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  • How to Care for Your Invisalign® Aligners
    Is it possible to straighten the teeth without braces? Yes, it is. Welcome to the world of Invisalign aligners. Invisalign aligners are made from a clear, thermoplastic material that is Read more
  • Thanks to Invisalign®, you can have a perfect smile without metal wires or brackets!
    When it comes to straightening your smile, our team at Occoquan Smiles knows that having a mouth full of metal braces may not be your idea of fun. Luckily for Read more
  • How safe are dental X-rays?
    the doctor and our staff rely on digital X-rays to help us diagnose oral conditions and process images at incredibly high speeds. You can also view digital X-rays in real Read more
  • What’s the advantage of Invisalign®?
    the doctor and our team know it is natural for you to feel some concern when you need to wear any type of dental device to correct a problem with Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Occoquan Smiles we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter at Read more
  • The Perks of Dairy
    We all remember hearing this: “Finish your milk, it’s good for your bones!” If you have kids of your own now, you may catch yourself repeating many of the things Read more
  • Caring for Your Smile after Invisalign® Treatment
    You went through a lot of effort and work to achieve your perfect smile. You wore your Invisalign aligner trays, brushed and flossed diligently, and now your treatment is done! Read more
  • Getting Ready for Winter
    Winter Is Coming. Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some Read more
  • Why Adults Are Choosing Invisalign®
    These days, it’s become more common to see adults at our office getting their teeth straightened with Invisalign clear aligners . . . that is, if you can see them! Read more
  • More Adults Are Opting for Invisalign®
    These days it's becoming more and more common to see adults at our Woodbridge, Virginia office getting their teeth straightened with Invisalign clear aligners — that is, if you can Read more
  • Dental Visits Are Not So Bad
    Many people dread going to the dentist. Dental visits have the reputation of being painful and uncomfortable, and it is common for people to compare unfortunate situations such as having Read more
  • What's on your fall reading list?
    How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a book in hand? the doctor and our team at Occoquan Read more
  • When was your last dental checkup?
    While the doctor and our team tell you daily oral hygiene habits, such as brushing and flossing, are essential to optimal oral health, regular dental checkups at Occoquan Smiles ensure Read more
  • Does flossing hurt your gums?
    Ideally, it should never hurt when you floss your teeth. But if you haven’t flossed in a long while or don’t do it regularly, you may experience sore or bleeding Read more
  • Safety of Dental X-Ray Radiation
    We all want to live our healthiest lives. We know that part of keeping ourselves healthy is regular visits to our Woodbridge, Virginia office for checkups and necessary dental work. Read more
  • What was your favorite part of summer?
    It's the end of summer, and fall is just around the corner. Soon the temperatures will cool down, the leaves will start to change, and the doctor and our team Read more


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