Braces again? You’re not having a weird déjà vu moment! You may be surprised to learn that getting braces for a second time is quite common. It’s up to you to decide if you like the traditional ‘metal train tracks’ or the subtlety of invisible braces. Let’s embark on a second journey to achieving your perfect smile!
As early orthodontics progresses and adult teeth are ready for prominence, space maintainers step in to hold the fort. Here’s the scoop on space maintainers and how they offer a game-changing solution to keeping your children’s smiles on track!
The purpose of today’s article is to explain the nuances of receiving orthodontic care in the military and how Invisalign is the best option for active duty personnel.
At Loudoun Orthodontics, we take pride in keeping detailed orthodontic records for our patients, enabling us to keep a constant eye on your oral health. Learn more about the different types of orthodontic records and how they can benefit your oral health!
Those who wish to maintain the alignment of their remaining teeth can use retainers with artificial teeth, which are not only common but also highly effective. This means that if you’re considering orthodontic treatment but are concerned about that void in your smile, you don’t need to worry. Your retainer can help maintain your alignment while temporarily filling in for your missing tooth! Orthodontists are more than capable of crafting solutions tailored to your individual needs. So, embrace the journey to a more confident smile, even if you have missing teeth.
There is more to weak teeth than just a less-than-perfect smile. They can have a detrimental effect on your health, causing discomfort, making eating difficult, and even causing serious infections. The good news is that you have the power to change things! Let’s get into these six magical habits that can restore your teeth to their shining, strong glory!
Aside from giving you that flawless, camera-ready smile, braces also correct facial asymmetry! Has a lack of balance in your features ever caused you to look in the mirror, feeling a bit thrown off? Then it’s time you learned: an orthodontic treatment plan could very well help you fix your problems!
Is it time to say goodbye to your braces? Well, you might want to pump the brakes a little because timing is everything when it comes to braces removal. While it’s tempting to just flash those perfect, braces-free pearly whites as soon as possible, you should hold out for the right time, with your trusty orthodontist’s guidance. Let’s find out why rushing your braces journey doesn’t make sense!
Orthodontic headgear is a dental appliance patients sometimes wear to help correct issues with their teeth or jaws.
You can mess up even the brightest and healthiest smile with a chipped or broken tooth. Anything can cause our pearly whites to chip or break when they decide to rebel against us — from biting into the world’s hardest granola bar to a surprise encounter with the sidewalk. We are left puzzled and feeling incomplete by the jagged art that results.