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Why A Straighter Smile Is A Healthier Smile Gainesville, GA
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Perhaps you’ve decided to just accept your crooked smile; maybe it doesn’t bother you anymore or you are too reluctant to invest the money to straighten it. While there are certainly profound advantages to be gained in aesthetics, straightening your teeth can also reduce your risk for dental problems and improve your overall oral health. With today’s expansive menu of available orthodontics, it is never to late to fix teeth that are crooked, misaligned or protruding.

To help you understand the dental health consequences of neglecting orthodontics, here are a few examples:

Crowded teeth put you at a greater risk for tooth decay and gum disease

Even the most skilled and avid brushers can find it difficult to clean teeth that are crowded or overlapped. Unfortunately, this invites bacteria and plaque buildup, which solicits cavities and disease around your gum line. Untreated gum disease will eventually cause tooth loss. Therefore, the time and money invested in orthodontics could be minimal compared to future dental problems.

TMJ disorders or migraines may develop

A misaligned bite can put unnecessary strain on your jaw muscles and disrupt its function. This can wear down your teeth and also lead to chronic jaw pain or migraines caused by TMJ. Your may not even be aware of your malocclusion, or misaligned bite, so let your dentist examine you on a regular basis.

Overbites Make You Susceptible to Tooth Injury

If you have an overbite or teeth that protrude, your risk for dental fracture is greater. Bringing these teeth back into proper alignment with orthodontics can help prevent dental damage caused by accidental injury.

Gainesville Dental Group offers the leading orthodontic treatment for adults who want a straighter smile with optimal convenience and discretion. Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable aligner trays to treat teeth that are protruding, crowded, gapped or crooked. Gaining a straighter and healthier smile has never been so easy and beneficial!

Posted on behalf of Gainesville Dental Group

Our Patient Reviews

Bev M.

Very happy with the staff at Gainesville Dental Group. The doctors are caring and experienced. I never am left in the waiting room. The hygienist always ask thorough questions and report to the doctor before the exam, saving me from having to repeat everything. Highly recommend.

Dennis C.

I came to Gainesville Dental Group with a crown that was in bad shape and painful. Dr. Vetter was very knowledgeable about what needed to be done and went to great lengths to ensure the treatment to resolve the problem was in my best interest. He and assistant Sarah Riley were very professional yet personable. They worked together seamlessly in a manner that put me at ease and were very focused on fixing the tooth. Any physical discomfort was minimal and both Dr. Vetter and Sarah were encouraging and positive. A very good experience.

Sarah R.

I come to Gainesville Dental Group for my routine cleanings and absolutely love it! It’s very clean and I love how up to date they are with digital X-rays and photos of the teeth. I had to have a filling and they were able to point out on the screen where my cavity was on the X-ray. It’s much easier getting the work done when you have an understanding of what the doctor is doing! Dr. Vetter did my filling and the whole procedure was pain free! I can’t say enough good things about this group!

Linda H.

Dr. Gannon and Hannah were great. They talked me thru my procedure and made sure I was comfortable and pain free. The office was friendly and pleasant. My hubby and son have used them and liked them. I've found a new dentist! Thank You GDG.

Candace C.

Since I started my orthodontic treatment fifteen months ago, the staff at Gainesville Dental Group have been exceptional. Dr. Vetter is so kind and energetic and Kim puts you at ease while she works miracles! I am thrilled at my results and that they worked within my timeframe. I gladly recommend The Gainesville Dental Group for a personalized experience. Thank you!

Kayla B.

The whole office staff is amazing! Super friendly and helpful. Dr. Gannon has always been very nice and does great work! My husband sees Dr. Vetter and has only good things to say as well. I highly recommend this office!

Lorrie M.

This is by far the best dental group I have been to in a long time. The staff is wonderful and caring. From the front office to the Dentists are a class act. Very kind and explain step by step. High quality work. Don't plan on going anywhere else. My husband has had the same experience. Do yourself a favor and check them out. Tell them Lorrie sent you

Bruce Y.

Great dental visit! Went in for annual cleaning and x-rays. Donna did an awesome job and pointed out a potential issue which she brought up to the doctor who concurred. It was an excellent visit. Thank you to the "team" @ Gainesville Dental Group.

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1026 Thompson Bridge Road
Gainesville GA, 30501

Tel: (770) 297-0401

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Our office is open for normal business hours and we are following all ADA/CDC guidelines to ensure staff and patient safety.