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Back To School With Braces: Tips & Tricks
08/06/2018
While it might not be on the front of your mind, Summer is actually a very popular time of year for school-aged children to begin the process of straightening their smile with braces. And with the new school year just around the corner, many children will be attending class with braces for the first time. Fear not! We’ve compiled some helpful back-to-school tips to help make this time of year enjoyable, and trouble-free.
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Oral Hygiene Tips To Teach Your Children
06/04/2018
Good oral hygiene is very important for your teeth and for your gums. We at Eastern Virginia Orthodontics encourage you, as parents, to teach your children tips, and get them into a routine of practicing good dental health.
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Do I Still Need To See My Dentist During Orthodontic Treatment?
02/05/2018
This is a very common question for patients new to orthodontic treatment, and the short answer is, yes, you need to see your regular dentist during orthodontic treatment. Even though Drs. Shivar, Peluso or Andersen are checking your teeth at every appointment, they are focused on the movement of your teeth while your regular dentist will monitor the health of your teeth.
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Emergency Orthodontic Care on Vacation
12/07/2017
With the holidays here, we know a lot of people will be traveling, both our own patients and patients from other orthodontic offices. While a true orthodontic emergency is few and far between, we wanted to help you prepare for traveling with braces.
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National Orthodontic Health Month & More
10/10/2017
Orthodontic Health Is Always Important, But, During October, It Is Especially Important, As It Is National Orthodontic Health Month!
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The Long-Term Benefits of Braces for Children
09/19/2017
As an orthodontic team that works with many families in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Norfolk, we are often asked by parents why their children need braces. Many parents ask us to explain what the benefits of braces are, to help them understand the importance of spending time and money improving their children’s smiles.
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Starting Braces in The Summer
06/15/2017
While orthodontics might not be on the top of your list when it comes to summer activities, it’s actually a very popular time for children to start treatment. Without the pressures of lunch with friends or speaking in front of the class, summer gives children time to adjust to treatment.
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My Retainer Isn’t Fitting Anymore
03/20/2017
When a patient tells us that his or her retainer is no longer fitting right, there are just two things that could have occurred. Learn more about what happens when retainers stop fitting correctly and contact us with any questions!
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An Attractive Healthy Smile
01/26/2017
There is an abundance of information available that addresses the subject of how physical appearance affects happiness, self-esteem, and success. In every society, esthetic appearance is important. In different societies, cultures, and/or ethnic backgrounds, esthetic ideals or norms may vary; however, an individual who has esthetic characteristics that are similar to the norms has an advantage over an individual whose appearance does not conform to the norms for that society.
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Holiday Foods To Avoid With Braces
12/06/2016
The holidays are right around the corner, and we know many of our patients are looking forward to some time spent relaxing, reconnecting with family, and enjoying some delicious holiday treats. Unfortunately, though, many of the treats we love to indulge in during the holidays can pose a serious danger to braces. Hard, sticky, gooey, crunchy, and sugary foods can all damage teeth, brackets, and wires, and it’s easy to forget to be careful about diet during the holidays. To help you navigate the season without damaging your braces, here are a few foods to steer clear of during the coming months.
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National Orthodontic Health Month
10/17/2016
Drs. Shivar, Peluso and Anderson and the entire team at Eastern Virginia Orthodontics are dedicated to providing patients with the personalized care they need to achieve the smile of their dreams. Whether you’re looking for an experienced orthodontist for your child, or want to improve your smile with Invisalign, you can trust our offices to deliver results. This October we’re not only celebrating Halloween, but also National Orthodontic Health Month. It’s the perfect time for us to stress the importance of maintaining your hard-earned treatment results, and being careful during this candy-filled time.
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