The Advantages of Invisalign


Traditional braces have stood the test of time when it comes to straightening teeth and achieving a beautiful smile. In some cases, traditional metal braces are still the best option for a patient, depending on their individual case. However, there are other options available, including Invisalign. Invisalign is a system of clear, custom-made aligners that [...]

The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Intervention 


If you want to improve your smile, then any age can be a great age to see the orthodontist. However, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that your child see an orthodontist by the age of 7. At this age, an orthodontist can spot subtle issues with jaw growth and emerging teeth while some baby [...]

The First Dental Visit…at Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia


Your child’s first dental visit is a very important milestone in their life. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends the first visit be before or very close to his or her first birthday. The general rule is six months after eruption of the first tooth. Starting regular dental visits early will lead to [...]

Special Needs Dentistry at PDOVA


At Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics of Virginia, we believe that when a child cracks a smile, they deserve to do so confidently with healthy gums and teeth. We also recognize that some children require more specialized care. Our team is committed to making sure that every child has the chance for a healthy smile, including those [...]

Welcome to our NEW Website!


Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics of Virginia welcomes you to our new and improved website! We are delighted to reveal our updated look with you, and we hope you like it. We have completely overhauled the site to create a more user friendly experience! The whole design of our site has been refreshed and replaced with [...]

The Benefits of Dental Sealants


A dental sealant is a thin plastic coating painted on the chewing surfaces of the premolars or molars in patients. The sealant rapidly bonds to the surface of the tooth, filling in the grooves to provide a protective barrier against decay. Brushing and flossing are excellent ways to remove food particles and plaque from the [...]

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