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Is Your Snoring Annoying Others? Learn How Our Herbst Appliance Can Help Aug 1st, 2019

You snore like a saw cutting big, heavy logs. Or so you’ve been told — more than once — by your sleepy companions who can’t catch a wink, thanks to your Zzzs. Until you heard their complaints, you thought you slept snore-free. But if you wake up during the night...

The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer Jul 21st, 2019

Your teeth have been beautifully straightened, and your smile is perfect. So what comes next? It’s time to talk about how to maintain that even smile — and keep your teeth from drifting back into an unattractive and non-functional position.  At Georgetown Orthodontics in Washington, D.C., Dr. Maya V. Oliver...

What is Accelerated Orthodontics and Who is a Candidate? Jun 13th, 2019

They say patience is a virtue, but it’s hard to wait for the perfect smile. Now you don’t have to. In the past, it could take years to improve your smile with traditional braces or removable aligners. But, thanks to accelerated orthodontic technologies, such as the Alveocentesis™ technique by Propel®,...

8 Awesome Things About Invisalign That You Didn't Know May 7th, 2019

You know Invisalign® clear aligners offer many advantages over braces, including their removability for hygiene and eating, as well as a nearly invisible look. But the positive attributes of Invisalign extend beyond these obvious superior features. At Georgetown Orthodontics, Dr. Maya V. Oliver and the team put together a list...