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5 Tips for Going Back to School with Braces (and Confidence!)

It’s that time again! Summer break has come to an end, and school is back in session. If you’re starting back the school year with your new fashion accessory, dental...
orthodontic assistant takes a digital dental impression using an itero intraoral scanner

What is a digital impression and what are the benefits?

What does it mean to make a ‘digital impression’ on your first visit to GO Orthodontics? (Spoiler alert: it’s not some sort of futuristic spin on a first impression!) Teeth...
teen learns Why Flossing with Braces is Essential

Why Flossing with Braces is Essential

Congratulations on beginning your orthodontic journey! (Or maybe you haven’t scheduled your complimentary exam yet, and you’re still pondering the idea of braces. If that’s the case, schedule a complimentary...
Young smiling man with Invisalign

Yes, You may need rubber bands with Invisalign! Here’s why.

You may have heard of rubber bands used in braces treatment, but did you know that these small elastics are used with Invisalign clear aligners too? When you visit us...
kids with braces learn about Snacks You Can Eat with Braces

Summer Foods You Can Still Enjoy with Braces

Summer is officially here, as of June 21st (although it’s felt like summer in Mississippi and Tennessee for a while now!) If you’re currently going through orthodontic treatment, you know...
Adult holds a retainer for teeth

Why You Need to Wear Your Retainer After Braces

You probably know that wearing your retainer after braces or Invisalign treatment is important – but do you know why? Let’s satiate our curious inner child who can’t help but...