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What makes teeth crooked?

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

Your First Winter in Braces? Tips for a Warm and Wonderful Holiday

If this is your first winter with braces, you might be wondering how to make the best of the holiday season. the doctor and our team have some suggestions for Read More

Why Do I Need Rubber Bands?

Getting braces is a huge step in creating the beautiful smile you want. It’s easy to see how important your wires and brackets are. Week by week, you and your Read More

Does smoking affect oral health?

By now, everyone knows that smoking is bad for you. But the truth is its broad-reaching health effects are not all known by everyone. This is especially true of oral Read More

How Braces Can Work at Any Age

The team at Orthodontic Associates loves to help adults achieve straighter teeth and a beautiful smile. If you are considering getting braces, here are some things you’ll need to know. Can Read More

Worst Candy for Braces

Most kids love candy; actually, most people in general love candy. So when it comes time for you to get braces there can often be a natural conflict between candy Read More

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read More

A Helpful Site on Orthodontics

As you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, our team at Orthodontic Associates would like to point you to a helpful website. Our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) have Read More

Tips for Handling and Avoiding Orthodontic Emergencies

The best way to avoid orthodontic emergencies is to know how to take care of your braces properly throughout your entire treatment. However, emergencies are … well, emergencies, and sometimes Read More

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