Dental Implants Don’t Require Several Visits

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Think you don’t have time to perfect your smile? At the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria, it may not take as long as you think.

How many visits does it take to get dental implants?

Each patient is different. But in most cases, complete implant procedures take fewer visits than they used to. Our team can restore missing teeth with just a couple of visits.

Dental implants look and feel like your own teeth. They can serve as a strong and stable foundation for dentures, support a dental bridge, or replace a damaged tooth. All without disturbing the surrounding teeth.

Since dental implant procedures fuse with your jaw bone, they help avert bone loss and gum recession.

Schedule a dental implant consultation at the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria and we’ll design a comprehensive treatment plan for you. We also offer family dentistry. Schedule an appointment today.

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311

 

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Change Your Life In 4 Steps

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There is no question that dentures are preferable to a toothless mouth, but they are not issue free. An increasingly popular alternative is state-of-the-art implant dentures from the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexadnria.

Traditional dentures can make it difficult to chew and taste food. It’s embarrassing to talk when they are slipping around in your mouth and laughing can dislodge them entirely. They can even make it hard to breathe – and it doesn’t get more basic than that.

Even if you have had dentures for many years, you may be a candidate for implant dentures. Mini dental implants (also called denture-stabilization implants) allow us to securely attach an appliance so that it won’t slip or irritate gums. Small titanium posts are implanted into the jawbone and fuse with the surrounding bone, building a substantial base for an over denture.

Here is the process:

1. Examination and Assessment
During your first visit, we will take x-rays and assess your mouth and the condition of your teeth, gums, and jawbone. We will assess options with you and together you will design a treatment plan.

2. Implant Placement
A complete tooth implant and restoration consists of the actual implant or root replacement, an abutment, and final restoration. The first step is to insert the titanium alloy implant into your jawbone. This is not as difficult or painful as it sounds. Most patients are surprised at how speedy and easy the procedure is.

3. Integration
Implant surgery would not be successful if your jawbone did not welcome an artificial and non-biological tooth root. Amazingly, in the vast majority of cases, the jawbone tightly fuses with the implant to design an extremely durable foundation for the final restoration. It takes from three to six months for your jawbone to work its extraordinary magic.

4. Final Restoration
The implant dentures are secured to the titanium posts. Dental implant restorations are virtually indistinguishable from initial teeth.

At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria, we offer dental implants, including implant dentures. We also offer family dentistry, and many other services. Schedule an appointment with us today.

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311

 

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Think It’s Not Necessary To Replace Missing Back Teeth?

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Some people who lose a back tooth question whether to replace it. After all, it doesn’t show when you smile and there are other teeth to take over the chewing functions. Why not avert the cost to replace it and save some money? At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria, we have several very good reasons to replace a back tooth with a dental implant:

1. The adjacent tooth (or teeth) may start shifting.

If a tooth tips, moves, or rotates, it can affect the bite. The unopposed tooth can also move, though it generally moves outward from the bone (over-eruption). Teeth that are displaced can become more vulnerable to gum disease, decay, and other problems.

2. The underlying bone will eventually loosen.

Without the tooth root, the jaw bone recedes. This changes the shape of the face and gives it a sunk-in look due to a decrease in supporting bone. The vertical shortening advances and becomes more pronounced as you get older.

3. There will be extra stress on the teeth that take over the chewing functions.

This can lead to excessive wear, fracture, or pain.

If you have a missing back tooth and want to learn about dental implants, call the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria. We offer family dentistry, and a wide range of other services. Schedule an appointment today.

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311

 

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Captivate Audiences Once Again

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Remember when being a toothless five-year-old dazzled friends and family? When a lisp was considered cute and endearing? Doesn’t really work for adults. Toothless smiles are awkward and lisps can make you self-conscious. Cosmetic dentistry from the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria can help.

If you are missing one or more of your teeth, have undesirable gaps, or are just not happy with your smile’s current condition, the talented group at the Center for Dental Anesthesia look forward to offering you solutions.

