How Much Does Invisalign Cost and Other Common FAQ’s

How Much Does Invisalign Cost and Other Common FAQ’s

Upon its debut in the late 1990s, Invisalign quickly became a popular alternative to traditional braces, revolutionizing orthodontic treatment. Although Invisalign was initially targeted as a largely invisible braces option for adults, it has since gained significant...
Lightforce Orthodontics – The Future of Braces Has Arrived

Lightforce Orthodontics – The Future of Braces Has Arrived

We are always on the lookout to improve our patients’ experience at Bates Orthodontics and are excited to announce that we have officially added Lightforce Braces to our services list! This makes us one of the first offices in Richmond to provide this innovative and...
Do I Need to Wear My Retainer Forever?

Do I Need to Wear My Retainer Forever?

First and foremost, congratulations on getting your braces removed! The months or even years in traditional braces or Invisalign has finally paid off with a beautiful new smile. Now it’s time to help keep that smile looking perfect for years to come. One of the most...
The Pros, Cons, and Cost of Braces

The Pros, Cons, and Cost of Braces

There are over four million people in the world who are wearing braces right now, and 25% of them are adults. From straightening teeth to jaw realigning, having braces can be both a cosmetic and practical way to increase your quality of life. If you are suffering from...