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

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When you first got braces, one of the things that was stressed to you as a patient was how important it would be to keep your regular orthodontic visits. Skipping appointments, bumping back visits, or frequent rescheduling would — eventually — create a delay in your treatment.

So with COVID-19 closures affecting orthodontic offices across the United States, how does that impact people like you, who are currently wearing braces?

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5 Questions to Discuss with the Orthodontist Before You Start Treatment

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Whether orthodontic treatment in Marietta, GA is on the horizon for you or your child, you probably have a ton of questions. If you can’t think of any major concerns right now, then here are a few areas you should start giving some thought to.

  1. What are the treatment options or alternatives?

Classic metal braces aren’t right for everyone. If you’re interested in a more convenient or less-visible option, ask whether such an alternative will still work for your smile. (more…)

Braces and Cavities: What You Should Know

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Marietta GA Orthodontic TreatmentBraces aren’t just about getting a prettier smile. If you are currently having orthodontic treatment, you need to remember a couple of important facts about cavities.

Fact #1: Braces Can Increase Your Cavity Risk

It’s a lot harder to brush and floss when you’re wearing braces. There’s no getting around it – you’ll have to put forth extra effort to keep your teeth clean.
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