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What Should You Do After Getting a Dental Crown?

May 18, 2022

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A close-up of a dental crown

If you’re getting a new dental crown, you’re probably looking forward to treatment. Soon enough, your damaged tooth will be covered by a restoration that helps your smile look better! However, you may feel a bit nervous as well. Assuming this is your first crowning, you probably don’t know what to expect once the procedure is over. Will you need to take special care of the crowned tooth? If so, how? Luckily, your local dentist can answer these questions. To put you at ease, here’s a summary of three things you should do after getting a dental crown.

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How Long Do CEREC Crowns Take?

March 2, 2022

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Woman at dentist for CEREC crownYour life is busy. If you need a crown, you don’t have the time for multiple dental appointments. You don’t have to delay your procedure until you have more flexibility in your schedule. Did you know you can get the high-quality restoration you need in just one day with a CEREC crown? New techniques and technologies have streamlined the process to save time and money without compromising aesthetics, durability, or longevity. Here’s how long it will take to rehabilitate your smile. 

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What Do Dental Implants Feel Like?

January 6, 2022

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person with dental implants smiling

From accidents to oral health issues, there are numerous reasons why you may be missing one or more teeth. Luckily, dental implants are the solution you’ve been searching for. Not only do they provide an array of benefits to your oral health, but they can also boost your self-confidence by completing your grin. If you’re considering getting dental implants, you may be wondering what they feel like. Read on to find out!

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Your Smile Doesn’t Have to Be Scary for Halloween

September 14, 2021

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Jack-o-lantern with sparklerWith Halloween just around the corner, you’re on the hunt for the perfect spooky costume. It’s fun to change your appearance for one day, but you wouldn’t want your smile to mimic a werewolf’s or zombie’s forever. Don’t let a night of trick-or-treating leave a permanent mark on your teeth and gums. Your cosmetic dentist has 4 tips to keep your smile healthy, no matter what you dress up as for Halloween.

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4 Reasons Summer is Perfect for Dental Implants

July 12, 2021

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Woman at beach with dental implantsIf you’ve lost a tooth or two over the years, you’re not alone. At least 120 million Americans are missing one or more teeth. If you’ve been waiting to have them replaced, there isn’t any better time than now to invest in a beautiful, functional smile. Dental implants are unlike any other treatment because they recreate the entire tooth, including the root. They will closely look and feel just like your natural teeth. Here are 4 reasons summer is the perfect opportunity to achieve the stunning smile you deserve.

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How to Find the best Dental Implant Dentist for You

April 20, 2021

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Dental implant

Are you missing teeth? One of the great things about living in today’s world is the fact that missing teeth can be a thing of the past. You no longer need to settle for gaps in your smile. There are several different tooth replacement options out there, with dental implants being a preferred method because of their many benefits. But before you commit to dental implants, you want to go to an implant dentist that you can trust. Here are a few things that you should be looking for.

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3 Cavity-Causing Treats Children Should Avoid During Holiday Break

December 23, 2020

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a child eating an apple while playing outside

Whether your child is learning from home or going to school again, they’ll be on break for the holidays soon, giving them more free-time to snack while they watch TV or play video games. You’d be surprised to learn just how many of the delicious snacks you get from the store could impact their oral health, especially since they’ll be consuming more of them over the next couple of weeks. Read on to learn about three popular holiday cavity-causing foods to substitute as your little one enjoys their time off from learning.

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5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Child’s Dental Insurance

November 7, 2020

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Father and dentist discuss children's dental insurance coverage

Does your dental insurance policy cover your son or daughter? Maximizing your children’s dental insurance coverage is a great way to keep their precious smile healthy as it grows. While many people find dental insurance somewhat confusing, understanding a few basics and simple terms can help you make the best decisions for your family. Read on as your Buckhead dentist shares five important tips for making the most of your dental insurance while keeping your child’s smile healthy into the new year.

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Best & Worst Halloween Candies for Young Smiles

October 25, 2020

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Family not worried about cavities after Halloween.Halloween is an exciting time of the year as children get to overindulge in candy while dressing up in colorful costumes. Although it may only be one night of fun, it can leave a lasting mark on your child’s dental health if you aren’t careful. You might believe all candy is bad for their teeth, but there are some that can contribute to tooth decay more than others. Here’s a list of the best and worst candies to protect your child’s smile from cavities after Halloween.

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Handling Back-to-School Dental Emergencies

August 17, 2020

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Child in virtual school after dental emergency in Buckhead.You and your family have spent the last several weeks inside your house amid the COVID-19 pandemic. You’ve beaten the heat while doing your part to help stop the spread of the virus. As the country reopens, your child will be starting another school year. Whether in-person or at-home, the last thing you need interrupting your new routine is a dental emergency in Buckhead. Although you probably never expect your child to need immediate dental care, it’s more common than many people realize. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, do you know what to do? Here’s how to handle a few of the most common dental emergencies.

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