The Best Ways for Brides to Straighten Their Teeth

Dabney Orthodontics helps brides in Midlothian get the straight beautiful smile they want for their wedding

Congratulations, your big day is on its way! Amidst all of the elements that go into planning your wedding, such as finding a venue, getting the perfect dress, and finding the right caterer, you might not be too focused on straightening your teeth. This is especially true if you’re worried about having braces in your…

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How Rubber Bands with Braces Work

rubber bands with braces

When you get braces to straighten your smile, you’ll notice there are a few different parts that make up your braces. In addition to the archwire and brackets, which are the metal parts of braces, you will also get elastic bands with your braces. There are a couple different kinds of elastic bands you could…

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How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

Let a Midlothian orthodontist correct your bite pattern with Invisalign or braces

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to be addressed? A normal…

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How to Clean Your Orthodontic Retainer

Learn how to clean your orthodontic retainer and keep it safe

Now that your teeth have been successfully adjusted into their ideal alignment, your braces can be removed. Unfortunately, your teeth will not stay in their new positions by themselves. Your orthodontic retainer can help you keep the straight, beautiful smile you’ve worked so hard for, but only if you take good care of it. This means…

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Orthodontics For Kids

Orthodontics for kids is the perfect way to get your child started on a perfect smile in Midlothian

For years, braces and orthodontic treatment were things that only concerned teenagers. Today, not only are adults getting treatment, it’s also common practice to start addressing alignment issues earlier in a child’s life. In fact, it is recommended that orthodontic screening start around age 7. At this age, a child’s bones are still growing and…

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