Buckhead Orthodontics Blog

How To: Stay On-Track with Invisalign During Halloween

October 11, 2023

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Young couple dressed as scarecrows smiling while taking selfie

Spooky season is here! Since the next few weeks will be filled with pumpkin pie, candy, caramel apples, and other sweet treats, you might be wondering how to stay on-track with your Invisalign treatment during Halloween. Good news: all you have to do is read on for some helpful tips!


Why Teeth Whitening Is the Perfect Post-Braces Gift

August 11, 2023

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Woman smiling

If someone close to you is about to wrap up their orthodontic journey, you’re probably feeling excited for them to reach this milestone that was years in the making. After so long with the wires, brackets, and elastics, they can now come off to reveal a metal-free, beautifully straight smile! It’s not just an orthodontic procedure; it’s an achievement. This means that some congratulations are in order—so why not gift your loved one a whiter smile to complement their new dental alignment? Read on to find out why teeth whitening can be a great gift for the recently brace-free.


Will It Hurt to Have Invisalign Attachments Removed?

June 8, 2023

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patient holding Invisalign tray and smiling

If you’re considering undergoing Invisalign treatment to enhance your smile, you may have heard about Invisalign attachments. These discreet tooth-colored buttons or bumps are sometimes used in combination with Invisalign aligners to facilitate more precise tooth movements. As your treatment nears its end, you may be wondering about the process of removing these attachments and whether it involves any discomfort. In this article, we’ll explore the role of Invisalign attachments and provide insights into what you can anticipate during their removal.


Can You Wear Braces Twice?

April 11, 2023

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a woman wearing braces again as an adult

If you have worn braces before in your younger years, you understand the journey it takes to achieve your dream smile. You also know how wonderful it feels to get them removed and see the final results! While most people can count on the final placement of their teeth from their orthodontics to last quite a long time, there are some instances where they can shift back out of perfect alignment. So, can you get orthodontic treatment again? Here’s what to know about getting braces for the second time!


3 Types of Foods to Keep Your Smile Bright After Teeth Whitening

February 11, 2023

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a woman showing her white teeth while eating healthy foods

A beautiful field of sunflowers. A gleaming piece of gold jewelry. A gorgeous butterfly. There are many things in life that are yellow that are appreciated, but teeth are not one of them! Instead, a bright, white smile is always admired. It has the ability to bring confidence and makes you look more youthful. That is probably why professional teeth whitening is a very popular treatment. Now that you have achieved a luminous smile, you want to keep it that way. Here are three types of food that can help you maintain your results.


How to Enjoy Holiday Food with Braces

December 11, 2022

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holiday dinner on the dinner table

The holidays are everyone’s favorite time of year, and food is one of the biggest reasons why. If you have braces, it might feel like you won’t be able to enjoy that food to the fullest. Certainly, there are some holiday classics that you probably won’t be able to eat with your braces—or not to the same extent as before—but there are still many ways to celebrate the holidays with your favorite foods, even if you’re getting orthodontic treatment. Here are just a few.


How Do Braces Affect the Gums?

September 7, 2022

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Woman smiling with braces

If you’re dealing with misalignment, there are several different options out there to help you achieve the gorgeous, aligned smile that you’ve been dreaming of. However, many patients with braces find that they experience more gum inflammation than usual. Read on to learn what causes swollen gums with braces and what you can do to prevent this from happening to you.


5 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Overbite Fixed

August 3, 2022

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Digital illustration of overbite

There are all sorts of different bite issues out there that can make it more challenging for you to chew, speak, and smile. A common problem that many people have is an overbite. While a slight overbite is natural, when it is too severe, you could be looking at a variety of issues. Continue reading to learn a few reasons why you should consider having your overbite corrected.


How to Meet Your 22-Hour Invisalign Wear Time

April 4, 2022

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girl holding Invisalign aligner

Are you putting off orthodontic treatment at the thought of hassling with brackets and metal wires? Fortunately, you can straighten your teeth without having to deal with such issues. Thanks to Invisalign in Atlanta, you can discreetly and comfortably work towards a straighter, healthier smile. For successful treatment, you’ll need to wear these clear aligners no less than 22 hours per day. Although that may seem like a tall order, your orthodontist knows some actions you can take to easily meet Invisalign wear time.


Tips on How to Prepare for Invisalign Treatment

March 4, 2022

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man with clear aligners

You considered traditional metal braces, but the more you learned about clear aligners, the more confident you became in your decision to select Invisalign. As the day draws near to get started with treatment, you realize you could benefit from further info on how to prepare for Invisalign. Keep reading to get some helpful tips from your orthodontist in Atlanta.