Blog Archive

Does My Child Need Sealants? Oct 1st, 2021

As a parent, you make it your business to do all you can to help your child stay healthy and happy. That includes making sure they get good dental care to help protect their teeth and prevent cavities and other tooth damage. At A to Z Dental Studio, Hiba Zakhour,...

Who Can Benefit From a Night Guard? Sep 1st, 2021

Do you wake up with facial pain or headaches? Do your jaws click or stick when you chew or yawn? Have you had fractured or cracked teeth? Then you could have a nighttime grinding or clenching problem — and a night guard could help. A custom-made night guard can help...

What To Do When You Lose a Crown or Filling Aug 2nd, 2021

Crowns and fillings are among the most common dental restorations used to protect your teeth and prevent further problems. But like any type of dental restoration, they’re not designed to last forever — and they can be damaged. At A to Z Dental Studio in Fairfax, Virginia, Hiba Zakhour, DDS,...

The Difference Between Inlays and Onlays Jul 1st, 2021

Fixing damaged teeth isn’t just important for your oral health — it’s important for your confidence, too. Inlays and onlays use durable materials and advanced technology to repair teeth that are too damaged for fillings, but not damaged enough to require a more extensive repair, like a crown or root...

Take These Steps Immediately If You've Knocked Out a Tooth Jun 2nd, 2021

About 5 million teeth are knocked out each year in the United States, but if it happens to you, it can certainly make you feel like you’re all alone. It’s true, losing a tooth can be an emotional experience — but the good news is, knocked-out teeth can often be...

Help! My Teeth are Yellow Mar 10th, 2021

Tooth stains are a common complaint among both women and men, for good reason. Your smile plays a major role in how other people see you, and that means if your teeth are yellow or dingy, it can have a direct bearing on your self-confidence. Fortunately, tooth whitening treatments can...

Do I Need Full or Partial Dentures? Feb 1st, 2021

About 41 million Americans wear dentures, improving their confidence and enabling them to avoid more serious oral health problems, including additional tooth loss. At A to Z Dental Studio, Hiba Zakhour, DDS, offers custom denture solutions for patients in Fairfax, Virginia, including both full and partial dentures using the latest...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons for Dental Implants Jan 15th, 2021

Dental implants are a great way to enhance your smile and improve the way your teeth look. But they offer lots of other benefits, too, such as benefits that can actually improve your oral health. Every year, roughly a half million people in the United States get dental implants for...

What is a Deep Dental Cleaning and Why Would I Need One? Dec 10th, 2020

If you go to the dentist twice a year for dental check ups and teeth cleanings, you may be confused to hear you also need a deep dental cleaning. Both types of cleanings are important for your oral health, but Dr. Hiba Zakhour of A to Z Dental Studio in...

Am I a Candidate for Invisalign? Oct 15th, 2020

Braces help align and straighten teeth, and they are worn by kids and adults alike. According to the American Association of Orthodontics, one in four orthodontic patients is an adult, and treatment for adults may take a little longer than for kids.  Braces can take several years to straighten teeth,...