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Category: Orthodontics

Halloween Candy Guide: The Do’s & Don’ts with Braces

Posted on September 26, 2022

With Halloween quickly approaching, the expert team here at Silver Smiles Orthodontics can’t wait to celebrate the spookiest day of the year! However, some Silver Smiles patients might be wondering, “What candy can I enjoy with braces this Halloween?” Have no fear, we’re here with a helpful guide on what candies are and aren’t good… Read more »

Factors That Determine How Long You’ll Need Braces For

Posted on September 19, 2022

When it comes to traditional braces, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, most people who get braces will wear them for 1-3 years. However, the length of time you’ll need to wear them depends on several factors, including the severity of your case, your age, and the type of… Read more »

Dental History: The First Female to Earn a Dental Degree

Posted on July 28, 2022

In the United States, women have made great strides in dentistry. Historically, most schools only accepted male students, which meant that women had to above and beyond to train for years before being accepted into such schools. However, things have changed over time, and men and women alike join dental schools based on merit. Women… Read more »

Which Orthodontic Treatment Is Right for You?

Posted on July 28, 2022

If you want to improve your bite, various orthodontic treatments can help you. Orthodontics treats crooked teeth, dental crowding, and other orthodontic problems. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, one-third of adults in the United States are not content with their smiles. There are many treatment options to choose from. It is important to… Read more »

Summer Travels & Braces

Posted on June 28, 2022

Summer is the peak travel season around the world as it gives families the opportunity to take extended trips while school-aged children are on summer break. When you get braces, however, travel can become a little more difficult. Our Silver Smiles family orthodontist in Snellville recommends the following tips for caring for your braces while… Read more »

Why You Should See An Orthodontist for Clear Aligners

Posted on June 27, 2022

Generally, people are taught about the importance of dental health from a young age. However, these lessons may seem a bit tedious until you start having dental issues. According to the California Association of Orthodontists, overlapping and crowded teeth can be difficult to clean, leaving the teeth at a higher risk of decay. Here is… Read more »

Invisalign vs Braces: How Long Will Treatment Last?

Posted on June 27, 2022

According to the American Association of Orthodontists, over a third of adults in the US are unhappy when it comes to their smiles. Invisalign and braces both are used to realign teeth.  Determining which one is the best treatment option for you can be challenging. One factor to consider is how long your treatment will… Read more »

Traditional Braces and What to Expect

Posted on June 3, 2022

Traditional braces have been used for decades to straighten teeth and improve smiles. While many people are familiar with traditional braces, there are also alternatives including clear aligners, like Invisalign, and lingual braces. If you’re considering getting traditional braces or if you already have them, here’s what to expect. 1. How Do Traditional Braces Work?… Read more »

How Does Invisalign Work?

Posted on April 12, 2022

The past few years have seen continually increasing demand for Invisalign services. Invisalign is a popular teeth-straightening treatment that many people are using to achieve a more aligned smile. Read on to learn more about how the Invisalign treatment works and what you can expect from the process. 1. How Does Invisalign Work? Invisalign treatment… Read more »

The Differences Between Clear Braces and Traditional Braces

Posted on March 7, 2022

If you’re one of the many people across the country in need of orthodontic treatment, you may be hesitant to immediately reach for traditional metal braces. While traditional braces were once the norm, there are many more options available today. Many people, especially adults, are considering clear braces because they’re self-conscious about the appearance of… 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.