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Top 4 Ways to Help Your Children Take Care of Their Teeth

Oral health begins at a young age and carries with us into adulthood. When it comes to educating kids about their teeth, the struggle comes with kids understanding the importance of taking special care of their teeth and how their oral health affects them in the long run! When it comes to educating and taking […]

The Benefits of Fluoride

Over the years, there’s been debates over the need and effectiveness of fluoride. While some choose to avoid it, others see the benefits. A few common, and disproven, myths include fluoride not being natural, reducing children’s test scores, and fluoride causing cancer. Of course, these simply are not true.   In fact, this mineral is […]

How Sugar Affects Your Oral Health

You may be familiar with the old adage: “Don’t eat all that sugar, it’ll rot your teeth out.” And maybe that isn’t as far off as we were once led to believe. Sugar is known to cause tooth decay, but very few are aware of how this can take place. After all, it isn’t necessarily […]

Causes of Tooth Enamel Erosion

Your teeth are tough; really tough. In fact, the outer layer of your teeth consists of enamel which is the hardest tissue in the human body. It’s even tougher than your bones. Enamel protects your teeth against cavities, sensitivity, different chemicals, and even prevents staining. However, since we use our teeth every day, they can […]

National Children’s Health Month

Nothing can affect a child’s wellness, lifestyle, and quality of life more than proper oral hygiene. Children with poor oral health tend to miss school more often and make lower grades than their counterparts. A good smile lasts a lifetime, and it’s important to dedicate time every day to take care of their teeth! Did […]

Loving the Smile You Wear

A smile can say a lot of things about a person. Besides being a confidence booster, smiling increases your immune system, relieves stress, and can help you get in front of people in the event of a promotion. Since a beautiful smile is a key component to so much of life, it makes sense to […]

What’s So Special About AOS?

Okay, Okay – I know I am way behind schedule but here goes! What’s So Special About AOS? It’s always tough to “toot your own horn” as they say. We try to let the way we treat our patients and our results speak for themselves. We know and respect many other orthodontists all across Atlanta […]

When Are “Early Braces” Needed?

Why Do I See So Many Young Kids With Braces on Nowadays? We get this question a lot. It seems that every child is being recommended for orthodontic treatment at earlier and earlier ages. Not only that, but then they are having to get braces again when they are older! To break this down, it […]