Tips to Handling Discomfort & Pain When First Wearing Braces

Straightening teeth is no easy feat, and sometimes, discomfort or even pain can result in the initial phase and after adjustments; however, there are tips to ensuring your comfort with braces. At Shenandoah Valley Orthodontics, our dentist may have other suggestions to help with any discomfort and would welcome your... Read more »

Non-permanent Orthodontic Devices

There are many ways to straighten your pearly whites, and recent boosts in orthodontic technology make it possible to straighten your chompers without fixed appliances. There are many appliances for many different purposes, but we’ll draw attention to the fact just a few of them. Here are some removable orthodontic... Read more »

Keeping Your Braces in Shape

To ensure optimal functionality, your braces need to be cared for well. Do you know how to protect and keep your braces clean? Braces usually contain metal brackets and wires, but the metal is not designed to protect your mouth. If your mouth is ever at risk, so are your... Read more »

The Function of Braces

You’ve probably seen braces on others’ teeth. But do you know exactly what their function is? If not, the staff at Shenandoah Valley Orthodontics in Winchester, Virginia, is delighted to give you all the basics. Braces are designed to fix “bad bites” or malocclusions. Your teeth may be crowded, crooked,... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Shenandoah Valley Orthodontics, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »