With benefits such as reduced treatment time and lower cost, it’s easy to see why at-home orthodontics is growing in popularity. However, Tisseront Orthodontics is joining the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) in warning you about the potential harm DIY braces can cause.
Am I Too Old For Braces?
According to The American Association of Orthodontists, one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 18. If you’re an adult that’s curious or concerned about potentially receiving orthodontic treatment, let us answer your questions about adult braces.
Can I Eat With My Invisalign In?
While Invisalign boasts the benefit of being able to be removed for meals, some patients still wonder if it’s okay to leave them in for a quick snack. In this post, we’ll show you why that isn’t a good idea.
Dr. Tisseront to Be Named 2021 Top Dentist
Every two years, Washingtonian Magazine publishes their new list of Top Dentists in the DC area. This year, we are proud to say our very own Dr. Tisseront will be included on their list! The issue officially showing all 2021 Top Dentists will be published in March, and we’ll be sure to let you know…
5 Great Snack Recipes for Kids with Braces
As all parents of children with braces know, preparing snacks becomes a bit more complicated once orthodontic treatment begins. Not to worry—there are still many delicious, healthy snack options for kids with braces!
Broken Braces Wire – What Do I Do?
With traditional metal braces, wires connect all of the brackets and are the driving force in straightening your teeth. These wires are pretty tough, but some patients may occasionally experience issues with their wires or other parts of their orthodontic appliance.
How Do Braces Change Patients’ Diets?
Braces do NOT mean that your meals will become less nutritious or delicious! To make sure that your teeth and implements are as strong and safe as they can be, there are just a few simple rules that you should keep in mind when deciding what to eat.
Straightening Your Teeth with Invisalign
Invisalign is a fantastic option for patients who want straighter teeth without the cosmetic concerns and other drawbacks that come with traditional metal braces. But did you know that there are many other advantages to Invisalign beyond just looks? What is Invisalign? Invisalign is an advanced orthodontic treatment that straightens your teeth using removable invisible aligners. These aligners…
Dr. Tisseront Named One of Virginia’s topDentists!
Dr. Stephen Tisseront, of Northern Virginia’s Tisseront Orthodontics, has just received the honor of being named one of Virginia’s topDentists for 2020. Dr. Tisseront has been on this prestigious list every year since 2010. What does a topDentists award mean? topDentists awards are widely recognized to be a distinct honor for American dentists. Each year, a team of…
What Is It Like to Visit an Orthodontist as an Adult?
More adults than ever are choosing to pursue orthodontic treatment. Many patients choose to receive orthodontic care as adults due to oral issues, but you don’t need a reason to go!