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Extraordinary Dental Care for Springfield, VA

Bringing the Best Dental Services to Make You Feel At Home

Looking for the best dentist near Springfield? We are here to help. We specialize in many aspects of dentistry to accommodate any needs you might have. We want you to feel comfortable visiting the dentist. It isn’t easy, seeing the dentist and for many, it can be overwhelming and have some amount of fear. We help put your fears to rest and take care of what is important. We want you to have that beautiful healthy smile you desire.

Our state of the art facility features equipment to make every dental procedure more up to date and we even have a waiting room that is comfortable and will make you feel like home. Our dental office has a variety of services available and is equipped to handle any dental procedure imaginable. We even offer emergency dental care in the times when you can’t wait to be seen. From children to adults we offer preventative dentistry, oral surgery, general dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry to improve the quality of teeth and keep them healthy for a lifetime.

Proudly Serving Hundreds Of Northern Virginia Families!

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Family Dentistry

Family dentistry is more than just finding the right dentist to take care of your dental needs. . A dentist will need to fit well with you and your entire family. James Willis is honored to be a family dentist providing cleanings, and exams to every member of your household. Our general dentistry can help those suffering from cavities, and plaque buildup. Having your teeth cleaned twice a year is important to your overall health. This can decrease your risk of having larger problems down the road if you take care of your teeth now.

Pediatric Dentistry

To find a dentist that works well for children is an amazing quality. As children are less likely to enjoy going to the dentist. We take every opportunity to make sure kids feel comfortable. A kids dentist needs to be likable and understanding, and that is exactly what we do here. We will put your child’s mind at ease from the very first appointment. It doesn’t matter if it is a cleaning, a filling, or corrective procedures we offer the best care for the Springfield area for pediatric dentistry. It’s important to get children started on the best habits for better teeth.

At our office we give your children tools for life so that they can maintain optimal gun and teeth health. A pediatric appointment is very similar to a regular adult appointment. There will be teeth cleaning done and x-rays. X-rays give a great indication of how well teeth are coming in and can identify any problems early on. If a cavity is found, it will be filled, and a sealant will be applied to prevent other cavities from forming.

Pediatric dentistry is more than just cleanings and fillings though. We also have emergency pediatric dentistry for those just in case moment. Kids lead very active lives. They play sports and are extremely active. If a tooth gets knocked out with a soccer ball, it is good to have a dentist available to access the damage. Losing a baby tooth may not seem that bad, but it can affect the growing adult tooth under the gum line. So it is important that if something were to happen that it gets checked out quickly.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Have you been longing for a smile you can be proud of? Many of our patients have felt the exact same way. The desire for a better, picture-perfect smile is something almost everyone wants. Environment, age, and genes may make having a straight bright white smile more difficult.

We offer many solutions for cosmetic dentistry that can give you that brilliant smile you have hoped for. Cosmetic dentistry can include Invisalign®, tooth bonding, and whitening. Invisalign is a popular option for those looking to correct the alignment of their teeth for a straighter smile. It is a great alternative to metal braces and provides excellent results for cosmetic reasons. Teeth whitening is another service we offer. This service can drastically improve the color of teeth. Our treatment for teeth whitening is a quick solution to eliminating stains and yellowing of the teeth and is customizable to your teeth. It is also much more effective than store-bought products.

We want you to have a smile you can be proud of, and undesirable or discolored teeth will not give you the confidence you desire. Cosmetic dentistry is perfect for those looking to improve their smile with a little help for a great dentist.

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

Life doesn’t always allow for making appointments. Many of the painful issues associated with teeth can’t wait until a dentist’s office is open in the morning. Some problems are beyond what an emergency room will be able to handle. This is why we offer emergency dental services.

We want our patients to feel secure knowing that in the event they are in pain they aren’t alone. There are many reasons you might need to have emergency dental care, including an infection. Waiting too long in certain cases can result in serious complications.

If you are experiencing severe pain with your gums or teeth, we can help. Your comfort means a lot to us and if something isn’t feeling right we want to be there to fix the problem. Anytime you need an experienced dentist give us call. Emergency dental care isn’t something every practice offers and we are proud to be there when you need us the most.

Preventive 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 Springfield. Our team 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.

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

Our Patients Love Us

See What The Residents of Springfield 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 provide 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.”


Review from, Google

“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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General Dentistry James Willis DDS with patient at Front Desk

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 Springfield

Springfield is a wonderful place to live, with many exciting things to do. Lake Accotink is a popular location for summers in Springfield where you can get out and enjoy the water and indulge in water sports galore.With 55 acres of water, this lake is a great way to get out of the house and explore the outdoors. For another family-friendly experience of the outdoors give the Outdoor Adventures with the Quantico Orienteering Club a whirl. As an inexpensive way to walk or run by way of mapped checked points. With different degrees of difficulty from beginner to advanced, it takes hikes in the parks to a whole new level.

The city of Springfield is booming with many great places to eat as well. Places like &Pizza are perfect for a night out to enjoy everyone’s favorite dish. Located in the Springfield mall, &Pizza puts a spin on pizza that connects the familiar with the not so usual. They have creative combinations that would anyone’s mouth water. If you want to try something even more unique than their tasty offerings, you can be the chef and create your very own signature pizza. Another interesting place you should stop by and visit is the Swiss Bakery. Specializing in Swiss and German baked goods this full-service bakery is a delectable place to eat. Remember it is important to take care of your teeth after eating sweet baked goods ;).

Springfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The Springfield CDP is recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau with a population of 30,484 as of the 2010 census. Homes and businesses in bordering CDPs including North Springfield, West Springfield, and Newington are usually given a “Springfield” mailing address. The population of the collective areas with Springfield addresses is estimated to exceed 100,000. The CDP is a part of Northern Virginia, the most populous region of the Washington Metropolitan Area. Source: Wikipedia