A Two Minute Life Lesson Worth Watching

How many times as a kid do you hear… “Did you brush your teeth? And even more so when you are wearing braces!” Hopefully, brushing and flossing your teeth is an ingrained daily habit no matter what your age for every member of the family. Please watch the humorous video below. You will be glad you did.Read more on A Two Minute Life Lesson Worth Watching…

Who Would You Trust with Your Smile?

Apt Orthodontics Herndon VA Trust an orthodontistIf you are having a problem with your bones or muscles you trust an orthopedist. For a skin, hair, or nail condition you trust a dermatologist. A cardiologist specializes in heart issues or you consult with a neurologist for frequent headaches or back issues related to the nervous system. When straightening teeth and correcting jaw problems, your smile is treated best in the hands of an orthodontic specialist.Read more on Who Would You Trust with Your Smile?…

Are You Aware of the Risks? Smokeless Tobacco and E Cigs

Dangers of smokless tobacco Apt Orthodontics Hendon VAAre We Addicting Another Generation of Smokers With e-Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco?

Years of educating kids on the risks of tobacco products are at risk on multiple fronts according to top medical groups in the US which include both smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes. At Apt Orthodontics we are concerned that kids today have the misconception that they are harmless when compared to smoking cigarettes.Read more on Are You Aware of the Risks? Smokeless Tobacco and E Cigs…

Apt Orthodontics Offers 7 Facts About Dental Sports Injuries

Apt Orthodontics Herndon VA Kids sports injuriesWhat sport do you think causes the most dental injuries with kids? If you guessed football… you are right.

The ADA estimated that faceguards and mouth guards prevent approximately 200,000 injuries each year in high school and college football alone. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry states the children between the ages of 7-11 are the most susceptible to injury. When all is said and done, it is up to parents to ensure their kids are protected during practices and games at a younger age and train their kids of the importance of wearing #mouth guards when they are older and on their own.Read more on Apt Orthodontics Offers 7 Facts About Dental Sports Injuries…