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Gums Bleeding? Your Dentist in Athens Says It’s Because of This

June 9, 2018

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open mouth with bleeding gumsToday, you and some friends have plans to head out for some shopping. While brushing your teeth in preparation for a fun-filled day, you notice that your gums are bleeding. This both alarms and leaves you wondering why you’re bleeding. Your dentist in Athens says this shouldn’t be taken lightly and explains what the causes are. Additionally, you’ll learn how your oral health can be restored as you read on.

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What Should I Expect from Dental Implants in Athens?

May 17, 2018

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A model of a dental implant.That familiar twinge of pain while you’re chewing reminds you that your tooth is compromised. You know it will need to be replaced and you’ve heard that dental implants are a great solution. However, you know nothing about dental implants in Athens and you’re not sure if they’re the right solution for you. Here is everything you need to know about this innovative treatment and the process of getting implants.

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Your Cosmetic Dentist in Athens Can Boost Your Smile!

April 3, 2018

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Porcelain veneers compared to imperfect teeth.If you’ve ever hidden your smile while photos were being taken or let out a big sigh right before you started brushing your teeth, you’ll want to keep reading this post from your cosmetic dentist in Athens. No longer should you have to settle for a smile you don’t enjoy. Now, you can get porcelain veneers to cover up the imperfections in your teeth!

To find out who the best candidates for veneers are, the benefits, and how to care for them, keep reading.

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5 Tips to Care for Dentures in Athens from Your Local Dentist

March 27, 2018

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older couple smiling wearing denturesFor years, you’ve lived with missing teeth, being forced to give up foods that you love, feeling insecure about your smile and lacking the ability to pronounce words correctly. You’ve made up your mind to make a change, and you’re considering dentures in Athens to restore the quality of life you deserve to have. But first, your local dentist wants you to know how to care for them properly, so he’s weighing in with 5 easy tips.

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How Do I Care for Temporary Fillings After Dental Surgery?

February 15, 2018

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man dental painThe last time that you visited your dentist, you were cavity free! This time, however, you have some dental problems that need to be addressed with dental surgery. Your dentist has arranged a series of visits for you to deal with your dental concern head on—and one of these visits requires that you receive a temporary filling.

How do you care for a temporary filling until your next dental visit? Learn all about temporary fillings and their maintenance here in this week’s blog post!

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Cost of Invisalign vs. Braces: Your Cosmetic Dentist Weighs In

January 5, 2018

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A woman thinking.When it comes to orthodontic treatment, you want to make sure you’re getting the best value possible. Now that multiple treatment options exist, you’re given the opportunity to save more for similar methods of smile realignment. Furthermore, the benefits that come with each treatment will likely influence how much you’re willing to spend on each. That’s why your cosmetic dentist is comparing clear braces from Invisalign and traditional metal braces.

After reading today’s post, you should have a better understanding of the expectations from each treatment as well as an estimate of how much you’ll be spending on each. While a healthier and straighter smile is important, it shouldn’t break the bank in the process.

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The Waterpik or Traditional Flossing – Which One is Better?

December 2, 2017

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package open spelling word flossThere are only a few things that you love more than UGA football. Your idea of heaven would be a never-ending day of watching the Bulldogs run between the hedges. But, you remember that a typical gameday starts early in the morning with tailgating and eating again from the stadium’s concession stands. And often times, on these occasions you’ve noticed that your teeth and gums have remained soiled. You’re definitely not going to stop cheering on your team, nor are your going to miss out on the delectable treats all around you. But, you would at least like to be able to practice some form of oral hygiene. You know that you need to floss, but you’re unsure whether you should use the waterpik or traditional method. Thankfully, your dentist will weigh in on this.

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Your Dentist in Athens Explains Why Your Gums are Bleeding?

November 19, 2017

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health tooth beside unhealthy toothIt’s 6 am on a Saturday morning and you’re already up and awake because today, between the hedges, the Georgia Bulldogs take on the Tennessee Volunteers. As you brush your teeth you notice blood on the brush and in the sink, but no pain. Although you’re curious about why your gums are bleeding, your main focus is still on getting ready to go and cheer on the ‘Dogs.’ This could be a sign of something serious though, like gum disease. It’s important to schedule an appointment with your dentist in Athens as soon as possible.

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Experience Instant Teeth Whitening with the Right Lip Color!

October 7, 2017

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red lipstick smiling happy womanWith the holidays around the corner, you might start to see more and more “lippies” selling out. Everyone wants to look great for their upcoming events with friends and family. Lipstick is a key component in putting on a great face.

With that in mind, you may automatically avoid getting bright red lipstick to dodge the yellowing affect it sometimes has on your teeth. If you rarely deter from your favorite lip color because you fear that your coffee stains may look extra dulling, this dentist is here to help you understand that you can rock any color with the right selection. The best part? You might not even need to waste money on a pipe dream DIY teeth whitener or over the counter teeth whitening products!

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Have Symptoms of TMJ Disorder? Get Help from a Dentist Now!

September 18, 2017

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woman dealing with dental painWaking up with a headache and jaw pain just isn’t the best way to start the day! If this is your normal morning, the best way to solve those problems is to discover the issue at hand. Ask yourself, what may be causing your headache? The cause could be lying just in front of your ears: your temporomandibular joints.

That’s right, your body could be reacting to several factors that cause your TMJ’s to dysfunction. Let’s take some time to explore TMJ disorder and how your dentist can help you address it.

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