Category Archives: Oral Issues

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 […]

an example of an early sign of oral cancer

Early Signs of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer affects the lips, cheeks, floor of the mouth, and tongue. It can also affect the throat, sinuses, and soft palate. As a result, it’s essential to get it treated as soon as possible. Failing to do so could lead to significant illness and may be life-threatening. Mouth cancer falls into a category of […]

woman makes a new years resolution for her teeth

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Teeth

All too often, people tend to take care of their physical health needs while leaving their dental health on the back burner. One important point is that many people likely do not realize that their dental health actually affects their overall health and well-being. Making New Year’s Resolutions typically does not include New Year’s resolutions […]

woman learns about the importance of dental work after the holidays

The Importance of Dental Work After the Holidays

The holidays present an opportunity for you and your loved ones to treat yourselves to some of your favorite meals. While a little indulgence is fine, eating a sugary diet for a prolonged period exposes your teeth to the risk of decay and gum disease. For this reason, seeking professional dental work at Ricci Ortho, GA, is […]

man gets an oral checkup to maintain oral health after thanksgiving

Oral Health After Thanksgiving

The holidays have become infamous for excessive food and alcohol consumption. With all the sugary treats on the table, Thanksgiving can be a nightmare for your teeth. The following article will provide tips and advice from the experts at Ricci Orthodontics on maintaining good oral hygiene during and after the holiday season. Oral Health at […]

woman getting braces and receding gums checked by orthodontist

What Causes Receding Gums?

Keeping your teeth healthy starts with good periodontal care. It is impossible to have healthy teeth without healthy gums. Caring for your gums ensures that your smile looks radiant. If you have noticed redness or swelling in your gums, visit Ricci Orthodontics in Johns Creek, Georgia, for periodontal care. What Are Receding Gums? Gums begin […]

a woman sleeping while asking why do people grind their teeth

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” — […]

a man asking what is a periodontist while getting fitted for a retainer

What Is a Periodontist?

As you brush your teeth, you notice that the gums begin to bleed. Loved ones are commenting on your bad breath. You may need the attention of a periodontal healthcare professional. What is a periodontist? What is a Periodontist? Before you seek out the orthodontic services Johns Creek, GA trusts, it’s time to take care […]

middle aged man holds side of his mouth because of tooth impaction pain

What is Tooth Impaction?

Tooth impaction is more common than you think. It does not always cause discomfort. Sometimes problems are visible, while at other times your orthodontist finds an impacted tooth only through routine dental X-rays. But you do not need to worry about impacted teeth or other oral health problems when you have solid orthodontic services in […]

woman using her Glo Science Pro-Whitening Kit

We Decide to #GetGloing for Two Weeks to See What Glo Science Has to Offer

At Ricci Orthodontics, the Glo Science Pro-Whitening Kit is one of our best sellers. You’ve probably seen quite a few of our social media posts bragging on the amazing benefits of this at-home whitening treatment. When inquiring about this kit in-office, you will encounter our orthodontic patient coordinator telling you all about what this treatment […]