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Happy Fourth of July

Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they Read More

What Are Adjustments?

If you’ve just gotten braces at our Conyers, Georgia office, you’ve probably also learned a whole new vocabulary. Malocclusion, brackets, archwires, ligatures, elastics—you’ve got the definitions down. But now you’re Read More

I have halitosis. What can I do?

Halitosis is the fancy, scientific word for “bad breath.” the doctor and our team know there are several reasons why you may have halitosis; let’s look at a few: Gum disease Read More

Going on vacation? Remember these simple tips!

If you are wearing braces and are planning a vacation, our team at Orthodontic Associates would suggest that you be prepared. We put together a list of items that will Read More

Orthodontic Treatment through the Internet

You can learn just about anything on the Internet these days. You can also order just about anything on the Internet these days. But would you order your braces on the Read More

Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer

Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read More

Not-So-Sweet Sweets

Birthdays. Valentine’s Day. Halloween. A trip to the movies. There are just some occasions where a sweet treat is on the menu. Now that you are getting braces, does that Read More

Orthodontic Treatment—The Sequel

Some experiences are great, and we look forward to enjoying them again and again. Others have wonderful outcomes, but you feel no need for a sequel. If you’re wondering whether Read More

Wishing all our moms a happy Mother’s Day!

"Motherhood: All love begins and ends there." - Robert Browning We would like to take this moment to thank all the great moms out there for being so great during their Read More

What’s so great about an orthodontist?

A lot of our patients are curious about the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist. In fact, one of the most common questions we hear at Orthodontic Associates is, Read More

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 Read More

Crushing the Ice-Chewing Habit

It's a habit many people have and not only can it be annoying to the people around you, it can be detrimental to your dental health. Chewing ice is so Read More

Play it Safe this Spring

It's springtime and it's again time to remind our patients at Orthodontic Associates to protect their faces and pearly whites while out on the field playing sports. According to the Read More

Plaque Attack? Let’s Fight Back!

Plaque is a sticky subject! It sticks to the enamel of our teeth above and below the gum line, and it collects around braces. Plaque is one of the major Read More

Orthodontics and Oral Piercings

Traditional braces and oral piercings—does the inevitable meeting of metals pose any risks? Let’s look at some of the potential problems with oral piercings, and you and the doctor can Read More

St. Patrick's Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!

“St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time -- a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must Read More

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