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Early Orthodontic Evaluation Recommended by AAO

Even though most people think of pre-teens and teens when they think of orthodontics, there are good reasons your child should get an orthodontic evaluation much sooner. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends an early orthodontic evaluation with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7. Why Your Child Should Get An Orthodontic Check-up No […]

How to Survive the First Week With Braces

5 Quick and Easy Tips Getting braces can be an exciting time, especially if you’re incredibly unhappy with your smile. These appliances will improve the functionality and alignment of your bite, but they’ll also greatly enhance your overall smile aesthetics. Unfortunately, however, the first several days of wearing them can be a bit of a […]

At-Home Orthodontics Can Harm Your Bite

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) says that over 13 percent of orthodontists see patients who have tried DIY teeth straightening treatments causing irreparable damage. Everyone has seen the ads for various at-home orthodontics options. Direct-to-consumer clear aligners that can be used without leaving the house for appointments are tempting for people who want a […]

Adults are Seeking Orthodontic Treatments

4 Reasons Why! When thinking of braces, a teenager with a smile full of metal-covered teeth usually comes to mind. Over the years, orthodontics has changed. Though braces are usually recommended in adolescence, many adults are now turning to orthodontists to fix issues with their teeth that were not addressed when they were younger. Glass […]

Eat, Drink, Invisalign

At Glass Orthodontics, we find one of the greatest advantages to using Invisalign is that you will receive maximum results with minimal impact on your daily life. Invisalign is smooth and comfortable, easy to insert, and simple to remove. The ability to remove Invisalign aligners allows you to enjoy all your favorite foods and beverages […]

Best of 2021

In May, the community and our incredible patients voted in the Virginia Media – Best of 2021 Contest. Thanks to your votes, Glass Orthodontics was named a Silver Winner as Best Cosmetic Dentistry and Best Orthodontist Chesapeake. We are very proud and excited about this honor and accomplishment.   This year is the 28th Anniversary of […]

The Basics of Palatal Expansion

Many parents don’t realize that early orthodontic intervention can resolve a considerable number of dental issues before they occur, particularly problems with crowding and alignment. That’s why most orthodontists recommend scheduling a child’s first appointment by the age of 7. If your child’s orthodontist detects potential issues with future tooth placement, they might recommend palatal […]

How Myofunctional Therapy can Help with Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD)

Temporomandibular may be a big word, but learning about temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) isn’t too difficult. Essentially, the temporomandibular joints–the joints connecting your jawbone to your skull–aren’t acting properly. As you may have already guessed, this causes pain in your jaw joints, as well as jaw-controlling muscles. While unpleasant, these symptoms can be treated with myofunctional […]

Braces and Cavities: Two Peas in a Pod

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 […]

Today’s Adult Has the Option of Invisalign Clear Aligners

Whether you think you’re too old for orthodontic treatment or feel uncomfortable about getting braces, don’t worry–Invisalign has got you covered! Invisalign clear aligners for adults are a welcome treatment option when it comes to straightening teeth, for old and young alike. Clear aligners are discreet and more comfortable than braces, which makes them an […]

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