We Are Open – Safety is Our Top Priority!
We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
What Causes Periodontal Disease and What Are the Symptoms? If you’ve noticed blood when you brush or floss or an increase in the incidence of halitosis, then you may be at the beginning stage of gingivitis. Keep reading to learn more about gum disease and how to prevent and treat it. Can Periodontal Disease Be Prevented? According to the CDC,…Continue reading
Do I Need Emergency Dental Treatment in Fairfax? A dental emergency is extremely stressful and, according to the CDC, unplanned oral care costs more than $45 billion in lost job productivity and 34 million lost educational hours each year. By learning more about dental emergencies, you can be prepared if you or a loved one experience an oral care emergency.…Continue reading
Did you know that the color of a healthy tooth can range anywhere from a light yellow to a light grey? The exact color depends on the color of the enamel as well as the color of the dentin underneath. Dentin is naturally yellow, and tooth enamel is slightly blue and translucent. Factors that affect either of these can cause…Continue reading
Dr. Rye attended the 2018 International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics (IAPA) Annual Conference and entered “The Aesthetic Eye,” a contest that recognizes exceptional dentistry done by IAPA members. This contest featured dentists from all over the world who submitted photos for review by the Aesthetic Eye Panel. We are proud to announce that Dr. Rye’s Glamour Portrait submission of a…Continue reading
Denise H. Testimonial My smile makeover by Dr. Rye changed my life! For years, I had patchwork dentistry to ‘save’ my teeth – a crown here, bonding there. My teeth were very sensitive to cold and I could no longer eat crunchy foods – I was a grinder and my teeth no longer had any enamel. I felt at ease…Continue reading
Sandra Testimonial When you’re a mom and a grandmother, you want to look your best. I’d always dreamed of having a nice smile and straight teeth and whiter teeth. When you’re my age, you don’t want to wait. You’re just ready to do something. You’ve postponed it, put it off maybe for financial reasons and you realize you’d better do…Continue reading
Many people experience dental anxiety or dental phobia when it comes to the dentist. Unfortunately, many of these people let these fears prevent them from seeing their dentist and receiving the oral care they need to sustain a healthy smile. Fortunately, you don’t have to let dental anxiety or dental phobia prevent you from going to the dentist. With modern sedation options, your…Continue reading
Dr. Rye Changing Lives: Our Patient Orsi – “I feel very attractive and young and fresh, and I really appreciate it.”
Orsi Testimonial I was missing a lot of teeth, so I wanted to take care of that. Also, I wanted a nicer smile, whiter teeth, a Hollywood smile. I didn’t smile so much when I had photo shoots. I couldn’t whiten my teeth because I had so many root canals, and if you whiten your teeth it gets spotty. I…Continue reading
Dr. Rye Changing Lives: Our Patient Natalia – “I can’t be more grateful for the best dental care. The entire staff made me feel like family.”
Natalia Testimonial I can’t be more grateful for the best dental care. The entire staff made me feel like family. They are fantastic — the most caring and professional people I’ve had the opportunity to meet. I am very impressed with Dr. Rye’s skills, professionalism, chair side manner, knowledge and experience to take care of anyone’s dental needs. He does…Continue reading
As we age, our teeth can naturally begin to take on a more yellowish hue. Our teeth are naturally a shade of white, but with time and wear, teeth can begin to look a little less than perfect. The causes of tooth discoloration are numerous and may be influenced by an internal or external factor. Here, we’ll see how tooth enamel can be…Continue reading