Following is a closer look at the similarities and differences between orthodontists and dentists. We hope to alleviate any confusion over whether you should see an orthodontist or a general dentist and what you can expect from each.
This article will look at what aligner chewies do for Invisalign, how they help keep your progress on track, and where to find an Invisalign chewie.
When we were kids, we used to have a set of 20 teeth. As adults, we replace our baby teeth with a set of 32 permanent teeth. However, in some rare cases, people get more than 32 teeth. This presence of extra teeth is called hyperdontia or supernumerary teeth.
Dental professionals are eager to tell you why flossing is essential. So, let’s take a closer look at flossing benefits, its purpose, and what options you have!
There are two general types—permanent and removable retainers—and several removable retainers.
At Loudoun Orthodontics, we use Hawley, Essix, and Vivera® (Invisalign®) removable retainers. Here we will discuss these and give you a brief review of retainers.
Invisalign staining can happen. But by following the Invisalign manufacturer’s guidelines and with proper care for prevention and cleaning, you can avoid having your secret revealed in an unsightly manner.
As we learned in our last month’s establishment, many foods are ideal for eating when wearing braces – but what foods should you avoid when wearing braces? This blog will give an essential food list to avoid while wearing your new braces.
What Is the Best Dental Floss for Braces? Read more to learn more!
At Loudoun Orthodontics, our selection of permanent retainers can help all patients preserve their perfect, stunning smile. So let’s learn more about permanent retainers and their pros and cons!
If your retainer is not fitting anymore, it is not the end of the world. Retainers are supposed to be changed every couple of years because they get worn out over time. So, after knowing why your retainer doesn’t fit anymore, let us go over some helpful tips on what you should do about it!