Athlete Dental Care

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Have an athlete in your family?  It is very important for all athletes to take care of their teeth.  Follow these recommendations for a healthy smile both on and off the field.

  1. Mouth guards: 5 million teeth are lost annually in sporting events! The worst part is that many of these losses can be prevented with mouth guards! The best mouth guards are custom made by your dentist. They are typically worn on the upper ...
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7 Oral Cancer Risk Factors

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April is oral cancer awareness month, a cancer that is not often talked about, even though it has over 40,000 diagnoses on average per year! In fact, many people do not realize that their dentist screens for oral cancer during their cleaning appointment. As such, we thought we might cover the 7 biggest risk factors that can cause oral cancer, and how to avoid them, if possible.

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Cheese & the Mouth

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Happy National Grilled Cheese Day!

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Did you know? Cheese has actually been revealed to have a positive influence on the overall health of your mouth! In the May/June 2013 issue by the Academy of General Dentistry, it reviewed as study done on the effect of dairy on the mouth. 68 volunteers between the ages of 12 and 15 were evaluated to test their pH and plaque levels ...

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Perio Protect Trays: A Non-Surgical Approach to Gum Disease

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Smiles in Buckhead is proud to announce that we have become certified providers of Perio Protect, a non-surgical way to treat gum disease.

Although millions of Americans have been diagnosed with gingivitis or periodontitis, up until recently, there was no long-term, minimally invasive, non-surgical gum disease treatment. For decades, the cleaning of root surfaces (called scaling and root planing) has been done in combination with antibiotics. This approach is often uncomfortable and temporary, typically repeated every 3 months. Surgery is reserved ...

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Top 10 Tips to Fix Bad Breath

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Most people have experienced bad breath at some point during their day. Whether first thing in the morning, during an important meeting or date, or after eating a meal featuring onions and garlic, or bad breath is rarely welcome no matter the situation. Use one of our top ten tips to fix bad breath so you’ll make great impressions throughout your day.

Top 10 Tips to Fix Bad Breath

Halitosis, the technical term for bad breath, is usually a temporary occurrence that ...

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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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