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 [...]

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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