Marv Thomas, DDS

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The Dental Spa

12351 Dillingham Square
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 580-8288


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By The Dental Spa
May 23, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Braces   Invisalign  

Patients struggle with a wide range of orthodontic issues that can make them insecure about their teeth, and also interfere with how they eat or speak. If you’re wondering if braces can help you, the answer is most likely yes. But a dentist at The Dental Spa in Lake Ridge and Woodbridge, VA must examine you to determine which braces are best for your specific situation. 

Braces Can Help You
Braces are dental devices that can completely transform the shape, position, orientation, and general look of your teeth. They don’t just help straighten out your smile for a better appearance, they also help resolve bite issues and even TMJ (jaw pain) disorder in some cases. Braces can also change the shape of your jawline, giving you a more favorable overall facial appearance. This is why dentists usually recommend that young children have orthodontic treatment as soon as they are the right age. It can make a major difference in the way that they look, chew, talk, and feel about themselves in the future.

The Most Common Types of Braces
There are several different types of braces offered at The Dental Spa in Woodbridge. The one that is right for your smile will depend on the specific orthodontic issues you have. Metal braces are common for major dental imperfections, like large gaps, “extra teeth” on the gumline, and overlapping of the teeth. Some people prefer the less obvious look of ceramic or lingual braces. Patients who have relatively minor orthodontic problems may qualify for Invisalign invisible braces.

Bettering Your Smile with Braces
Don’t underestimate the short and long-term value of improving your smile with braces. It provides significant cosmetic and functional advantages for your smile that will be beneficial to you for decades. A straighter smile can give your self-esteem, confidence, social life, and even future career prospects a boost.

Come in for an Orthodontic Consultation
The only way to find out for sure if braces could help you is to have a dentist take a close look at your teeth. You might learn that you are a candidate for Invisalign, which may only require you to wear clear trays for six to 12 months. Call (703) 580-8288 today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Marv Thomas in Lake Ridge and Woodbridge, VA.


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