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Dr. Justin Nguyen

Dr. Justin Nguyen graduated summa cum laude and earned his bachelor of science (BS) degree in Microbiology at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.  He then continued his studies at Harvard University where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree.  While there, he served as class president and held several national and international…
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Dr. Daniel Winokur

Dr. Daniel Winokur was born and raised in the small beach town of Spring Lake, New Jersey.  He attended The George Washington University and graduated with honors, earning degrees in Finance and Economics.  In undergrad he played Division I golf and began an internship at one of the largest investment banks on Wall Street. After…
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Dr. Patrick Friend

Dr. Patrick Friend was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky and raised in Fresno, California. He attended University of California at Irvine where he played water polo and graduated with degrees in both Chemistry and Biology. He went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Southern California. During his studies…
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How Much Does Wisdom Tooth Removal Cost?

Dealing With the Cost of Wisdom Tooth Removal Wisdom teeth — so-called because they tend to erupt from the gums when you’re in your late teens or early 20s — often end up impacted inside the jaw, cavity-ridden because they can be difficult to clean, and painful because they can erupt in tight spots, affecting…
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All on 4 Interview Series With Lois White

Q&A All-On-4 Interview Series: Lois White Today we’d like to share Lois White’s All-On-4 dental implant story. Lois was a patient of Fairfax Oral Surgery receiving the ‘All-On-4’ dental implant procedure. Here’s more from Lois herself: Q: What were your chief complaints when you came to our office to discuss the All on 4 process?…
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Mission Of Mercy Volunteering

As a customer of Fairfax Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, you are aware of the importance of oral care and hygiene.  The Doctors and Staff of Fairfax Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery volunteered this past weekend with the Mission of Mercy (MOM) to bring FREE dental care to low-income and disabled members of our community. Help us…
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The Wisdom Of Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Contribute To Infection, Jaw Pain and Crooked Teeth Did you know that oral surgeons recommend getting your wisdom teeth removed between the ages of 17-25?! Patients in this age group typically have good overall health and experience a faster recovery time, when compared to those over the age of 30. Early evaluation and treatment…
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Dr. Fred Liu

Dr. Frederick Liu majored in biology at Tufts University.  He went on to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine where he earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) and graduated at the top of his class.  Dr. Liu then completed a six year residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania,…
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Biomimetic Dentistry – Sounds Complicated, Looks Beautiful

Ideally, your permanent teeth would be just that – permanent, and last your entire lifetime. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Teeth can be weak, they become decayed, they break and they fall out. Oral hygiene, your general health, genetics and circumstance all play a role in the health of your teeth. A good…
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What Causes Bad Breath?

Did you know that approximately one in four people around the world battle bad breath each day? The good news is that improving your oral hygiene practices and making simple lifestyle changes are usually all it takes to rid you of bad breath. If, however, the condition persists, your trusted team at Avalon Dental Care…