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When is it Time for Braces? Advice from Mountain View Orthodontics – Roanoke, VA
07/15/2019
Are you trying to decide if your child needs braces? Are you thinking about braces for yourself but aren’t sure if you really need them? As a first step, review the list below. If you experience or see any of these signs, you or your child may benefit from braces:
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How to Manage Discomfort from Braces 3 Tips from Mountain View Orthodontics – Roanoke, VA
06/12/2019

People who begin wearing braces - adults, teenagers, and younger children - are alike in 2 ways:

  1. They’re all starting a journey that ends with a great smile.
  2. They’re all going to experience some discomfort during the process.

Why Braces Cause Discomfort

Whether you wear metal, ceramic, self-ligating, or clear aligning braces, you’ll have some aches and pains:

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Empower® Braces Will Have You Smiling Soon: Find Out More from Mountain View Orthodontics – Roanoke, VA
05/17/2019
Flashback to the 1980s: Wearing braces often meant you had at least one set of small rubber bands stretched between your top and bottom teeth. Occasionally, one of the rubber bands would fly out of your mouth across the lunchroom table toward another student (or that's the story you told the cafeteria paraprofessional!). Every four to six weeks, you'd be in the orthodontist's office choosing a new color of elastic bands to wrap around each metal brace on your teeth. The glow-in-the-dark ones were cool, and you could choose your school colors for homecoming. Cleaning your teeth around all the rubber bands in your mouth was a challenge!
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Thinking about a New Smile? Mountain View Orthodontics and Invisalign in Roanoke VA Can Help!
04/16/2019
Thinking about a New Smile? Mountain View Orthodontics and Invisalign in Roanoke VA Can Help! When you’re confident about your smile, you look happy and successful. People are more likely to respond positively to you. If you’re covering up a crooked smile, you could be making your life more challenging. Invisalign’s modern no-metal method for straightening teeth can give your smile back to you!
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