Why Do Adults Experience Shifting Teeth?

It is not uncommon for things to gradually start shifting out of place as we get older. This includes your teeth. In fact, many aging adults experience a change in the way their teeth are positioned. This may result in gaps, crowding and other alignment issues that didn’t use to be there. Fortunately, adult braces can correct shifting teeth. In fact, most alignment issues related to aging are minor and can be solved with minimal treatment time.

4 Reasons to Schedule Your Back-to-School Dental Visit

It’s time to say goodbye to lazy summer days at the pool and begin another school year. As you rush around to find school supplies and buy new outfits, don’t forget about what your child’s smile may need before he or she heads back to school. In fact, now is an excellent time to schedule that routine dental checkup. Preventative dental exams and x-rays are recommended twice a year for optimal oral health.

What to Expect During Teething

Teething is a natural process that occurs when primary (baby) teeth emerge through the gums. Unfortunately, the process isn’t always comfortable. In fact, teething can be especially hard on babies as well as the parents who are trying to console them. Tender gums can make it difficult to both eat and sleep, which are two things we know babies need to be happy.

Six Warning Signs of Gum Disease in Kids or Adults

Gum disease is a serious dental health problem. And it’s not one that is exclusive to adults. Periodontal disease can happen in kids too! When it comes to keeping a healthy mouth at all stages of life, it is critical that the gums are properly cared for. After all, your gums are the foundation of your smile.

What to Know Before Braces Tightening

Monthly visits to get your braces tightened or adjusted may not be the most favored part of having braces, but it is necessary none the less. In fact, if these appointments never happened, your orthodontic treatment goals would never be achieved. Besides making time in your busy schedule to stop in for an orthodontic visit, it may also be frustrating to deal with the soreness that comes with the braces tightening.

Is My Child’s Bad Breath Normal or Cause for Concern?

Bad breath does not discriminate on age. Both children and adult can develop bad breath, which is medically termed halitosis. However, when it comes to kids, it is often the parents who recognize it and become concerned. There’s nothing like snuggling your sweet toddler, only to immediately back away at the overpowering odor of their breath.

Is Your Child’s Drink Wrecking Their Smile?

While plain water is by far the safest and healthiest beverage to drink, many kids are lured by more flavorful alternatives. Unfortunately, there is a large selection of sugar-packed beverages that can be a serious threat to your child’s dental health.

The Value of Combined Care

At Milton Dental Specialists, we are proud of our ability to provide excellence in both pediatric dental care and orthodontic care. In doing so, we can offer a number of valued benefits to our patients.

Why Your Teen Will Love Invisalign

You may not be able to control whether or not your teen needs orthodontic treatment, but with today’s modern solutions, you can certainly choose to make it less bearable. While most people are less than thrilled at the thought of getting metal braces, these unsightly brackets and wires can be especially unwelcome by a teenager.

Is It OK For My Child To Use Mouthwash?

Mouth rinses, or mouthwash, come in all different brands and types. There are even some that are safe for children to use on a daily basis. To determine which mouthwash is best for pediatric patients, you must understand a few things about mouthwash. First, there are generally two different kinds, cosmetic and therapeutic.

Contact Us

Milton Dental Specialists

13075 Hwy 9
Suite 110
Milton, GA 30004
Phone: (770) 521-2100
Fax: (404) 469-0324

Office Hours:

Mon: 9:00am – 7:00pm*
Tues – Thurs: 9:00am – 5:00pm*
Fri: 7:30am – 1:30pm*
Sat: Available By Appointment

*Early morning and evening appointments available

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