How medication can impact your oral health

By mary.monsees | October 15, 2021
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There are many medications available to us to help in controlling certain conditions, whether it’s pain from arthritis to insulin for diabetes. However, many patients are unaware of how their prescription or over-the-counter medications can impact the health of their smiles. Dr. Chong Lee of Galleria Dental Aesthetics in McLean, VA encourages patients to talk […]

How sweets and sugars impact the smile

By | September 30, 2021
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If you have a sweet tooth, or constantly crave sugary snacks, then you know how important it is to get sugar to satisfy it. However, have you ever thought of what this sugar does to your smile, let alone your waistline? Enjoying sweet treats every now and then is encouraged, but for those who consume […]

The importance of a beautiful smile with cosmetic dentistry

By | September 15, 2021
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Your smile is a great way to show someone that you’re happy, excited, or in love. However, this non-verbal communication can be misconstrued if you have imperfections that make you feel self-conscious about how your smile looks. This is why many of the patients who visit Galleria Dental Aesthetics will ask about cosmetic dentistry solutions […]

Give new life to damaged and worn teeth

By tess martin | August 30, 2021

While our permanent, adult teeth are strong, they are not indestructible. A lot of problems can occur over a lifetime that can impact the health or function of the smile. This includes issue such as wear, decay, chips, cracks, and even tooth loss. Many of these problems can cause patients to feel self-conscious about the […]

How long does a dental implant last?

By tess martin | August 15, 2021

With dental implants, patients can experience nearly identical replacement of a natural tooth. The implant functions just as a natural tooth once did in function, feel, and appearance. Implants allow patients to reclaim their ability to chew and bite as they once did, while smiling with confidence. One of the primary benefits of dental implants […]

Can I drink coffee and soda while wearing Invisalign trays?

By Chong Lee, DDS | July 30, 2021

Invisalign is a popular tooth straightening option available with Dr. Chong Lee and his dedicated staff at Galleria Dental Aesthetics. Patients who are interested in enhancing their smile with better alignment will find this discreet treatment to be highly desirable for many reasons. The aligner trays are made of clear plastic making it easier to […]

Commonly asked questions about regular dental checkups

By Chong Lee, DDS | July 15, 2021

General dentistry has a focus on achieving and maintaining oral health and wellness. When patients visit their dentist every six months for a cleaning and evaluation, they are taking a proactive approach to their oral health, significantly reducing their risk of tooth decay and periodontal disease while also following good habits each day at home. […]

The reality of ice chewing and your smile

By Chong Lee, DDS | June 30, 2021

It is not unusual for Dr. Chong Lee of Galleria Dental Aesthetics to speak to patients who enjoy chewing on ice. Regardless of how the habit started, it is important that patients realize how bad this habit can be for their teeth. Our team wants to make sure patients are educated on how this habit […]

Why many patients prefer dental implants over alternative tooth replacement options

By Chong Lee, DDS | June 15, 2021

In the past, patients experiencing tooth loss didn’t have many choices available to them for restoring the function, beauty, and health of their smile. Dentures were the only option that a patient could choose, and these were often ill-fitting and unnatural in appearance. Fortunately, with continued advances in dentistry, patients in the area of McLean, […]

The benefits of braces as an adult patient

By Chong Lee, DDS | May 30, 2021

Over the years, the number of adult men and women considering orthodontic treatment have risen steadily. Part of this is because there are different ways to achieve the results than there were decades ago. Instead of being referred to an orthodontic specialist for metal bracket and wire braces, patients can avoid these unsightly appliances and […]

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