Do You Know How to Use Orthodontic Wax Most Effectively?

If your metal braces bother you from time to time, you are not alone. It is not uncommon for braces to occasionally cause sore and cut lips, gums, and cheeks. Thankfully, you can employ orthodontic wax to reduce this irritation and help you smile again. Orthodontic wax is a beneficial tool that Dr. Brett Gluck usually gives you at your... read more »

Braces with a Ceramic Coating Can Be More Appealing for You

Your orthodontist understands that visible braces can make you feel awkward about your smile. One alternative option is to have braces with a ceramic coating installed onto your teeth. The ceramic material can be shaded to perfectly match the color of your natural tooth enamel. While it won’t make the braces invisible, it should help you feel less self-conscious about... read more »

The Things to Consider with Ceramic Braces

Your orthodontist, Dr. Brett Gluck, offers a few different variations on traditional braces. One of the more popular options available is ceramic braces. Ceramic braces in Johns Creek, Georgia, is an appliance that is the color of your smile to give you a natural-looking appearance. It’s very important to take good care of your braces. If you develop problems with... read more »

Wear a Mouthguard to Protect Your Braces During Athletics

Your braces represent a serious investment in improving the alignment of your teeth for a more functional mouth and an appealing smile. Athletic activities and contact sports, pose a serious threat to your braces and the health of your mouth. If any part of your braces or teeth it could also significantly increase the amount of time you need to... read more »

Braces Glossary

To help you understand more about braces, our team at Quality Orthodontic Care is happy to provide the definitions to the following terms: Band – A band is a metal ring that fits snug around your back molars. Orthodontists use these bands to provide further support for the back teeth and to support headgear and bite correctors if needed. A... read more »