Contrary to popular belief, orthodontic treatment is not just for older children and teens who have alignment and spacing issues. At our Atlanta or Duluth offices, orthodontic treatment offers many benefits for children at a young age. Our doctors can identify your child’s alignment issues early, and provide treatment as the teeth begin to develop…
You’ve selected the Invisalign system because of the many benefits Invisalign offers: comfort, convenience, appearance, and even potentially shorter treatment time! And to add to the good news, caring for your Invisalign aligners is easy and uncomplicated. Follow these simple tips to keep your aligners in the best possible shape as you move through the..
You might be surprised to see one of your second grader’s friends with a dental appliance. Isn’t orthodontic work just for teenagers? And, if not, should your seven-year-old be sporting braces right now? The answer to both of those questions is “Not necessarily.” Two-phase treatment is a process designed to correct issues that arise during..
Breakfast is called the most important meal of the day for many reasons. Children need to refuel after a long night’s sleep, and studies suggest that school kids who eat a good breakfast have more energy, better attendance and behavior, and even higher test scores than kids who don’t. But sometimes, especially with new braces..
Congratulations! You have made the decision to get orthodontic treatment at our Atlanta or Duluth office. Now it’s time to choose among your various appliance options. Traditional metal brackets and wires or a series of aligners—they all have positives to recommend them. And for some people, ceramic braces are the clear favorite. Ceramic braces work..
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..
Perhaps you are already planning for the years when your teenager will need orthodontic work. But hearing that your seven-year-old would benefit from orthodontic treatment? That might come as a complete surprise! It’s a recommendation with real benefits, though—early intervention can save children from tooth and bite problems now, and even simplify their future orthodontic..
Birthdays. Valentine’s Day. Halloween. A trip to the movies. There are just some occasions where a sweet treat is on the menu. Now that you are getting braces, does that mean you have to give up desserts completely? Not at all! The trick to finding the right treat is to know which foods are safe..
For centuries, many have believed in messages written in the stars and constellations. Some people look to their astrological sign to understand their personalities and preferences better, and even to foresee their destiny. Whether you’re a firm believer in astrology or just read your horoscope for fun now and then, your perfect band color according..
You went through a lot of effort and work to achieve your perfect smile. You wore your Invisalign® aligner trays, brushed and flossed diligently, and now your treatment is done! What happens now? In order to keep your teeth healthy and beautiful, you should keep several practices in play. Retainers Although everyone’s needs are different,..