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Dr. Afreen F. Sayeed

Dentist

Dr. Afreen F. Sayeed is a top Dentist in Fairfax, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Afreen F. Sayeed is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Afreen F. Sayeed is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Afreen F. Sayeed is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Fairfax, Virginia, Dr. Afreen F. Sayeed is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Afreen F. Sayeed
  • Fairfax, Virginia
  • DDS at University of Texas School of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

Are there any natural remedies for dry mouth?

Biotene over-the-counter mouth rinse is specifically a rinse to alleviate dry mouth symptoms. Please do have your mother try that.

Does a root canal take longer to heal for a diabetic?

Usually when we talk about post op dental healing in diabetics, oral surgery procedures come to mind (extractions, implant placement, periodontal surgery, bone grafting procedures). READ MORE
Usually when we talk about post op dental healing in diabetics, oral surgery procedures come to mind (extractions, implant placement, periodontal surgery, bone grafting procedures). As far as root canals are concerned, healing may still be within an average period of time.

My son's teeth are discoloured. Why?

Discolored teeth could be due to several reasons. In young children, it could be congenitally weak enamel (hypocalcified enamel), staining from multivitamin intake (ie with iron), READ MORE
Discolored teeth could be due to several reasons. In young children, it could be congenitally weak enamel (hypocalcified enamel), staining from multivitamin intake (ie with iron), or even cavities. Please do take your child to a dentist/pediatric dentist for proper evaluation and diagnosis.

Do teeth get affected during pregnancy?

Gingivitis or inflammation of gums during pregnancy is common. You may notice more bleeding around the gums. Getting regular dental cleanings during pregnancy and after delivery READ MORE
Gingivitis or inflammation of gums during pregnancy is common. You may notice more bleeding around the gums. Getting regular dental cleanings during pregnancy and after delivery is very important, as is proper brushing and daily flossing. Build up of bacteria in general causes cavities and weakened tooth structure so eliminating bacteria thoroughly on a daily basis and maintenance with regular dental visits is key to preventing dental issues during pregnancy.

How should I select my toothpaste?

I agree, too many choices and in all honesty, i cant really say one is superior to another. My favorite go-to toothpaste is Tom’s. Its all natural, no colors or additives. READ MORE
I agree, too many choices and in all honesty, i cant really say one is superior to another. My favorite go-to toothpaste is Tom’s. Its all natural, no colors or additives. I recommend Fluoride toothpastes-helps remineralize weak areas in the enamel

Are electric toothbrushes any better for the teeth?

Yes, I believe they are. Sometimes with manual toothbrushes, we tend to aggressively brush which overtime can lead to gum trauma and recession. With the electric toothbrush there READ MORE
Yes, I believe they are. Sometimes with manual toothbrushes, we tend to aggressively brush which overtime can lead to gum trauma and recession. With the electric toothbrush there is more control, and you just let the spinning bristles do their thing, with no pressure on your part