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October 26, 2020
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American Dental AssociationThe ADA is the largest professional organization of dental professionals, and a great source of information on dental and oral health topics. Virginia Dental AssociationThe VDA is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to improving the quality of dental education, dental treatment and oral health throughout Virginia. American Association of OrthodontistsThe world's largest organization […]

October 26, 2020
Orthodontic Terms

archwire A wire engaged in orthodontic attachments, affixed to the crowns of two or more teeth and capable of causing or guiding tooth movement. band (orthodontic) A thin metal ring, usually stainless steel, which serves to secure orthodontic attachments to a tooth. The band, with orthodontic attachments welded or soldered to it, is closely adapted […]

June 12, 2020
Oral Hygiene With Braces

Interdental Toothbrush A Proxabrush is an interdental (between the teeth) toothbrush that you may use to clean underneath and around your wires and braces. Use the Proxabrush gently to avoid damaging your wires. The Proxabrush will help you to clean your braces while maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Antibacterial Mouthwash Peroxyl, a hydrogen peroxide antiseptic […]

June 4, 2020

When your braces are removed, you will begin the retention stage of your treatment. The retention phase usually lasts about 9 months to a year of full time wear and then 6 to 9 months of part time wear under our usual retention program. This varies from one patient to the other. We recommend if […]

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The team of professionals at Southside Orthodontics includes expertly trained, highly experienced, compassionate individuals. Their passion for people, medical knowledge, and skill are unmatched. Our patients often remark about how unexpected the genuine relationships are within our office. We truly care about investing in the lives of our patients. See for yourself just what makes our team so special.

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