A simple consultation will bring not only clarity but hope. A missing tooth can be replaced with a lifelike dental implant. A gap can be masked with porcelain veneers. These are other issues can be addressed with cosmetic dentistry procedures.

The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria also provides special needs dentistry. Schedule an appointment with us today.

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311

 


Save Money With Dental Implants At Center for Dental Anesthesia

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Here’s a question for Alexandria residents: When is the least expensive tooth replacement method really the most expensive? The answer is: when it ends up costing far more in the long run.

Many Alexandria dentistry patients who lose a tooth do not understand the importance of replacing it with a dental implant. They believe that one missing tooth is not a significant problem. In fact, some people who have an abscessed tooth extracted are so glad the pain is gone that they forget that the extraction is not the solution. When a tooth is lost, the risk of losing the adjacent teeth increases dramatically.

Dr. David Scharf, a Board Certified Periodontist and Dental Implant Surgeon and a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University College of Dentistry says:

“Many times consumers will choose to replace a missing tooth with a removable partial denture because it is the least expensive option. In the long run however, removable partial dentures may be more costly due the loss of adjacent teeth and the need for future replacements. Many people opt to replace teeth with dental implants because they do not compromise the survival of the adjacent teeth.”

Dr. Scharf notes…

“With the price of gasoline and food soaring people try to cut back wherever they can. Unfortunately choosing the least expensive options for tooth replacement can have some very costly ramifications down the road.”

If you are missing a tooth, you may still be able to save the adjacent teeth if receive an implant soon. An implant bonds with the jaw bone and helps maintain its stability.

To schedule a dental implant consultation, call Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria. We also provide family dentistry and other services. Make an appointment today!

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311

 


Do Whitestrips Work? Teeth Whitening in Alexandria

Do Whitestrips Work in Alexandria? If you’ve visited the toothpaste aisle at the grocery store lately, you’ve probably noticed dozens of products that claim to whiten your teeth. Over-the-counter whitening products can give you good results. But professional-grade whitening by the Center for Dental Anesthesia goes far beyond any commercial product.

These products include:

Whitening Rinses
Whitening rinses kill bacteria, freshen breath and may help remove plaque, the way mouthwash does. Whitening rinses, however, contain whitening ingredients mouthwashes lack. Users are supposed to take a mouthful and slosh it around on the teeth. Many people don’t notice a lightening of their teeth, probably because the rinse does not touch them long enough to truly whiten them.

Whitening Strips
The whitening strips you can buy in grocery stores have a couple of drawbacks. They contain a bleaching agent, but it’s much less potent than what is used in dental offices.

Another issue is that they don’t whiten between teeth because the strips only touch the front surface. Though it is possible to remove stains, it can take months to see any real results. By that point, you have probably spent more money than you would have if you’d have chosen a professional system.

Teeth Whitening Gels
Whitening gels are painted onto teeth with a small brush. One problem with whitening gels is that they only stick to dry teeth. If any saliva gets on the teeth during treatment, the gel is likely to slide off.

If you are serious about whitening your teeth, the most effective way is to have it done professionally. The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria provides teeth whitening, along with other cosmetic dentistry like porcelain veneers and dental implants. We also have several sedation dentistry options. Call for an appointment today.

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311

 


You Be The Judge: Cosmetic Dentistry in Alexandria

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If you are researching smile makeovers, you have probably heard claims that cosmetic dentistry in Alexandria can provide you with a ‘celebrity smile.’ Are these superlatives simply exaggerations? We invite you to judge for yourself.

Talk to the Center for Dental Anesthesia about a no-pressure smile makeover consultation. You can discuss your smile makeover goals and see our smile gallery for an idea of what your new smile could look like.

A smile makeover involves multiple procedures which may include the following:

Tooth Implants

A dental implant is a metal (usually titanium) rod implanted into the bone to replace the missing root of a tooth that has been extracted. The crown and supporting structure are securely attached to the post.

