Many Adults Embrace Braces for a Better Smile

The position and alignment of your teeth have a significant impact on the appearance of your smile as well as the overall health and function of your mouth. Orthodontic issues can arise from any number of sources. A past extraction, overcrowded teeth, or an alignment issue that was not resolved... Read more »

What Orthodontics Can Correct

Braces and other orthodontic treatments are used to treat malocclusion, which means having crooked teeth or a “poor bite.” One’s bite is the way the upper and lower teeth come together. In a proper bite, the upper teeth sit slightly forward of the lower teeth. Few people have a perfect... Read more »

Announcing A New Location: Ashland

Our office is proud to announce a new location for our orthodontic team to help people in Ashland, Virginia! Drs. Wiltshire, Brassington, and Bibona are proud and excited to reach out to help patients smiles from a new location. We now have offices in Richmond, Midlothian, Glen Allen, and Ashland,... Read more »

Find Your Smile With Invisalign®

Traditional braces are an excellent service for providing you the long-term support you need to move your teeth into proper positions. One of the most popular forms of orthodontic treatment is called Invisalign®. Invisalign seeks to straighten your teeth with a removable form of aligners that is also nearly invisible... Read more »

Care for Your Braces So They May Care for Your Teeth

Orthodontic braces can straighten your teeth in ways that humans once could only dream of. Braces offer the chance for alignment in mouths that were previously thought to be unfixable. It is important that with such great advances in our modern technology, we do not forget to care for the... Read more »

You Will Need to Use a Retainer After Your Braces Are Removed

Now that your braces have realigned your smile, they can be removed. However, there is still one more step involved in making sure your teeth maintain their new alignment for years to come. During your regular adjustment sessions with your orthodontist, Dr. Bryan Brassington, your braces applied tension to the... Read more »

You Need to Take Certain Steps to Maintain Your Teeth and Braces

The braces installed on your teeth by your orthodontist, Dr. Bryan Brassington, represent a serious investment in realigning your teeth for a healthier mouth and an appealing smile. If you develop cavities on multiple teeth or if some piece of your braces hardware is loosened or damaged, it will likely... Read more »

The Steps to Expect During Your First Orthodontic Appointment

The orthodontic world is intimidating to many people. If you are one of these people, our orthodontic team is happy to tell you what to expect during your first orthodontic appointment in Richmond, Virginia, so the experience is less intimidating and more comfortable. When you come into Richmond Orthodontics and... Read more »

Your Clear Plastic Retainer

Even after your braces have been removed, there will still be a small amount of residual tension in the periodontal ligaments that secure your teeth in your mouth. If your braces were only needed to provide a small amount of realignment, then your orthodontist, Dr. Bryan Brassington, might recommend wearing... Read more »

You Will Need to Use a Retainer to Help Maintain Your New Smile

Over the course of multiple adjustment sessions with your orthodontist, Dr. Bryan Brassington, your braces have moved your teeth into their ideal alignment. However, this is only the first step in providing you with the kind of winning smile that will last you a lifetime. Even after your braces have... Read more »