Recently we have had a number of patients and parents ask about our sterilization procedures, so I thought I would spend a little time writing about this topic since it doesn’t get discussed very often. We live in a world of germs (unfortunately), and we all do our best to wash our hands, get our … [Read more...] about You Asked, We Answered: Sterilization in an Orthodontic Practice
The picture-perfect wedding day should include your perfect smile, right? The wedding day doesn’t last forever, but the photos live on in frames and social media. And with the great efforts that brides and grooms take to look their best for the big day, it makes sense to consider correcting minor … [Read more...] about How Invisalign Can Help Create the Picture-Perfect Wedding
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 … [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?