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What Causes Crooked Teeth?

Crooked teeth are caused by a number of different factors. These factors range from genetics to mouth deformities. Extra teeth or abnormally large teeth can create a malocclusion (crookedness or misplacement of teeth) that is is usually genetic in nature. In some cases jaws are too small to accommodate a full set of teeth. In other cases misaligned jaws that [...]

2018-11-13T13:33:25-04:00November 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What Causes Crooked Teeth?

Women Want to Improve Their Smiles!

Study Reveals That Women Want to Improve Their Smiles Through Orthodontics Who's Talking: A new survey of more than 1,000 women conducted by Invsialign® found that looking and feeling confident goes beyond wanting to improve their bodies. They want to improve their smile! What they said: The survey found that confidence is key to feeling great and [...]

2018-10-22T15:24:43-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Women Want to Improve Their Smiles!

Taking Care of Your Invisalign Aligners – Tips from Dunegan Orthodontics

Taking care of your Invisalign® aligners is very easy!  It's actually one of the reasons Invisalign® has quickly become one of the most desired treatment options with Dunegan Orthodontics. There are some simple guidelines for caring for them, as long as you go by them you will have no complaints. Don't eat or drink while wearing [...]

2018-08-20T12:59:55-04:00August 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Taking Care of Your Invisalign Aligners – Tips from Dunegan Orthodontics

The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer After Orthodontic Treatment

What is The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer After Orthodontic Treatment? The big day is here and your braces are finally coming off! Does that mean you are completely done? Not so fast! After you complete your treatment at Dunegan Orthodontics, our team will recommend you wear a retainer. Retainers must be worn every night [...]

2018-07-16T16:10:29-04:00July 16th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer After Orthodontic Treatment

6 Tips for Keeping Your Braces Clean from Dunegan Orthodontics!

With braces, it is more important than ever to keep your teeth and gums their healthiest and here are six tips for keeping your braces clean from Dunegan Orthodontics! Braces and other orthodontic appliances create more opportunities for food particles and bacteria to collect and thrive. Getting braces requires adopting a new oral hygiene routine and good [...]

2018-07-02T11:51:50-04:00July 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 6 Tips for Keeping Your Braces Clean from Dunegan Orthodontics!

Invisalign Vs. Traditional Braces – What Should I Do Dr. Dunegan?

Invisalign Vs. Traditional Braces - What Do I Do Dr. Dunegan? This is a question that we get daily as we consult with patients on the treatments available to achieve that perfect smile. It's no wonder...a great smile can go a long way. Scientific research suggests that people who smile are perceived as more attractive [...]

2018-06-04T12:17:16-04:00June 4th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Invisalign Vs. Traditional Braces – What Should I Do Dr. Dunegan?

Orthodontic Treatment Options for Adults Available at Dunegan Orthodontics – Gainesville, VA

Are you looking for orthodontic treatment options as adult? You are not alone! Each year, more adults are seeking orthodontic treatment to achieve the smile they always wanted. People of all ages are choosing to straighten their teeth. The advancements in technology and materials provide many options that suit most every lifestyle. Treatment Options In [...]

2018-05-09T14:44:58-04:00May 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Orthodontic Treatment Options for Adults Available at Dunegan Orthodontics – Gainesville, VA

Dunegan Orthodontics: The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Intervention

What are some of the the benefits of early orthodontic intervention you might ask? If you want to improve your smile, then any age can be a great age to see the orthodontist. However, the American Association of Orthodontist recommends that your child see an orthodontist by the age of 7. At this age, an [...]

2018-04-30T15:02:25-04:00April 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Dunegan Orthodontics: The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Intervention

“What Do Orthodontics And Science Have in Common? Everything!”

"What Do Orthodontics And Science Have in Common? Everything!" Many people have had their teeth straightened with braces, however few realize that orthodontics involves a great deal of fundamental science and fast-moving technology. Orthodontics is a type of mechanical engineering inside the mouth – involving metal braces, plates, and wires. Today’s orthodontists have to understand [...]

2018-03-26T15:07:30-04:00March 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on “What Do Orthodontics And Science Have in Common? Everything!”

Debunking Myths about Invisalign Teen

At Dunegan Orthodontics in Gainesville, VA, we receive many questions about Invisalign Teen; so we understand that there may be misconceptions about the treatment process and we are debunking these myths about Invisalign Teen!  Invisalign is quickly becoming the orthodontic treatment of choice for high school students preferring to avoid the metal of traditional braces. The [...]

2018-03-13T13:52:49-04:00March 13th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Debunking Myths about Invisalign Teen
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