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Negative Effects of Nail Biting
added on: May 19, 2017
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Nail biting is a bad habit that often begins early in life as a response to stress or boredom, or sometimes as a subconscious reaction to nervousness. While the habit tends to fade as we get older, it’s estimated that about 30% of people continue to gnaw on their nails… Read More…


The Importance of Measuring Gum Pockets
added on: May 11, 2017
young woman in dental chair looking up

The process of measuring gum pockets, also known as periodontal charting, is pretty simple and should be painless as long as there is no infection. At our dental office in Buckhead, when we do a periodontal charting, you’ll hear us call out several numbers as we gently poke along the… Read More…


Smokeless Tobacco & Your Oral Health
added on: April 27, 2017
chewing tobacco

Using tobacco products of any kind can not only have a detrimental effect on your overall health, there are multiple oral health diseases and problems that can also occur from the habit. Smokeless tobacco, also referred to as, dip, chew, spit, or snuff, is no exception. During this Oral Cancer… Read More…


All About Frenectomies
added on: April 19, 2017
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Frenectomies aren’t all that common in adults, but there are specific instances when the team at our Buckhead dental office may recommend one to an adult patient. But why exactly would a frenectomy be needed, and what is it? We’re here to talk all about frenectomies and the benefits behind… Read More…


“Do I Really Need to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?”
added on: March 21, 2017
wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth are often first seen on x-rays conducted during regular appointments at our Buckhead dental office. Most often, we can see them as they’re beginning to erupt through the gums. It’s also when we’re most likely to recommend that they be removed. In fact, about 90% of Americans get… Read More…


“Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?”
added on: March 10, 2017
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Do you experience shooting pain through your teeth when you drink something hot or bite into something cold? If so, you may be suffering from sensitive teeth. It’s a common problem for many people, but our dental office in Buckhead wants to help explain some possible reasons behind your sensitivity… Read More…


Top 4 Ways to Stop Biting Your Cheeks
added on: February 24, 2017
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Cheek biting is a common habit and is actually very similar to nail biting. Typically brought on by stress or when nervous, biting the inside of the cheek — or the lips or tongue — can be painful, and in certain cases, concerning for the dental team at our Buckhead… Read More…


Decrease Sugar in Your Diet with These Tips
added on: February 16, 2017
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It’s probably no surprise that the team members at our dental office in Buckhead aren’t big fans of sugar. Too much of the sweet stuff can seriously compromise your oral health, and we’d rather see your pearly whites happy and healthy. That’s one reason why we encourage all of our… Read More…


Dental Care is Important for Pets Too
added on: January 24, 2017
pet dental

At my dental office in Buckhead, we have a soft spot for fuzzy animals. Which is why we think it’s important to talk about dental care for pets. Dental care for our furry family members is just as important as dental care for humans. And while we don’t accept four-legged… Read More…


Why Are There So Many Different Types of Mouthwash?
added on: January 16, 2017
mouthwash

As you probably already know, there are several types of mouthwash available — some minty, some a bit fruity, some that claim to kill germs, and some that protect against gum disease and gingivitis. But do we really need so many? At my dental office in Buckhead, we know choosing… Read More…


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