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Great dentist! Helpful and pleasant support staff.
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Excellent care by Dr Lyn.
Franklyn S.
The office staff is friendly and efficient, the dental technicians and dentists are excellent, and the location is convenient.
Robert C.
Confidence in the ability of Dr Miller to meet my dental needs over the years.
Richard K.
Always professional
Barbara C.
Outstanding work in cleaning!
James M.
Maintains the “Gold” standard in preventive dental care.
Tom S.
friendly professional service
Geraldine G.
Great practice! Very good explanations of what they are doing each step of the way, very attentive to any pain, friendly, warm, and all have a great sense of humor!
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Pleasant personnel; dentist easy to talk to.
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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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  • 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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