Arlington Smile Center: Lupita M. Roca DDS

Arlington Smile Center: Lupita M. Roca DDS


It is always a great feeling leaving the practice, feeling like a visit to a friend. Thank you to all the staff for caring.
Town Hall is now preparing Welcome Kits for new families that are moving into our community.

Our Welcome Kits feature and direct these new families to a small number of local businesses for the goods, services & professionals that they need to find.

Since our Welcome Kits are exclusive, and we can only accommodate one Dentist, I would ask you to kindly let me know if you are interested in being featured in our local Welcome Kits.

It is worthy to note that, according to Dr. Cathy Goodwin in her book “Making the Big Move”, 70% of new residents and families seek out a new Dentist within 6 months of their relocation. As such, 7 out of 10 recipients of our Welcome Kits are actively looking for a new Dentist.

I would like to schedule a time when you are expecting me so that I may drop off a sample of our "Welcome Kit" and explain the program in greater detail.


Dr. Roca has focused training as a cosmetic dentist in orthodontics, sleep, airway health, implants & frenectomies. She does ALL her own dentistry from extractions to root canals yet is masterful at creating a unique custom smile to match your life style.

At Arlington Smile Center, Dr. Roca as a dentist that is a certified as an orofacial myologist, she has found if she establishes an environment in every patient that will facilitate a conversion to a mature stable swallow.... proper slow, deep, restorative nasal breathing; proper oral volume and jaw position; neutral bite, ....healthy cervicals, .....cranial bones, .......with an open airway all h

Operating as usual


Two Moderna and Done :)
-feeling blessed and

Two Moderna and Done :)
-feeling blessed and




Happy New Year to everyone! We appreciate your trust in our care and now you can feel even safer when you visit.

Happy New Year to everyone! We appreciate your trust in our care and now you can feel even safer when you visit.

Arlington Smile Center: Lupita M. Roca DDS updated their information in their About section. 11/22/2020

Arlington Smile Center: Lupita M. Roca DDS updated their information in their About section.

Arlington Smile Center: Lupita M. Roca DDS updated their information in their About section.

Photos from Arlington Smile Center: Lupita M. Roca DDS's post 10/02/2020

I know you all don’t want to see teeth but thanks for indulging me. After all, today is O2 day and I want to show you an example of a 9 year old patient that parents were concerned about her airway and teeth position after she finished phase 1 braces with an orthodontist. This is what I have been up to the last two years. I took this photo Yesterday, and it is just one example of over at 100 cases, of a patient that all we have done is teach her to breathe through her NOSE for three months and wear a MYOBRACE for 1 hour a day and all night. Usimg myobrace and teaching her to use her belly to breathe through her nose and not use her mouth has helped her to learn to keep her tongue on the roof of her mouth. This training has helped her forget her old ways of using her chest to breathe and open mouth posture sometimes at night and sometimes in the day. She has mastered nose breathing using her diaphragm and we are continuing to work on correct tongue, head and oral posture. Last but not least we are on our way to teaching her the correct way to swallow. Yes, there is a wrong way to swallow and a right way. It was news to me too. :) I have yet to find many patients do not have a reverse swallow! Celebrate O2 day,

[08/15/20]   If you are avoiding your dentist due to COVID-19 think it through. New research suggests a link between gum disease and COVID-19 ( see below) plus our office air is safer than the air at my home with the UVairx air filtration that we bought for safety of our staff and patients. UVAIRx technology moves air treatment out of the passive mode and into the active. It’s a major advancement, for it means air must no longer pass through a treatment chamber to be cleansed of viruses, bacterium, mold spores, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other contaminants. THe UVAIRx unit actively outputs a continuous stream of molecules which attack and destroy the pathogens on a 7X24 basis, in a highly effective process, which is safe for both humans and animals. The difference is the active photocatalytic oxidation (PCO) technology of the UVAIRx core

[07/28/20]   🥳HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR. ROCA 🥳

From Your Team at Arlington Smile Center

❤️ 🙏❤️


Arlington Smile Center: Lupita M. Roca DDS's cover photo


We are here for you

Although our office is closed for routine care, our team at Arlington Smile Center wants to do everything we can to keep all patients and members of the community that are currently in dental pain out of the emergency room. Please contact us if you’re experiencing dental pain and we can treat you in our dental office. We are also hosting one-on-one video chats daily for anyone that has concerns or questions about dental and airway health. You can request a virtual consult or schedule a video chat by emailing [email protected]. Please let us know how we can serve you. We are here to help keep you, friends, and family safe. Let’s all do our part and we’ll get through this together.

