Drs. Grant and Conger
602 Main Street, Dalton, GA 30720

Assessing the Need for Orthodontics

Caring for Braces

People need orthodontics for many different reasons at many different stages in life. Orthodontics aren’t exclusively kids or teens. Orthodontics can include cosmetic dentistry and implants or help very young children address early issues with permanent tooth eruption and jaw growth. Braces and retainers can correct teeth and facial irregularities, such as a “bad bite” (an overbite or under bite), straighten teeth, eliminate gaps, and appropriately align teeth and lips. Whether these conditions are a result of trauma, genetics, or irregular growth patterns of the gums and jaw, family orthodontics experts can effectively diagnose and treat them.

Unlike routine visits to the dentist, trips to the orthodontist are a personal decision and are optional. Orthodontics can enhance chewing or speech and improve appearance by realigning teeth and jaw lines. These attributes give many people greater self-confidence, improving mental and physical health outcomes.

Although cosmetic in nature, orthodontics can provide substantial benefits to your lifelong dental health—a main reason for investing in braces for kids. Straight and properly aligned teeth are easier to care for and brushing and flossing is easier, helping to lower the risk of tooth decay. Orthodontics can also prevent gingivitis—inflammation of the gums—which is a precursor to periodontitis, the more serious form of gum disease that destroys the bone around the teeth.

Orthodontics also can be beneficial your general health. Those with a misaligned bite may achieve added overall health benefits from orthodontics, since a bad bite can lead to issues with chewing, inhibiting nutrient absorption of certain foods. Speech difficulties can also be caused by a bad bite or misaligned teeth, often requiring a combination of orthodontics and speech therapy. Correcting a misaligned bite with braces can help to prevent premature wear of back teeth surfaces. Each time you bite down, your teeth are put under a substantial amount of force. Front teeth that don’t align properly can lead to greater wear and tear on the back teeth.

Braces can benefit anyone, but the treatment is more complex for adults. This is why screening your kids for orthodontics after the age of 7 is valuable to their future health. Correcting oral issues and getting the proper dental care at an early age can improve outcomes for life and affordable braces or orthodontic payment plans are available.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Dalton, call Drs. Grant and Conger today at (706) 847-4165 or make an appointment.

Drs. Grant and Conger offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Dalton. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Grant and Conger, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Drs. Grant and Conger.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Great safe. They are very sweet and easy to deal with. Dr.Grant is wonderful! He does an amazing job and is very gentle.
Samantha K.
My visit is always pleasant here. ALL the staff is very nice and professional. The office and waiting area are always clean
Sherie C.
ALWAYS A GREAT EXPERIENCE .
Nathan H.
You guys were awesome.
Shayvon J.
The front office staff is very warm and welcoming. The dentist did an excellent job. I was not in any pain and felt very comfortable.
Kimberly B.
Very nice! I thought my appointment was 30 later than it really was and they were so nice about it when I showed up they got me right in! Lady at […]
Amanda P.
Very professional and helpul. Explained all the procedures which inabled me to make the right decision.
Richard L.
I saw Dr. Sammy Carden and his assistant, Jennifer, for a crown prep. All went very well.
David W.
Very happy with the service, everyone is very friendly and helpful!!
Joan P.
I have been going here for years, and Dr. Grant and his entire staff go out of their way to make your experience a great one. I wouldn't choose […]
Will P.
Great and down to earth , skilled at what they do.
Edward S.
Everyone was polite.
Kaitlind C.
Fantastic.
Nathan P.
Always well organized and professional. Staff is very friendly, knowledgable, and helpful. I enjoy each visit.
Brittney C.
Everyone at your office is always so personable and compassionate! I always have a very positive experience when I come to your office. Thank you all […]
Mary W.
Everyone is always so friendly -- feels a bit like home!!!
Donna F.
I am not a fan of going to the dentist. At all! But, I felt incredibly comfortable at Grant & Conger DDS. Everyone was so nice and helpful!
Jill C.
Staff very professional and friendly. Highly recommend!
Stacy F.
Great staff and service. I couldn't be more pleased.
Allan P.
Friendly, professional service!
James B.
Becky is an outstanding hygienist!
David W.
Very happy with my visits, Susan does a very excellent job.
Charlotte H.
Very quick app. Courteous and professional.
Curtis E.
Excellent service, as always! Quickly in and out.
Casey B.
Service was excellent. Great staff.
Curtis E.
Great dentist
Aracely M.
Sensitive and understanding. Took time to explain everything. Great experience with dr. Grant
Philip R.
Everything in the office is clean and organized. Every time I have an appointment, I am met with a smile and treated with respect of my dental needs.
George H.
Very good with my nervous daughter
Ashley O.
Friendly, professional, prompt, and thorough. Dr. Part and his staff are great! I recommend them to everyone!
Casey B.
Very positive visit and received guidance on future discount for those without insurance
Rick J.
Love the staff here! Keep doing a great job!
Victoria C.
The staff is excellent and they think about the patient .they try to take all the pain away with all procedures how ever they can help.
Jeffery S.
I had a great experience and everyone was so helpful!!
Tierra N.
I would definately recommend dr. Grant and the staff beccause they are very friendly and a great group of people.
Jeffery S.
Susan is the greatest and was very helpful with my dental hygiene.
Larry D.
Great folks!
Tammy H.
Dr. Cardin gave a cowardly patient the best dental experience I have ever had, & that was with a root canal. The office provides a wonderful […]
Jennifer W.
Very Friendly staff!
Brenda L.
The BEST dentist office in Dalton!!!!!!
Tommy K.
Everyone was very courteous and professional, great atmosphere.
Floyd G.
Timely, professional and friendly.
Michael D.
Always provides excellent care.
Holly B.
I was taken back in a reasonable length of time and was seen by the dentist as quickly as I was numb enough to be worked on.
Joan H.
Very professional and on schedule!
Debra P.
Very good service!!
Josalyn S.
Fine careing and considerate people, Have used this practice for over 30 years.
James C.
staff friendly and informative
Chaz H.
The dental hygienist was very good and thorough to look at everything. She did not hurt my gums. I really liked Sarah cleaning my teeth.
Sheila Y.
Pleasant and friendly staff. My kids were in and out with their cleaning.
Jordan S.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office 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 - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (706) 847-4165
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