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Why Children Need Early Orthodontic Screenings Marietta, GA

Why Children Need Early Orthodontic Screenings

Teenage Patient at East Cobb Orthodontics in Marietta GA

Orthodontic experts, family dentists, and pediatric dentists (pedodontists) all agree that children need to have their first orthodontic evaluation by the time they’re around 7 years old. Here’s why: Your Child Has a “Mixed Dentition” At age 7, most children have a combination of both primary (baby) and permanent (adult) teeth. This mixed dentition of…

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3 Reasons to Get Braces in 2021

Woman with orthodontic braces

Considering braces or clear aligners? There’s no time like the present. Here are three of the biggest reasons why you should consider investing in your smile’s future. 2020 Taught Us How Important Self-Care Is Throughout quarantine, distance learning, working remotely, and having to stay distance from our social groups, it’s no secret that 2020 has…

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Braces-Safe Holiday Treats

Cleaning braces with proxa brush.

Whether you’re sorting through the leftover Halloween candy, staring at a plate of goodies at grandma’s over Thanksgiving, or picking up a few treats to stuff the stockings, you’ll want to be extra careful about choosing holiday snacks that are safe for braces. As long as you’re practicing good oral hygiene every day and only…

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What is an “End-to-End” Bite?

Woman at professional dentist office Marietta, GA.

“Malocclusion” is the term we used to describe when teeth don’t bite (occlude) together properly. Like pieces of a puzzle, the biting patterns of your teeth need to fit against their neighbors a certain way. Otherwise it can lead to complications. One such malocclusion is what we call an “end-to-end” bite. This type of biting…

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How to Use a Water Flosser with Braces

Relaxed teenage girl in a dental chair talking to an orthodontist.

Have braces? Hate flossing? Then you’re in luck! Investing in a water flosser is a great way to thoroughly clean around your orthodontic appliances. Plus, you can even use them once you get your braces off. Although water flossing can be a little messy at first, it gets better with practice. There are even some…

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Keeping Your Braces Clean (While You’re at School)

Marietta GA Orthodontic Treatments for Teens

Is your student about to head back to school? In braces? Here are some important tips to help them minimize bad breath, food stuck between brackets, and keep their smile healthy while they’re away from home. Pack an Oral Care Kit With more kids in braces, it’s not as “weird” to brush your teeth at…

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Incorporating Orthodontics into Your Perio Treatment

Woman Pointing at Her New Braces

If you’re someone who has experienced symptoms of gum disease (aka periodontitis or periodontal disease) you may have other things on your mind than orthodontics. But truth be told, incorporating braces or clear aligners into your periodontal treatment plan could help you regain control over your oral health and reduce the severity of your infection.…

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Summertime Tips for Braces Wearers

Relaxed teenage girl in a dental chair talking to an orthodontist.

At East Cobb Orthodontics, it’s common to see plenty of braces repairs during the summer, due to kids’ activities. To prevent things like broken brackets, irritated lips, or orthodontic emergencies, here are some important tips to keep in mind. Wear an Athletic Mouthguard Involved in sports? Even independent activities during social distancing can lead to…

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Will I Need to Wear Braces Longer Because of COVID-19?

Teen Girl Wearing Braces

So with COVID-19 closures affecting orthodontic offices across the United States, how does that impact people like you, who are currently wearing braces? It’s safe to assume that you’ll likely see a bit of a hold up when it comes to your treatment results. If you were originally set to get your braces off in…

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What to do During an Orthodontic Emergency

Emergency orthodontist in a treatment room at East Cobb dentistry.

If you’re dealing with an orthodontic problem during COVID-19 dental office closures, take a deep breath. Even though we’re practicing “social distancing” during the coronavirus pandemic, our Marietta orthodontist is still here to provide urgent care services and emergency appointments. That being said, most orthodontic emergencies are issues that you can address at home without…

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Our Patient Reviews

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 227 reviews

My experience with braces was excellent. The staff at East Cobb Orthodontics are all professional and caring people. The facility is clean and bright. The time that was projected was accurate. I highly recommend East Cobb Orthodontics!

Irene B.

Everybody here is always nice and answers any questions I may have. They are very considerate when it comes to treatment because they know how uncomfortable it may be sometimes. I definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a beautiful smile.

Sophia B.

East Cobb Orthodontics is very modern in their way of approaching orthodontics. They also make sure that you know what they are doing and what they plan on doing in the future.

Frank H.

I would recommend East Cobb Orthodontics to everyone! The staff is incredibly nice and helpful, always greeting you with a smile. I have enjoyed my time at East Cobb Orthodontics, and I am especially thankful for the wonderful smile they have given me.

Alex E.

Dr I's office is so friendly and fun! My daughter and I got braces together. No matter how many extra visits we needed for poking wires, extra rubber bands or wax, the staff was always very understanding and accommodating. I would recommend Dr I's orthodontics to anyone who wants a beautiful smile and lots of fun along the way!

Laura L.

My experience at East Cobb Orthodontics was a very positive one. Not only was every one of the employees nice and welcoming but they all remember your name and make you feel like you are apart of their family. I would highly recommend them because the service is great and my teeth have never looked better.

Isabella S.

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