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Making Braces/Aligners Part of Your Gum Disease Care Plan Marietta, GA

Making Braces/Aligners Part of Your Gum Disease Care Plan

Orthodontic Treatment

Are you experiencing symptoms of aggressive gum disease, periodontitis, or periodontal disease? Teeth straightening might be the last thing on your mind. However, braces and clear aligners can help you regain control of your oral health and decrease the severity of your infection when used in combination with your periodontal treatment plan. Here’s why: Straighter…

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What Happens When Your Child Sees an Orthodontist for the First Time?

Child Patient

You’ve probably heard talk about when it’s the best time for your child or teen to see an orthodontist. Here’s what you need to know about your child’s first orthodontic evaluation with our office in Marietta. What Age Should My Child See an Orthodontist? Experts recommend that children have their first orthodontic evaluation by age…

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Can You Whiten With Invisalign? YES!

Smiling teenage girl with metal orthodontic braces.

Invisalign is the clear braces alternative that offers a discreet way to straighten your teeth without the need for metal wires and brackets. As you enjoy the transformation of correcting your bite, you can also choose to whiten your teeth during the process for a quick smile makeover. How to Whiten with Invisalign Aligners Invisalign…

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What Are Bonded Lingual Retainers? Why Do I Need One?

Smiling Patient

After braces are removed, orthodontists recommend an upper removable retainer and place a permanent, or fixed, lower lingual (tongue-side) retainer on your bottom front teeth. Both appliances are designed to maintain the teeth’s new position. Causes of Movement After Treatment Without a retainer, teeth can relapse back into their old position over time once the…

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Should I Close the Gap Between My Two Front Teeth?

Smiling girl with glasses wearing dental braces.

Do you have a gap between your two front teeth? We call these spaces a “diastema.” Diastemas come in all shapes and sizes. Some of the most recognizable people with diastemas include celebrities like Michael Strahan and Madonna, among countless others. Gaps between top front teeth vary in width. Some are as narrow as a…

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3 Reasons to Get Braces as an Adult

Tooth colored braces. Orthodontic treatment in Marietta, GA.

Did you know that even as an adult, you can still get braces? It’s true! There’s no reason to put an age limit on enjoying straighter teeth.  Here are some great reasons to get braces as an adult. #1: Better Appearance and Confidence It’s no secret that when you look better, you feel better. If…

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How to Clean Around a Fixed Retainer

Portair of smilling teenage girl on dental chair. Orthodontic treatment in Marietta.

After you complete your orthodontic treatment, you might have a “fixed retainer” that’s bonded to the back of your lower front teeth (and occasionally the upper front teeth.) Since it’s out of plain view and right next to a saliva gland, it can be a little predisposed to getting buildup around it. When you follow…

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Why You Should Use Fluoride Every Day

Smiling girl with glasses wearing dental braces.

One of the things our Marietta orthodontist encourages during treatment is using fluoride every day. It might be that we prescribe a gel to use at night before bed or recommend a milder over-the-counter rinse. While fluoride — like calcium — is important for healthy teeth and bones, it’s even more crucial to use it…

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White Circles: How to Prevent Them

Model of Teeth And Gums

Have you ever seen someone who had what looked like white circles on their teeth? Unfortunately, these scarred areas of enamel are usually the result of less-than-adequate home care during orthodontic treatment. To understand how to prevent white circles, we first need to understand what causes them. The circle itself is where the bracket was…

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Do I Have to Wear a Retainer After Invisalign?

Woman showing invisible braces - Invisalign.

Invisalign orthodontic treatment is a one-of-a-kind braces experience. Namely because there are no “braces” at all. The translucent, removable system is one of the most discrete ways you’ll ever straighten your teeth. So once your Invisalign treatment is completed, is the retention process any different than wearing traditional orthodontic appliances? Yes and no. Orthodontic Retention…

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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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