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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Patient Reviews
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.
Dr Miller is a great dentist. The team there is always nice.
Monette C.
Quality service
Tom S.
Outstanding work in cleaning!
James M.
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.
The staff is very friendly.
Edward B.
Glad you were able to see me for an unscheduled repair
Doug B.
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.
Office staff very nice, and I had a good experience with my new hygienist Sammy. Dr. Miller was great as usual.
Fiona B.
Dr. Miller’s talent, caring manner and expertise.
Audrey M.
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.
Billing procedure is clumsy and difficult to understand
Victor T.
Excellent cleaning hygienist. She is the best
Vernon P.
Good work, nice people, efficient.
Marilyn L.
Terrific service and my child loves his hygienist who clean his teeth
Adrian Z.
Excellent care by Dr Lyn.
Franklyn S.
Confidence in the ability of Dr Miller to meet my dental needs over the years.
Richard K.
Quick response to my problem
Joyce V.
The office staff is friendly, the dental assistant kind & gentle and the dentist knowledgable & nice. Yay!
Katha L.
Friendly staff, great service (and a most excellent dentist!)
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Office Hours
Mon. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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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