Choosing the Right Pediatric Dentist for Your Child


As a child, you probably went to the same dentist your parents did for checkups. Perhaps the dental team treated you as a small adult, not explaining much about what was going to happen and whether or not it would hurt. Maybe you had a parent who feared dental visits, and you absorbed that fear. [...]

Debunking Myths of Invisalign Teen


At Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia, we receive many questions about Invisalign Teen and we understand that there may be misconceptions about the treatment that should be addressed. Invisalign Teen is quickly becoming the orthodontic treatment of choice for high school students who would prefer to avoid the metal of traditional braces. There are [...]

What if My Child Knocks Out a Permanent Tooth? Protect the Tooth!


Parenting involves comforting your children through the bumps and bruises that are normal in an active life. If your child accidentally knocks out a permanent tooth, it’s important both to take immediate steps to reassure your child and locate the tooth. At Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia, we want you to know exactly what [...]

Starting Your Child on the Right Path for a Lifetime of Good Dental Health


As the parent of a young child, you may not yet be thinking in terms of long-term dental care for him or her...but Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia does exactly that for you. Our office follows a child from his first visit through his teenage years, providing comprehensive care under one roof. Your whole [...]

Top 10 Benefits of Invisalign for Teens


Teens everywhere are embracing Invisalign as the clear alternative for straightening teeth. The ability to remove your straightening system and eat your normal foods, as well as continue your normal oral hygiene routine is becoming quite an advantage. Here are the top ten benefits of Invisalign Teen. 1) Considerably less noticeable Invisalign boasts clear aligner [...]

We offer Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)!


Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia is pleased to announce that we are now offering liquid Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) to children with cavities. This special liquid is brushed on cavities to stop decay painlessly. Studies have recently shown that SDF can halt the progression of cavities and even prevent them. How Does Silver Diamine [...]

The Importance of Elastics During Orthodontic Treatment


At Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia, we stress the importance of wearing elastics during orthodontic treatment. During the course of orthodontic treatment, a patient with braces may have to wear elastic rubber bands to help correct their malocclusion. For some patients, elastics are worn toward the end of braces treatment to put the final ‘squeeze’ [...]

A World of Good Wishes!


A World of Good Wishes! One of the real joys of this holiday season is the opportunity to say “thank you” and wish you the very best for the New Year. Gratefully, the Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia Team

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