What are Veneers?
Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that resemble healthy, natural teeth. Dentists adhere them to the front of your real teeth with permanent dental cement, covering stained, chipped, misaligned, or broken teeth. Veneers can quickly restore a bright, beautiful smile, boosting confidence and well-being. Comparable in strength to normal tooth enamel, each veneer is customized to […]
Protect a Tooth with a Dental Crown
Dr. Kim may recommend a dental crown when you have a tooth that requires restoration. Here is what you can expect. Contact us today 703-549-1960.
Is Invisalign Right for You
Invisalign helps you align your smile without the self-consciousness, hassle, and discomfort typical of braces. For years, conventional braces were the only option if you wanted to achieve a straighter smile. Today, Invisalign helps you align your smile without the self-consciousness, hassle, and discomfort typical of braces. While Invisalign is a revolutionary substitute for braces, […]
5 Summer Dental Hygiene Tips
Summertime can make it difficult to help your kids maintain good oral hygiene. Here are Dr. Stella Kim’s tips for hygiene during the summer months.
Your Guide to Common Dental Procedures
Knowing what to expect when you visit the dentist can help you prepare & make better dental procedure choices. Contact us to schedule 703-549-1960.
Dental Hygiene & Your Health
Observing a healthy oral regimen is not only important for preserving your smile but is vital in the warding off cavities and oral disease. Although oral health is something that is often overlooked, your mouth is one of the first pointers to nutritional deficiencies. Other diseases that affect your body may gain access through mouth […]
Guide to Cosmetic Dentistry
Cosmetic dentistry is a term used to describe a number of treatments that improve the appearance of a patient’s teeth or smile. Cosmetic dentistry procedures are usually elective in nature, although many also have restorative benefits for a patient’s oral health. Here are some of the most common types of cosmetic dentistry procedures: Invisalign® Invisalign® […]
How to Ease your Child’s Dental Fear
Do you have a little one who’s developed a fear of the dentist? Don’t worry. Lots of small children have dental fear. There are things you can do to nip this fear in the bud! 1. Start Early Many dentist fears come about from fear of the unknown. Bring your child to the dentist regularly […]
Filling the Gap: The 4 Types of Dental Bridges
Your options for replacing a natural tooth that is decayed or missing include four types of dental bridges. Many American adults are missing at least one permanent tooth. Fortunately, there are several options for filling in space, so to speak, with a false tooth—called a pontic—that is most commonly made of porcelain, gold, or an alloy. Your […]
5 Fun Braces-Friendly Holiday Treats
With the holiday season here, your kids are looking to indulge in some sweet holiday treats. Unfortunately, when your child has braces, some of the traditional treats can cause more harm than good. Hard candies can damage your child’s braces, and sticky treats can become caught and hard to remove. The good news is, is that there are […]