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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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Want a Great Summer Project? See a Cosmetic Dentist For a New Smile!

June 5, 2020

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Someone's smile after seeing a cosmetic dentist in Buckhead

After a long quarantine in the spring of 2020, people are even more excited about the arrival of summer than usual. With social distancing easing up, everyone is finally able to get out and socialize a little, so it’s a fantastic time to enhance your smile. And since a cosmetic dentist in Buckhead has so many ways to fix any type of flaw, this “summer project” is faster and easier than you may think. In fact, many services can be done in just one or two appointments! Learn more below about some of the most popular cosmetic procedures and how they can benefit your smile this summer. 

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Learn How Dentists Protect Your Safety During COVID-19

May 21, 2020

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A patient speaking with a dentist in Buckhead.

Are you in need of dental care but feeling anxious about visiting because you are afraid of contracting COVID-19? While it may seem risky to visit, whether it’s for your routine exam and cleaning or even a dental emergency, dental offices are actually one of the cleanest and safest places to be in. With that said, dental offices understand how important it is for them to do their part to reduce the spread of the virus. That’s why they’ve taken additional steps to ensure your safety during COVID-19. Learn how from a dentist in Buckhead!

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Healthy Habits to Improve Your Child’s Smile and Health

March 11, 2020

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Mother and daughter brushing each other's teeth after seeing Buckhead dentist

You want what’s best for your son or daughter, which is why you help them practice good oral hygiene like regular brushing and flossing. However, did you know that taking care of their smile has a big influence on the rest of their body? Studies indicate that great oral health plays a role in reducing risk of health conditions like diabetes, dementia, and heart disease. Here are some important habits your Buckhead dentist recommends teaching your son or daughter to improve both their smile and their overall wellbeing.

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How an In-House Dental Savings Plan May Be Better for You

January 27, 2020

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A man speaking with a dentist in Buckhead.

Dental insurance is meant to provide you coverage for your basic dental needs, but sometimes it’s not enough or as affordable as you’d think. In other cases, you might be in between jobs or you’re self-employed, meaning you don’t have an employer to receive dental benefits from. Thankfully, there is another option available when you visit a dentist in Buckhead. With an in-house dental savings plan, now you can get the treatments you need at a reasonable price.

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Reclaim Your Youthful Glow This New Year With Cosmetic Dentistry

December 26, 2019

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friends celebrating the new year

There’s nothing selfish about committing to boosting your confidence and self-esteem this new year. Making an investment in your appearance is one of the best ways you can promote love and care for yourself and boost your self-worth. If you wish you had less frown lines and brighter teeth, there’s no need to push your wants and needs to the side. With cosmetic dentistry, you can restore your youthful glow. Read on to learn about how BOTOX and teeth whitening in Buckhead can erase signs of aging in 2020.

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Dental Insurance Benefits: Why Use Them Now Before They Expire on January 1

November 6, 2019

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a young woman smiling at herself while the dentist holds the mirror

It can be difficult trying to find the time to see your dentist. With so much happening at the end of the year, getting in for a regular checkup or cleaning can seem impossible. However, if you knew the dental benefits you pay for each month would suddenly disappear at the end of the year, would you be more likely to schedule an appointment. Find out why it’s important to take the time to see your dentist and get the most out of your dental insurance benefits before it’s too late.

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Get Rid of Your Gap with Porcelain Veneers and Invisalign in Buckhead!

October 15, 2019

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attractive young woman beautiful teeth

An unappealing gap between your teeth has been plaguing your smile all your life, but you’re not eager to take the traditional route, metal braces, to correct it. Are there any other ways you can go about improving your appearance? With the advancements in cosmetic dentistry, you certainly do have alternatives; porcelain veneers and Invisalign in Buckhead are two of them. As you continue, a cosmetic dentist explains how the two procedures can make that nagging gap finally disappear to create a beautiful set of teeth!

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