Orthodontist Blog | Drs. Savage, Sabol & Visser | Virginia Beach, VA

Causes of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay can be frightening, but if you understand what causes it, you can take steps to prevent it. Patients who want to maintain a full, bright and healthy smile for their lifetime will need to have a deep understanding…



How to Become an Orthodontist

Many patients who have undergone an orthodontic treatment grow inspired to become an orthodontist themselves. After all, orthodontic treatments can be life-changing, enhancing quality of life, overall health and self-confidence. However, there are a few major things to consider before…



Visiting the Dentist with Braces

Having braces immediately complicates your dental care, as you have to account for brushing and flossing around all of the parts of braces. However, with routine visits to the orthodontist, some patients gain the misconception that they don’t need to…



Do’s and Don’ts of Retainers

Retainers are an essential component of long-term orthodontic health, but they won’t keep your teeth straight if they’re not used properly. Below, we’re answering some of the top questions about these common orthodontic appliances so that you have a full…



Invisalign | How to Eat With Invisalign

Unlike traditional braces and other appliances, Invisalign makes it incredibly easy to continue eating the foods you love throughout your orthodontic treatment. Still, patients often have questions regarding exactly how they’re supposed to eat with Invisalign. Below, we’ll tell you…



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