Foods to Watch for When Wearing Braces

The braces installed at our clinic were designed to slowly realign your teeth, with periodic adjustments. Each time you visit Ricci Orthodontics to have your braces tightened, your teeth are moved one small step closer to their ideal alignment. While your braces were designed to be very durable, there are... Read more »

There are Different Variations of Braces to Help Correct the Alignment of Your Teeth

Problems with an underbite, overbite or other dental alignment issues can affect your mouth in multiple ways. On an aesthetic level, even minor deviations in the orientation and position of your teeth can leave you with an unappealing smile. On a functional level, when your teeth meet at an unnatural... Read more »

General Information about Bad Bites

A bad bite refers to a misalignment that occurs within your mouth. Typically in the dental community, bad bites are called malocclusions. If you suffer from a bad bite, orthodontic treat is required. Although numerous misalignment issues can be caused by your environment and life, many others are the result... Read more »

Can Your Oral Health Be Improved by Cleaning Your Braces?

The maintenance of orthodontic braces is vital to ensure that your braces can continue to do their job of fixing your misalignments. Braces are not designed to keep your teeth safe from bacteria and decay, so it is essential to continue to practice oral health hygiene habits such as brushing... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Topic: Orthodontic Braces

Are your teeth out of alignment or feel too embarrassed to smile? Do you suffer from a multitude of malocclusions, which are bad bites in your smile caused by teeth being out of ideal position? If so, improve your smile with a set of orthodontic braces. Not only will your... Read more »

The Positive Effects of Invisalign®

Malocclusion is defined as crooked teeth or a misaligned bite. If you have malocclusion, Dr. Steven Ricci may recommend Invisalign® in Johns Creek, Georgia, to help you reach a straight smile. Invisalign is a set of aligners that is designed specifically for your smile. They are worn over the teeth... Read more »

Brush Your Teeth With Braces

Our office at Ricci Orthodontics in Johns Creek, Georgia, takes serious care and pride when it comes to the quality of your care and helping you have the smoothest treatment period with your new braces. That is why we are happy to provide you with advice on how to properly... Read more »

Are Your Teeth in Additional Danger during the Teen Years?

Are your teeth in additional danger during the teen years? A teenager often faces many hazards due to the pressures of their social settings, but environmental factors also play an increased role, especially with their oral health. Due to the final permanent teeth erupting above the gum line, malocclusions are... Read more »

Invisalign® Can Improve Your Smile Discreetly

Have you discovered what Invisalign® can do for you? If not, our team here at Ricci Orthodontics in Johns Creek, Georgia, is happy to talk to you about the magic of Invisalign, and how you can adjust your smile discreetly. Invisalign is a system of thin, clear aligners designed to... Read more »

How Well Do You Know Your Malocclusions?

How well do you know your malocclusions? Malocclusions, also known as “bad bites”, refer to misalignments and poor fits with your teeth and jaws. Malocclusions can be caused by a plethora of factors, many of which are out of your control. For all the various types and styles of common... Read more »