FAQs

FAQs 2017-08-27T14:17:51+00:00

FAQs

FAQs in orthodontics
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I HAVE AN EMERGENCY? 2015-06-22T20:56:54+00:00

Orthodontic emergencies are fairly rare. If your appliance breaks and you are in discomfort, please call our emergency number immediately at (706) 289-8500.

DO YOU HAVE PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE? 2015-06-22T20:56:25+00:00

At your initial exam, we will discuss our multiple payment options with you. We offer in-house financing as well as third-party financing through CareCredit.

ARE X-RAYS SAFE? 2015-06-22T20:56:00+00:00

As technology advances, dental x-rays are getting safer. Today, you’re exposed to a very low amount of radiation and only for short period of time. Plus, we use digital x-rays that greatly reduces the radiation you’re exposed to compared to older x-rays that were film based.

CAN I STILL PLAY SPORTS IF I HAVE BRACES? 2015-06-22T20:55:40+00:00

Yes, but we recommend you wear a protective mouth guard. We will suggest the right kind of mouth guard for you while you undergo orthodontic treatment, but make sure you wear it at every practice and game.

DO YOU OFFER CLEAR BRACES? 2015-06-22T20:55:20+00:00

If you don’t want others to see you wearing metal braces, we offer Invisalign as well as invisible ceramic braces. The technology behind braces has drastically changed in recent years, and our brackets are clearer and stronger than ever! Ask us about our more subtle treatment options to help you reach your treatment goals.

AFTER I GET BRACES, DO I NEED TO CHANGE THE WAY I BRUSH MY TEETH? 2015-06-22T20:54:49+00:00

Definitely! You’ll need to put in a little more effort to keep your teeth and orthodontic appliances clean. We will give you special instructions for the best way to clean your teeth once you get your braces placed.