Straighter Teeth for The Holidays

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Clear Dental Aligner from East Cobb OrthodonticsNow that the holidays are here, you’ll be asked to smile for the camera. Photographs can capture moments that you’ll look back on for a lifetime. But when your teeth are crooked and unappealing, it can really hurt your self-esteem. You may not even realize that you don’t smile much in photos until after you see them.

Maybe you’ve considered straightening your teeth with orthodontics but there’s always a reason to keep postponing it. Is being seen in holiday photos with metal braces worse than everyone looking at your crooked teeth? If you tell yourself that you’ll wait until the new year is here, something else will come up then and your new smile will be set back even longer. (more…)

Invisalign Works for Teens Too!

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Teenage Patient at East Cobb Orthodontics in Marietta GAYour daughter had stage one orthodontics to expand her jaw and make room for the permanent teeth. She didn’t like it; you had trouble with regular brushing during the course of treatment. She complained that brushing hurt and the issue brought more parenting struggles and arguments than you anticipated.

Eventually, though, the treatment ran its course, her baby teeth fell out, and all her permanent teeth came in with enough room. The last time you took her for her cleaning, the dentist delivered the news: it’s time for a final set of braces to fine tune her bite and alignment. (more…)