Restorative Dentistry for Fairfax, VA

Are you missing teeth? Have a fractured tooth or one that is compromised following root canal therapy? Hoyos & Pinto Dentistry offers restorative dentistry services for Fairfax patients. We’re here to help you reclaim your oral health and restore the function and appearance of your smile.

Our restorative dentistry services include tooth-colored fillings, dental crowns, dental implant treatments, and more.

For restorative dentistry in Fairfax Station, Virginia, call Hoyos & Pinto Dentistry to schedule an appointment. As a prosthodontist, Dr. Dan Pinto is highly skilled in restoring missing teeth and supporting structures.

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Replace a Missing Tooth with a Dental Implant

Dental implants are considered the “gold standard” of tooth replacement treatments, allowing you to chew, speak, and smile with the utmost confidence.

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Dental crowns - Restorative Dentistry for Fairfax Station, VA

Dental Crowns

A dental crown is a type of dental restoration that is used to restore the structural integrity of a tooth following dental trauma, decay, root canal therapy, or other indications.

If you have a tooth with a large cavity, crack, or extensive wear, we may recommend a dental crown to restore the strength and functionality of the tooth. Beyond adding structural integrity to a tooth, dental crowns also serve as a barrier against bacterial intrusion, which is helpful in cases involving a large cavity, fracture, or endodontic work. 

In some cases, dental crowns may be considered a form of cosmetic dentistry as they can be used to correct misshapen teeth in instances where porcelain veneers are not recommended.

Have a question about dental crowns in Fairfax Station? Give us a call today to schedule a consultation! 

Dental Implant-Supported Crowns

If you have a missing tooth (or plan on having a tooth extracted) and you would like to maintain the original strength and appearance of the tooth, you may want to consider a dental implant-supported crown. 

Composite Tooth-Colored Fillings

Composite fillings go by several terms, such as "tooth-colored fillings" or "white fillings." Much like silver amalgam fillings, composite fillings are used to restore and repair teeth that have been compromised by fractures, decay, or general wear.  

In contrast to silver amalgam fillings, composite fillings do not contain mercury and are crafted from a mixture of resins and silica (or material with similar properties). One of the great things about composite fillings is they can be tinted to match the shade of your natural teeth for an esthetically pleasing result.

While mercury-containing amalgam fillings are generally regarded as safe, we know that many patients prefer the peace of mind of having mercury-free fillings. That is why we are happy to provide an alternative to traditional amalgams. 

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Dental Bridges - Restorative Dentistry for Fairfax Station, VA

Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are fixed restorations, meaning they cannot be removed by the patient. If you have a missing tooth or several contiguous missing teeth, a dental bridge can help restore proper chewing and speech function while also boosting the esthetics of your smile.

As the term implies, dental bridges bridge the gap of a missing tooth, replacing it with a prosthetic tooth (or teeth) known as a pontic. Two healthy teeth adjacent to the gap are needed to support the prosthetic tooth. These healthy teeth are filed down slightly to accept the anchor crowns that hold the pontic in place. 

Most dental bridges feature porcelain or ceramic and are bonded to a metal bar for added strength. The two anchor crowns and the pontic are custom-tinted to match the surrounding teeth. Dental bridges can also be used in conjunction with dental implants. 


Dentures are custom-fitted prosthetic appliances that are designed to replace missing teeth. Dentures are used to restore chewing function, speaking ability, and cosmetic appearance. The two most common types of dentures are complete and partial dentures. 

Complete dentures

Complete dentures are recommended when a patient is missing all of their natural teeth in an arch. Complete dentures are custom-fabricated to suit the unique needs of the patient (such as bite) as well as cosmetic considerations. Being fitted with complete dentures typically requires several appointments. These visits will include impressions, bite registration, try-in and adjustments (if necessary). These are done to ensure proper fit, function, and appearance.  

Partial dentures

Partial dentures are custom-fabricated prostheses that are used to replace multiple missing teeth in an arch, either in the upper or lower jaw. Partial dentures will typically include artificial teeth affixed to a gum-colored resin or metal material. For comfort and stability, partial dentures are usually held in place by clasps that clamp onto neighboring healthy teeth.

If you are missing some or all of your natural teeth, partial or complete dentures can be an excellent option, helping you restore the function and appearance of your smile. To learn more about your tooth replacement options, call Hoyos & Pinto to schedule a consultation today!

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