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Early Orthodontic Treatment

Early Orthodontic Treatment

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..

Not So Sweet Sweets

Not So Sweet Sweets

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..

What band color is right for your astrological sign?

What band color is right for your astrological sign?

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..

Caring for Your Smile after Invisalign® Treatment

Caring for Your Smile after Invisalign® Treatment

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,..

Oral Health Tips – Travel Edition

Oral Health Tips – Travel Edition

When you leave on a trip, you probably double-check that everything’s ready: your clothes are packed, your ticket is handy, and your passport waits patiently on top of your bag or in a special pocket. The same level of preparedness should apply with regard to caring for your oral health when you’re about to leave..

FROM TOOTH FAIRY TO RETAINER

FROM TOOTH FAIRY TO RETAINER

You might be surprised to learn that our Doctors and team at Georgia School of Orthodontics recommend an orthodontic appointment even before your child has had that last visit from the Tooth Fairy. In fact, orthodontic assessments at Atlanta or Gwinnett office can be beneficial at many stages of your child’s life. Let’s look at..

ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSHES VS. REGULAR TOOTHBRUSHES

ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSHES VS. REGULAR TOOTHBRUSHES

Convertible or sedan? Downtown or suburbs? Electric or manual toothbrush? As life decisions go, it’s certainly not choosing your next car, or deciding where you want to live. But, even when you are selecting a toothbrush, it helps to make a list of the pros and cons of the contenders before you make that final..

TOOTHBRUSH ARTS AND CRAFTS

TOOTHBRUSH ARTS AND CRAFTS

When you replace your old toothbrush every three or four months with a new model, you accomplish three things: You keep your teeth cleaner (frayed brushes don’t clean as well) You protect your gums (you won’t be scrubbing harder to get your teeth clean) You add another toothbrush to your growing collection of used brushes..

Braces and Band? Play on!

Braces and Band? Play on!

You’re in the band and you’re getting braces. Now what? If you are a member of the string or percussion sections, you can go back to rehearsal. You’re good to go. When your talents have seated you in the reed or brass sections, though, a little adjustment might be necessary to keep your instrument and..

Snacks that are Healthy for Your Body and Your Braces

Snacks that are Healthy for Your Body and Your Braces

You know the school day’s over when you hear these seven little words: “I’m home! Is there anything to eat?” And before your child got braces, you had the answer: simple, tasty snacks that provided not only an energy boost, but nutritional elements to help build strong teeth and strong bodies. But now whole carrot..