Category Archives: Braces

What Are the Options for Replacing Missing Teeth?

Cases of congenitally missing teeth aren’t uncommon, but patients who are missing permanent teeth often are quite concerned that a beautiful smile is out of their reach. We are happy to report that this is not the case. There is a solution for patients who are missing some of their permanent teeth. What are Congenitally […]

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Oh No! My Retainer Doesn’t Fit

The day you get your braces off is a day for celebration. But, it doesn’t mean you’re finished with the work of perfecting your smile. “Orthodontic patients often countdown the days until their braces are removed, thinking that it signifies the end of their journey,” says Dr. Nima, an Alpharetta orthodontist. “But really, it’s only […]

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Holiday Foods to Avoid if You Wear Braces

Alpharetta, GA – The holidays are upon us, and that means a host of tempting foods are everywhere. And those foods don’t just wreak havoc on our waistlines – they can be damaging for orthodontic patients who wear braces, too. “While braces technology has advanced greatly over the years, creating sleeker and better functioning bracket […]

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Why Oral Care is So Important With Braces

Congratulations on getting braces! We know that your smile is important to you, and we want to enhance and protect it. Braces shift your teeth to their ideal positions, and some patients may even require rubber bands, palate expanders, or headgear to effectively improve their smiles. The new pieces in your mouth may initially make […]

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Am I a Good Candidate for Invisalign?

You’ve probably heard about the Invisalign system. Its clear plastic aligners give patients better smiles without the permanence of fixed braces. We get a lot of patients who are interested in learning more about the system. They want to know if Invisalign is the best choice for tooth alignment. But how do you know if […]

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