Keep smiling,
Dr. Roca


SLEEP APNEA IS terrible for getting a restful night’s sleep, but it’s not great for oral health either. Check out our new blog post to learn more about this sleep disorder and how the dentist can help!


HEY ALL YOU GRINNING GHOULS, don't forget to floss your fangs after enjoying some Halloween candy!🎃👻



Congrats Washington Nationals!!! 🥳
We'll see you Saturday!


IT’S WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY and we want you to know that as your healthcare provider we don’t only care about your dental health; we also care about your mental health.

[10/07/19]   If I get to pick a superpower, I would pick teleportation to avoid Northern VA traffic.
What superpower would you pick and why?

[10/02/19]   🥳

Help us spread the word and celebrate with us the first Global Airway Health Day!


WE'RE PUTTING ON PINK to raise awareness! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our practice is excited to join the efforts to help and provide hope for those affected by breast cancer.


You know I love my job when I spent my birthday in class, it was great. I love to keep learning.

[03/08/19]   Happy International Women's Day!


We want to take today to recognize our dentist who works so hard to make sure your smile is happy and healthy!



WHAT'S THE GOING RATE for the Tooth Fairy in your house? Every family is a little different but we want to know how much the Tooth Fairy pays for a lost tooth in your!🧚‍♀️



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Happy Valentine's Day!

WE LOVE OUR patients! You 're the reason we love what we do!


[11/01/17]   Happy November 1st...time to plan your holidays and to visit your favorite Dentist!!!😁😁


Hope The New Year Be...
A Message Of Joy, Smiles, Peace And Good
Tidings For You And Your Family.


[12/19/14]   Quick Dental Fact: "The Egyptians-3000-2500 B.C. Teeth were bound together with gold wire. At an ancient burial site dental bridges are excavated. Most probably inserted post-mortem."

[04/22/14]   Happy Easter everyone, we wish you all had a wonderful time with your families!!!

About Arlington Smile Center

Dr. Roca is a family, pediatric, and cosmetic dentist that provides skilled full service dentistry with a focus on airway health.

Dr Lupita M. Roca loves making her patients smile and describes being a dentist as being “a magical experience.” She takes the time to treat everyone with the respect that they deserve and wants the patients leaving our office relieved, happy and satisfied. We feel that we need to look beyond your mouth when helping you make decisions about your dental care. Choosing our dental practice will make your life easier since Dr. Roca does all her own dentistry from wisdom teeth to root canals, invisalign to placing implants and yet still is masterful in creating a unique custom smile that matches your personality and budget. Through the years, she has gained a great deal of postgraduate education in the areas of implantology, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, sleep apnea, and myofunctional orthodontics. Focused training in Invisalign™ clear aligners, sleep apnea airway treatment, and frenectomies have allowed her to offer a variety of ways for her patients to achieve their best smiles and greater whole body health. She recently obtained certification in oral myology (QOM). She is a member of the Virginia Dental Society, Northern Virginia Dental Society, American Dental Association, International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals, American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry and a member of the Foundation of Airway Health.

Having come from a family of dentists, she takes pride in her comprehensive treatment and excellent customer service. Many describe this dentist office as, “a modern dental office with old fashioned values, treating patients the way she would want to be treated. Dr Roca and her staff make you feel like you are part of their family, which is obvious as they see one patient at a time in a private room with all of the latest equipment. Before commencing treatment Dr Roca or a staff member makes sure every patient understands their options, costs and entire treatment procedure. Dr Roca’s true gift with children is shown during the “first dental visit “She sees these patients herself to vivaciously introduce them to a fun dental environment. Her office is unique from others because she attends weekly dental education which offers her the ability to do all types of dentistry and stay up with the latest trends. Believe us, you will not be disappointed and if you are we want to know why?

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6950 Fairfax Dr
Arlington, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 7am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 7am - 4:30pm
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