Everything You Need To Know About The Use Of Palatal Expanders In Children

By |2018-07-20T20:12:29+00:00November 1st, 2018|Blog|

A palatal expander is used by orthodontists to widen the upper jaw of a child's mouth. This widening of the upper jaw can help to ensure that there is enough room in the child's mouth when their permanent teeth come in. When determining whether or not you'd like to use a palatal expander for your [...]

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National Orthodontic Health Month Comes to Barakat Orthodontics

By |2018-10-01T11:16:42+00:00October 1st, 2018|Blog|

When kids and parents think of October, they think of Halloween, bags full of candy, jack o’ lanterns, and pumpkin spice lattes!  When Dr. Barakat thinks of October, She thinks of beautiful smiles! October brings National Orthodontic Health Month, a time to focus on and celebrate great oral care and the work that goes into [...]

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Does Getting Braces Hurt?

By |2018-07-08T08:48:31+00:00September 1st, 2018|Blog|

One of the biggest questions many have patients have when they hear that they need orthodontic treatment is a simple, "Does it hurt?" Having a great smile and a healthy mouth is important, but the idea of months or even years of discomfort in order to get that treatment seems daunting, especially if they've heard [...]

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Text Us! Barakat Orthodontics Can Now Text Our Patients!

By |2018-07-20T20:27:05+00:00August 1st, 2018|Blog|

Barakat Orthodontics is excited to announce that our patients can now text us! We now offer a “Virtual Consultation Smile Assessment” for orthodontic services.  How does this work? You simply take a series of photos of your mouth and send them to us. After we receive the photos, Dr. Barakat will review them and one [...]

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Propel And Acceledent Now Offered By Dr. Barakat

By |2018-04-09T12:18:58+00:00July 1st, 2018|Blog|

Barakat Orthodontics and Invisalign Center is excited to announce that we will now offer the Propel line of products, including the VPro5™ , the Excellerator™ Series of drivers and the Acceledent in our Sterling office. The Propel line of products offers both at-home and in-office options. The VPro5 aligner seater can be used at home [...]

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The Barakat Team is Celebrating Orthodontic Appreciation Week!

By |2018-04-03T08:57:15+00:00June 1st, 2018|Blog|

Orthodontic Appreciation Week 2018 takes place from June 4-8 and it's time to show your thanks to Dr. Barakat and her orthodontic team who have done their best to make your smile bright. This is a great time of year to practice your smile and offer a heartfelt thanks to the people throughout your orthodontist's [...]

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3 Reasons to Use an Invisalign Center for Treatment

By |2018-03-13T09:56:22+00:00May 1st, 2018|Blog|

If you're less than thrilled with your smile due to crowding, an overbite, unsightly gaps or crooked teeth, Invisalign provided by Barakat Orthodontics and Invisalign Center may be the solution for you! Using a series of clear plastic aligners, an Invisalign system can gradually straighten your teeth without the inconvenience of conventional braces. There are [...]

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7 Myths about Orthodontic Treatment

By |2018-01-16T08:38:03+00:00January 1st, 2018|Blog|

The American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) make it their mission to educate the public about the benefits of orthodontic treatment.  The misconceptions about orthodontists and their role in helping people achieve and maintain good oral health really are unfounded, and we, in conjunction with the AAO, want to address some of them so that our [...]

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Did You Know?

By |2018-10-29T10:17:29+00:00August 1st, 2017|Blog|

Did you know Dr. Rana Barakat has been voted the Top Orthodontist and the Best Orthodontist in the following publications: Washingtonian Magazine, Top Orthodontist, consecutively 2009 - 2017 Northern Virginia Magazine, Best Orthodontist, consecutively 2009 - 2017 Virginia Living Magazine, Best Orthodontist, consecutively 2011 - 2018 These accolades come from both dentists and specialists we [...]

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Barakat Orthodontics is an Elite Invisalign® Provider!

By |2017-11-13T08:10:21+00:00June 29th, 2017|Blog|

Barakat Orthodontics is proud to announce that we have achieved the status of Elite Invisalign Provider! When looking for an orthodontist, you want to select someone who has plenty of experience. As an Elite Invisalign Provider, Dr. Barakat has reached a high level of Invisalign case experience. She is in the distinguished top 5% of [...]

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