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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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.
Very competent and professional as well as friendly.
Elaine P.
Each staff member was very helpful, professional and informative.
Timothy A.
Great service and care! . from front desk to the dr.s and the stuff. Thank you!
Beruk S.
Consistently high patient service
Tom S.
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.
Office staff very nice, and I had a good experience with my new hygienist Sammy. Dr. Miller was great as usual.
Fiona B.
Very friendly staff, always prompt and excellent treatment.
Barbara C.
The office staff is friendly, the dental assistant kind & gentle and the dentist knowledgable & nice. Yay!
Katha L.
Staff is friendly. Professional cleaning done.
Debra J.
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 .
Elizabeth I.
I was worried when Dr. Berman retired that Dental One may not live up to my expectations. It hasn’t. It has exceeded them with courteous, professional staff who are never gruff despite a very […]
Richard S.
Friendly staff, great service (and a most excellent dentist!)
R C.
Excellent care by Dr Lyn.
Franklyn S.
Professional and caring
Nicholas S.
Dr. Miller’s talent, caring manner and expertise.
Audrey M.
Great people!
Nicholas S.
Pleasant personnel; dentist easy to talk to.
Susan W.
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.
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Tue. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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