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Why People Love Heresi Dental Care

Laerica N.
The staff here are very helpful with explaining the process of their practices before performing them on you. Any questions I had were answered. The staff is friendly and they really care about your concerns. I returned to the office for my fillings and everyone was so cheerful and made me feel comfortable. Dr. Heresi, is wonderful and really takes care of you while in his care.
Sonia A.
Have been coming here with my family for years and always have the best care, customer service, and advice. A true family dentistry
Linda W.
Long time patient, everyone is always friendly, dependable and very competent. I feel comfortable placing my dental care with Dr Heresi and staff.
Kimberly F.
Very knowledgeable staff and will explain in depth answers to your questions. All staff is supportive and understanding. They care about your comfort. I recommend their services.
James A.
Great staff and Doctor. Always welcoming and very informative when you have questions.
Billy M.
Always friendly. Very knowledgeable. I have always been very satisfied with all cleanings and dental work that I've gotten here.
Rob M.
Everyone at Heresies Dental Care was helpful and extremely nice. It was the first time I had been there but everyone treated me like I had been going there for years. They are all very helpful and very talented in their line of work. It was the first dental visit I have had that I didn’t have a death grip on the arms of the dental chair. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
Susie S.
I highly recommend this dental practice. Always professional and ensure you are comfortable. I have been using them for several years.
Madison L.
I’ve been coming here for years and it’s always a good experience! The staff is super friendly and helpful.
Luz M.
Excellent service! Great customer service. The staff is very friendly and helpful! Needless to say of Dr. Heresi and Roxanne! I would recommend this practice to everyone! Excellent dental care for all families!
Torshan W.
From my first encounter with Dr. Heresi and staff in 2015, it has been nothing but amazing. They are caring and attentative to my needs and concerns.
Harriet C.
I have been a patient for many years and have found the staff very professional and supportive. My dental health is very good as a result of this care. Thank You!
Tonay M.
I absolutely love this dental office. They have a great staff and work together as a great team. I’ve been coming here for going on three years and it’s always been an awesome visit. I highly recommend taking up services with Heresi Dental
Barbara M.
I have been coming to this dental practice for several years. They are efficient, professional and friendly. Everyone is happy and positive. I just really like everyone here!
Yvonne A.
really liked the service I received from the dentist Hugo. Very patient, pleasant, full of information, and very professional. Thank you Hugo.
Been going to Heresi Dental for 3+ years and I’ve had a very great experience. They have always answered all my questions and have always cared for my concerns. About to finish my Invisalign and I can say I’m very happy with the results. I definitely recommend Heresi dental!
Jair P.
The people here are amazing, super friendly and knowledgeable. Nobody is a fan of going to the dentist but I can honestly say this is the first time I feel at ease knowing I’ll be taken care of
Justin C.
I’ve been coming for over a decade to this office. Staff is patient and helpful. Hugo is thorough with cleaning. Dr. Heresi is excellent at keeping me informed of what’s going on, and his work is top notch 👍

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Understanding Dental Emergencies and Injuries

Dental emergencies can arise from a variety of situations, including accidents, sports injuries, or the sudden onset of severe pain. Knowing what constitutes a dental emergency and how to respond can be crucial in preserving your oral health and preventing further complications.

What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

Common dental emergencies include:

  • Severe toothache or pain
  • Chipped, broken, or knocked-out teeth
  • Swelling or abscesses
  • Lost fillings or crowns
  • Bleeding gums or injuries to the mouth
  • Infections or severe discomfort
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What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Immediate action can make a significant difference in the outcome of a dental emergency:

  • For knocked-out teeth, gently rinse the tooth without touching the root and try to place it back in the socket or keep it moist in milk or saliva.
  • Apply a cold compress to the affected area to reduce swelling.
  • Rinse your mouth with warm salt water to cleanse the area if you're experiencing pain or swelling.
  • Contact Heresi Dental Care immediately for professional advice and to schedule an emergency appointment.

The Importance of Regular Dental Visits

Regular visits to Heresi Dental Care can help prevent many common dental emergencies. Routine check-ups allow us to identify and address potential issues before they escalate into urgent problems, such as infections, decay, or structural weaknesses in your teeth.

Treatment of Dental Emergencies and Injuries

At Heresi Dental Care, we employ the latest dental techniques and technologies to treat a wide range of dental emergencies and injuries effectively. Our treatment options are tailored to address the specific nature of your emergency, ensuring you receive the most appropriate care.
Emergency treatment options include:

Pain Management

Immediate relief from pain through medication and temporary treatments.

Restorative Treatments

Repairing damaged teeth with fillings, crowns, or veneers.

Root Canal Therapy

Treating infections within the tooth to relieve pain and save the tooth.


Removing severely damaged or infected teeth when necessary.

Reattachment and Reconstruction

Reattaching knocked-out teeth or reconstructing damaged areas.
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Dr. Jawad

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I am so proud to serve our patients, neighbors, and friends in Fredericksburg. Working with a team of highly dedicated professionals, we are committed to providing our patients with the best dental care available.
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Comprehensive Family Care

Every smile is welcome here! From toddlers taking their first dental visit to seniors looking for comfortable care, our goal at Heresi Dental Care is to cater to the dental needs of every age group with precision and empathy.

Courteous, Multilingual Team

A smile speaks a thousand words, but it helps when we can communicate those words in the language our patients feel most comfortable with. Our commitment to multilingual service is just another way we strive to provide exceptional care.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What qualifies as a dental emergency?

A dental emergency includes situations such as severe toothache, knocked-out teeth, chipped or broken teeth causing pain, significant bleeding, abscesses, or infections. If you're experiencing intense pain or have suffered trauma to your mouth or teeth, it's considered an emergency that requires immediate attention.

What should I do if I have a knocked-out tooth?

If you have a knocked-out tooth, time is of the essence. Gently rinse the tooth without touching the root, and if possible, reinsert it into the socket. If that's not feasible, keep the tooth moist by placing it in milk or saliva. Contact Heresi Dental Care immediately for urgent care.

Can emergency dental care save my tooth?

In many cases, yes. Prompt emergency dental care can often save a tooth, especially in cases of trauma or severe infections. Our goal at Heresi Dental Care is to preserve your natural teeth whenever possible, using the latest treatments and technologies.

How can I manage pain before reaching the dentist?

Over-the-counter pain relievers can help manage pain until you can see a dentist. Applying a cold compress to the outside of your cheek near the affected area can also reduce pain and swelling. However, these are temporary solutions, and seeing a dentist as soon as possible is essential.

Are emergency dental services available after hours?

Heresi Dental Care understands that dental emergencies don't always happen during regular office hours. While we offer convenient hours at our two locations in Fredericksburg, VA, we also provide guidance for after-hours emergencies. Contact our office immediately for instructions on how to proceed in an emergency.

How can I prevent dental emergencies?

While not all dental emergencies can be prevented, regular check-ups and maintaining good oral hygiene can significantly reduce your risk. Wearing a mouthguard during sports, avoiding hard foods that can crack teeth, and not using your teeth as tools can also help prevent emergencies.

What if I'm afraid of going to the dentist?

Dental anxiety is common, especially in emergencies. At Heresi Dental Care, we prioritize making our patients feel comfortable and at ease, offering compassionate care and various sedation options to reduce anxiety and discomfort during emergency treatment.

How much does emergency dental care cost?

The cost of emergency dental care varies depending on the type and extent of the treatment needed. We strive to make dental care affordable and offer various payment and financing options. We'll discuss all costs and payment options with you before treatment begins.

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