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Why are my teeth so sensitive?

Ice cream make you scream? If you’ve got sensitive teeth, you know how quickly enjoying hot, cold, or sweet treats can go from a fun treat to a painful experience! Luckily for you, there’s a lot you can do to make your teeth less sensitive that don’t involve giving up your favorite treats. What makes […]

TMJ: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

TMJ disorder, also known as temporomandibular joint disorder, is a condition of the joint where the jawbone attaches to the skull. TMJ disorder causes aching jaw pain and other symptoms that can severely disrupt suffers’ lives, making eating, sleeping and even talking difficult. What is the temporomandibular joint?  The temporomandibular joint is a sliding hinge […]

Can children get Invisalign

When it’s time to get started on your child’s orthodontic treatment, you might be wondering, “Which is better – braces or Invisalign?” Without meeting your child in person, we can’t tell you which one is right for your child. So we put together this comparative list to help you weigh your options for your child’s […]

Why does my child have white spots on their teeth?

That precious face – there’s no more beautiful site in the entire world. From a baby’s gummy smile to a graduation picture beaming with pride, our children’s smiles always warm our hearts like nothing else. So we pay close attention when something seems “off” about their developing teeth. One question we hear again and again […]

How to avoid staining with braces

It’s the big day – time to get your braces off! Your orthodontist takes off the brackets, you turn to the mirror and see… oh no. It looks like someone just took the pictures off the wall in an old, old house. Stains! This is a nightmare we don’t want any of our Atlanta patients […]

5 Tips for teaching your child to floss

Your child can finally brush his or her teeth – congrats! All the hard work you put into teaching the proper brushing is finally paying off. Next up, it’s time to tackle teaching your child to floss. Though flossing can be tricky for little hands, it’s critical to teach your child to floss early so […]

Invisalign: Pros and Cons for Adults

Ready to have the photo-ready smile that opens doors both personally and professionally? As an adult, you may be considering Invisalign, and wondering how it stacks up against other tooth straightening methods such as braces. This Invisalign pros and cons list will help you decide if these popular invisible aligners are the right choice for […]

How Flossing Affects Health

Flossing – Good for more than your teeth! Flossing is the overachieving little brother of brushing that doesn’t get nearly the attention it deserves. Not only is flossing good for preventing cavities, but it also has a long list of other benefits that many people don’t even know about! If you skip flossing because you […]

When to see a Doctor about your Wisdom Teeth

Should I get my wisdom teeth removed? Wisdom teeth removal is almost a rite of passage for teenagers and has been for generations. But not everyone actually needs to have their wisdom teeth out! Should you get your wisdom teeth removed? Only an orthodontist or oral surgeon can tell you for sure, but here’s the […]