SmilesForever Orthodontics

Brad Gilbert, DMD MS | Ron Parsons, DMD MSD
Adam Wells, DMD MS
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Dacula Office
3635 Braselton Hwy.
Suite A

Dacula, GA 30019
(678) 318-3180

Duluth Office
2148 Duluth Hwy.
Suite 101

Duluth, GA 30097
(770) 963-3963

Flowery Branch Office
6050 Spout Springs Road
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
(678) 960-2600

Loganville Office
Opening 2015

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Orthodontic Options for Adults

January 19th, 2015

It’s never too late to perfect your smile — just ask the increasing number of adults flocking to the orthodontist!


Thinking about getting braces? Experts like Dr. Parsons, Dr. Gilbert and Dr. Wells with SmilesForever Orthodontics say it’s never too late! These days, adults are making up nearly half of all orthodontic patients hoping to finally perfect the smile they’ve been dreaming of.

Just hearing the word “braces” may take many of us back to thoughts of junior high or high school. Well you can breathe easy now as braces have evolved considerably in the last 10 – 15 years. The days of being a true “metal mouth” are a thing of the past as more lightweight and cosmetically friendly options are available. Despite the common assumption that braces are just for children, many adults are choosing to pursue orthodontics to correct their smiles.

Braces for Adults

Perhaps you never had braces as a child and you are embarrassed of your smile, or crooked teeth. You may have gone through orthodontics in younger years, but not worn your retainers, resulting in shifting teeth and your teeth. Whatever your personal history, wearing braces in adulthood is an excellent way to create the straight, beautiful smile you have always wanted and deserve.

Benefits of Treatment

There are many ways in which adults can benefit from braces, which include:

  • Aligning the teeth to create a more beautiful and aesthetic smile
  • Improving the ability to brush and to floss. This is especially helpful for overcrowded front teeth
  • Correcting relapses of previous orthodontics due to lack of long term retainer wear
  • Creating. More comfortable bite and ability to chew
  • Addressing missing teeth
  • To reduce excessive wear on the teeth due to grinding or a poor bite
  • Closing spaces between teeth
  • Jaw surgery which corrects discrepancies between the upper and lower jaws

What Are Your Options?

With the numerous recent advances in orthodontic medicine, there are many options available for adults who need braces. The brackets are MUCH smaller and more comfortable.

The basic, traditional option are metal braces, and often the least expensive choice.

For the professional or the adult who prefers not to have a “mouth full of metal”, clear ceramic braces may be the preferred choice for adults.

Another option for adults who need braces is a clear aligned treatment, such as Invisalign. This system works in a different way from the traditional metal or clear ceramic braces with the process of applying and wearing a series of clear, retainer-like aligned.

Whatever your motivation to straighten your teeth, changing your smile is one of the most rewarding, positive steps you’ll make to change your life!

New Year, New Smiles

January 14th, 2015

Nothing is better than welcoming in a New Year with familiar smiles and new – now that’s something to smile about! Our doctors and staff at SmilesForever Orthodontics are ringing in the New Year with huge smiles and would like to wish our patients and their families a happy and healthy New Year!

Our SmilesForever Orthodontics New Year’s resolution is to help our patients to achieve their best possible smiles. Dr. Gilbert, Dr. Wells and Dr. Parsons along with our staff are thrilled to celebrate your smiles with you! Whether our patients have just completed their treatment and are ready for retainers or just beginning their journey with braces, we know you’ll love your smiles forever!

A few of our staff members are sharing their personal New Year’s resolutions ~

  • Stacey and her husband are planning to have a weekly date night.
  • Darci’s resolution is to increase her organization at home.
  • Jessi and her husband are planning to tackle some home improvement projects and if they can create some spare time – to travel more!
  • Sei-Ondra is going to endure each day of this year with grace!
  • Kelsey is busy planning her wedding this year and is excited to concentrate on making church a lifetime priority and not just a yearly resolution.
  • Elise has committed to work toward saving money this year.
  • Carissa’s resolution is to lead and live a healthier lifestyle and to motivate her husband to do the same!

We’ve been enjoying hearing our patient’s resolutions as well! Everything from reading more, doing homework on time, helping with chores, to not picking on siblings “as much” and to wearing their rubber bands as instructed!

Whatever resolutions you’ve decided upon, remember to share your new smile while achieving them in 2015!

Season’s Greetings from SmilesForever!

December 29th, 2014

Happy Holidays from Smiles Forever Orthodontics!

December 22nd, 2014



The Smiles Forever Orthodontics team wishes you the happiest of holidays!

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