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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 identifies retainers that are right for her

What Retainer is Right for You?

If you would like to realign your teeth–or keep them aligned–there are a few different treatment options. One of those options is to use retainers.  Retainers are normally used after braces have aligned your teeth, but they may also be used to adjust minor misalignments that have not been treated with braces in some cases.  Retainers are […]

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 […]

a collection of sugar alternatives

Natural Sugar Alternatives for A Cavity-Free Life!

The holidays are upon us, which means a lot more opportunity for sugar-filled treats, and possibly cavities. Fortunately, you can still enjoy these yummy treats when using natural sugar alternatives and being aware of what you’re consuming on a daily basis! Here are just a few natural sugar alternatives for a healthy, cavity-free life! Stevia […]

Woman practicing holiday dental care by brushing her teeth

Holiday Dental Care

The holidays are a fantastic time of year. Friends and family come around, there are plenty of activities to take advantage of, and, of course, there’s all that delicious food. However, this time of year can make it very difficult to be conscious of your dental health. At Ricci Orthodontics in Johns Creek, Georgia, we […]

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 […]

happy female patients after learning tips for wearing a retainer

Embrace New Beginnings With Ricci Orthodontics

So, you just got your retainers… now what? You’re officially fit to take on the world! With great celebration comes great responsibility, which means that you need to find the perfect hiding place for your retainers. Believe it or not, they’re among Fido’s all-time favorite snacks. All of our hard work is (almost) done, and […]