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Roanoke Valley Orthodontics celebrates Peters Creek renovation

It was all beautiful smiles last month for Roanoke Valley Orthodontics’ Grand Reopening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at our Peters Creek Road location.

We’ve been so busy this spring! Along with welcoming many patients to The New Smiles Club, we’ve been completing renovations on our Peters Creek Road location. Now that Read more...

Orthodontic emergencies you can handle at home

One of the most important parts of our job is to educate our patients about the appliances we use during orthodontic treatment. Knowing how to care for braces is so critical because it has a direct effect on your treatment time and results. That’s why we always ask you whether Read more...

How long will I have to wear braces?

So it’s finally time to see the orthodontist, and you’ve scheduled your first appointment. If you’re like most new patients, you’ve got at least two big questions:

  1. Will it hurt when I get my braces? (No.)
  2. How long will I have to wear my braces?

We can Read more...

Don’t let your flexible spending account funds expire

It’s been a busy fall at Roanoke Valley Orthodontics. We held our first-ever Patient Appreciation Day, volunteered time in our community, had a great spirit week and, of course, welcomed dozens of our patients into The New Smiles Club.

With the end of the year coming up, we wanted Read more...

Adult braces: Here’s what you need to know

Our favorite thing to post on social media is a picture of one our our patients showing off a brand new smile. Just scroll through our Facebook timeline or check us out on Instagram, and you will enjoy seeing all of our RVO Smiles: Photo after photo of smiling Read more...

Facebook audience has Dr. Jones rocking pink for breast cancer awareness

We have the best Facebook audience in the world! You might think we’re just biased, and we are, but ours is a fabulous audience. Here’s how we know:

On Oct. 18 we posted this picture of Dr. Jones on Facebook to raise awareness about breast cancer.
 

We started by … Read more...

Roanoke Valley Orthodontics celebrates Patient Appreciation Day

Dozens of patients and friends joined us Saturday, Oct. 15, at our Starkey Road location for our first-ever Patient Appreciation Day!

The fall weather was a beautiful backdrop for all the fun. We tossed bean bags, got our faces painted, played around in a bounce house, and smiled for the Read more...

Don’t risk the health of your teeth and smile with DIY orthodontics

A young girl shows the braces she's making during a video demonstration. Screen capture via YouTube.

“Do it yourself” can be a money-saving and educational approach to many kinds of projects, including home improvement, car maintenance or computer repairs. But it’s not a safe approach to orthodontics.

On YouTube, social media and elsewhere, contributors are sharing videos and articles about DIY orthodontic methods they claim will Read more...

When should I first bring my child to the orthodontist?

 

Parents often don’t think of making an appointment for their child to see an orthodontist until the child is a preteen or teenager. And it’s true: A large fraction of the patients in most orthodontics practices (including ours) are teenagers.

So would you be surprised to learn that the Read more...