Can I Wear Braces If I’m Pregnant? (FAQ’s)

  Can you get braces while pregnant is a question that is asked often, and for valid reasons. Basic orthodontic treatment doesn’t put any stress on a developing fetus, so it’s totally safe to continue with an established treatment plan during pregnancy. Braces or Invisalign can even be put on during pregnancy, as long as…

How To Brush Teeth With Braces (7 Tips)

The quick answer to how to you brush your teeth with braces: It is recommended that you brush your teeth 3 times daily, at least one hour after eating and just before bedtime. When you brush your teeth, you should be using a small amount of toothpaste that contains fluoride Always brush your teeth in…

Dr. Tisseront to Be Named 2021 Top Dentist

Every two years, Washingtonian Magazine publishes their new list of Top Dentists in the DC area. This year, we are proud to say our very own Dr. Tisseront will be included on their list! The issue officially showing all 2021 Top Dentists will be published in March, and we’ll be sure to let you know…

5 Great Snack Recipes for Kids with Braces

As all parents of children with braces know, preparing snacks becomes a bit more complicated once orthodontic treatment begins. Not to worry—there are still many delicious, healthy snack options for kids with braces!

Broken Braces Wire – What Do I Do?

With traditional metal braces, wires connect all of the brackets and are the driving force in straightening your teeth. These wires are pretty tough, but some patients may occasionally experience issues with their wires or other parts of their orthodontic appliance.

How Do Braces Change Patients’ Diets?

Braces do NOT mean that your meals will become less nutritious or delicious! To make sure that your teeth and implements are as strong and safe as they can be, there are just a few simple rules that you should keep in mind when deciding what to eat.

Straightening Your Teeth with Invisalign

Invisalign is a fantastic option for patients who want straighter teeth without the cosmetic concerns and other drawbacks that come with traditional metal braces. But did you know that there are many other advantages to Invisalign beyond just looks? What is Invisalign? Invisalign is an advanced orthodontic treatment that straightens your teeth using removable invisible aligners. These aligners…

Dr. Tisseront Named One of Virginia’s topDentists!

Dr. Stephen Tisseront, of Northern Virginia’s Tisseront Orthodontics, has just received the honor of being named one of Virginia’s topDentists for 2020. Dr. Tisseront has been on this prestigious list every year since 2010.  What does a topDentists award mean? topDentists awards are widely recognized to be a distinct honor for American dentists. Each year, a team of…

Types of Lingual Braces

Lingual braces rest behind your teeth, making them practically invisible! Better yet, they are both comfortable and effective due to their personalized design, which is specially tailored to meet the needs of each individual patient.

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