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8 Reasons to Take Care of Your Teen's Teeth Now

If you’re like me, you’ve probably blocked out some of the more cringe-inducing memories of your teenage years, but I’m sure you remember that being a teenager can be HARD – and having a smile you’re not proud of can make it even harder. Though we encourage otherwise, it’s an undeniable fact that many teens’ self-esteem is tied largely in part to their outward appearance and comparing it to that of their peers. As much as we try to drive home the very... Read More
Posted by Brad Hudson at Friday, February 1, 2019

Use Your Flex Spending Funds Before Year End or You Could Lose Them!

It’s almost the end of the year, and your flexible spending account dollars are on the verge of expiring. That’s tax-free money you could be wasting. Instead of racing to the drug store to stock up on Tylenol or nose spray, consider what you could really do with what’s left, like fix your smile or that of a loved one. At my orthodontic practices in Springfield, Fairfax & Centreville, I get a lot of patients who wonder if their flexible spending account funds can go... Read More
Posted by Brad Hudson at Monday, November 5, 2018

What to Expect when Getting Braces at Hudson Orthodontics in Springfield

After putting on braces for more years than I care to remember, I can tell you one thing that never changes with my patients – fear of the unknown. As a teenager – and even as an adult – getting braces can feel overwhelming and frightening. You may have a million thoughts cross your mind like: What will it feel like? Will it hurt? How long will it take to get them on? First, take a deep breath. I’m going to put your mind at ease and answer some of these common... Read More
Posted by Brad Hudson at Thursday, March 22, 2018

9 Signs Your Child Should See an Orthodontist

There’s an old saying, “Kids don’t come with instruction books,” and sadly – it’s true. So, for all the parents who feel lost when it comes to providing the best orthodontic care for your kids, use this as a guide. 1) The moment your child gets his first tooth is the moment you should schedule an appointment with a dentist. Doing this sets the stage for your child to feel comfortable around dentists and orthodontists. Not to mention, we can provide a heads... Read More
Posted by Brad Hudson at Monday, February 12, 2018

How to Save Big on Braces for Your Familiy

Did your dentist inform you that it’s time for your child to see an orthodontist? If you’re like any parent, the first question you have is likely “what will this cost me?!” We admit, orthodontic treatment is an investment. But it’s an important and necessary investment for your child (or yourself!). The benefits of receiving quality orthodontic care far outweigh the costs involved. At Hudson Orthodontics, we don’t let finances get in the way of receiving... Read More
Posted by Brad Hudson at Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Achieve a Straight Smile at Any Age

Believe it or not, adults are a large and growing part of our orthodontic practice. Adults are taking advantage of the opportunity to improve the look of their smile with recent advances such as Invisalign and clear braces that make orthodontic treatment more comfortable and affordable. In addition we have found many adults are very aware of the health benefits that straight teeth provide for their gums and jaws. An improved bite relationship can prevent or reduce symptoms of jaw or tooth pain... Read More
Posted by Angela Weber at Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Nine Things to Know Before, During and After Getting Braces

Are you getting braces soon? Maybe Dr. Hudson has diagnosed your bite and has already recommended braces for you. Or maybe you find yourself self-conscious of your current smile and know that straighter teeth would give you the smile that you want. Even though you may already be convinced about the benefits of orthodontics and know that braces are in your future, that doesn’t mean you don’t have any misgivings about it. The good news is it’s easy to educate... Read More
Posted by Brad Hudson at Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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