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What is Dental Monitoring?

As an “elder Millennial” I lived in the days when braces ruled supreme. Over the years, however, the days of wires and bands have shifted (much like the teeth they’re trying to straighten) into new territory. Namely, clear aligners. I never thought I’d see the day...

Starting Aligner Treatment

Today’s the day! I get my braces! Ahem… sorry, I get my aligners! For the elder millennial crowd who grew up without the luxury of clear aligners, all dental appliances are braces… but I digress. Today I am excited… and anxious. I brushed and flossed my teeth… twice,...

Getting Aligners as an Adult

Hello! Welcome to my “Elder Millennial Aligner Journey”. I’m now a proud Texan, but for the last 13 years, I lived in Northern Virginia. When my step daughter Meghan needed to get braces, I took her to be treated by Dr. Crutchfield. She and I both have pretty strong...