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Inlays and Onlays Rebuild Strong, Beautiful Smiles

Historically, tooth repair was intended for the purpose of restoring function to a badly damaged tooth. As dentistry has evolved, restorative care has taken on a dual-purpose. When repairing damaged teeth, Dr. Lee considers how to rebuild optimal structural integrity while also recreating the most lifelike appearance. One way in which we do that is […]

Why Should I Replace a Missing Tooth?

Studies show that 97% of dental implant placements happen without any complications. However, like any surgery, some risk is involved in the dental implant procedure. At Galleria Dental Aesthetics, our Northern Virginia implant dentists take great care to minimize any risk to your health and safety. Nonetheless, we believe patients should be fully aware of […]

Why You Should Choose Tooth Colored Fillings

Are you resigned to having silver/mercury, or amalgam, every time you need a filling? Have you come to expect this as your only option–or as your only affordable option? We at Galleria Dental Aesthetics are excited to tell you about tooth-colored fillings and why you should choose them over amalgam fillings. In the past, tooth-colored […]

How Long Do White Fillings Last?

White fillings have been the topic of various research studies whose goal was to determine how long white fillings last. Unfortunately, the outcomes of these studies are inconsistent, and some study groups were so small that they did not effectively represent the longevity of white fillings. Our experience at Galleria Dental Aesthetics shows that white […]

What Are The Benefits of White Fillings?

Dr. Lee, Dr. Oh and Dr. Mortazie are convinced that white fillings are superior in every way to silver/mercury, or metal fillings. Because the benefits of white fillings are so well documented we have eliminated metal fillings from our practice completely. White fillings, also called tooth-colored fillings, are made of composite resin, the same material […]

Are White Fillings as Strong as Metal?

Cosmetic dentistry procedures each have their own advantages and disadvantages. Sometimes concepts, such as the strength of a filling can be a bit misleading. The cosmetic dentists at Galleria Dental Aesthetics have concluded from their research and experience that white fillings are as strong as metal fillings and are far superior to them, overall. White […]

Questions About White Fillings

Are white fillings only done as a cosmetic dentistry procedure? While white fillings offer aesthetically pleasing cosmetic enhancements, we at Galleria Dental Aesthetics offer only white fillings to restore, repair or enhance our patient’s teeth. We do not use silver/mercury or amalgam fillings at all. Our cosmetic dentists believe white fillings offer far more benefits […]

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