Category Archives: Aligners

Benefits 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 Johns Creek residents want is a set of aligners that are designed specifically for your smile. They are worn over the teeth for […]

types of crooked teeth

Types of Crooked Teeth

Having crooked teeth is a problem that can have a negative impact on your life. It can affect your self-esteem and lead to other more serious health issues over time. There are several types of crooked teeth, any of which you could be living with at the moment. You may not even realize your teeth […]

Questions to ask about Invisalign

12 Questions to Ask Your Orthodontist About Invisalign

The journey to a better smile can start with Invisalign®, but you likely have several questions you want to ask your orthodontist before you make a final decision. Ricci Orthodontics is here to help before you take a seat in one of our dental chairs, so here are twelve questions to ask about Invisalign®. 1. […]

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Why Do People Grind Their Teeth?

Everyone’s teeth are used to a little bit of wear and tear. It’s part of their job, after all, to tear, grind, and break down the food we eat. It’s also true that most people grind their teeth or clench their jaws on occasion. But when teeth grinding — which is also called “bruxism” — […]

Woman smiles as she thinks about caring for braces

Caring for Braces

The time has finally come. After years of putting it off, you’ve finally broken down and gotten braces for either yourself or your child. However, now that you’ve got them, you’re not sure how to properly care for them. You remember your dentist telling you that if you damage your braces, you’d have them for […]

young man learning about straightening your smile the easy way

Straightening Your Smile the Easy Way

It has been said that nothing in life is easy. That may be true, but when it comes to aligning your teeth, the closest thing to easy is clear aligners. Clear aligners can help you straighten your teeth, with a minimum impact on your lifestyle. Learning about straightening your smile the easy way is simple with […]

young man who learned how to have a good spring break with aligners

Orthodontics: How to Have a Good Spring Break With Your Aligners

Do you want to have a successful spring break that is loaded with fun times with family and friends? If so, then you probably want to avoid orthodontic problems with our aligners. If you’re not careful, you and your aligners can suffer the consequences, which can put a damper on your vacation. So, our orthodontist, […]

example of clear tray to retain your straight smile

Retain Your Straight Smile

The time has come for your braces to be removed and you are excited! You’re ready to show the world your new, straight smile. You are also looking forward to having a healthier smile. You may be wondering, however, what comes after braces. How do you retain your straight smile? In most cases, our Dr. Steven […]


What Not to Eat with Braces

The braces installed at the office of Ricci Orthodontics were designed to slowly realign your teeth, with periodic adjustments. Each time you visit [practice_name] 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 still certain foods […]


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 angle in your bite pattern […]