Eating for a Super Summer Smile

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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

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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 »

The Basics: Oral Health Care

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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

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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

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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?

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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 »

What Causes Bad Breath?

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Bad breath can be embarrassing. Luckily, most cases of bad breath can be solved with a little touch-up to your oral hygiene routines! Here are some potential causes of bad breath and how to treat it. The first thing to do is to honestly assess your dental hygiene. Brushing twice... Read more »

Should You Have a Tooth-Colored Filling?

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Different teeth have different jobs, and have different needs. For example, your molars and premolars need to be able to stand up to the pressures of chewing your food. So, when they get a cavity, an amalgam filling, or one made of gold is a good choice. They are both... Read more »

How Fluoride Works

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Do you ever wonder why fluoride is in almost every oral hygiene tool? Well, our dentist, Dr. Paul Lee, is happy to give you the answer you’re looking for! Fluoride is a natural mineral that strengthens and nourishes your teeth and helps you prevent tooth decay and enamel erosion. It’s... Read more »