Which Halloween Candy is Safe to Eat with Braces?
October is National Orthodontic Health Month, but you’re probably more familiar with another big October event – Halloween! We know October 31st is the best day to stock up tons of free candy, but if you’re in braces, it’s best to avoid sticky, chewy, and hard, crunchy foods and candies at all costs. These foods […]
Maintaining Your Oral Health When the Power Goes Out
Usually when you’re preparing to withstand a winter storm or hurricane, you probably aren’t thinking about keeping your teeth clean. However, ensuring you’re prepared to maintain your healthy oral care habits should you lose power for a few hours – or even days – is a great idea for the whole family! Here are a […]
What is Propel Orthodontics?
Getting ready for a special event like graduation or an upcoming wedding and want that perfect smile? Or, are you apprehensive about seeking treatment because of compliance or length of treatment? You can now enjoy exceptional results in less time, with fewer treatment visits, for a more affordable cost! Northern Virginia Orthodontics is thrilled to […]
Q&A: The Smile Express by NVO Experience
If you’ve been considering orthodontic treatment, but the hassle of monthly office visits and pesky appointments to remember are keeping you from taking the plunge, perhaps it’s time to meet Smile Express by NVO! Smile Express by NVO is Northern Virginia Orthodontics’ newest, most convenient way to get the smile you’ve always wanted – on […]
Why 7 Years Old is the Best Age to See the Orthodontist for the First Time
What is the best age to bring children in to see an orthodontist for the first time? The current recommendation from the American Association of Orthodontists is for children to have their first exam with an orthodontist at age 7 – and for good reason! “Adult teeth typically begin to erupt around age 6-7, which […]
Show Us Your #NVOSummerSmiles & You Could Win $100!
Northern Virginia Orthodontics wants to see how you and your family are spending the summer. All summer long, share your best summertime photos on social media and use #NVOSummerSmiles when posting to Instagram or Facebook. NVO will feature its favorite photos in our office and online all summer long, and the individual or family with […]