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.
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
Dental implants are excellent replacements for a missing tooth or teeth. These sturdy restorations consist of a post that’s implanted in your jaw with a crown affixed onto the end. With the post fused to your jawbone, these tooth replacements allow your tooth or teeth to function almost exactly as they naturally would. Dental implants also provide a sense of confidence and security,…Continue reading
Crystal Testimonial My new smile is indescribable. A smile is a fashion statement. It says a lot about the person. I have a fabulous smile and I enjoy it every day. What separates a Rye Smile from other smiles is the attention to detail. Dr. Rye Overview of Crystal’s Case Crystal had worn her teeth down,…Continue reading
Kim Grove Testimonial I grew up with painful headaches all my life. I would wake up myself as well as the whole household grinding my teeth. My teeth had been ground down to nothing. I would grind right through dental appliances. I tried braces. I thought living with terrible headaches was just the way life was supposed to be for…Continue reading
Valerie Testimonial I love to smile. I have a great big smile and find smiling and laughter good for the soul. However, as I aged, my teeth became yellowed and worn. Even though they were mostly straight (thanks parents!) there had developed some crooked spots. Additionally, medication I had taken as a child had stained some of my teeth and…Continue reading
Always keeping abreast of new developments in dental technology, Dr. Rye recently travelled to Connecticut to participate in a seminar entitled, “The Changing Paradigm of Digital Implant Dentistry.” Hosted by Keystone Dental, which has a strong reputation as a manufacturer of innovative, high-tech dental products, the seminar focused on providing the most functional and most esthetically pleasing patient outcomes possible with…Continue reading
We would like to share one of our patients’ testimonial. At Rye Smiles the well being of our patients is our top priority. “I was scheduled for wisdom extractions 4 at one time…(ok so that was the real problem) …thought I was strong enough to handle it. But as the appointment was near, I was terribly anxious. I have real…Continue reading