Preventive Care

Comprehensive Family Dentistry located in Falls Church, VA

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Preventive Care services offered in Falls Church, VA

Preventive dental care helps you avoid serious oral complications, like tooth decay (cavities), and maintain the health of your smile. At Arlington Dental Care, Homan Solemaninejad, DMD, offers preventive care to protect you from extensive damage to your teeth and preserve their function. Call the office today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about preventive care. 

Preventive Care Q&A

What is preventive care?

Preventive care often involves general dentistry treatments, like oral health screenings and teeth cleanings, to ensure your teeth function as they’re supposed to. At Arlington Dental Care, Dr. Solemaninejad provides comprehensive preventive care so you can receive the necessary treatments you need to maintain optimal oral health. 

What are the benefits of preventive care?

Partnering with Dr. Solemaninejad for your preventive oral health care offers many benefits, such as:


Preventive care visits that involve dental exams and teeth cleanings are often scheduled every six months, making it convenient for you to regularly take care of your oral health. 

Because Dr. Solemaninejad has the specialized training to care for children and adults, you never have to schedule multiple visits for your family. This means you don’t have to take extra time off of work to fit in dental appointments. 

Reduced risk of oral health problems

Dr. Solemaninejad emphasizes the importance of prevention to keep your teeth and gums healthy throughout life. 

Preventive care helps you avoid tooth decay, gum disease, fractures, and other dental concerns that typically involve costly and invasive treatments. 

What are the different types of preventive care?

Arlington Dental Care offers a wide selection of preventive treatments, including:

Oral health screenings

Dr. Solemaninejad performs routine oral health screenings, making sure any dental concerns are addressed early with the proper treatments. 

Teeth cleanings

A teeth cleaning is one of the most important preventive dental treatments to protect your teeth. During a comprehensive cleaning, Dr. Solemaninejad removes plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, from your teeth. 

Plaque directly causes cavities by releasing toxins that erode your protective enamel. Visiting Dr. Solemaninejad for teeth cleanings every six months protects your teeth from decay. 

Dental sealants

A dental sealant is a protective coating that Dr. Solemaninejad applies to your chewing surfaces. Sealants help protect teeth that are vulnerable to decay. While dental sealants primarily preserve children’s teeth, adults can also benefit from their protection.


Dental fillings treat cavities by sealing the small holes they create. Traditional fillings use metal materials to rebuild decayed teeth. Modern fillings can restore teeth with tooth-colored composite resin materials. At your dental exam, Dr. Solemaninejad can determine the best material for your teeth.

Night guards 

A night guard is a custom-made device that you wear while you sleep. Nightguards primarily protect teeth against bruxism, or teeth grinding. When you grind your teeth, the protective enamel wears down, increasing your vulnerability to toothaches and fractures.

Call Arlington Dental Care today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about preventive care.