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…

Do I Need Braces Quiz (8 ANSWERS HERE)

Last Updated on March 6, 2019 A do I need braces quiz. Do I need braces or should I get Invisalign? Do I really need any orthodontic treatment at all?” If you find yourself asking these questions, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. To help you determine if you need to see an orthodontist, try…

Can You Maintain a Healthy Diet? (While Using Invisalign)

Last Updated on March 6, 2019 Can you still maintain a healthy diet while using Invisalign? Invisalign is a custom-made aligner used for the treatment of misalignment. The appliance works by pushing the teeth to its rightful place. The appliance is marketed as the most advanced clear aligner system in the world because it is convenient and…

The Damon System Treatment Cost? (FACTS HERE)

Last Updated on March 6, 2019 How Much Does the Damon System Treatment Cost? The Damon system of braces is something you may be interested in because of the many benefits it can offer to you. It’s one of the newer types of treatments for problems such as overbites, underbites, crossbites, gaps and other issues. A skilled…

Invisalign [How Does It Work?]

Last Updated on March 6, 2019 UPDATED 29-07-18 What is Invisalign and how does It work? A lot of people want a straight, perfect smile, but they worry about how metal braces will change their appearance. Fortunately, modern orthodontic techniques have made it possible to straighten your teeth without having to get a mouthful of metal. Clear…

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…

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