Instead of having to wear and remove dentures for a full smile, people can wear all-on-4 dental implants. With just four dental implants in the mouth, All-on-4 allows patients to have a permanent set of teeth instead of dentures.
Dental bonding will restore the appearance of the tooth after damaging or chipping it. Instead of having to go through an intensive procedure, see if dental bonding is a viable solution for you.
Dental implants are not only capable of repairing a smile but are also fully-functional and can blend in with the other natural teeth. Most people will be unable to tell that an individual has dental implants unless someone tells them so.
People who are missing teeth do not have to struggle with gaps in their smile any longer. We can customize dentures to the patient’s mouth and ensure a comfortable fit for a perfect smile.
No metal tools, no whirring sound of machinery and less pain. Laser dentistry is a safe, efficient and comfortable procedure enhancing a variety of dental procedures.
Where other basic dental procedures may fail, oral surgery is an efficient solution to ensure long-lasting results. Contrary to belief, oral surgery can be painless and only result in mild soreness.
Children need to begin dental care as early as one year of age or when their first tooth grows in. A pediatric dentist can ensure that your child’s teeth grow in properly and that there are no oral health issues.
Periodontics will help to ensure the structure of one’s teeth, such as the gums, is sound and healthy. Patients who are struggling with an inflammatory disease that destroys the gums can benefit from a professional in this field.
For patients who struggle with dental anxiety or younger patients who cannot sit still for an entire dental appointment, sedation dentistry may be the solution. Sedation dentistry is a safe and alternative method to help patients relax and feel no pain during a procedure.
Snap on Smile is the affordable and alternative solution for anyone who wants a perfect set of teeth. Snap on Smile can cover up crooked, damaged or discolored teeth and provide the perfect smile.
Teeth Xpress can attach the dentures to the mouth, so the patient does not have to worry about an embarrassing mishap of dentures falling out. With Teeth Xpress, patients will also be able to clean the dentures as if they are cleaning natural teeth.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, TMJ, is a condition in which people feel consistent pain in the jaw, teeth, face, or neck. If you believe that you constantly struggle with TMJ disorder, schedule an appointment and seek treatment options.
Dr. Andrew K. Gray is a native of Washington, D.C., however, grew up and attended Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley, WV. He returned to Washington, D.C. to attend college at Howard University, where he earned his Doctor of Pharmacy in 2000. Upon Pharmacy School, he worked as a full time pharmacist before returning to Howard University College of Dentistry, the third oldest dental school in the nation. During his studies at Howard University Dr. Gray received awards that include, the Annual Student Award of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Delta Dental Operative Award, the Dr. E Preston Lee Award, the American Academy of Orofacial Pain Outstanding Senior Award, the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Award. In addition he was honored with induction into the honor fraternity Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
During his time in dental school, Dr. Gray developed a great passion for oral surgery and periodontal medicine. Periodontics a specialty recognized by the American Dental Association afforded him the opportunity to bridge his expertise of how medications effect the oral cavity with his passion for dental surgery. After being accepted to several periodontal programs throughout the country, Dr. Gray selected The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Veterans Affairs Medical Center Periodontal Program at Memphis to continue his dental education. Dr. Gray received three years of extensive training in Periodontics, Dental Implant Therapy and Sedation Dentistry.
Dr. Gray is active in the dental community, he routinely volunteers to provide access to care in the community for patients who cannot afford dental treatment. He has provided dental seminars and lectures to local dental study groups.
Dr. Gray is married to his wife of 14 years and they have three children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching and playing soccer, and listening to reggae music.
It has been a life long dream and aspiration of Dr. Gray to open a dental practice. In 2012 he started Gray’s Periodontal Center, a dental practice nestled in the Oceana/Ocean Lakes/Red Mill area of Virginia Beach with a focus on periodontics. The motto of Gray’s Periodontal center is “excellence in everything we do”. As soon as you enter our doors you can expect to be welcomed and treated as family. Our services are gentle, professional and contemporary. We take pride in spending plenty of time with each patient, answering all your questions to ensure you are well informed and understand the recommended dental treatment.