Preventive Dentistry for Kids, Teens & Adults
Preventive dentistry is the easy, affordable way we can keep you and your entire family’s smiles problem-free year after year. With the services outlined below, we’ll be able to help you avoid common dental problems so you won’t need more involved and expensive care in the future. All it takes is just two appointments each year to achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile, so to schedule your next one, contact us today!
Dental Checkups & Cleanings
Your experience at Fairfax Dental Esthetics will always begin with a thorough dental checkup and cleaning to make sure we completely understand your dental health. First, our skilled hygienist will use sophisticated tools to remove any plaque and tartar from your teeth, and then Dr. Glikman or Dr. Berrada will perform an oral exam. With this, they’ll be able to check on the health of your teeth, gums, jaw, existing dental work, and catch problems early so they can treat them quickly.
Fairfax Children’s Dentistry
We just love serving Fairfax’s littlest smiles! By bringing your child to see us at an early age, we’ll be able to help protect their teeth from cavities as well as ensure that their smile develops correctly. Our entire team has a lot of experience with children, so we’ll know exactly how to keep them cool, calm, and relaxed so both they and you can enjoy their visits. We’ll even provide dental education to make your job at home much easier!
With periodontal therapy, we’re able to find, diagnose, and treat one of the most common and damaging dental problems in the entire world: periodontal disease, better known as gum disease. Left untreated, it can cause chronic bad breath, lead to tooth loss, and even make a person more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke! With deep cleaning treatments, laser dentistry, and antibiotic therapy, we’ll make sure your smile is always protected, healthy, and clean.
Nightguards for Bruxism
Do you ever wake up in the morning with a sore jaw, or do your teeth look like they have been worn down? If so, you may be suffering from bruxism, a condition where a person unconsciously clenches their jaw and grinds their teeth while they sleep. To prevent your teeth from becoming damaged, we may recommend that you wear something called a nightguard to bed. This small, custom-made mouthpiece will place a protective barrier between your teeth to keep them safe during the night, which should allow you to rest easy.
Oral Cancer Screenings
Oral cancer is an often fatal disease that is very treatable when detected early, which is exactly why Dr. Glikman and Dr. Berrada recommend that everyone should have at least one oral cancer screening per year. They can perform one as part of your regular checkup, and it literally only takes a few minutes. They’ll examine your lips, gums, cheeks, tongue, throat, neck, and face for any signs of cancerous tissues, and should they find something that causes concern, they can help you take quick and appropriate action.
Fluoride has long been known to help strengthen the teeth against decay and cavities, which is why you’ll so often find it in toothpaste as well as public water sources. To give your family’s smiles a little extra protection between appointments, we can provide a topical fluoride treatment as part of your regular checkups. It only takes a few minutes, is completely painless, and it’s one of the best ways to keep your smile cavity-free year after year!
Emergency Dentistry in Fairfax
If you or a loved one experience a knocked out tooth, damaged dental work, or develop a severe toothache, you can always turn to our practice to get the immediate, professional care that you need. We’re able to handle a wide variety of dental emergencies in-house, and when you call in, we’ll do whatever we can to see you as quickly as possible. We’ll never leave you waiting while you are in pain, so if you even think you need help, be sure to give us a call!