If you are a new patient, you might hear some terms that are unfamiliar or confusing. This glossary will help you understand some of the most common. If ever you have any questions about your treatment, just ask Dr. Jones and the team at Roanoke Valley Orthodontics.
aligners – clear BPA-free plastic devices that slip-on over all the teeth in a single arch. They can be used in place of braces for alignment of the teeth and bite correction
appliances – orthodontic devices designed to correct the position of teeth or the jaw, which either attach to the teeth or are removable.