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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 »

Myths About Orthodontic Treatments

Posted on October 4, 2021

Being that October is National Orthodontic Health Month, this is the best time to set those annoying Orthodontic myths straight.   Myth 1: Orthodontic treatment is expensive: Treatments can be complex and last two years or as little as a few months, so we carefully customize treatment plan options that give the patients flexibility and… Read more »


Posted on May 10, 2019

Seeing An Orthodontist Early, By Age 7, Can Prevent Many Problems From Occurring Later According to the American Association of Orthodontics, the best way to prevent many orthodontic issues is through early detection and intervention. This is most easily accomplished at age 7. Although 7 might seem too young for braces, it is at this age that orthodontists… Read more »

Spring Into Summer With A Smile Tune-Up

Posted on May 10, 2019

It’s spring. The birds are chirping and the trees are sprouting new growth. As you spring towards summer, what better time to think about a Smile Tune-up at Silver Smiles Orthodontics? What do I mean by a smile tune-up? Well, if you have ever had braces and maybe you weren’t the most consistent patient with… Read more »

Protect Your Teeth from Acidic Beverages

Posted on April 4, 2018

Your teeth are strong, but they’re not indestructible. Most popular drinks are very high in acid, and this acidity can damage your enamel. Once it is damaged, you’ll need your dentist’s help to repair it so that it doesn’t wear away more. Dangers of Acidic Drinks Drinks with a high pH level can cause a… Read more »


Posted on April 4, 2018

When it comes to teeth whitening, you may see many different methods, like charcoal, featured online and in magazines. It’s no surprise that DIY whitening is top of mind, either. When the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked people what they’d most like to improve their smile, the most common response was whiter teeth. Healthy… Read more »

Types of early treatment

Posted on January 17, 2018

A) Space Maintainers Did you know that baby teeth are actually very important for your child’s development? Until the adolescent years, they will not only help your youngster bite and chew (i.e., get proper nutrition) and speak correctly but also help guide the permanent teeth underneath them into proper position. In fact, one of the… Read more »

Correcting bad habits

Posted on January 15, 2018

When you bring your child in for an early orthodontic screening we can help you recognize and correct any habits your child has that could be detrimental to the alignment of their teeth and jaw. Again, the earlier the better around age 7, as any needed treatment is easier, faster and potentially less expensive if… 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.