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At Chamblee Orthodontics, we’re happy to spread our knowledge on topics related to your smile. Our bi-monthly blog posts will have an orthodontic emphasis, but will include oral hygiene tips, information on different types of treatments, home remedies, facts about gum disease and how to prevent and fight it, as well as happenings around our practice! Feel free to follow along, share, and join the conversation!
Mail-order braces are a controversial dental topic, and Dr. Caroline Ceneviz weighs in today. Direct-to-consumer orthodontics companies make many appealing promises—no dental visits, aligners delivered to your door, and lower costs. But are the risks worth it? Not according to this consumer alert from the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). As of November 2017, the […]Continue Reading »
The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and much more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats […]Continue Reading »
According to a recent study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, teeth were the #1 feature that increased a child’s chances of being bullied. A person’s smile and teeth are often the first things people notice, and kids are no exception. Chamblee Orthodontics in Atlanta would like to share some ideas […]Continue Reading »
You’ve worn your braces or aligners, kept your checkup appointments, and followed treatment instructions from Dr. Caroline Ceneviz. You love your new smile, but it’s not over yet—how long will you have to wear a retainer? There are two types of retainers: removable and fixed. Removable retainers are taken out of your mouth during your […]Continue Reading »
Parents face many decisions, even before their baby makes an appearance—but once that bundle of joy arrives, one important choice is whether to use a pacifier. Babies have a natural reflex to suck their thumbs, fingers, pacifiers, or other objects to help them feel more secure, to soothe them, or to lull them to sleep. […]Continue Reading »
Technology has changed nearly every aspect of human life and modern society. New tools, programs, and education can greatly improve your healthcare, too! Let’s say you need any kind of standard dental restoration for a cracked or missing tooth. From x-rays and impressions to surgery and installation, your whole treatment could be digital. We’re so […]Continue Reading »
Remember that guy with the lip ring you had a crush on in high school? I wonder how his teeth are doing now. Don’t get us wrong—at Chamblee Orthodontics, we’re all about the freedom of self-expression, and if body modifications like tattoos and piercings are your thing, we support you. However, as your dental health […]Continue Reading »
If you had to give up your toothbrush or your car, which would it be? According to a recent survey, 42 percent of adults and 34 percent of teens would rather turn in their keys, computer, cell phone, or microwave than get rid of their toothbrushes. It seems that many people love toothbrushes the way […]Continue Reading »
Right Here, Right Now “When is the right time to begin orthodontic treatment?” is a frequently asked question at Chamblee Orthodontics—and for good reason! Each smile is unique, so there is no one-size-fits-all answer. However, there may be a “one size fits most”. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends a child’s first orthodontic visit take […]Continue Reading »
When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over the world, so Atlanta orthodontist Dr. Caroline Ceneviz is here to put an end to the misinformation. […]Continue Reading »