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Your Atlanta, GA Dentist

December 6, 2019

How to Obtain A Brighter Smile

If you struggle with insecurity because of stained or yellow teeth, there are a variety of options you can try at home to obtain a whiter, […]
November 22, 2019

What’s causing my jaw pain?

If you’re experiencing dull, sharp, and throbbing pain in your jaw, you become keenly aware of how necessary your jaw is for everyday functions like talking […]
November 15, 2019

3 Oral Hygiene Tips for the Holidays

As Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, you are probably impatiently anticipating your aunt’s famous chocolate pie or your mom’s delicious sweet potato casserole. Maybe you’ve been indulging […]
November 9, 2019

What’s the most effective oral health care routine?

Our bodies change in many ways as we age, and our mouths are not exempt. Older men and women are more susceptible to dry mouth, root […]
November 1, 2019

What causes cavities?

Tooth decay begins when the bacteria in your mouth consume starches, including sugar, and create an acidic byproduct. The acid weakens tooth enamel, which should cover […]
October 25, 2019

Dental Bridge vs Dental Implant: FAQs

If most of your teeth are missing or damaged, there are a variety of restorative dental options available to you. Dental bridges and dental implants are […]
October 18, 2019

Gum Infection: Prevention and Treatment

Unfortunately, gum infection is prevalent among American adults. Bad oral hygiene habits, unhealthy eating habits, hormonal changes, and other overall health problems often lead to a […]
October 11, 2019

Four Major Benefits of Dental Implants

Are you embarrassed about your smile because of missing teeth? Are missing teeth making it difficult to eat with ease? Are you putting off a tooth […]
October 4, 2019

Eating After Dental Implant Surgery

If you’re reading this, you probably recently underwent dental implant surgery — congratulations! The hardest part is over, and now you can begin enjoying your healthy, […]
September 27, 2019

What is a gum abscess and what causes it?

An abscess is often compared to a pimple. Bacteria, immune cells, and dead tissue make up pus that fills a pocket and creates an infected bump […]