The Importance of Wearing a Retainer (after Treatment)

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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…

What Guidelines Help Children? (Remain Cavity-free)

Last Updated on March 6, 2019 What guidelines will help children remain cavity-free? Cavities are one of the most preventable oral health conditions that your child can get, but it does take a strong commitment from you and your child to reduce their risk of developing tooth decay. Today, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry guidelines are the most…

Early Orthodontic Assessment and Treatment (Benefits)

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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…

The Invisible Braces Race (THE CHOICES LIST)

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Last Updated on March 6, 2019 The invisible braces race. The quest for the perfect set of teeth used to require a person to spend many weeks struggling with the appearance of a mouth full of metal. Now, however, that is no longer the case, and new methods to straighten teeth are constantly being created that have…

What Your Child Should Expect (Before and After Braces)

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Last Updated on March 6, 2019 Braces. What your child should expect before and after braces. Your child’s smile is an important part of their self-esteem and confidence. It is rare for a child to develop perfectly straight teeth and some kids have such misalignment problems that it is almost necessary that they visit a local orthodontist….

Do I Need Braces Quiz (8 ANSWERS HERE)

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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…

Three Reasons You Haven’t Gotten Your Braces Off

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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?

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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…

I Want a Perfect Smile When My Braces Come Off!

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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?

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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…

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