CPAP Isn’t the Only Way to Treat Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea is a common yet serious sleep disorder. It often occurs when the upper airway becomes blocked repeatedly during sleep. This results in episodes in which breathing is briefly paused multiple times per hour, depriving the brain of oxygen and leading to several daytime symptoms and long-term health complications if not treated. How do … Read More

Diabetes and Oral Health: A Two-Way Street

Marietta GA Dentist for Patients with Diabetes

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If you are diabetic, you must take extra measures to protect your health – and this includes your oral health. In fact, diabetes is known for causing problems within the teeth, gums and mouth. If you are among the 23 million Americans that have diabetes, it is critical that you let your dentist know. At … Read More

What Your Tongue Can Reveal About Your Health

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When it comes to oral health, it is common to consider the gums and the teeth. However, we shouldn’t neglect the tongue. Your tongue helps you speak, taste, swallow and regulate your saliva. Your tongue is a muscular organ covered in moist, pink tissue. The hundreds of tiny bumps (or papillae) on its surface create … Read More

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

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Your smile is a powerful asset. Not only does its appearance affect how you feel about yourself, but it also influences how you are perceived by others. About two-thirds of Americans are more likely to remember attractive features than those they find to be unpleasant. This begs the question: are you satisfied with the way your … Read More

Vaping and Your Oral Health

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Using e-cigarettes, or “vaping,” has become an increasingly popular choice for people who want a cheaper and smokeless alternative to regular cigarettes.  However, while you may not be filling the room and your lungs with smoke, your vaping habit can still produce consequences to your health. E-cigs still contain nicotine, a substance that is proven … Read More

Eating for Your Oral Health

Marietta GA General Dentist

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When you consider ways you can improve your oral health, you likely think about brushing, flossing and seeing your dentist for regular cleanings & checkups. These are three very important steps. However, the condition and health of your mouth can also be drastically affected by what you eat and drink. In other words, what you … Read More

Don’t Ignore Your Sensitive Teeth

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As many as 1 in 8 adults suffer from sensitive teeth, according to a HealthDay reporter from WebMD. While the condition is common, it should be taken no less seriously. Tooth sensitivity can cause you to avoid certain foods, like ice cream, coffee or soup, as many sufferers experience wincing pain when coming in contact … Read More

A Healthy Diet For Healthy Teeth

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Perhaps you remember hearing as a child the simple adage, “You are what you eat.” It may have seemed silly at the time – I mean really, who is going to turn into a piece of candy or a giant piece of pizza? While as a child this may have seemed outrageous, the truth of … Read More