How long should you wear your retainers?

2024-03-18T08:56:05-05:00March 18th, 2024|

Make a Habit Out of Wearing Your Retainer for a Lifetime Orthodontic treatment can transform a smile by aligning teeth into their ideal position, but after braces or other orthodontic devices have done their job, teeth have a natural tendency to shift back to their original position. This is where retainers come in. They are [...]

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Mail Order Aligners: A Good Value or a Misaligned Investment?

2024-01-09T14:11:55-05:00January 9th, 2024|

In the quest for the perfect smile, mail-order aligners have surged in popularity, promising a swift and economical route to straightened teeth. These services typically unfold over a 4-6 month period, involving about 20 sets of aligners. But the recent bankruptcy of Smile Direct Club casts a shadow over this booming industry, raising questions about [...]

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Fluoride Varnish Can Help Prevent White Spots

2019-01-22T00:51:02-05:00August 10th, 2017|

All orthodontic patients are at a higher risk of developing tooth decay. Many studies and years of clinical experience show that in-office application of fluoride is beneficial to the health of your teeth. It is recommended that patients visit their dentist every 6 months for cleanings and fluoride treatments. Here at Khouri Orthodontics, we are [...]

Gainesville Dental Study Club

2017-05-10T18:13:27-05:00December 4th, 2015|

  Stonewall Golf Club Dr. Khouri attended the last Gainesville Dental Study Club of 2015 at Stonewall Golf club at Lake Manassas! Dr. Khouri has been educating the area dentists at the Study Club for 12 years! We look forward to this up coming year! See you in February 2016!

Got Fluoride?

2017-05-10T18:54:55-05:00April 14th, 2015|

Fluoride and Braces?  If you have braces, you should continue using toothpaste and mouth-wash with fluoride. Saliva is your mouth's primary defense against tooth decay. Research has proven that fluoride works to prevent tooth decay by boosting the ability of saliva to return minerals to the teeth before cavities can develop. The best explanation of how [...]

Top Dentists of 2014

2019-01-22T00:51:02-05:00October 15th, 2014|

We are pleased to announce that Northern Virginia magazine has honored Dr. Khouri in naming him one of the area's Top Dentists for 2014. Dr. Khouri was selected for this prestigios award based upon peer and panel reviews and recognizes Dr. Khouri for his "continued commitment to providing nothing short of excellence."

When should you see an orthodontist?

2019-01-22T00:51:03-05:00July 23rd, 2014|

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that all children have a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7. The reasons for this examination follow: • The posterior occlusion is established when the first molars erupt. At that time, one can evaluate the antero-posterior and transverse relationships of the occlusion, as well [...]

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