Clear Braces

We offer our patients Invisalign clear braces. They are worn like mouthguard, so you can remove them when you eat and sleep. Clear braces are so inconspicuous that people just a few feet away may not realize you’re wearing them.

Dental Crowns

There are many different kinds of crowns that serve different purposes. We perform a comprehensive examination to ensure the crown you get is perfect for you and your smile.

Veneers

Porcelain veneers can repair chips, cracks, minor tooth misalignment, tooth discoloration, unattractive tooth shape, and disproportionate tooth size.

Teeth Whitening

Professional teeth whitening goes far beyond over-the-counter whitening products. There is nothing like an extraordinary white smile to give you optimal confidence.

‘Perfect smiles’ are possible, and the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria can help with cosmetic dentistry. Ask about your sedation options. We love to help our special needs patients.

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311

 


Cosmetic Dentistry in Alexandria: It’s Not About Vanity!

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Since 2015, the Center for Dental Anesthesia has provided confidence and dignity to our Alexandria patients through sedation dentistry and cosmetic dentistry.

Not everyone is blessed with bright eyes and a beautiful smile. If only! We want you to be on the same footing as your friends, colleagues and customers. Wanting to look your best and feel your best is not about vanity, it’s about reality in any professional community. A dazzling smile, achieved with cosmetic dentistry, creates a favorable first impression and demonstrates polish and attention to detail. These are advantages in every line of work.

At the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria, we also offer teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, and dental implants to improve your confidence and security. We offer a range of sedation options, practice family and pediatric dentistry, and provide special needs dentistry.

The Center for Dental Anesthesia is only a phone call away at. Book a consultation today!

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311

 


Cosmetic Dentistry in Alexandria: Dental Miracles

Affordable Alexandria Family DentistryAt the Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria, cosmetic dentistry not only improves your smile, it improves the health of your teeth. It makes your face more pleasing and younger-looking, too, and can also help with TMJ issues.

What’s more, cosmetic dentistry is surprisingly fast, and virtually pain-free. Why? Because of state-of-the art dental technology and new dental sedation options.

At Center for Dental Anesthesia, Dentist Zeyad Mady delivers dental miracles every day. Regardless of the number of teeth affected, Dr. Mady re-designs smiles and corrects issues by skillfully performing cosmetic dentistry

If your teeth are decayed or otherwise damaged, there are numerous remedies. Porcelain crowns and veneers are some of the effective procedures available. What if a tooth is missing entirely? A dental implant is a complete restoration, including a new root!

Perhaps all of this sounds too good to be true. If you are a skeptic, schedule a no-pressure smile makeover consultation today and find out for yourself. Zeyad Mady will explain how your teeth can be transformed and you can see before and after photos of other patients.

We specialize in creating quality dental experiences for anxious and special needs patients.

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311

 


Are You Smiling?

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Hello Alexandria! Welcome to Center for Dental Anesthesia, and we have been here serving the Alexandria area since 2015. We are constantly striving to cater to the oral health needs of our patients, and we hope that you might be one of these patients soon!

One innovative way that we keep our patients and others informed is by this blog, the Center for Dental Anesthesia blog. We want to keep families informed about how they can have healthy, beautiful smiles.

A central goal of this blog is to encourage everyone to develop more effective oral health habits, such as proper brushing and flossing. We also want to promote the use of quality dental products.

Cosmetic dentistry is another essential topic that we like to address. We offer a full menu of cosmetic dentistry services. Ask us about dental implants, teeth whitening, veneers, dental crowns, tooth-colored fillings, and gum contouring. We hope to educate Alexandria residents on what these procedures are and how they can help you to get the beautiful smile that you’ve always wanted.

If you have any questions, please call us at 703-379-6400 and a member of our professional staff can schedule an appointment for you. Whether you want to know more about in-office teeth whitening, problems such as dry mouth, dental implants, or invisible braces, we can help.

Call today!

 

Contact Center for Dental Anesthesia:

703-379-6400

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

5284 Dawes Ave
Alexandria, Virginia
22311