The Truth About Sugar and Your Dental Health

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When it comes to sugar consumption, the risks are well known. You’ve probably been warned about how excessive sugar intake can lead to obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other overall health conditions. It is also no surprise that sugar is bad for your teeth! But is the sugar itself causing cavities? And what about artificial … Read More

3 Reasons To Choose a Water Flosser


Did you know that up to 35% of your tooth surface is missed if you don’t floss your teeth? Flossing is an important part of your dental hygiene routine. It should be done on a daily basis. However, how you floss is up to you. There are many different ways to floss your teeth. While … Read More

CPAP Isn’t the Only Way to Treat Sleep Apnea


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


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


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?


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


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

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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