Sundas Idrees, DDS
Dentist | General Practice555 Grove Street 108 Herndon VA, 20170
Dr. Sundas Idrees is a dentist practicing in Herndon, VA. Dr. Idrees specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Education and Training
VCU School of Dentistry DDS 2014
Sundas Idrees, DDS's Expert Contributions
Early Prevention and Detection - Taking Us Back to the Basics
When we talk to patients about cavities or caries, we are bringing to light a condition that can be prevented. Caries are the manifestation of an oral disease where "bad bacteria" breaks into the enamel (hard layer) of the teeth and continues to grow and compromise the important players in our...
Why does my tooth hurt after my braces were tightened?
Hello, It is very normal for your teeth to hurt a little after your braces are tightened. Braces are tightened to help align the teeth. Please consult with your orthodontist if the pain persists. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
Are dental bridges removable?
Hello, No, dental bridges are not removable. They are delivered by cementing the bridge down. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
Is there an age limit for braces?
Hello, There is no age limit for braces! Please consult with an orthodontist to determine if you are a good fit for braces. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
Does gum sensitivity ever go away?
Hello, Please consult with your dental provider to determine what is the cause of your sensitivity and the treatment. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
How do braces rearrange teeth?
Hello, Please consult with an orthodontist to understand how braces will straighten your teeth. An orthodontist will demonstrate how the braces will help align your specific teeth. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
How can I get my braces off sooner?
Hello, Your teeth should move at a steady and slow pace. This is done so that your alignment will be well adjusted. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
Should you oil pull every day?
Hello, There has been no research to oil pulling. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
Why do I have teeth shifting even with bonded retainers?
Hello, Please consult with your orthodontist to determine the cause of this issue. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
How long do you have to wear gauze after a tooth extraction?
Hello, please change the gauze every 30-40 minutes. You can keep the gauze on for four hours or until you stop bleeding. Please consult with your dental provider if the bleeding occurs longer than normal. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
Should I still be in pain a week after a tooth extraction?
Hello, Yes, the area will be sensitive for at least two weeks. Please allow some time for your extractions to heal. If you have any more concerns or if the pain persists, please consult with your dental provider. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
Can surrounding teeth hurt after an extraction?
Hello, Sensitivity is common after an extraction. Please allow up to two weeks for the symptoms to diminish. If you have any more concerns and if the pain persists, please consult with your dental provider. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
Can I fix an overbite without braces?
Hello, You can think about getting Invisalign. Please consult with your dental provider or an orthodontist to determine the best treatment for you. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
How long should you swish coconut oil in your mouth?
Hello, There is no research backing up the benefits of coconut oil to your oral health. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
Should I get an implant if my tooth is cracked?
Hello, please consult with your dental provider to determine if an implant is the best decision for your cracked tooth. You can also think about getting a crown depending on how severe that crack is. Thank you for your question. READ MORE
How long does an adult typically have to wear braces?
Hello, please consult with an orthodontist to determine the duration of your treatment. Typically, braces can be placed on for an average of 24 months. Thank you for your question! READ MORE
How do you remove hard plaque from your teeth?
Hello, please consult with your dental provider. A cleaning should help remove the plaque from your teeth. Thank you! READ MORE
My permanent retainer is causing irritation?
I would see a general dentist for a consultation. READ MORE
Which kind of braces are best?
There are many different types of braces. If you want more of a cosmetic look than consult with your dentist about Invisalign. READ MORE
Is it possible for my braces to become loose?
See your orthodontist about your braces. READ MORE
What can sensitive teeth mean?
If you have recent dental work, tooth sensitivity is normal! Try using a sensitivity toothpaste to reduce sensitivity. If you have not receive any dental work recently than you may a root exposure. Please see your dentist for other treatment options. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
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- Virginia Dental Society
- American Dental Association
- Northern Virginia Dental Society
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Get to know General Dentist Dr. Sundas Idrees, who serves patients in Herndon, Virginia.
Dr. Sundas Idrees is a Dentist practicing in Herndon, VA. Dr. Idrees specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health.
Dr. Sundas Idrees, a native of Virginia, attended Lake Braddock Secondary School for middle and high school. After that, she went on to complete her bachelor’s in Chemistry and minor in Biology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. There, she discovered her passion for dentistry and went on to acquire her dental education at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.
After graduating with her DDS, she decided to further her dental training completing an AEGD residency with Lutheran Medical Center in Eastern Shore, MD.
Dr. Idrees has proficiency in English, Spanish and Urdu/Hindi. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Northern Virginia Dental Society.
- Gum Disease May Appear in Young Adults
According to a study conducted by the researchers from dentistry school of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, gum disease may start earlier than expected. Young adults should take better care of their oral health, as it may lead to many health problems. The study shows that gum disease...
- Drinking Sports Drinks Can Lead to Tooth Erosion
According to a new study presented at the International Association for Dental Research in Miami, some of the popular sports drinks contain high levels of acid that can lead to tooth erosion, hypersensitivity, and staining. Researchers from the New York University report that the drink may also...
- What Is Oil Pulling?
Oil pulling is an age-old Ayurvedic remedy that is getting a lot of attention these days as more and more people become health conscious. This Ayurvedic remedy is known as a detoxification procedure that keeps your teeth and mouth healthy. Although there are not that many formal scientific studies...
- Gum Contouring
Gum contouring, also known as gum reshaping or tissue sculpting, is a dental procedure done to correct an uneven gum line in people who have teeth resting either too high or low on the gums.The cause of the gums being too high or too low is mainly genetics. It may also be due to certain medical...
- When Should I Replace My Toothbrush?
A toothbrush is not as clean as we think, and harbors more than 100 million bacteria, according to researchers at the University of Manchester in England. This includes E. coli bacteria, which cause diarrhea, and staphylococci bacteria, which cause skin infections. “This condition is the same as...
- Frequent Smoking and Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Gum Disease
Studies show that smoking and lack of sleep are two factors that affect the progression of gum disease. “The study shows that other than brushing and flossing, there are lifestyle factors that may affect the dental health of a person”, says Preston D. Miller Jr., DDS, president of the American...
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