Do you remember when if an orthodontist needed an impression of your smile they might have to mix up some sticky plaster-like putty for you to bite on? Then you may have had to sit there for a few minutes while the putty hardened, and after that you needed to brush your teeth to rid yourself of the chalky texture.... read more »
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Do you wish to align your smile but you’re worried about the length of the treatment? If so, you’re not alone. Many people want a better and more beautiful smile, but they brush off the thought of orthodontic treatment because they don’t want braces for half their life. Well, our orthodontist, Dr. Brett Gluck, DMD, MS, has some good news... read more »
Our skilled orthodontist, Dr. Brett Gluck, DMD, MS, is here to help you finally achieve the smile of your dreams. If you have misaligned teeth or an off bite, it’s time to call Quality Orthodontic Care and schedule your first orthodontic appointment. This is your first step toward the smile you have always wanted! At Quality Orthodontic Care, our orthodontic... read more »
The optimal time to get braces is in the middle teen years. At this age, the adult teeth have all come in, and it easy to determine whether or not they will need adjusting for crowding or other issues. This age group is also very sensitive to how they are perceived and may not be happy to have a "metal... read more »
To keep your braces clean, read our blog for crucial steps and ensure your teeth stay clean and healthy. Orthodontic patients must know how to keep their braces clean, to protect their teeth – and their investment. By learning the proper way of cleaning your braces, you can ensure your oral health stays healthy for the remainder of your treatment... read more »
When you have braces, it’s easy to forget about your oral hygiene routine and allow plaque and bacteria to grow on your smile and around your braces. This might seem harmless, but it’s not. In fact, if you let plaque live on your smile for too long, gum disease can form, and you can suffer swollen and bloody gums. So,... read more »
Braces are handy appliances that can give you the smile of your dreams. However, if you’re not careful and take good care of your smile, you could suffer the consequences, and one of those consequences is soft enamel. So, it’s important to do all you can to maintain strong enamel when you have braces in Johns Creek, Georgia, and our... read more »
Sometimes brushing your teeth when you have braces is quite challenging. This is to be expected, especially because braces have tiny brackets and wires that can make removing food particles and plaque a tough task. However, no matter how tough brushing can be, it’s still important to properly and effectively clean your teeth and appliance. To help you do so,... read more »
Orthodontics might be just the thing for correcting your temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Don’t believe us? Here’s how it works: TMJ disorders are sometimes formed by what is called a malocclusion. That’s the technical term for a misaligned bite. A bad bite can be a strain on both your teeth and jaw, leading to the painful disorder that is TMD.... read more »
Though orthodontic emergencies are not common, they do sometimes happen. If you experience an orthodontic emergency in Johns Creek, Georgia, please call Quality Orthodontic Care at 770-609-3270 as soon as possible. Dr. Brett Gluck and our team offer orthodontic emergency care to help repair damage to orthodontic appliances and to help you continue working towards your perfect smile. If you... read more »