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What Are the Benefits of Traditional Braces?

September 30, 2022

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teen with metal braces

It seems like there are more options to straighten your teeth with each passing year, so selecting the one that suits you best can be challenging. Even as clear braces are gaining in popularity, traditional braces in Cumming still have their own benefits. As you consider your method of treatment, read on to hear from your orthodontist about when traditional metal braces are still the optimal selection for a straighter smile.


Tips to Get Through Your First Week of Braces

September 24, 2022

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teenager with braces

When you’ve been dealing with misaligned teeth, the decision to get braces can be a game-changer for your smile. Along your journey, braces will take some getting used to, of course. Don’t worry, because your orthodontist in Roswell has some tips to help you ensure your first week with braces is a net positive.


Tips on How to Find an Invisalign Provider

September 14, 2022

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discussing Invisalign with patient

Millions of people worldwide have chosen Invisalign to change their smiles for the better. You can join them, but the first step after your decision is to find the best place to get your clear aligners. What are the factors that matter when you are considering how to find an Invisalign provider in Braselton? You are likely to have several options but thinking about the points in this blog post will help you make the selection that is in your best interest.


What Are Potential Reasons for My Teeth Shifting?

September 4, 2022

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woman talking to her dentist

Have you noticed something off about your smile recently? It is not uncommon. People look in the mirror one morning and wonder if that gap has always been there or if their teeth always overlapped that way. Well, teeth move gradually over time, meaning you often won’t notice until there’s a significant change. Read on to learn more about the causes of teeth shifting and how Invisalign in Cumming can help.


Can You Get Braces on Just Your Top or Bottom Teeth?

August 26, 2022

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person scratching their head and wondering

Traditional braces can be a costly treatment, but if you’re only concerned about a single arch of teeth being misaligned, is it possible to just get braces on that row? In short, the answer is that it depends on your situation and whether your orthodontist in Braselton recommends it. Read on to learn about what getting braces on a single arch of teeth would look like, and why a provider may not recommend this treatment method.


Will Dental Insurance Cover My Child’s Braces?

August 22, 2022

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a model of a mouth with braces and colorful brackets on it

Dental insurance can be complicated to navigate due to varying coverage from plan-to-plan and other tedious factors, which can make it difficult to determine whether your insurance will cover the cost of orthodontic treatment for your child. One thing’s true for most providers, and that’s the fact that many plan’s benefits expire on January 1st at the start of the new year, so if you’re wanting them to receive treatment before that, you’ll need to schedule an appointment with an orthodontist. Read on to learn whether dental insurance covers orthodontic treatments and how you can find out more about your specific plan’s benefits.


Uncovering the Link Between Oral Health & Academic Performance

August 13, 2022

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a parent dropping off their child on their first day at school and saying goodbye

Back-to-school season is in full swing, which means as a parent, you’ll be attempting to set your child up for academic success! One thing you may not have considered to be a contributing factor to their school performance is their oral health, but studies have shown that dental problems like cavities and tooth infections can impact how children and teens perform in school. Read on to learn more about this connection and what you can do to protect your child’s oral health throughout the school year.


4 Back-to-School Tips for Your Teen with Clear Aligners

August 9, 2022

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a teen standing outside and holding two clear aligners

High school is a time for making new friends, finding new hobbies and interests, and building self-esteem. In the past, teens would only have one treatment option that could impede on all of these high school milestones (metal braces) but today, there’s a better alternative out there—Invisalign Teen. If your teen has clear aligners, the change in schedule and new school obligations could throw them off of their treatment plan if they’re not prepared. Read on to learn four back-to-school tips to help teens stay on track with their treatment from their orthodontist in Cumming.


Four Trendy Beverages That Spell Trouble for Your Teeth

July 24, 2022

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apple cider vinegar

Toe shoes, Crocs, saggy pants, and mom jeans in the 2000s. Those are some pretty brutal trends that caught on for a while, and Crocs are still going strong. There have been some trendy beverages in recent years that aren’t as cringe-worthy, but they could make your orthodontist in Cumming wince at the thought of the damage being done to your oral health. Keep reading to discover four popular trends that are bad for your teeth.


Tips for Preventing Orthodontic Emergencies

July 4, 2022

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teen with braces smiling

An emergency is never convenient, and it’s usually unexpected too. On that note, one of the biggest inconveniences you can experience if you have braces is an orthodontic emergency. Whether it’s a broken wire or bracket, a lost retainer, painful mouth sores, or some other type of oral injury, these situations can be alarming; after all, the state of your smile is on the line! Fortunately, orthodontic emergencies can easily be avoided with a bit of knowledge and foresight. Check out some helpful tips from your orthodontist in Roswell to prevent orthodontic emergencies and keep your treatment progress on schedule.

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