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How Can I Encourage My Child to Brush His Teeth?

How to Encourage My Child to Brush His TeethAdvanced Family Dentistry – Dr. Sonny Kim, Reston, Virginia The age we recommend to first start brushing a child’s teeth is when that first tooth emerges. Of course, they’re too young then to do it on their own. However, as your child progresses, you should help him…
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Getting your Wisdom Teeth Out

Getting your Wisdom Teeth OutAdvanced Family Dentistry – Dr. Sonny Kim, Reston, Virginia If you’re in your late teens or early 20s, you may hear your friends talking about getting their wisdom teeth out. It is common for people in that age group to do so. And even though it might sound scary, in most…
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Oral Bone Grafts

Oral Bone GraftsAdvanced Family Dentistry – Dr. Sonny Kim, Reston, Virginia Our goal at Advanced Family Dentistry is to help you keep your natural teeth as long as possible. However, when that isn’t an option, we look to the next best thing—replacing teeth with oral implants that look, feel and function just like your natural…
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Should I Be Worried About a Toothache?

Should I Be Worried About a Toothache?Advanced Family Dentistry – Dr. Sonny Kim, Reston, Virginia Are you experiencing pain in a tooth? Like pain when you eat or drink, or an ongoing ache? There are many times when we can experience pain in our teeth, but not all symptoms may indicate a serious problem. Should…
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What’s Included in your Dental Exam?

When you make your dental appointment for your regular cleaning, we do much more than just clean your teeth. We provide a comprehensive dental exam. This is especially important if you are a first-time patient with our practice. We want to both establish a baseline for your dental health and establish a timeline record of…
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Which is Better – An Electric Toothbrush or a Manual Toothbrush?

Which is Better – An Electric Toothbrush or a Manual Toothbrush?Advanced Family Dentistry – Dr. Sonny Kim, Reston, Virginia We love to educate our patients on the best way to care for their dental health themselves. And one of the questions we hear quite is whether they should use an electric toothbrush or a manual…
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Get a Same-Day Crown at Advanced Family Dentistry

Getting a crown used to be a long process, with several visits and messy impressions to complete the restoration. Now, with today’s modern technology, it is possible to get a same-day crown without all the hassle. Each patient and each case is different, so we will have to determine if you are a candidate for…
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Why Do I Need a Crown?

Why Do I Need a Crown?Advanced Family Dentistry – Dr. Sonny Kim, Reston, Virginia When your dentist tells you that you need to have a crown, there is a good reason why. Either a tooth is cracked, broken or fractured, or there isn’t enough tooth material left to do a filling, either from a cavity,…
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Amalgam vs. Composite Fillings

Amalgam vs. Composite FillingsAdvanced Family Dentistry – Dr. Sonny Kim, Reston, Virginia The most common type of dental treatment is a filling, or as a dentist calls it, a “restoration” of a tooth. Fillings are used most often to fill cavities or correct problems with a tooth to restore it to its healthy shape and…
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Why is Flossing Important?

Why is Flossing Important?Advanced Family Dentistry – Dr. Sonny Kim, Reston, Virginia Other than brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing is the next most important thing you can do to keep your teeth and gums healthy. There are a variety of methods for flossing that make this task even easier. Why Do You Need…
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