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 »

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 »

Taking Care of Your Back Teeth

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If you look at your back teeth, also known as your molars and premolars, right away you will notice a difference between them and your other teeth. Your molars and premolars are equipped with ridges, known as cusps. The purpose of your cusps is to chew and grind you food... Read more »

Solving the Problem of Sensitive Teeth

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You may notice that when you bite or chew, you experience either pain, or just an uncomfortable feeling. You may also have the same sensation when you eat or drink hot, cold, or sweet foods and drinks. Sensitive teeth can be the result of any number of things. Cavities and... Read more »

Choosing Implant-Supported Dentures

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Missing teeth is not a condition with which you have to live. There are many options available for restoring your smile, one of which is implant-supported dentures. Unlike regular dentures which sit on your gums, implant dentures sit on top of implants that are anchored in your jaw. Implant dentures... Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Dental Sealants

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Would you like to know the advantages that dental sealants can provide? Are you aware that dental sealants are safe for almost any age beginning at six when a child’s first set of molars begin to grow in? Dental sealants are applied directly to your tooth enamel for an additional... Read more »

Dental Emergency Tips

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A key component of oral health care includes planning for emergencies. Although they are rare, they can strike at any time and seriously damage your mouth. Protect your smile with these oral emergency tips: A Tooth is Knocked Loose: It is possible for teeth to be easily dislocated due to... Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from Untreated Decay Might Need a Root Canal

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Tooth decay is a serious problem afflicting the teeth of millions of Americans each year. Without timely treatment, the bacteria will continue to exploit more and more healthy material throughout and within the tooth. In time, this can even cause decay and a potential infection to form within the pulp... Read more »