Dental Associates of Northern Virginia in Alexandria
1500 Belle View Boulevard, Alexandria, VA 22307

Porcelain Veneers in Alexandria, VA

Be proud of your smile with porcelain veneers in Northern Virginia.

Don’t let gaps, stains or other imperfections in your teeth make you feel less like smiling. A Dental Associates dentist in Northern Virginia can recommend veneers to correct the problem.

Veneers make a dramatic improvement in the appearance of your teeth. Also, since they are stain-resistant, they typically last for years before requiring replacement. Your Dental Associates dentist is well qualified to determine which type of veneer is best for your needs.

Composite veneers.

Composite veneers, made from composite resin, are enamel bonded right onto your teeth, usually in just one visit. They are more affordable than porcelain veneers, but tend to last only about five to seven years.

Porcelain veneers.

Porcelain veneers are thin shells that cover your natural teeth to hide defects like gaps or stains. Since they are custom-made, they usually require more time at the dentist office for placement. They are also more expensive than composite veneers. This additional upfront time can pay off, however, since porcelain veneers generally last up to 10 years or longer.

What to expect with porcelain veneers.

No matter how severely damaged your teeth are, porcelain veneers can make a dramatic difference. They are basically thin shells that cover the surface of damaged or stained teeth to correct minor imperfections such as gaps, cracks, chips or misalignment. They not only improve the look of your smile, they also protect the damaged teeth underneath. In general, porcelain veneers are an affordable solution for correcting minor problems and defects.

How veneers are made.

Since porcelain veneers are custom made to match your natural teeth, your Dental Associates dentist will need to make a model of your teeth for the lab technician. This will be used to custom-design your veneers. Your dentist will then attach your new custom veneers onto your natural teeth to give you a brighter, more perfect smile. To keep your veneers bright, avoid stain causers such as coffee, tea, red wine and tobacco.

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Patient Reviews
Very professional, comfortable with the office and personnel.
Carl T.
Dr. Legum and the team of Dental Hygienists are very friendly and professional, and provide prompt, excellent service. Their office is clean and has up-to-date equipment, and is located in the Belle […]
Encarnita A.
Professional and Fabulous at cosmetic dentistry, true artistry! I am thrilled with my porcelain veneers!
Susan M.
Very friendly, informative and helpful staff. Very clean and organized environment.
Tracy (.
I love my dentist Dr. Julia Lokitis. She personally cleans my teeth and spends as much time with me as needed. I would wholeheartedly recommend this dental practice. They run a professional shop and […]
Laura H.
I’m seen within 5-10 minutes of my appointment time and the staff are friendly. Dentist takes the time to explain all procedures and dental assistants/hygienist take the time to talk to you […]
Deirdre B.
Marcia is the best dental hygienist. She cares about her patients and does outstanding work. Marcia has transformed my dental hygiene through her perceptive suggestions &, as a result, improved […]
Sarah S.
I just finished my invisalign treatment with Dr. Julia Lokitis, and I am more than happy with the results. Dr. Lokitis, she is amazing and very friendly she takes the time to explain every step of […]
Stephanie R.
Dr. Lokitis is great! She is caring, skilled and punctual. Her staff is friendly and helpful with appointments. And the hygienists and assistants she employs are gentle and definitely put you at […]
Kristine E.
The service is always excellent!
Matthew B.
I have been going to Dental Associates for over 20 years–I am very pleased and satisfied with their ability to take care of my dental needs–I am very pleased and satisfied with both the […]
Thomas V.
Friendly staff, knowledgeable practitioners, very clean facility
Emma W.
Excellent service; caring employees.
Robert W.
Fantastic Staff
Kim B.
The staff is always so pleasant and the services provided are always the best.
Martha D.
For the record, I use the location at 1500 Belle View Blvd., Alexandria, VA. This office is the best! Marty Legum, my dentist, is personable, professional, and very good. He has provided my wife and […]
Sam C.
Dr. Lokitis and her team are the best! Today I arrived at my appointment almost an hour early and she was just about to head out to lunch. When she saw me, she decided to postpone her lunch rather […]
Clarence P.
Excellent and friendly staff.
Chris V.
Friendly staff
Kristine W.
Serap is always caring and has great attention to detail. She makes me feel comfortable while making my bad dental habits not be so damaging in the long term.
Michael G.
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Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Phone: (703) 596-0872
Fax: (703) 768-3018
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  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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