What to Expect On a First Visit to the Dentist

Most dental practices have a few things in common when it comes to how they care for and treat incoming patients. Read More →

Get Your Confidence Back with Cosmetic Dentistry

With today’s advances in cosmetic dentistry, it’s easier than ever to get the healthy, beautiful smile you deserve. Read More →

How to Get a Straighter, More Functional Smile

It's natural to feel self-conscious about crooked or out of line teeth that distract those around us from seeing our true selves; traditional metal braces ... Read More →

What Is the Six Month Smile?

At Family First Dental and Orthodontics Center in Leesburg, VA, a Six Month Smile is a type of rapid, high-speed, short-term orthodontics program for patients ... Read More →

How Are Braces Now Different From Braces in the Past?

According to Dr. Dante Gonzales, a popular orthodontist in Dublin, CA, braces today are less noticeable and more efficient. Read More →

Improving the Form and Function of Teeth With Orthodontics

Teeth that are misaligned often cause people to have bites that are less than ideal. Read More →

What Happens During a Phase I Orthodontic Treatment?

In most cases, a Phase I orthodontic treatment is the first stage of a multi-step process that involves preventative or interceptive treatments, braces, and retainers. Read More →

Why Is It Easier to Treat Tooth Misalignment While Children Are Young?

Orthodontists can treat tooth misalignment more easily in children than adults because the bone itself is more apt to move while it is still growing. Read More →

Understanding Interceptive Orthodontic Treatments

Interceptive orthodontics is a type of treatment that leading orthodontists like Dr. Irena M Baker DDS have been doing for some time. Read More →

Who Should Consider In-Ovation C Braces?

Dr. Baker says self-ligating braces are another way of using a fixed appliance to straighten out the teeth. Self-ligating braces are often requested because of ... Read More →