What role do elastics (rubber bands) play in orthodontics?
- posted: Mar. 28, 2023
Wearing orthodontic braces may be the best choice for correcting your teeth and improving your smile, and that's why you've come to see the doctor at Orthodontic Associates. Braces, which Read More
Snacks that are Healthy for Your Body and Your Braces
- posted: Mar. 21, 2023
You know the school day’s over when you hear these seven little words: “I’m home! Is there anything to eat?” And before your child got braces, you had the answer: simple, Read More
St. Patrick's Day
- posted: Mar. 14, 2023
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 Read More
Does My Pre-Existing Dental Work Mean I Can’t Wear Traditional Braces?
- posted: Mar. 07, 2023
When you get braces as a child, you usually present the orthodontist with a blank canvas—newly erupted, perfect permanent teeth, just waiting to be aligned. But if you are a Read More
Sugar and Your Orthodontic Treatment
- posted: Feb. 28, 2023
One word no one likes to hear is “cavity!” For those patients of ours wearing braces, hearing that word is especially problematic, considering that delaying any dental work may result in Read More
The Importance of Wearing Your Retainer after Orthodontic Treatment
- posted: Feb. 21, 2023
It's the big day and your braces are finally coming off! Does that mean you are completely done? Not so fast! After you complete your treatment here at Orthodontic Associates, Read More
Valentine Candy: Is It 4 U?
- posted: Feb. 14, 2023
It’s Valentine’s Day. Love and friendship are in the air, and candy is on the gift list. Are there tasty Valentine treats that are safe to eat even with your Read More
I Only Have One Crooked Tooth. Should I See an Orthodontist?
- posted: Feb. 07, 2023
Your smile is just about perfect. There’s just that one tooth that’s out of place. So, do you really need to see an orthodontist? Absolutely! Why? There are several good reasons. First, Read More
What makes teeth crooked?
- posted: Jan. 31, 2023
the doctor and our team hear this question a lot. Some of the common reasons for crooked teeth include: Thumb sucking Tongue thrusting or improper use of the tongue during speaking and Read More
Safety of Dental X-Ray Radiation
- posted: Jan. 24, 2023
We all want to live our healthiest lives. We know that part of keeping ourselves healthy is regular visits to our Conyers, Georgia office for checkups and necessary dental work. Read More
Five Ways You Won’t—And One Way You Will—Get Your Braces Off Faster
- posted: Jan. 17, 2023
It’s only natural when you’re waiting for something good—you count down the weeks until your birthday, or until the summer holidays, or until your braces come off. But while your Read More
Prevent Tooth Decay With Braces
- posted: Jan. 10, 2023
When you start wearing braces, it can become a challenge to clean certain areas of your mouth. If these areas are neglected for long periods of time, though, decay and Read More
Let It Snow!
- posted: Jan. 03, 2023
The weather out there might be frightful for most of us, but not for you! You’ve been waiting all year for a fresh coat of powder and all the outdoor Read More
New Year's Eve
- posted: Dec. 27, 2022
Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Orthodontic Associates included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one to come. Read More
Common Braces Problems
- posted: Dec. 20, 2022
It’s useful to know some of the common problems that can arise when you get braces. Even if you take great care of your braces and teeth, you might not Read More
Tooth Extraction and Braces
- posted: Dec. 13, 2022
Perhaps you’ve heard from parents or older relatives what braces used to be like years ago—obvious, uncomfortable, hard to clean, and with inevitable tooth extractions to start off the whole Read More
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