The Invisalign® Treatment Process

The Invisalign® Treatment Process

Invisalign is gaining traction as a sought-after solution for orthodontic problems. Unlike traditional braces, which require the placement of brackets on teeth and the connection of unsightly wires, Invisalign works nearly invisibly (as its name suggests). Particularly for those who do not wish to draw attention to their orthodontic work, Invisalign provides an attractive solution…

Every Day is Earth Day

Every Day is Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a time of change, and assertions that we needed to pay more attention to the Earth’s atmosphere were generally dismissed. But within a couple decades, it..

Rubber Band Horoscopes: What your color says about you

Rubber Band Horoscopes: What your color says about you

One exciting part about wearing braces from Georgia School of Orthodontics is getting to choose the colors of your rubber bands. Orthodontists place elastic bands, or ligatures, over each bracket to secure the archwire in place. These rubber bands may be individual or connected, depending on your mouth’s needs. From our doctors, you have the..

April is National Facial Protection Month

April is National Facial Protection Month

The Importance of Facial Protection Americans from all walks of life should mark April as National Facial Protection Month on their calendars. The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy for Sports Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons have combined forces to sponsor this annual campaign, which aims..

Dreaming of a stunning smile without using braces?

Dreaming of a stunning smile without using braces?

Most of us aren’t born with a red carpet smile. And if you’ve thought about straightening your teeth but are apprehensive about doing so with traditional orthodontic treatment, our doctors and our team at GSO Smile Centers want you to know there is another option – Invisalign®! Invisalign is an ideal solution for most adults..

More Adults Are Opting for Invisalign®

More Adults Are Opting for Invisalign®

These days it’s becoming more and more common to see adults at our Atlanta office getting their teeth straightened with Invisalign clear aligners — that is if you can see them! Treatment with Invisalign is effective and aesthetically pleasing for all ages, but adults have certainly taken to them. For some it may be to..

St. Patrick’s Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!

St. Patrick’s Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!

“St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time — a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.” – Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must be St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re not Irish, how do you go about celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? It’s easy: You just put on..

What’s the advantage to Invisalign®?

What’s the advantage to Invisalign®?

Invisalign®, which we happily provide at Georgia School of Orthodontics, is a great alternative to traditional orthodontic treatment if you’ve been apprehensive about the thought of metal braces. During your initial visit, the first thing we do is take an impression of your teeth as they are now and digitize it. Using special software, we..

Dangers of DIY Orthodontics on the Internet

Dangers of DIY Orthodontics on the Internet

All over the Internet you’ll find videos and articles showing how you can close the gap between teeth or space them out. There is a plethora of DIY orthodontic techniques out there — you can even mail order your own impressions to get clear aligners, without even seeing a dentist or orthodontist. Following the instructions..

Caring for Your Smile While Wearing Invisalign®

Caring for Your Smile While Wearing Invisalign®

Getting your braces off is exciting. You’ve been working on your new smile for months or years, and it’s time for the trips to our Atlanta office to pay off. Can you imagine how bad it would be to discover that your teeth are straight, but that there’s decay? Caring for your smile while wearing..

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