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Modern Dentistry For An Award Winning Smile

Having a picture-perfect smile is an achievable goal. With the right care and right dental work, anyone’s smile can look amazing. Burke Dental offers more services to our patients to ensure they are getting exactly what they need and in some cases want. We help patients with preventative care, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, and general dentistry needs. We are a call away and can help with any concerns you might have about your oral health. From fixing minor imperfections to a full mouth makeover, Dr. Willis and his team are here to help.

We make it convenient for you and your family to make appointments together and have dental work done at the same time in many cases. Not having to find a dentist for yourself and your child really makes appointment setting much simpler. As with children, adults during a preventative exam will receive x-rays and teeth cleanings. Root canals, dentures, and fillings are some of the most common procedures adults will face. Burke Dental wants the entire family to be comfortable and get the best treatment no matter what the oral problem is. If you have a persistent problem such as pain from your teeth or gums it is important to have it checked out by our dentist. These problems may go away on their own, but can also have the potential for more damage if left untreated. It’s always best to have your concerns addressed.



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Pediatric Dentistry

We understand the difficulty in finding a top-rated kids dentist. Afterall their early experiences with a pediatric dentist will shape how they feel about going to visits and ultimately how they care for their teeth. To find a dentist that will not only understand your child’s needs and be compassionate about their fears is important.

We offer the best pediatric dentistry for Annandale, VA. Pediatric visits are a lot of visits for adults. Children will have their teeth and gums examined, x-rayed, and cleaned. X-rays are necessary to make sure no problems are hiding under their baby teeth. If a problem is spotted early a corrective plan can be taken. Cavities are a common problem for children and during a preventative visit, these can be filled, along with the application of a sealant to prevent cavities. Kids along with their parents are educated on the importance of vigilantly cleaning at home as well as how to clean their teeth correctly.

Having regular visits will spot any problems like tooth decay, or teeth not growing properly and these can be addressed with additional services, such as orthodontic referral  

Cosmetic Dentistry

Wanting to have perfect teeth is completely natural. However, certain factors can make it difficult to achieve. A person’s age, environment, and genes all play a role in what their teeth look like. Our cosmetic dentistry office near Annandale is perfect for those that want to have teeth they can be proud and not be ashamed of.

There are many instances where crooked or poorly aligned teeth, yellow teeth, or chips can make an individual feel less than confident about their smile. At our office we want to give you your confidence back by improving the look of your smile. That is why we offer some fantastic services for cosmetic purposes. Yellowing of the teeth is a problem for just about every person in the world at some point. What we eat and drink and even age can cause our teeth to be dingy and not the gleamy white we had wanted.

Teeth whitening in our dental clinic is the best way to enhance your natural smile by making your teeth perfectly white again. Veneers are an excellent way to make minor repairs to teeth such as cracks or chips. They should only be used on strong teeth, but they are a great solution to minor imperfections. Dental bonding produces similar effects as veneers as well. If you are unsure which option is right for you to consult with the dentist.

If you are experiencing larger problems or require a full smile enhancement we do offer this service. A total transformation of your teeth can bring some to tears when they see their new smile for the first time. A smile enhancement can a have a few procedures that will eliminate gaps, chips, and other minor imperfections.  

Dental Implants

Having an award-winning smile is more than just bright white teeth. It involves having a combination of straight, unbroken, and bright white teeth. Dental implants are the solution many of our patients are choosing to give them back the freedom of not being insecure about their teeth Dental implants are far different from dentures. With dentures, there is much concern about them falling out or looking unnatural.

When you choose dental implants your smile is going to stand out, and for good reason. Your smile will be a magazine perfect smile that you have always dreamed of. It will match your mouth and will look just like your own natural teeth.

Dental implants is a surgical procedure, and there are a few different types available. Dr. Willis and his team during a consult will advise you on what the best course of action will be. We understand that not everyone is born with the perfect smile, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t have it. We thrive on giving our patients the best care possible. With our modern facility with state of the art technology, we are able to provide results our patients will be happy with.

Emergency Dental Care

Emergencies due to accidents or painful teeth problems sometimes can’t wait. There are many instances where it is good to have an emergency dentist on your side, and we can help. Our office offers patients the first available appointment during business hours to address the problem.We are equipped to handle emergencies and will do our best to accommodate.

Whether you are a returning patient or a brand new one, we make every effort for our patients to be seen quickly. Emergency dental care is something we believe is important to have. Accidents happen, and things come up, and we are there to put your mind at ease that your problem will be taken care of.  

Preventative Dentistry

Taking care of your teeth is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. We offer the best preventive care procedures for Annandale. James Willis can do cleanings, dental exams, night guards, sealants, and early cancer screenings.   If you aren’t having twice a year cleanings done you might be at risk for periodontal disease.

The buildup of plaque will lead to gum disease. If you brush your teeth and notice bleeding this is a sign you could already have gum disease. If this is left untreated, tooth loss is a possibility. If you are showing signs of gum disease it is recommended to have a deep cleaning done in order to remove the excess plaque that will cause tooth decay or tooth loss. Regular cleanings are a great foundation to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

Oral Surgery

When it comes time for oral surgery it can bring mixed emotions. Oral surgery is great for those that are needing to remove teeth or replace missing teeth. Dental implants are one of the most used techniques for replacing missing teeth. They are effective and long-lasting.

For those that need extractions, it can seem like a painful process. Wisdom teeth are very common and have to be removed. We offer all these services to ensure teeth are great condition and you are confident with your smile. For more severe cases, such as missing multiple teeth, or having the appearance of too much gum a Full Mouth Makeover from our surgeon is a great solution.

