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Keep Your Dental Health in Check this Holiday Season

Keep Your Dental Health in Check this Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but you may not feel very jolly if you need to dash through the snow to an emergency orthodontic appointment at Georgia School of Orthodontics. And no  one wants to launch their New Year’s resolutions after the holidays with “fill cavities.” How can you make it through..

Celebrating your First Winter with Braces

Celebrating your First Winter with Braces

You might be wondering how to make the most of the holiday season if this is your first winter with braces. For happy and safe festive smiles, our doctors and team at GSO Orthodontics have some ideas. Enjoy your holiday favorites Winter means delicious holiday treats, and that doesn’t mean you need to move away..

All About Thanksgiving

All About Thanksgiving

We enjoy finding fun facts about Thanksgiving at GSO Orthodontics! This year, we decided to share some information at the holiday dinner table that could make you feel a little smarter and help build a great discussion with friends and family. The Main Dish There is no historical proof that the first Thanksgiving meal was..

Can I Get Braces If I Have Gum Disease?

Can I Get Braces If I Have Gum Disease?

One of our most common dental disorders, affecting both kids and adults, is gum disease. Before starting orthodontic care, make sure your gums are their healthiest if you are considering getting braces or aligners. Gingivitis Gingivitis (mild gum disease) may be the effect of bad brushing and flossing habits for both younger and older patients…

Braces are Bootiful! Halloween and Braces

Braces are Bootiful! Halloween and Braces

The cheerful games, inventive costumes, and candy, makes Halloween a favorite holiday among kids. A mixture of rituals from Pagan and Christian traditions over the centuries stems from modern celebrations. Samhain was the original holiday that was derived from the ancient Druids of Ireland. November 1st marked the beginning of winter in their belief system,..

Do We Have Your Correct Contact Information?

Do We Have Your Correct Contact Information?

As you probably know, you can always contact our GSO Orthodontics team by calling the Atlanta or Gwinnett office, or by visiting our website bracestoday.com. However, If you have recently moved or received a new phone number, we will need to update our records so that we can connect with you easily! Please let our..

Dental X-Rays: Are They Safe?

Dental X-Rays: Are They Safe?

  X-rays have been used for a long time in dentistry and orthodontics, and with advancements in technology, the level of radiation has reduced considerably. Although risk exists in any health diagnostic operation, the benefits must outweigh the risks. Indeed, dental X-rays fall under this group. To create an image, X-rays are applied to a..

Celebrating Labor Day

Celebrating Labor Day

  Labor Day, celebrated in the United States every September on the first Monday, is a holiday dedicated to the working class in the United States. The holiday’s aim is to celebrate the workers of the country and their contributions to the strength of our nation. Origin of Labor Day There is some question as..

Off to College? Graduate to an Electric Toothbrush!

Off to College? Graduate to an Electric Toothbrush!

From pre-school through high school, your trusty manual toothbrush has been with you-well, probably not the same manual toothbrush, because that would be highly unhygienic, but it’s the kind of toothbrush you’re used to and familiar with. However, you’re on your way to college now, and your lifestyle will be changing. Late night study session..

The Problem with Teeth Grinding

The Problem with Teeth Grinding

It might seem like you’ve had a great night’s sleep, but why don’t you rest well? Worse, why is it that you wake up with: An earache or ringing in your ears A headache Damaged or sensitive teeth Aching in your jaw Mouth and cheek bruising or dry mouth An irritated partner who’s been kept..