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5 Types of Orthodontic Treatments

Posted on February 14, 2022

Many of us will, at one point or another, speak with an orthodontist as there are some issues that dentists alone can’t address. Orthodontists handle an entirely different aspect of oral care, focusing on alignment and crowding of the teeth. However, orthodontics treatments can also address complications that may occur in the gums due to… Read more »

What Dental Issues Do Orthodontists Treat?

Posted on February 11, 2022

Orthodontics is a specialty practice in the line of dentistry and their mission is to correct the position of misaligned teeth and jaws. Teeth that are not aligned have a greater chance of infection as they are harder to keep clean. Misaligned teeth can also cause increased stress on chewing muscles which leads to headaches,… Read more »

5 Myths About Adult Braces

Posted on February 3, 2022

When most people think about dental braces, there’s a good chance they picture young kids and teenagers. The reality is that one in every three orthodontic patients is an adult, which means there are plenty of adults who need braces (per the American Association of Orthodontics). If you’re an adult who’s considering braces, here are… Read more »

Tips for National Children’s Dental Health Month

Posted on January 31, 2022

The American Dental Association celebrates February as National Children’s Dental Health Month. This health observance reinforces how important it is to maintain healthy oral habits in children. At Silver Smiles, we do more than just braces in Snellville, and we are taking the time to share oral health tips for our pediatric patients. Tips for… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Take Care of Their Teeth While They Have Braces

Posted on January 26, 2022

Getting a child to care for their teeth can be a challenge. It may become even more challenging when they have braces. Below are useful tips on how to help your child take care of their teeth while they have braces. Encourage Your Child to Brush After Every Meal According to the American Association of… Read more »

When Should You See an Orthodontist?

Posted on January 19, 2022

There are several reasons to go see an orthodontist. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that every child visits an orthodontist at least once by the time they reach age seven. Here are some other reasons why you should see an orthodontist. Teeth Spacing Issues You can have gaps between teeth anywhere in your mouth…. Read more »

Invisalign 101: How It Works and the Benefits

Posted on January 12, 2022

If you’ve been told that it’s time for you to get braces, it’s normal for you to feel some degree of anxiety in response — especially as an adult. We often associate braces treatments with childhood, even though one in four orthodontic patients is an adult. In fact, if you didn’t receive braces as a… Read more »

Minimizing the Impact of the Holidays on your Braces

Posted on November 17, 2021

Even with the holidays around the corner, your orthodontic treatment won’t take a holiday, so it’s up to you to remember why you are wearing braces. With proper care, you can enjoy all the festivities by following a few helpful tips that can keep your teeth and braces safe to ensure that your treatment time… Read more »

7 Common Bite Issues

Posted on November 2, 2021

Your bark may be worse than your bite, but your bite is a very important part of your oral health. In orthodontics, “bite” refers to the way upper and lower teeth come together. Your local Snellville orthodontist can identify a bad bite, called a “malocclusion,” which is when teeth meet improperly or do not meet… Read more »

It matters who does your aligners… and here’s why.

Posted on October 18, 2021

About 1 time per week, Dr. Meagan Sturm meets a lovely new patient who is currently undergoing orthodontic treatment with an “over the counter” aligner company. They come to Silver Smiles Orthodontics in Snellville or Midtown, Atlanta for straight teeth because treatment is not going well. They are not seeing the results they were hoping… Read more »


Your smile’s waited long enough.

No one knows smiles like the orthodontists at Silver Smiles. If you’re ready to get a smile that makes you want to smile, you’ve found the right solution at Silver Smiles Orthodontics.

If you’re in need of general dental work like cavity repair, teeth cleaning, caps, crowns or veneers, give us a call and we’ll be happy to refer you to an outstanding general dentist in your area.