Crown lengthening will help to minimize the appearance of gums and allow for more of the tooth to be exposed. If you have questions about what procedure would best suit your needs contact our office to set up an appointment for a consultation, we’d be glad to help.

We Provide Beautiful Results With Our Cosmetic, Restorative, & Implant Dentistry!

Here Are a Few Of Our More Popular Services

Dental Implant Services
Teeth Whitening Services
Tooth Bonding Services
Dental Crown Services
Invisalign Services
Porcelain Veneers Services

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See What The Residents of Annandale are Saying!

We do more than care for patients: we build relationships that last. We see our practice as part of the community, and we take pride in the fact that we maintain the highest standards in professionalism and patient care in Northern Virginia. From our comfortable and inviting staff and expert dentists to our cutting-edge technology and comprehensive approach to oral health, we provides top-notch treatment in the Northern Virginia area.

Maybe that’s why our patients consistently rate our practice with 5-Stars. Whether you are looking for help with a specific dental need or you want to improve the quality of your smile or you simply want to maintain overall excellent oral health, we have your needs at heart and would love to form a long-term friendship with you. Call today, speak to a caring staff member, and learn how we can offer you and your family the best experience in dental care.

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“A great experience! I came to Burke Dental for a routine cleaning and x-rays. I was greeted by a courteous staff and treated by skilled professionals. Dr. Willis is thoughtful and meticulous—he really took the time to understand my dental history and needs. Highly recommended.”


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“I had no clue where to start looking for a competent dentist. They are personable and professional, explain procedures thoroughly, and really pay attention to my needs, especially painful or sensitive areas. They developed a detailed care plan tailored to my specific needs and budget (I don’t have dental coverage). I highly recommend them!”


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“My family and I have been very happy with Dr. Willis as our new family dentist. We had been with Dr. Brigleb for many years, and with his recommendation, we stayed with this practice. Dr. Willis is a very caring and concerned person, with your dental health foremost in his mind.”


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What Makes Our Practice Unique

We are a fully-functional dental office that includes general dentistry services, on-site oral surgery, and cosmetic dentistry solutions, all under one roof. This means that our office can function as your primary dental health provider for check-ups, exams, and preventive care while performing cosmetic services or emergency surgical procedures when you need them. On top of that, our experts are committed to customer care and exceptional professionalism, and we will consult with and educate you on the best course of action for your dental health.

James Willis, DDS also offers specialized pediatric care for your children. While children and adults alike receive top-notch exams and cleanings, our team of dental professionals takes the time to talk with our younger ones about their role in developing best oral healthcare practices and to coach them at their level on techniques such as brushing, flossing, and more. And parents get to see how their child’s oral health progresses over the years in consultation with our dentist.

Our experts lead the field with their practical application of their knowledge regarding preventive dentistry, restorative dental treatment, and overall oral health.  We customize our recommendations and advice based on your particular concerns so that you leave our office getting exactly what you want.

We are proud to provide 5 star dentistry services to Burke, Annandale, Springfield, Fairfax, Newington and surrounding areas.

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About Your Dentist, James Willis

Dr. James Willis is an experienced dentist and is an active leader in the Northern Virginia oral health professional community, serving as President of the Northern Virginia Dental Society (NVDS) and as a member the Board of Directors of the Virginia Dental Association (VDA) and served for several years as Chairman of the NVDS Community Outreach Committee which is focused on creative initiatives to provide dental care to our neighbors who are in need of added support.

He also maintains active membership in the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Virginia Dental Association (VDA), in which he has also enjoyed serving as the Co-Director of the VDA sponsorship of the Virginia High School Science Fair.

Dr. Willis has a passion for community engagement and outreach. Prior to settling in Virginia, he enjoyed traveling to over 35 countries and he continues to volunteer his talents in countries such as Chad, Sri Lanka, China, and Colombia, where he offers dental services to those in need.

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About Annandale

The city of Annandale is located just outside of Burke and has many can’t miss areas of interest. It has been voted as one of the best places to live in Sperling’s Best Places. If you live in or near Annandale, VA you should most certainly check out some of their amazing eateries. Annandale has a thriving community of Korean restaurants that offer up some of the unique food around. Places like Honey Pig offer the best Korean BBQ around.

For just a short drive on the outside of town is an amazing outdoor experience at Green Spring Gardens. Not only is Green Spring Gardens a historic site, it is also a classroom and museum. Witness some of the most beautiful plants around and learn about the plants through lectures. There are 20 unique gardens within the park and each offers up landscape anyone will love.

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is another great choice for getting out of the house and enjoying natural surroundings. There is some beautiful scenery, walking trails to enjoy, and is perfect for adults and children. If you are looking for something a little different and full of activity visit the Alexandria Coliseum. This amusement park differs from traditional parks because it is filled with inflatables. Kids and Adults can bounce around in a wide variety of bouncy houses that not only get you up moving around but also has no time limits at an affordable price. This is an excellent place to spend a rainy day or just to get out and get moving with the kids.


Annandale is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia. The population of the CDP was 41,008 as of the 2010 United States Census.

Annandale is located at 38°50′3″N 77°12′41″W (38.834134, -77.211277). Annandale is mostly traversed by the Capital Beltway and Virginia State Route 236. The center of town is considered to be where Route 236, Columbia Pike, and Backlick Road meet around two miles (3 km) east of Interstate 495 on Route 236.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.86 square miles (20.4 km2), all of it land. The area is part of the coastal plain located just east of the Fall Line separating the coastal plain of Virginia from the Piedmont. It is characterized by rolling hills, stream valleys, and heavy red clay soils. Source: Wikipedia

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