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You Can Have a Healthy Mouth as You Age

Marietta GA Dentist near Windy Hill RoadThere’s no question that our bodies undergo many changes as we age. Consequently, oral health changes as well, putting us at a greater risk for periodontal (gum) disease, cavities, and tooth loss. What’s more is that the nerves in teeth become smaller…

CEREC – The Method Of Choice

Marietta GA Dental Crowns in One VisitWith greater accuracy and convenience, CEREC is a revolutionary technology that is taking dental restorations by storm, with far less time spent in the dental chair. Thus, for placement of dental…

When You Have a Dental Emergency

Marietta GA Urgent Dental CareNo one sees a dental emergency coming. Yet, accidents happen, and it’s important to understand what to do when faced with your own emergency. After all, the choices made in the moments following your incident might mean the difference between keeping and…

What is Antibiotic Prophylaxis?

Marietta GA DentistWe all have bacteria in our mouths. Because a number of dental procedures, including daily brushing, flossing, and even chewing gum can stir up bacteria, causing it to enter the bloodstream, the American Dental Association has previously recommended that certain patients…

Halitosis: Is It Just Occasional Bad Breath?

Marietta GA DentistChances are, even if you have a strong commitment to oral care, you can remember a time when you knew that your breath wasn’t fresh. Perhaps you recall eating a salad topped with fresh onions, or maybe you went hours without eating or drinking, and your mouth became dry.…

The Invaluable Benefits of Denture Stability

Marietta GA Restorative DentistryToday’s dentures utilize materials and technology that create an exceptional replica of natural teeth. In fact, others may not even realize you have dentures versus real teeth. If you have a full arch of missing teeth, however, you should know that there…

Wisdom Teeth Removal: Do I Really Need it?

Marietta GA Tooth ExtractionsWisdom teeth are the last set of molars to emerge, typically between 15 and 20 years of age. While not every patient needs to have their wisdom teeth removed, it is recommended for a large majority of teens and young adults. This is because wisdom teeth are known…

The Value of Dental Sealants

While cavities can occur at any age, they are most prevalent in school-aged children. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry warns that “tooth decay has become epidemic among our youngest children. a rapid form of…

Dental Technology: What Does It Mean To You?

Marietta GA One Visit Dental TreatmentsGiven the upsurge of advancements in dental technologies (i.e. non-invasive lasers, periodontal therapy, digital x-rays, cosmetic design software), dental practices are providing a new level of dental care—one that is safe, convenient,…

Oral Cancer

Marietta GA DentistIn regards to dental and oral health, many individuals continue to make decisions under the premise that regular dental visits are only for cleaning teeth, as well as detecting and filling cavities. Unfortunately, this has resulted in a large number of patients skipping…

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