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Gainesville, VA Dentist - Heritage Hunt Dental

Welcome to Heritage Hunt Dental online! Dr. Chris Houser, your Gainesville and Haymarket dentist, and our friendly dental team are thrilled to provide dental care for patients of all ages. Ours is a family-oriented practice. We are committed to providing you and your family with all the dental care you need to reach healthy, radiant smiles. That is why we offer comprehensive family dentistry. Our dental office uses the latest in dental techniques and technology to provide you and your family with the best dental care possible. We utilize CEREC® technology to provide you with same-day dental restorations. Our dentist provides dental implants for those who have lost one or more permanent teeth. At our office, we use digital imaging, which uses much less radiation than traditional fillings. Heritage Hunt Dental also offers sleep apnea treatment to help you sleep better at night.

Our friendly, outgoing dental team works well together to provide you with excellent, comfortable care. Along with English, we can meet the needs of Spanish-speaking patients. For 18 years, our dentist has provided dentistry in Gainesville, Virginia, and the surrounding areas of Haymarket, Warrenton, Manassas, Bristow, Bull Run, West Gate, Sudley, Groveton, Sudley Springs, Buckland, Greenwich, Vint Hill Farms, and New Baltimore, Virginia. To learn more about us and to schedule a visit, contact our dental office today.

Meet Our Doctors

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  • Chris Houser, DMD, PC
    Dentist in Gainesville, VA and Haymarket, VA

    Dr. Chris Houser was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Grove City College (Pennsylvania) and The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.

    Dr. Houser is a veteran of the US Army. He graduated from the Army's Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency and Airborne school at Fort Benning, Georgia. Subsequently, he served as the 82nd Airborne Division's dental surgeon at Fort Bragg, NC. Also, during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Dr. Houser served as a reservist at Ft. Wainwright and Ft. Richardson in Alaska.

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  • Alexis Wilson

    Dr. Alexis Wilson was born and raised in Durban, South Africa, and moved to the US to attend school in Boston, MA. Dr. Wilson knew that she wanted a career in which she could interact and care for people, and chose dentistry because of the long-term relationships that dentists form with their patients. After completing a Masters's in Oral Health at Boston University, Dr. Wilson studied dentistry at the University of Washington School Of Dentistry. She then spent 6 years practicing in Seattle before relocating to the DMV area with her family in 2020.

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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