Lately we have seen an increasing trend of prospective patients asking for discounts on their orthodontic care. We certainly understand that like most things in life, people are looking for the best value for their dollar, and many patients do see a difference in fees when visiting multiple … [Read more...] about Orthodontic pricing: how we determine rates, discounts & more
As much as I’ve worked hard to innovate my orthodontic practice to maximize patients’ health and comfort, there is one area that’s always been a somewhat unpleasant experience for patients — and that’s making impressions of the teeth and bite. You know this as the “goop”, that icky substance we pl … [Read more...] about No More Goop or Gagging: iTero 3D Scanner Makes Great First Impression
We are excited to announce that Dr. Drew Zima of Commonwealth Pediatric Dentistry has joined us in our Midlothian Office. Dr. Zima is a board certified Pediatric Dentist who has been practicing in the Richmond area for over 8 years. He and his staff will be seeing patients on Tuesdays , … [Read more...] about Commonwealth Orthodontics Welcomes Pediatric Dentist
Second (and sometimes even third and fourth) opinions have become almost the norm in orthodontics these days. It certainly makes sense, given the number of orthodontic practices in the area and the different methods of treatment available. Plus, given the time and monetary investment involved, … [Read more...] about Do you need an orthodontist for a second opinion?
Maybe you have been thinking about orthodontic treatment for yourself, or suspect that your child needs braces. With the tax season upon us, now may be the perfect time to start shaping that new and improved smile :) About 70 percent of children require braces to achieve proper tooth alignment and … [Read more...] about Take a bite out of braces with a tax refund
Shouldn’t the perfect wedding day come with the perfect smile? It’s a question that a number of brides fret over: “Should I get braces before or after my wedding? And then what if I have to wear braces for my wedding…?!” While a wedding day doesn’t last forever, the pictures do. And with the gr … [Read more...] about Brides and Orthodontic Treatment: Three Things to Know