Summertime Tips for Braces Wearers

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Teen ProcedureAt 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 accidents. Wearing an athletic mouthguard can help prevent busted lips and lacerations inside of your mouth if you fall down.

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A Beginners Guide to Brushing with Braces

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Marietta GA OrthodontistAs you walk out of East Cobb Orthodontics, a weary teenager with brand new braces straggles along next to you. His mouth is sore; soft foods are on the menu tonight. He’s had trouble brushing well his entire life, and you’re concerned about how well he’ll keep his teeth clean with the braces. But he needs them to correct a terrible overbite and some crooked teeth, too.

You and he both need some tips to keep his smile healthy during  orthodontic treatment.

Here’s how to get started: (more…)