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DIY Orthodontics

Online aligner therapy…. Why not?This is a question I have received with growing regularity. Why not just do it yourself? There does seem to be a YouTube video explaining how to do just about everything these days.  In all honesty, I just searched how to r

Oct 25th, 2018
Summer BBQ Foods to Avoid While Eating with Braces

Summertime is in full swing and the BBQ grills are firing up all around your Maryland neighborhood. At The Village Orthodontist, we want you or your child to have the best braces experience possible - whether they are receiving metal braces or clear braces

Jul 26th, 2018
Dental Monitoring FAQs

The world has become data-driven - whether it’s monitoring web traffic with Google Analytics or comparing data between teachers to determine how best to drive students to meet the standards. And the world has also become dependent on the power of mobile te

May 17th, 2018
The Importance of Orthodontic Retention

At The Village Orthodontist, Dr. Moles and his team enjoy watching our patients finish their treatment, and enjoy the moments when they get to see their beautiful new smiles for the first time! Once you’re done wearing braces or Invisalign, the retention p

Mar 22nd, 2018
Halloween Candy & Braces: What You Need To Know

Halloween is almost here which means there will be a seemingly endless supply of candy and other goodies for children and teens to enjoy. To keep with the spirit of the sweet and spooky Halloween season, Dr. Moles and his team at The Village Orthodontist w

Oct 18th, 2017
Benefits of Summer Orthodontics

For many families, summertime is the best season of the year! With the children out of school and beautiful weather, spending time outdoors and vacations are some of the most popular activities during this time. While you may not think about it, the summer

Aug 7th, 2017
Summertime Braces-Friendly Treats

Are you struggling to think of snacks to give your kids with braces? We know the summertime can be a crazy time for parents, so below you’ll find a few summertime braces-friendly recipes that young orthodontic patients will love.

Jun 8th, 2017
The Dangers of DIY Orthodontics

While we're all for DIY tutorials that can make completing household chores or other tasks easier, the team at The Village Orthodontist wants to warn against "DIY orthodontics." This scary trend has been making headlines as of late, and we want our current

Apr 4th, 2017
New Year's Resolutions For A Healthy Smile

Now that 2017 is here, many of us are making New Year’s resolutions so that we can improve the quality of our lives. Your adult and children’s orthodontist in Frederick MD, Dr. Moles, has a few good suggestions for resolutions that can help you achieve and

Feb 13th, 2017
Choosing an Orthodontist in the New Year

The new year is always a great time to set some goals and start fresh! If you (or your child) could benefit from orthodontic treatment, January is a great time to start your orthodontic journey toward a lifetime of healthy and beautiful smiles! We know the

Jan 18th, 2017
Surviving The Holidays With Braces

Now that we’re heading into the holiday season, there will be many get-togethers to attend where lots of traditional foods and snacks are served. If you’re currently visiting our Frederick MD orthodontics practice to improve your smile with standard braces

Dec 19th, 2016
National Orthodontic Health Month

The Village Orthodontist strives to be your choice when you’re looking for a Frederick or Urbana, MD orthodontist. Dr. Moles and his dedicated team are committed to providing the highest quality of orthodontic care to children, teens, and adults, using the

Oct 12th, 2016
Back To School With Braces

Even though it’s hard to believe, the 2016-17 school year is upon us. Kids will be learning their new class schedules, meeting their friends and swapping summertime stories as they prepare for the another year.

Aug 18th, 2016
Why is it Important to Correct Your Bite?

The Village Orthodontist works tirelessly to provide children, teens, and adults with the smile they deserve. During the initial stages of orthodontic treatment, Dr. Moles will identify if you have a one of the many types of malocclusions, which are deviat

Jun 7th, 2016
What You Need To Know About Mouthwash vs. Flossing

Many people wonder if it is acceptable to use mouthwash instead of flossing their teeth. While mouthwash can help make improvements to your oral health, it should not be substituted for flossing. Mouthwashes and flossing provide their own unique benefits t

Apr 29th, 2016
Why Do Braces Need Elastic Bands?

We often hear questions from our patients about what all the little parts on braces do. They are such intricate pieces of equipment, you may wonder how all the pieces come together to eventually move teeth and get you a beautiful smile. But even after we e

Feb 2nd, 2016
Do Not Miss Out On Taking Advantage Of Your HSA Or FSA Plans!

As the end of the year approaches, you may find that you or a loved one has unused funds from this fiscal year within a HSA (Health Savings Account) or FSA (Flexible Spending Account) plan. We here at The Village Orthodontist want you to know that orthodon

Dec 8th, 2015
The Benefits Of A Custom-Made Mouth Guard

Fall is upon us, and that means the beginning of the season for many various sports that will be played by young children and teens around the country, especially football and hockey. We here at The Village Orthodontist love when our patients are active an

Oct 13th, 2015
Welcome to The Village Orthodontist Blog

Welcome to The Village Orthodontist Blog. Please check back often to view posts about our office happenings as well as information on new Orthodontic treatment options.

Sep 8th, 2015