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Summer is a Great Time for Orthodontics Milton, GA
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There’s usually no way around it; orthodontic treatment requires time. Teeth can’t shift into place overnight and there’s often several steps of treatment needed before the final goal of a straight and beautiful smile is achieved. Of course, the specific length of time you’ll need to be in braces is based on the severity of your orthodontic concerns. In any case, however, summer can be an excellent time to kick off your smile straightening treatment.

Easier to Fit in Appointments

Most orthodontic treatment options require you to visit the office on a regular basis. This allows us to check your progress, replace bands and tighten your wires so that your teeth keep moving in the right direction. During the school year, it can be difficult or stressful to squeeze in orthodontic appointments between school hours and extra-curricular activities or sports.

Easier Transition

Many young patients and teens worry about returning to school with their brand new braces. Braces typically involve an initial transition period to allow your gums and lips to get used to the brackets on your teeth. This may mean you speak a little different at first or encounter some extra soreness when trying to eat. Whether it is a worry of discomfort or aesthetics, making the transition to braces is simply less stressful when done in the summertime and away from school.

Easier to Play

For the majority of students, summer is a time to take a break from academics as well as sports and band. Your summer play time probably consist of swimming in the pool with friends, which makes participation non-inhibited with braces. Especially if you play an instrument or have trouble wearing a mouthguard over your braces, it is best to get your braces treatment out of the way during the summer. While you may not be able to complete your entire course of treatment during the summer months, you can be well on your way to a straight smile by the time school starts back and extra-curricular obligations return.

At Georgia Orthodontics & Children’s Dentistry, we realize that not every patient is given the opportunity to choose when their treatment can begin. However, many situations involve some leeway in terms of when to start orthodontic correction. The timing of braces can dramatically affect how challenging treatment is for your family or your child. If your child is facing a significant obstacle in getting traditional braces, please ask us about our other advanced treatment options, such as Invisalign for Teens or self-ligating braces. We have a stress-free solution for everyone!

Posted on behalf of Georgia Orthodontics & Children's Dentistry

13075 Hwy 9, Suite 110
Milton, GA 30004

Phone: (770) 521-2100

Mon – Fri: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Our Patients Reviews

I was skeptical about going back into braces. Since this was my second round, I wanted something fast and affordable. I met with Dr. Patel and he was fantastic! He gave me different options, he was very detailed and he answered all my questions.

Karem M.

Dr. Patel is a gem of a person. My daughter is getting braces dine and dr. and staff make sure my daughter is comfortable with the treatment. Dr. Patel explains entire process patiently and gives time to answer any question we may have. Our experience is great and I strongly refer Dr. Patel for yours or your kid's orthodontics needs...

Dipal G.

Highly recommend Milton Dental Specialists!! They were so sweet to my daughter and took extra time and effort to make her enjoy her experience and be comfortable! As a parent this is much appreciated! My daughter left smiling and excited to have her teeth cleaned. Thank you Dr. Chong and Renal!

Natalie M.

An inviting waiting room with the front desk staff greeting me with a smile. Staff was very educated answering as many questions as possible since it was my first consultation for orthodontic help. Dr. Patel was VERY personable giving me all of the options for a plan of action the crowding of my teeth, and gave me all the information (time length, issues to be concerned with, financial differences) to help me choose the best plan for me. His details helped me to feel very comfortable with having to get braces as a female post 25+ years. I definitely recommend him as an orthodontist in the Milton/ North Atlanta area if you are looking for one. Best thing is that the first consultation was absolutely free!

Arti D.

Wow!!! What a great experience with Dr. Chong and Patel and their team at MDS. I was hesistant to send my kids to anyone but Dr. Chong just made my youngest feel so at ease that I knew this was the right place . And I’m now considering seeing Dr. Patel to finally get my teeth straightened after years of being apprehensive about my apprearance . Thanks to everyone at MDS

Jagdeep S.

Very happy with Milton Dental Specialists. Having a dentist and orthodontist in one location makes dental exams easy while wearing braces. They have great hours and are very accommodating for kids in school who don’t want to miss school for orthodontic or dental work. Very happy with both the dentist and orthodontist.

Christy D.
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