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Will Braces Keep My Child From Playing Sports?

July 18, 2021

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female cheerleader with braces

Your teenager is an avid athlete, engaging in all types of sports. You support them in their pursuits but wonder if the new information that they need braces will hinder their athletic performance. The good news is that when placed by a qualified orthodontist and when using the right protection, you can continue to cheer your child on from the stands knowing their smile is safe and well on its way to become healthier and more beautiful. Read on to learn what you and your teen can expect when undergoing orthodontic treatment.  

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10 Things Your Braces Survival Kit Needs

June 17, 2021

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Confident woman smiles thanks to braces survival kit

Are you ready to take on your upcoming orthodontic treatment confidently? While traditional braces are a reliable way to correct nearly any misalignment issue, they require some extra care. It’s essential that you’re prepared to keep your smile healthy and pain-free during your treatment, which is why it’s a good idea to put together a braces survival kit. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 essentials that you should definitely include.

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3 Cosmetic Treatments Perfect for Summer

June 8, 2021

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Woman with attractive smile from cosmetic dentistSummer is a great time for pool parties and dream vacations, but those aren’t the only reasons to smile as you head into the season. After completing your orthodontic treatment, you have the straight teeth you’ve always wanted. Now is the perfect time to put the final touch on your picture-perfect smile. Your cosmetic dentist can fix your aesthetic concerns using 3 popular procedures for summer.

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Brushing and Flossing with Braces: A How-To Guide

May 10, 2021

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a young woman using an electric toothbrush to clean her teeth and braces in Cumming

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is easy when nothing is standing between your tooth enamel and toothbrush. However, once you add metal brackets and wires into the equation, brushing and flossing with braces can become a bit tricky. Fortunately, some helpful techniques and instruments can make the process much easier and feel less cumbersome. In this article, you’ll discover how to effectively clean and maintain your smile while undergoing orthodontic treatment.

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How Long Do Braces Take to Straighten Teeth?

April 5, 2021

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Woman with blond hair wondering about braces treatment time

Would you like to achieve a straighter, healthier smile? Braces can certainly help you do that! However, it us understandable if you hesitate to commit to them. After all, the treatment process can take quite a while. Exactly how long is the average braces treatment time, and is there anything you can do to make it shorter? Let’s talk about the answers to these important questions.

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6 Tools You Must Have Who You Have Braces

March 19, 2021

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Woman with metal braces

Having metal braces may not be your favorite time in the world, but you know that it will be worth it in the end. Just a small amount of time with brackets and wires can help you to achieve the smile that you’ve always dreamed of. For the time being, it will pay for you to have a kit with you containing all of the essential needs for braces. Continue reading to learn what they are so that you can be prepared come any surprises.

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Why Do Teeth Shift Out of Alignment?

February 6, 2021

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a young woman wearing a striped shirt and braces stands and smiles to show off her healthy, perfectly aligned teeth

Realizing your teeth no longer align like they should can be a rude awakening. The way you eat, speak, and smile can leave you wondering what caused it to happen in the first place. Whether you’re embarrassed by the change in your appearance or simply want to avoid more serious issues down the road, an orthodontist explains what can cause teeth shifting and how various treatment options can help you regain your confidence as well as improve your smile aesthetics.

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What to Expect When You Get Your Braces Off

January 2, 2021

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Girl during braces removal

The day that you’ve been waiting for for so long is finally here! Having braces wasn’t your favorite time in your life, but you know that it has all been worth it because you are about to be reaping the benefits of a perfectly aligned smile. But how is the day of your braces removal going to go? What will happen once you get to the orthodontist? Continue reading to learn more about the process and what comes afterwards.

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7 Signs Your Child May Need Braces

December 12, 2020

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Closeup of smile with braces for children

Braces are incredibly common in childhood. In fact, studies estimate that about 75% of children and teens develop dental problems that require orthodontic treatment. So how can you tell if your son or daughter needs braces? It’s important to know what early warning signs to look out for if you want to prevent serious complications in the future. Here are seven of the most common indications for braces for children.

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What Causes Teeth to Shift?

November 7, 2020

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woman smiling and pointing at teeth

Whether or not you’re someone who has undergone treatment to straighten their teeth, you may have noticed them shift over time. Like many others, you’ve probably wondered before what causes this phenomenon that results in misalignment. It might seem strange that your teeth are the only bones in your body that tend to move around like they do, but there are reasons why. Check out what your orthodontist in Cumming has to say about what causes teeth to shift, and all the options that you have to straighten them.

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