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Family Dentistry - Virginia Beach, VA

Premier Care for Smiles of All Ages

In Virginia Beach, Smile by Design provides general dentistry and preventive services for families to keep them protected from common issues such as tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. Dr. Santos, Dr. Folck, and our dentistry team offer comfortable, comprehensive dental care to patients of all ages—from 2 to 92! With the services listed below, we’ll ensure that you and the rest of your loved ones enjoy healthy, beautiful, and problem-free smiles year after year.

At-Home Oral Hygiene Care

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Brushing and flossing are important parts of maintaining excellent oral health. Using the right products and the correct techniques ensures great checkups at our Virginia Beach office and protects you against cavities and gum disease. Our recommendations for your daily oral hygiene routine include:

Dental Checkups & Cleanings

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Twice a year checkups and cleanings help our team accomplish two very important goals. One, they give us the opportunity to catch and treat small dental issues during their earliest stages, and two, they can often prevent the development of issues in the first place. These services can drastically lower a patient’s need for more involved and extensive treatments as well, helping them save thousands over time. To learn more about how these services can protect you and your family’s smiles, click on the link below.

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Fluoride Treatments

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Regular exposure to fluoride has been shown to strengthen the teeth and help prevent tooth decay and cavities, which is why you’ll so often see it added to toothpaste and public water sources. To give our patients even more cavity protection between appointments, we can apply a highly concentrated fluoride solution to their teeth during routine checkups. The treatment is fast, painless, and one of the simplest ways to keep a smile healthy year after year.

Children’s Dentistry

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It’s common knowledge that children come with their own unique set of needs, and the same is true for their dental care. Our team is skilled and practiced at providing the services and information children need to create a solid foundation for their dental hygiene. And, our team will do everything we can to make sure your child feels comfortable and relaxed starting at their very first visit. We’ll go out of our way to turn their appointments into a fun and education experience!

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Gum Disease Therapy

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Red and swollen gums or constant bad breath might indicate that you're suffering from periodontal disease, better known as gum disease. This is a common bacterial infection that can develop due to a lack of oral hygiene, and it can easily lead to tooth loss if left untreated! We can treat your symptoms thoroughly and painlessly with scaling and root planing and other methods at Smile by Design. By keeping a close eye on your gums, we’ll make sure your entire smile, not just your teeth, stays healthy as the years go by.

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