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Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July

Every year on the Fourth of July, Americans celebrate the birth of the United States and its Independence. There are many ways that people celebrate this day, from community parades to concerts, fireworks displays and large and small scale celebrations. For some people, this holiday is associated with baseball, while for others it is all..

Keeping Your Breath Fresh While Wearing Braces

Keeping Your Breath Fresh While Wearing Braces

At Georgia School of Orthodontics we know our patients have a lot going on in their busy lives, whether it’s school, work, or simply socializing, and we know that putting a confident face forward is important. Part of that confidence, especially with braces, comes from knowing that your breath is its freshest and cleanest. It’s..

Let your Smile Shine June is National Smile Month!

Let your Smile Shine June is National Smile Month!

It has been reported by the community health awareness group Oral Health America that more than 80 percent of adults are unfamiliar with the role that infectious bacterial can play in tooth decay or cavities. Not only that, but almost three out of five children aged 12 to 19 have tooth decay. Since June is..

Study Says Sports and Energy Drinks Can Cause Permanent Damage to Teeth

Study Says Sports and Energy Drinks Can Cause Permanent Damage to Teeth

The permanent damage to the teeth of teenagers and young adults can be caused by sports and energy drinks. A recent study published in General Dentistry notes that energy and sports drinks contain so much acid that after just five days of consistent use, they begin destroying teeth. An approximate 30 percent to 50 percent..

Sugary Treats and Braces: What to Avoid

Sugary Treats and Braces: What to Avoid

No one wants to hear the word Cavity! For our patients wearing braces, hearing that word is especially unsettling, seeing as any delay in dental work may result in delaying treatment time. We often consider candy to be the cause of tooth decay, however, other foods and drinks can be just as harmful to your..

Tips to keep your smile glowing and healthy this Summer

Tips to keep your smile glowing and healthy this Summer

Summer is just around the corner, this means a season full of vacations, adventures, and wonderful memories for our patients at Georgia School of Orthodontics. Everyone wants a beautiful, healthy, radiant white smile when the sun comes out and we have a few tips to keep your pearly whites glowing and healthy over the summer!..

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day

Earth Day was created by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in the spring of 1970. Senator Gaylord envisioned a day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. Over 20 million people participated on the first celebration of Earth day on April 22, 1970. Ultimately, Earth Day became the largest organized celebration in US history. Earth..

Join us in Celebrating National Face Protection Month This April!

Join us in Celebrating National Face Protection Month This April!

Did you know that in April we celebrate National Facial Protection Month? Take the time this month to review the importance of protecting your face and teeth against impact and injury while you enjoy your favorite activities.

All About Archwires

All About Archwires

When we think braces, we might think of the brackets on each tooth and the bands that surround them. But really, the entire point of those brackets and bands is to keep the archwire in place as it gently moves your teeth to create a better bite and a beautiful, straighter smile. Let’s learn more..

Breaking the Ice Chewing Habit

Breaking the Ice Chewing Habit

Did you know that chewing ice is such a common habit that it has its own name, pagophagia. But for those that like to chew ice, this habit can actually be detrimental to your health. And we’re not talking about slushies or shaved ice (although these artificially sugary treats should be avoided as well) but..