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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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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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