Cleaning Tips for Braces

2020-02-28T14:16:26+00:00

With braces, it is more important than ever to keep your teeth and gums their healthiest. Braces and other orthodontic appliances create more opportunities for food particles and bacteria to collect and thrive. Getting braces requires adopting a new oral hygiene routine and good habits that promote the healthiest environment for your teeth and gums. [...]

Cleaning Tips for Braces2020-02-28T14:16:26+00:00

Braces and Cavities: Great Oral Hygiene and Prevention

2020-01-14T20:25:12+00:00

Many people who wear braces, both adults and children, tend to forget about general oral hygiene. It's harder to brush your teeth, as a large portion of them are covered with metal. Then, there are the rubber bands, the tightening wires, and other wires that make it even more difficult to brush, floss, and keep [...]

Braces and Cavities: Great Oral Hygiene and Prevention2020-01-14T20:25:12+00:00

Today’s Adult Has the Option of Invisalign Clear Aligners

2020-01-02T18:52:44+00:00

Today, many adults would love to straighten their teeth but feel they are too old for treatment. Yet, their teeth make them feel uncomfortable and self-conscious. Invisalign clear aligners for adults are a welcome orthodontic treatment when it comes to straightening teeth. Unlike the stigma of wearing braces in some adults, clear aligners are discreet [...]

Today’s Adult Has the Option of Invisalign Clear Aligners2020-01-02T18:52:44+00:00

5 Practical Invisalign Hacks

2019-09-11T20:58:02+00:00

Compared to going through treatment with traditional metal braces, most teens would agree that Invisalign treatment is a cakewalk! After all, you don't have to wear any permanent hardware, nor do you have to worry about the self-consciousness that comes with sporting a "metal mouth!" Still, any orthodontic treatment that involves moving and repositioning your [...]

5 Practical Invisalign Hacks2019-09-11T20:58:02+00:00

October is National Orthodontic Health Month

2019-08-19T16:21:39+00:00

October is National Orthodontic Health Month! During October, orthodontists around the country work to promote awareness about the benefits of orthodontic treatment and celebrate the far-reaching advantages of a healthy smile. If you're looking to improve your child's (or your own!) oral health game, it isn't enough to simply hide the Halloween candy this month. [...]

October is National Orthodontic Health Month2019-08-19T16:21:39+00:00

Why Choose An Orthodontist?

2019-07-15T16:41:05+00:00

Have you been considering straightening your teeth to improve your smile? Deciding where to go to straighten your teeth, how to pay for it, and what type of braces to choose can seem endless. In recent years, many general and pediatric dentists have begun offering orthodontic treatment in addition to their other services, which makes [...]

Why Choose An Orthodontist?2019-07-15T16:41:05+00:00

Traditional Braces vs Invisalign: Which is Better?

2019-07-09T16:01:05+00:00

So the dentist says it's time for your child to get braces, or maybe you've decided to improve your own smile. Either way, investing in orthodontic work is a big decision and a big investment, so only natural for the "braces vs Invisalign" question to to come up. Orthodontic treatment options have come a long [...]

Traditional Braces vs Invisalign: Which is Better?2019-07-09T16:01:05+00:00

The Invisalign Process Explained

2019-06-04T16:52:42+00:00

Are you considering Invisalign clear aligners? As an alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign is becoming increasingly popular with adults and teens.  Invisalign is a clear, custom-made aligner, used to move and align teeth for better health and a great smile. It is changed approximately every two weeks for about six to 18 months, depending upon [...]

The Invisalign Process Explained2019-06-04T16:52:42+00:00

Gardner Orthodontics Wins Best Of Virginia Again!

2019-05-09T14:53:06+00:00

Gardner Orthodontics, Dr. Graham Gardner and Dr. Katie Doswell are proud to announce that they have won first place in the orthodontics category in the “Best of Virginia” by Virginia Living Magazine! For the past 8 years, Virginia Living Magazine has polled readers for their favorites among business, local establishments and medical providers. Gardner Orthodontics [...]

Gardner Orthodontics Wins Best Of Virginia Again!2019-05-09T14:53:06+00:00