Dental One Associates of Woodbridge
14520 Smoketown Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192

Answers to Your Questions About Dental Implants

dca-blog_dental-implant-man-with-picture

Today’s advanced dentistry offers the best dental implants to almost anyone who has one or more missing teeth. Unlike uncomfortable dentures or complicated bridges, implants are a natural-looking, permanent part of your mouth. If you’re ready to restore your beautiful, healthy smile, all you have to do is find a dental implant dentist in Woodbridge, and let affordable dental implants give you back your confidence. Here are answers to some common questions about the process.

How Do Dental Implants Work?

An implant is a metal device that is surgically inserted into the jawbone to serve as an anchor or root for an artificial tooth. Implants can also support bridges or dentures.

How Do I Know If I’m an Implant Candidate?

Most healthy people who have lost teeth are good candidates. If you have serious medical problems such as cancer, uncontrolled diabetes, or severe gum disease, implants may not fuse to your bone properly. A dental implant dentist or oral surgeon can help determine if implants are right for you.

Can Bone Be Re-Grown to Support Implants?

Several techniques can be used to graft bone into extraction sockets, or regenerate lost bone structure. Placing implants may actually help to prevent further bone loss.

Who Places Dental Implants?

A specialist like a periodontist or oral surgeon usually places implants. Some general dentists may also have advanced training in surgical implants.

How Are Implants Different from Natural Teeth?

Implants look, feel, and function just like natural teeth. The way they attach to the jawbone is different. Implants also require different forms of maintenance and repair.

How Do I Maintain Dental Implants?

Good oral hygiene and regular visits to your dentist and dental hygienist are essential for monitoring implants and the tissues surrounding them.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Woodbridge, call Dental One Associates of Woodbridge today at (703) 910-5020 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Woodbridge. With 6 affiliated practices throughout Virginia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Woodbridge, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Woodbridge.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Doc was great. Professional, but a great sense of humor.
Shawn C.
Friendly welcoming atmosphere, and excellent care provided by your dental assistant, Macie.
Luz B.
I really enjoy this dental office.
Sandra F.
I was given an appointment right away It was the first time that I ever felt relaxed in a dentist office and that was only because of the people that I had direct contact with.
David P.
I am completely satisfied the service I received. The doctors and all the staff were so professional and kind.
James H.
Maci…Maci! She is the best, and the reason I come back.
Keisha F.
Very professional, friendly, excellent service
Donna A.
Dr. Mittal was amazing! The receptionist was very helpful and so was the insurance manager. Excellent customer service the entire time!
Michelle R.
Dr.Valleru is a great Dentist….she knows I get easily nervous and has me at ease in no time….when she’s not in…I see Dr. Z…he is very awesome and keeps people calm too. They both explain […]
Lauren L.
Professional and courteous service every time.
Gary M.
Terrified of the dentist due to a bad experience. Dr. Z and Rhea made me feel so at ease and the staff members were just as great. I only wish I had found your office much sooner. I will definitely […]
Linda W.
I had an extraction done. The treatment and care was nothing less then excellent. Dr. Z and his staff are some of the best.
Constanti B.
Dental assistance and doctor take there time to explain the procedure and during the procedure, the doctor makes sure your comfortable and pain free.
Maria P.
You took vood care of me even when I was nervous.
Jessica H.
I came in with an emergency and they adjusted schedule to take care of it.
William H.
Great experience! Great Dentist and Staff!
Lisa F.
Great staff from door to door.
Tamara W.
Customer service. From the minute I walked in, everyone was friendly and helpful. The dental assistant, as well as the gum specialist, was knowledgeable and explained everything clearly, and answered […]
Katherin H.
Caring and professional. Looking for a dentist? Can’t say enough good things about Dr. Z!
Sophia N.
Always professionals, nice and they take good care of your smile.
Anthony J.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (703) 910-5020
Our Location