The best permanent tooth replacement treatment available to Mt. Vernon area people who are missing teeth are dental implants. A dental implant is a metal (ideally titanium) rod implanted into the bone to replace the missing root. The crown and supporting structure are securely and permanently attached to the rod. Titanium is amazingly strong and […]
Hello blog visitors, welcome to Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry. Let’s talk about a tooth replacement option common in Mt. Vernon: dental bridges. While dental bridges have restored smiles for thousands of Mt. Vernon dental patients, they are not problem free. Many people with dental bridges find it impossible to keep the small areas around the […]
Each separate cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedure performed in Alexandria can address a specific dental problem. For example, a porcelain veneer can perfect the surface of a tooth that is discolored or slightly misshapen. Dental bonding can fill a small chip in an otherwise healthy tooth. Some Alexandria dental problems are more extensive and require a combination […]
If you have had years of dental problems or are embarrassed by your teeth, our cosmetic dental team at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry can help you find the restorative dentistry procedure right for you. You could be a candidate for complete or partial dentures or dental implants. A removable replacement for missing teeth, dentures […]
Hello, I’m Dr. James Geren. Welcome to my Mt. Vernon family dentistry blog. Because my chosen profession is cosmetic dentistry, I create total smile makeovers for my clients. If you are not familiar with the latest dental advances, you might not realize what cosmetic dentistry can do for you. We have dedicated our professional lives […]
When you meet someone in Mt. Vernon who is missing a front tooth, what does that say to you? Do you wonder if they were in an accident? Do you automatically start making assumptions about their income, level of education and overall physical health? Though it is extremely unfair, we are often judged (and misjudged) […]
Are you a busy Alexandria resident who can’t find the time to improve your smile? My name is Dr. James D. Geren and my staff and I at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry believe finding the time to restore missing, cracked, or discolored teeth is the most important thing you can do with your time. […]
Cosmetic and restorative dental techniques and materials have advanced to a point where total and near-total mouth reconstruction is possible right here in the Mt. Vernon area. Unlike conventional removable dentures, extensive mouth reconstruction involves strong, functional and aesthetically pleasing teeth with roots permanently anchored into the jaw bone. You have probably heard around Mt. […]
When a tooth needs more extensive dental restoration, a crown is often used. At James D. Geren, DDS in Alexandria, we create strong, natural-looking dental crowns from a variety of materials.
When a tooth has decay or has been damaged, a restorative dentistry procedure is needed to ‘restore’ the tooth to its previous intact condition. If you have old silver amalgam fillings in Mt. Vernon, we can replace them with nearly-invisible tooth colored fillings.