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 [...]

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

Does Getting Braces Hurt?

At Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia, we know from our years of orthodontic practice that most patients who opt for traditional braces have some concerns about potential discomfort or pain during their treatment. We take pride in our ability to provide personalized orthodontics for children, teens and adults! We believe that well-informed patients are happier [...]

Selecting a Dentist for a Child with Special Needs

Providing comprehensive preventive and therapeutic dental care to patients who have special healthcare needs is an important aspect of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia. Our dentists value the unique qualities of each young smile we treat and seek to ensure maximal health for all, regardless of developmental disability or other healthcare issues. The dental care [...]

PDOVA Celebrates October: National Orthodontic Health Month!

Here at Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia, we have something to celebrate during the month of October that doesn’t involve candy, costumes and trick or treating! October is also known for National Orthodontics Health Month. A month where we can celebrate our dedication to not only to eye-catching smiles but to superior oral health [...]

The Shifting of the Teeth: How Orthodontics Really Works

Many of our current and potential patients, and their parents, consider orthodontic treatment to be for cosmetic reasons. It's true that braces can correct crooked or crowded teeth, or visible overbites or underbites. However, a straight smile goes far beyond just looks! Another big advantage of orthodontic treatment is lasting improved oral health for the [...]

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