Four Reasons to Not Skip Out on Getting That Filling


Arlington VA Cosmetic DentistYou’ve started to feel a rough spot on your tooth, or maybe food is catching in a particular area during your meals. After a visit to see our Alexandria dentist, you find out that there’s a cavity. “It doesn’t hurt at least,” you think, “so I can probably wait a while to have it fixed.”

…but should you? Here are four reasons why it’s not that smart of an idea to put your dental filling off.

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Is It Healthy To Whiten Your Teeth?


Arlington VA Cosmetic DentistEveryone wants a gorgeous white smile. But people are also suspicious of what bleaching products can do to their teeth.

If you’re interested in lightening the color of your smile, then you want a technique that’s safe as well as effective. At Farhan Qureshi, DDS, you’ll find the cosmetic dental solution that’s right for you.
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“I Don’t Care if My Teeth Fall Out – I’ll Just Get Dentures” Think Again, Warns Dr. Qureshi


Arlington VA DenturesIt’s easy to say you don’t care about your teeth. But it’s another matter once it actually happens to you. Dr. Farhan Qureshi is passionate about educating our patients on the value of their smile.

At Farhan Qureshi, DDS, you can count on getting both an honest diagnosis and prognosis. Here’s why we discourage patients from quickly deciding to part with their teeth.Read More

What Should I Do if I Broke My Tooth?

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Arlington VA Emergency DentistTeeth fracture in a few different ways for a variety of reasons. Some patients break their teeth because of:

  • Trauma
  • Decay
  • Biting on something hard
  • Having large old fillings

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How To Manage Dental Anxiety

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Alexandria VA Dental Treatment with SedationDental phobia can prevent people from seeking the care they need. That’s why dentists like Dr. Farhan Qureshi offer treatments and advice that make the dental care experience as relaxing as possible.

Is a fear of the dentist keeping you from getting relief?

Consider some of the ways you can put your mind at ease long enough to get dental treatment.
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What Are My Alternatives to a Root Canal?


Alexandria VA General DentistThe root canal process is not as bad as you might have imagined it would be. If you’ve never had a root canal before or if you’ve only had terrible past experiences, please be assured that today’s process is completely different!
First, you’ll be numbed up that you won’t feel a thing. A root canal is a lengthy procedure, if anything. As your dentist, Dr. Qureshi will make sure that you are comfortable throughout the entire process.

Is there any way to get around having a root canal, though?
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Are Dental Veneers Right For You?


Alexandria VA Cosmetic DentistryA veneer is typically made from a thin porcelain shell that replaces some of the enamel on the front of one of your upper front teeth. With the help of veneers, you can hide smile imperfections like:

• Deep stain
• Chips
• Rough texture
• Gaps
• Unevenly sized teeth
What determines whether you qualify for a veneer?
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When Is Your Child Ready to See the Dentist?


Alexandria VA Pediatric DentistryAs a parent bringing their child to the dentist for the first time, you’re understandably worried about how it will go.

Family dentist Dr. Farhan Qureshi welcomes patients of all ages into his practice. He’s also eager to help you feel comfortable entrusting your child’s dental health to him.
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Is An Implant Right For You?


Alexandria VA Dental Implants PeriodontistImagine a tooth replacement that works just like a natural tooth and lets you eat all the foods you love.

If that sounds good to you, then you might want to consider dental implant therapy.
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Teeth Whitening: 4 Reasons to Try It Out

Cosmetic Dentist in Alexandria VAShouldn’t the health of your teeth matter more than the color of your teeth?
If that’s what you’re wondering, then rest assured – you are right.
Healthy teeth are the foundation for overall health. But don’t let that lead you to conclude that teeth whitening isn’t an important procedure!
Take a look at the top four reasons patients bleach their teeth here at the office of Farhan Qureshi, DDS.
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