A Guide to Bad Breath in Children

2017-08-18T16:18:39+00:00

Bad breath is a common occurrence in most children. It may be a source of embarrassment for your child. As the parent, you can step in and perform the proper oral hygiene techniques for your child until he/she learns them well enough to execute them on their own. There is hope for children with bad [...]

A Guide to Bad Breath in Children 2017-08-18T16:18:39+00:00

The Importance of Elastics During Orthodontic Treatment

2017-02-08T21:27:24+00:00

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’ [...]

The Importance of Elastics During Orthodontic Treatment 2017-02-08T21:27:24+00:00

A World of Good Wishes!

2016-12-16T11:49:06+00:00

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

A World of Good Wishes! 2016-12-16T11:49:06+00:00

Does Getting Braces Hurt?

2016-10-31T19:45:02+00:00

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 [...]

Does Getting Braces Hurt? 2016-10-31T19:45:02+00:00

Selecting a Dentist for a Child with Special Needs

2016-10-31T19:37:48+00:00

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 [...]

Selecting a Dentist for a Child with Special Needs 2016-10-31T19:37:48+00:00

PDOVA Celebrates October: National Orthodontic Health Month!

2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

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 [...]

PDOVA Celebrates October: National Orthodontic Health Month! 2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

The Shifting of the Teeth: How Orthodontics Really Works

2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

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 [...]

The Shifting of the Teeth: How Orthodontics Really Works 2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

Oral Habits in Pediatric Patients

2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

As a parent, if your child sucks his thumb, uses a pacifier, and/or sucks on his fingers or a favorite object, you probably have some concerns about what the consequences of these habits may be for his or her teeth and jaws as he grows. At Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia, we address concerns [...]

Oral Habits in Pediatric Patients 2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

The Hygienic Benefits of Air Flossers and Water Picks

2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

  At Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia, we encourage our clients to use air flossers and water picks in addition to a good oral hygiene routine including brushing and manual flossing. Both air flossers and water picks are designed to clean between and around teeth daily to help you quickly remove stubborn plaque and [...]

The Hygienic Benefits of Air Flossers and Water Picks 2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

4 Surprising Foods That May Contribute to Tooth Decay

2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

At Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia, we emphasize the importance of a healthy diet as well as good oral hygiene as part of a child’s optimal dental health. Parents help tremendously with healthy food choices by making “natural tooth brushing” foods readily available such as: raw celery carrots apples Generally, parents guard against excessive [...]

4 Surprising Foods That May Contribute to Tooth Decay 2016-10-12T12:25:49+00:00

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