Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Eating for a Super Summer Smile

Summer is almost here. We’re counting the hours, are you? Of course, summer is a great time in Fairfax, Virginia. Rock the Block is about to get underway, Movies Under the Moon is about to start, and of course there are all the activities that come with the warm weather.... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: Improving an Unattractive Smile

Do you have an unattractive smile? If so, our dentist, Dr. Paul Lee, encourages you to consider cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that can correct imperfect characteristics of your teeth and gums and give you the smile you have always wanted. If you’re interested in enhancing... Read more »

Dental Health As you Age

As you age, you’ll have a lot of different things to worry about when it comes to your health.From sore joints to worrying about losing your hair, growing old can seem fraught with potential problems. But how often do you consider your dental health when thinking about aging? This isn’t... Read more »

The Basics: Oral Health Care

Although our teeth do age and weaken over time, with effective care, it is possible for them to provide decades of support and potentially a lifetime of helpful use. Functional teeth require safety mechanisms in place in all aspects of your life. Not only should you be exercising caution with... Read more »

Advice on the Basics of Oral Health Care

Are you looking for advice on the basics of oral health care? If so, you have come to the right place! At the dental practice of Dr. Paul Lee in Fairfax, Virginia, we care about your oral health and are thrilled to have the chance to help you achieve positive oral... Read more »

Improving Your Smile: Dental Veneers

If you have teeth that have only suffered minor damage, or if you are looking to improve the appearance of your smile, you might consider dental veneers. However, if you have severely weak or broken teeth, it is important to visit your dentist to determine which restoration is best for... Read more »

Do You Have Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth sensitivity makes it hard to eat, drink and accomplish other daily tasks. There are a plethora of potential causes of tooth sensitivity; it is vital to seek dental advice as soon as possible to determine the probable cause and create a treatment plan. Some of the possible causes of... Read more »