The Importance of Wearing a Retainer (after Treatment)

Last Updated on March 6, 2019 The Importance of wearing a retainer after treatment. The big day has arrived for your braces to come off, and you are so excited to finally see that beautiful smile! While you will be free from some of the restrictions that were involved with your past treatment plan, you should…

Early Orthodontic Assessment and Treatment (Benefits)

Last Updated on March 6, 2019 UPDATED 28-11-18 The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Assessment and Treatment. There are a number of different teeth and jaw conditions that can develop in children as they grow. Many of these conditions can be corrected quickly and easily. With an early assessment and proper orthodontic treatment, a wide range of conditions…

Three Reasons You Haven’t Gotten Your Braces Off

Last Updated on December 9, 2018 Three Reasons You Haven’t Gotten Your Braces Off After having worn braces for awhile or a time period that feels like awhile to you, you might start to wonder when you can have the structured removed. Similarly, your kids may regularly ask about the end date of the treatment if…

Why does the orthodontist recommend removing teeth?

Last Updated on June 20, 2018 Why does the orthodontist recommend removing teeth? Most people associate the orthodontist with a professional who aligns and straightens teeth. The idea of removing teeth during orthodontia treatment doesn’t seem to match with the specialty. However, there are numerous instances when your Reston, VA, orthodontist might suggest a removal. Take…

How to Clean Invisalign

Last Updated on December 9, 2018 LAST UPDATED: JUNE 28, 2018 How to Clean Invisalign If you have aligners, it’s important that you keep them clean. If you don’t keep them clean, bacteria will grow on the aligners. When bacteria grows on aligners, it can ruin them and make you sick. You’ll want to clean your…

What Are the Discomforts Associated with Invisalign?

LAST UPDATED: MAY 29, 2018 What Are the Discomforts Associated with Invisalign? In the past, orthodontic patients were limited to metal braces that required mounting and constant adjustments throughout their use. The metal often rubbed against checks and lips, which caused frustrating issues among teenage and adult patients. Today’s orthodontic world consists of another tooth-alignment…

I Want a Perfect Smile When My Braces Come Off!

Last Updated on May 31, 2018 I Want a Perfect Smile When My Braces Come Off! Not everyone is born with perfect teeth. While some issues are apparent from an early age in life, others may not discover significant dental problems until they approach adolescence. A growing number of middle-aged and older people have been aware…

When Do I Get My Braces Off?

Last Updated on May 13, 2018 When Do I Get My Braces Off? If you have braces, you’re probably wondering how long you have to have them on and when you’ll be able to get them off. This is a common question that patients have for their orthodontist. Having braces is sometimes uncomfortable, and most people…

Can you still get braces if you have fillings?

Last Updated on April 29, 2018   There’s no need to wonder if fillings in your teeth ruin any chance of you or your loved one being able to wear braces. Many people in the same situation have reached the attainable goal of aligned teeth. A matter of fact, every single day, an orthodontist makes dreams…

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