Hate Crime Dental Care: Restoring Smiles and Rebuilding Lives

At Grateful Dental in Marietta, we believe that dental care goes beyond physical health; it is also about compassion, understanding, and supporting individuals who have experienced trauma. Hate crimes can leave lasting emotional and physical scars, including dental injuries. In this blog post, we shed light on the importance of dental care for victims of…

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Why Patients are Switching from Traditional Dentures to Implant Dentures

For those who have experienced the challenges of traditional dentures, the advent of implant-supported dentures has been a game-changer. At Grateful Dental, we understand the transformative power of implant-supported dentures and the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. In this blog post, we’ll explore the reasons why an increasing number of patients are…

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Never Ignore a Cavity

Did you know that the average American adult has had three or more cavities in their lifetime? According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), dental caries (cavities) is the most common chronic disease in both children and adults, affecting 92% of adults aged 20 to 64 and 78% of children aged…

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Is Your Child’s Smile Protected During Sports?

If you have a child in sports, you know how rewarding it can be to watch your child physically work hard at something and succeed during a game or match. Unfortunately, with physical play comes the risk for injuries. As you are buying helmets or knee pads for your youth sports player this season, don’t…

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Why Is My Tooth Hurting?

Tooth pain can be impossible to ignore. In fact, it can make it difficult to eat, sleep or even concentrate when your tooth is hurting. As your dentist, eliminating your dental discomfort is a top priority. However, in order to effectively treat your toothache, we need to uncover the cause first. There are several different…

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What is Full-Service Dentistry?

You grew up with the basic knowledge that a dentist is the person who cleans your teeth. While this is certainly a true fact, a dentist can do so much more than cleanings and checkups. Finding a “full service dentist” means you are partnered with a dental professional who can offer multiple facets of dentistry…

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Oral Cancer: Are You Getting Screened?

According to the American Cancer Society, oral cancer impacts 1 in every 60 men and 1 in every 140 women. The average survival rate for oral cancer is currently 5 years. Is mouth cancer on your radar? There’s an easy and effective way to get screened for oral cancer – at your routine dental visits….

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Impacted Teeth Require Action

If you have an impacted tooth, you know that the pain can be unbearable. An impacted tooth produces high levels of pain and sensitivity because it needs to be addressed. In other words, your body is telling you that something isn’t right – even if you can’t see it. At Grateful Dental, we offer extractions…

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Tooth Brushing Rules Your Kids Need to Know

The average child only sees their dentist two days out of the year. This leaves their dental care in the hands of their parents for the remaining 363 days. While you may not be brushing your child’s teeth for them anymore, there are still some rules you need to teach them regarding this critical oral…

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Gum Disease: The Threat Doesn’t Always Stay in Your Mouth

When thinking about your smile health, how much consideration do you give your gums? While it is common for your teeth to get all the attention, your gums should never be ignored. After all, your gums are the support system of your smile and the foundation of your oral health. When the gums get infected…

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