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May Marks National Physical Fitness and Sports Month!

May Marks National Physical Fitness and Sports Month!

The merry month of May also happens to be National Fitness and Sports Month, so take advantage of the warmer days to get outside and exercise! Bringing a friend, family member, or coworker with you when you go for a brisk walk during a lunch break can provide an opportunity to socialize as well as..

How does wisdom tooth removal affect orthodontic care?

How does wisdom tooth removal affect orthodontic care?

The purpose of braces and other forms of orthodontic treatment at Georgia School of Orthodontics is to correct malocclusion, also known as crooked or crowded teeth, or “bad bites.” Past orthodontic practice dictated that wisdom teeth be removed, especially in cases of crowding. The wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come in, and are..

Earth Day

Earth Day

The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Earth Day celebration took place on April 22, 1970, and a surprising 20 million people participated on that day. Ultimately, it became the largest organized..

Professional and Scientific Publications

Professional and Scientific Publications

Text book Chapter: Nandakumar Janakiraman, Flavio Uribe, Ravindra Nanda: Incorporating TADs and sound mechanics for efficient orthodontic treatment. Craniofacial Growth Series, (Vol 51), Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry and and Center for Human Growth & Development, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2015. Flavio Uribe, Nandakumar Janakiraman, Ravindra Nanda: Management of Open bite Malocclusion…

What is hyperdontia?

What is hyperdontia?

When a child is born, he or she will have 20 primary teeth and 32 permanent teeth. But sometimes kids are born with additional teeth, and our team at Georgia School of Orthodontics calls this oral condition “hyperdontia.” Primary teeth are the first set of teeth that erupt in your child’s mouth, typically by the..

Love your new smile? Tell us about it!

Love your new smile? Tell us about it!

At Georgia School of Orthodontics, we proudly treat adults, teens, and children; no matter what your age, we believe you deserve a great smile. Our warm and welcoming team is known for their for their exceptional orthodontic skills. our doctors and our talented team have been creating beautiful smiles for years, and today would like..

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who brought Christianity to Ireland. The saint arrived in Ireland in 432 and earned the reputation of a champion of Irish Christianity. March 17th, the day..

Braces-Friendly Recipe: Breakfast

Braces-Friendly Recipe: Breakfast

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..

What is expected of me during my orthodontic treatment?

What is expected of me during my orthodontic treatment?

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..

Emergency Care for Orthodontics

Emergency Care for Orthodontics

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..