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Tong Dental Care – Gaithersburg, Maryland
Full-Service Care

Tong Dental Care with Dr. James Tong is a comprehensive and advanced dental practice in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Tong Dental Services

Looking for a new family dentist in Gaitersburg? Need a tooth extraction or are you considering dental implants? Or do you think you might have gum disease? At Tong Dental Care, Dr. James Tong and his team are pleased to be able to accommodate the varying dental concerns of our patients and proudly provide comprehensive dental care in one location.

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Complete Family Dentistry

From toddlers to the elderly, Dr. James Tong and his skilled dental team are familiar with the unique needs of every patient, no matter their age. Our goal is to help them develop great oral habits that will last a lifetime. Join us today and discover how our practice can help treat your entire family. We love kids and recommend you start bringing kids to the dentist once their first tooth erupts or one year whichever comes first.

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Mercury-Free Fillings

The common silver filling contains mercury. Dr. Tong’s practice uses the highest-quality biocompatible, tooth-colored restorations to create healthy, beautiful smiles. Since the composite material adheres directly to the tooth enamel, less preparation of the tooth is required before using it. This means it is more durable and provides a more natural-looking result for your smile.

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Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is the specialty of dentistry that focuses on the oral health of young people. This specialized program of study and hands-on experience prepares pediatric dentists to meet the needs of infants, children, and adolescents, including people with special health care needs.

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Bonding & Sealants

Composite bonding resin is a tooth-colored material that can be shaded to match your teeth. This material can give you a low-cost improvement in your smile. Normal pits and grooves on the chewing surfaces of back teeth can trap food that can’t easily be removed with brushing. A sealant is designed to bond to tooth enamel. These sealants are painted onto the tooth surface to seal these pits and grooves and protect against decay.

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Smile Whitening

Tooth Whitening is an easy solution for people who want to improve the color of their teeth with minimal procedures. Remove stains from coffee, smoking, or other common causes with a painless tooth whitening from Dr. James Tong. We offer several tooth whitening options, all of which will be more effective than any over-the-counter solution. The whitening agents we use typically lighten your teeth up to ten shades after a single office visit.

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Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is an excellent treatment for
patients with extensive dental needs, or who are
concerned about anxiety, difficulty getting numb, or sensitive teeth.

Dr. Tong Restores Dental Implants

A great option for replacing missing teeth, securing bridges, or affixing full-arch bridges, dental implants restored by Dr. James Tong of Tong Dental Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland can help you smile with confidence.

What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a permanent, natural-looking solution to replace a missing tooth. Dental implants bond directly to the jawbone by attaching a titanium post and connector to create a sturdy base for the crown. Dental implants with Dr. Tong are an excellent solution for those who want to improve their smiles while allowing the lifestyle you’re accustomed to – confidently smile, laugh, and eat what you want.

Implant Teeth Benefits

  • Mimics the look, function, and feel of natural teeth
  • Replaces single, multiple, or entire arches of teeth
  • Integrates with the jawbone for solid, permanent support
  • Preserves and maintains the jawbone health
  • Enables the enjoyment of your favorite foods
  • Lets you speak, eat, smile, and laugh with confidence
  • Lasts a lifetime, with proper care
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Invisalign® Orthodontics

These “invisible” aligners are an ideal orthodontic solution for adults and teens. Straighten teeth and revitalize your smile without wire-and-bracket braces. Enhance your self-esteem and confidence. Enjoy the benefits of invisible braces which offer an esthetic and barely visible alternative to conventional braces. Since they’re removable, you can eat what you want and clean your teeth like you always do.

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Traditional Dentures

The best choice for replacing a full set of upper or lower teeth, cosmetic dentures are natural-looking. Using top-quality materials allows our dentures to have excellent longevity as well as exceptional fit and finish, and they are fitted to your jaw for the most comfortable fit allow you to enjoy life like you used to, improving your lifestyle. We offer comprehensive denture services including traditional dentures and implant-supported dentures.

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Digital Impression

Digital impressions allow us to get an accurate 3D impression of your teeth including your jaw without the traditional messy goop used in the past. The digital impression gives us much more information and is more comfortable for you, our patients. So you can say goodbye to Goop!

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Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the airway completely collapses, blocking airflow into the lungs. The harder one tries to breathe, the tighter the airway seals. This airway obstruction persists until the brain partially awakens the person, unconsciously closing the jaw and returning the tongue and throat to a normal position.

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Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are made from a thin, translucent layer of porcelain that fits over an existing tooth to give it an improved shape, color, or size. If your teeth are chipped, stained, have an unsightly gap, or are ground down you should consider a makeover with veneers. In a very short time, you can look years younger and smile with confidence with beautiful, custom porcelain veneers from Gaithersburg’s trusted veneers dentist, Dr. Tong.

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Dental Technology

Dr. James Tong offers state-of-the-art technology including electric handpieces, iTero digital impressions, an intraoral camera so you can see what the dentist sees, digital x-rays for precision visual information on your health, traditional dental implants, laser dentistry, Invisalign® orthodontics, porcelain veneers, and more.

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Phone number: (301) 216-1780

903 Russell Avenue #200
Gaithersburg, MD 20879


Mon 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tue 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sun Closed