Bonding and Veneers

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Are you looking for a way to get a more attractive smile?  Well, you are in luck!  You have several different options, such as bonding and veneers! We, at Smiles in Buckhead, can help you pick the best option for you!

Bonding/ direct veneers

Bonding or direct veneers are an immediate, in-office way of changing the appearance of your teeth.  We use natural, tooth colored filling material to change the shape and color of your teeth.  Bonding is typically added to one ...

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The Top 5 Cavity Culprits

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Have you ever wondered what causes cavities?  Odds are, you are not alone.

There are 5 main “usual suspects” in the case of cavity causation. We will take a look at each below, and help explain how they contribute.

Cavity Culprits

  1. Saliva: This is a cause most people are likely not aware of.  According to a study done earlier this year, there is ...
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Ingredients in Toothpaste

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The toothpaste aisle at the local pharmacy may seem a bit daunting. There are so many varieties to choose from, and each label offers a slightly different combination of benefits. This guide will provide an overview of the ingredients in toothpaste so that you’re equipped to make the best choice for you and your family.

Ingredients in Toothpaste

While the exact ingredients may differ from brand to brand, the components that go into an average tube of toothpaste are the same.

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Does Professional Teeth Cleaning Have Side Effects?

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Regular brushing and flossing is an important part of good oral health practice. Visiting your dentist for a routine cleaning will keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong, preventing tooth decay, periodontal disease, and many other conditions. Although dental cleanings are routine for many people, you may be wondering: does professional teeth cleaning have side effects?

Does Professional Teeth Cleaning Have Side Effects?

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What is the Tooth Extraction Procedure?

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A tooth extraction is the procedure which removes a tooth from its socket. Teeth may need to be removed as a result of infection, trauma, crowding, disease, or if a tooth is impacted. What is the tooth extraction procedure, and what can you expect?

What is the Tooth Extraction Procedure?

Tooth extractions are an outpatient procedure, meaning that you are able to go home the same day.

Depending on the complexity of your extraction, you may either be given local anesthetic and remain awake ...

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What is the Difference Between Porcelain Crowns and Gold Crowns?

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Porcelain has been used for hundreds of years as a realistic-looking cover for damaged teeth, or as a replacement for missing teeth. Gold, meanwhile, has been used in dental work since ancient times. You may be wondering if one type of material is superior. What is the difference between porcelain crowns and gold crowns?

What is the Difference Between Porcelain Crowns and Gold Crowns?

Dental crowns are tooth-shaped covers which are placed over an existing tooth. They can be used to protect ...

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When Do You Need a Bone Graft for a Dental Implant?

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Bone grafts and dental implants often go hand in hand, but when do you need a bone graft for a dental implant?

While it’s possible to live comfortably with gaps between teeth gaps, there is a hidden consequence of losing teeth. Without constant stimulation from an intact tooth, the bone beneath the gums deteriorates. Bone loss leads to both cosmetic and health side effects.

Dental implants are used for replacing damaged teeth which cannot be saved, or to fill in for missing ...

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What are Dental Implants?

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Cosmetic dentistry aims to create your ideal smile ideal smile using a variety of cutting edge techniques. Cosmetic dentistry isn’t all about teeth whitening, though! Dental implants are a cosmetic procedure which not only restores a person’s smile, but provides a comfortable and convenient option to replace missing or damaged teeth.

What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are essentially prosthetic teeth which are attached directly to the jawbone. When you lose a tooth, bone loss eventually occurs because the original root is ...

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Baby Dental Health: When Should I Take My Child to the Dentist?

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Dental care for your baby begins much sooner than you might think. Baby dental health is important even before their teeth have started to show. Proper nutrition and daily cleaning will help prevent tooth decay and other conditions.

Visiting your dentist regularly is another important aspect of maintaining your child’s oral health. When should you take your child to the dentist?

When Should I Take My Child to the Dentist?

Schedule your first visit with a pediatric dentist when the first tooth appears ...

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Why is Nutrition Important to Your Dental Health?

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You are often given advice about eating well and practicing good nutrition when visiting the doctor. The foods you eat affects your oral health too. Certain types of food promote nutrition and dental health while others can lead to disease and tooth decay. Why is nutrition important to your dental health?

Why is Nutrition Important to Your Dental Health?

Nutrition and oral health are closely linked. The type of foods you choose can promote good oral health; your food choices can also ...

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