Dental Associates of Northern Virginia in Fair Oaks
12011 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Suite 105, Fairfax, VA 22033

General Dentists in Fairfax

Good dental health is important no matter what your age. With regular dental exams and cleanings from our general dentist in Fairfax, you’ll enjoy a glowing, pain-free smile that will make you proud.

What’s a General Dentist?

General dentists act as the primary dental care provider for both adults and children. These experienced dental professionals practice many different types of dentistry instead of specializing in one particular area. General dentists help you maintain your oral health by diagnosing and addressing tooth decay and gum disease.

What Types of Dental Care Do General Dentists Perform?

At our general family dentistry practice, our goal is to help patients achieve lifetime dental health. Our general dentists perform regular dental exams, provide tooth fillings, clean and polish your teeth, and administer other general dentistry services that keep your smile in top shape. Our dentists can also treat oral health problems, including toothaches or other conditions.

What Services Can You Find At a General Dental Office?

General dentistry services typically include several types of oral exams, treatments, and procedures that ensure good dental health. Here are the services our skilled dentists provide:

  • Bad Breath Treatment
  • Customized Sports Mouth Guards
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentures
  • Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy)
  • Extractions
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • N2O Sedation
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • OSA with Oral Appliance Treatment for Sleep Apnea
  • Periodontics (Gum Treatment & Surgery)
  • Porcelain Crowns

How Often Should a Person Visit the Dentist?

Typically, the condition of your teeth and gums and how old you are will determine how often you must visit a dentist general practice. Our dentists recommend that healthy patients receive a checkup every six months.

How Much Will a Trip to the Dentist Cost?

The cost of a dental visit varies widely from patient to patient. The type of procedures or treatments you need, along with your insurance coverage, will determine your total cost. If you have any questions about insurance or pricing, give our office a call.

Making a Dental Appointment

It’s not uncommon to wonder, “How can I make an appointment with a general dentist near me?” Fortunately, the answer to that question can be found with a simple phone call. Call us today, and we’ll set up an appointment time that works for your schedule.

How Long Do Dental Appointments Last?

Routine dental checkups can typically last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. However, if you require extensive dental work, you may need an appointment that lasts for several hours. If you have questions about the length of your appointment, please give us a call.

Preparing for a Dental Appointment at Our Office

Visiting a general dentist should be a good experience. To get ready for your appointment, arrive on time and carry a list of your current medications and medical conditions. It also helps to research the details of your insurance plan before your appointment so you’re fully informed about your coverage.

Why Is It Important to See a Dentist Regularly?

Going to a general dentist for regular checkups prevents tooth decay and gum disease from severely eroding your teeth. Without seeing a dentist, you might not know when these problems occur. Avoiding the dentist can lead to more costly and time-consuming dental repairs or even tooth loss. Protect your smile’s brilliance – call our office today to set up an appointment.

Bad Breath Treatment

If you’re concerned about bad breath, talk to a dentist at Dental Associates of Northern Virginia about treatment. In some cases, halitosis, the clinical name for bad breath, doesn’t respond to the usual remedies such as antibacterial mouthwashes or special […]

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Customized Sports Mouth Guards

You’ve probably heard the expression, ”Put your money where your mouth is.” Nowhere is this truer than when playing sports. Medical and dental care resulting from a direct hit to the mouth or the loss of a tooth can be […]

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Dental Bridges

Gaps due to missing teeth not only impact your self-esteem, they can also affect your bite and the placement of your remaining teeth. This is why it’s important to get appropriate dental care to fill the gaps left behind by […]

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Missing teeth can severely hinder your daily activities, making it more difficult to speak and chew. If you want to restore your smile’s appearance and function, call our office to learn about our affordable dentures in Fairfax.

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Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy)

In many cases, a root canal, more appropriately called endodontic treatment, is the most effective way to save a tooth that has become decayed, infected, or traumatized in some way. Rather than extract the offending tooth, endodontic treatment removes the […]

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Having a tooth pulled may not be pleasant, but it’s often necessary–either to make way for a permanent tooth, or when a tooth becomes infected, decayed, or otherwise jeopardizes your health. Our Northern Virginia Dental Associates dentists provide affordable and […]

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Full Mouth Reconstruction

If you have severe dental problems that make you feel uncomfortable about your smile or the way you look, your Dental Associates of Northern Virginia dental professionals can help. Whether your problem is the result of gum disease, TMJ, tooth […]

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N2O Sedation

For those who fear going to the dentist, N2O sedation can be a smart solution. Although there are many different types of sedation your Dental Associates dentist may recommend, nitrous oxide is one of the most common and frequently used […]

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The oral surgeons at Dental Associates of Northern Virginia are highly skilled in a wide range of oral and maxillofacial procedures. Whether you require surgery to remove teeth for dental reconstruction, to enhance your appearance, or simply to aid in […]

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Oral Hygiene

Great oral hygiene in Fairfax sets the foundation for lifelong oral health. With a good home care routine and regular cleanings from our office, you can obtain a clean and healthy smile.

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OSA with Oral Appliance Treatment for Sleep Apnea

For those who snore, oral sleep appliance therapy can provide much-needed relief. Snoring is often caused by a condition known as obstructive sleep apnea, OSA for short. If this is your case, your Dental Associates dentist in Fairfax can offer […]

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Periodontics (Gum Treatment & Surgery)

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, affects more than three-quarters of all Americans over the age of 35. This number includes those exhibiting symptoms of any phase of the disease–from early stage gingivitis and beyond.

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Porcelain Crowns

Have you lost a tooth or just rescued it from deep decay? A crown can often restore your tooth’s function.

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Snore Guards

Snoring not only disrupts the sleep of others in your household, it often keeps the snorer from a restful night’s sleep as well. If you suspect snoring may be causing you to lose sleep at night, ask your Dental Associates […]

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Service is prompt, courteous, efficient, and excellent work. I have been going to Dr Schecht for many many years, and would recommend him to anyone. Thanks!
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I enjoy Jackie my hygienist and Dr. Schecht. I have known them a long time now and they really make me feel appreciated. The rest of the staff I encountered was also polite.
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  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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