Everything You Need to Know About Invisalign

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When choosing the right orthodontic treatment plan for your needs, we know there are many factors to consider. If Invisalign is an option for you, here are the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about Invisalign.   What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a series of clear dental... Read more »

DIY Braces at Home?

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There are plenty of DIY crafts and projects you can do to save money or have fun, but braces should not be one of them! More and more people are trying out homemade braces, and the results are quite alarming. You wouldn’t want to perform surgery on yourself, right? When... Read more »

How to Adjust to Life with Braces

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The decision of whether to get braces is never an easy one to make: braces are a big investment in time, energy, and of course money. You definitely want to understand what happens when you get braces, what to expect with braces in the first few days, and everything else... Read more »

How Long Do You Have to Wear Braces?

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At East Gate Orthodontics, one of the most common questions we receive about dental braces treatment is: “How long will I have to wear braces?” Because our mouths and orthodontia needs are unique, orthodontic treatments can differ greatly between patients. On average, it can take about 18-24 months to complete... Read more »

Am I Ready for a Retainer after Braces?

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If you are getting your braces off soon, or are considering getting braces, at some point in time, we’ll talk about fitting you for a retainer. A retainer is used to help keep your teeth in place after your braces have been removed. Like braces, a retainer is custom-made for... Read more »

Teenagers Face Additional Risks to Their Smiles

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Teenagers face additional risks to their smiles. A teenager often faces many risks due to the pressures of their social settings, but environmental factors also play an increased role, especially with their oral health. Due to the final adult teeth erupting above the gum line, malocclusions are more common, and... Read more »

Invisalign® Can Straighten Your Smile

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For those who have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, gaining a straight, beautiful, healthy smile doesn’t have to be a big hassle. With Invisalign® in Chantilly, Virginia, you’ll know what to expect during the entire process. To begin the Invisalign process, have a consultation with Dr. Anisa Omar and... Read more »