Children’s Dental Health Month Is Here

2019-02-04T08:11:25-04:00

The American Dental Association (ADA) and Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia are joining together to recognize February as National Children’s Dental Health Month.  This year’s theme is “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile” The ADA and the dental community know that teaching kids 4 steps to dental health while they’re [...]

Children’s Dental Health Month Is Here2019-02-04T08:11:25-04:00

We Treat Adults Too!

2019-01-03T08:59:12-04:00

Just hearing the word “braces” can take many of us back to junior high, when most of us had to wear braces or retainers.  Despite the common assumption that braces are just for kids and tweens, more and more adults are choosing to pursue orthodontics to correct their smiles.  Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia [...]

We Treat Adults Too!2019-01-03T08:59:12-04:00

Give Your Teen A New Smile For The New Year

2018-11-27T13:54:11-04:00

The time is fast approaching when we'll say goodbye to the year 2018 and welcome 365 brand new days—fresh opportunities for growth, success, and happiness. This year, don't let anything hold your teen back from achieving their perfect smile. For many teenagers, crooked or imperfect teeth can have a negative impact on self-confidence. Make a [...]

Give Your Teen A New Smile For The New Year2018-11-27T13:54:11-04:00

Why Are Good Daily Toothcare Habits Important?

2018-11-28T09:51:31-04:00

Taking care of your teeth is an important part of maintaining your overall health. Brushing twice a day, flossing regularly, and meeting with a dentist every 6 months are some of the steps we need to take to ensure optimal oral health. Most everyone probably acknowledges this. However, how many people know the importance of [...]

Why Are Good Daily Toothcare Habits Important?2018-11-28T09:51:31-04:00

Early Childhood Dental Intervention

2018-09-05T11:59:15-04:00

Say goodbye to your baby's precious gummy smile and hello to those toddler pearly whites. It's never too early to start thinking about your child's teeth. The American Dental Association recommends you make an appointment as soon as their first tooth comes through but no later than age 1. Starting early is the best way [...]

Early Childhood Dental Intervention2018-09-05T11:59:15-04:00

3 Tips To Prevent Your Teeth From Shifting After Braces

2018-09-13T10:46:42-04:00

After you go through all of the time, effort and expense of wearing braces, the last thing that you want is for your teeth to shift once your braces come off. Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia wants to avoid this as well. Thankfully, there are some things you can do to prevent your teeth [...]

3 Tips To Prevent Your Teeth From Shifting After Braces2018-09-13T10:46:42-04:00

How to Stop Thumb Sucking: A Dentist’s Guide

2018-07-12T11:40:17-04:00

Thumb sucking is normal behavior for infants, but sometimes it continues through into childhood. Thumb sucking becomes a problem if it continues after teething and especially after permanent teeth start to come through. Most children stop sucking at some point between two and four years. If your four-year-old is still sucking or if you think [...]

How to Stop Thumb Sucking: A Dentist’s Guide2018-07-12T11:40:17-04:00

Celebrate Orthodontic Health Month With PDOVA

2018-10-01T09:28:20-04:00

When kids and parents think of October, they think of Halloween, bags full of candy, jack o’ lanterns, and pumpkin spice lattes!  Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia thinks of beautiful smiles when they think of October! October brings National Orthodontic Health Month, a time to focus on and celebrate great oral care and the [...]

Celebrate Orthodontic Health Month With PDOVA2018-10-01T09:28:20-04:00

5 Reasons Teens Love Invisalign

2018-06-26T11:05:26-04:00

Invisalign Teen straightens teeth with clear, plastic aligners that are custom made to fit your teeth. Every two weeks you use a new set of aligners, moving the teeth just a bit more toward their ultimate destination. About every eight to ten weeks, you will visit Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virgina to make certain [...]

5 Reasons Teens Love Invisalign2018-06-26T11:05:26-04:00