Kids can be picky eaters. How many times have you seen your child try to hide the peas under a mound of mashed potatoes? At Georgia School of Orthodontics, our doctors and our team understand how hard it can be to get your child to eat the recommended daily allowance of fruits and vegetables. The..
We hear this question a lot at Georgia School of Orthodontics, and we don’t mind when patients who are eager to complete their orthodontic treatment ask us. After all, we know there is no better feeling than getting your braces off! During your initial consultation with our doctors, we will map out a specific treatment..
It’s vital to understand the difference between an orthodontic emergency and minor orthodontic issues. Minor issues can be handled the next day, or at your next scheduled appointment. When a real orthodontic emergency occurs, however, you will need to see a doctor immediately. Emergencies can include injuries to your teeth, jaw, mouth, or face. Whether..
Valentine’s Day is the holiday to celebrate all the treasured relationships in your life. It’s a time to honor love in all shapes and forms with cards, social gatherings, and sometimes even binge eating of sweets. It’s hard to look the other way when grocery stores and pharmacies are invaded with goodies connected to the..
Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) refers to a diverse range of disorders that relate to muscular function in the jaw and face — the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). That could mean difficulty opening your mouth, pain in the jaw or face, or any sort of problem with the jaw joint. TMD can be difficult to diagnose because of..
Getting braces comes with a lot of rules. No sticky candies, watch out for popcorn, and steer clear of chips. These rules leave many braces-wearers wondering what they can still eat without hurting their teeth or their expensive orthodontic appliances. Fortunately, constructing a braces-friendly lunch is straightforward once you know which foods to avoid. Foods..
If you’re like most adults, you aren’t enthused about the idea of having to get traditional metal braces. The look, feel, and cost keep many people from getting the smile they want. However, many options are available at our Atlanta office if you’re looking for a cost-effective and more discreet way to straighten your teeth…
If you’re thinking about investing in braces, there are a few things you should take into consideration. It’s normal for adult teeth to come in crooked, which is why braces are a common solution for teens and adults who desire a beautiful smile. Your dentist may recommend orthodontic treatment if crooked teeth begin to affect..
– American Association of Orthodontists® The Practice Management Bulletin Vol. 35, No.6 December 2017 p.30
Braces aren’t just for kids. Many grownups are taking advantage of orthodontic treatment and having their teeth straightened at a later age. Sometimes, patients include adults who already had braces in the past, but their teeth shifted over time once they stopped wearing their retainers. In other cases, adults who have never had braces are..