Advanced Dentistry of Athens Blog
May 7, 2017
Spring break was a wake-up call for you. You had the time of your life with your friends and took tons of pictures that ended up on social media, but when you went back to view them, you became extremely self-conscious of your smile. Over the years it’s become yellowed, drawing more attention to the gaps that have already existed in your smile. Now, all you can think of is fixing the flaws you have. Luckily, your Athens dentist has service that can help you achieve the smile makeover you’re looking for. At Advanced Dentistry of Athens, we believe in considering both the micro and macro-aesthetics of your smile to get the results you’ve been desiring.
April 17, 2017
The old saying “so and so is becoming a pain in the neck” used to be a lighthearted way to say something is annoying. But now, that saying is resonating all too well. Your jaw is literally becoming a pain in your neck! The clicking, sticking, and soreness has begun to interfere with the quality of your life. Luckily, your Athens dentist offers a variety of ways to help relieve your jaw pain.
March 7, 2017
There’s a difference between taking good care of your teeth and great care of your teeth. Which one are you doing? Do you brush twice a day—and that’s it? If you’ve been contemplating different ways to improve your oral health and take great care of your smile, you’re in luck. Your Athens dentist has a few tips for you to consider when trying to optimize your oral health.
February 25, 2017
Missing even one tooth can alter your health. You may think, “It’s just one tooth, can’t be that bad…,” but it is! To truly understand how important your teeth are, your Athens dentist wants to explain each role that your tooth plays and the consequences you face by not replacing them if lost.
January 7, 2017
Did you recently suffer a dental emergency? Chewing on those hard candies finally did a number on your back molar. You can’t say your past dentists didn’t warn you! Now you’re facing a fractured tooth. Luckily, your Athens dentist has a great restorative option that will blend in perfectly with your smile: esthetic crowns.
December 20, 2016
The holidays are the time of year to be selfless if you hadn’t practiced giving throughout the rest of the year. You have the opportunity to show the people that have supported and cared for you throughout the year that you love and care about them just as much. If you’ve heard one of your close family members or friends complain about their teeth, imagine the excitement on their face when they open their gift of teeth whitening from a professional, like our Athens dentist!
November 10, 2016
Losing a tooth—especially multiples—is no laughing matter. Your Athens dentist at Advanced Dentistry of Athens understands more than you may know. If you’re considering replacing your teeth, dental implants may be for you. Is this the first time you’ve heard of this revolutionary restorative option? You likely have a lot of questions, and hopefully, we can answer some of them here.
October 18, 2016
We get it, you’ve worked hard to achieve the professional persona that you have today. Teenage years were hard enough with acne and awkward growth spurts. The last thing you want to do is revert to the level of confidence you had as a teen just because you wish to straighten your teeth. You don’t have to worry about a mouth full of metal brackets and wires when you visit Advanced Dentistry of Athens. Your Athens dentist offers a revolutionary treatment to improve the functionality and appearance of your smile: Invisalign clear aligners.
September 13, 2016
Do you feel like there’s just too many flaws to your smile? It seems nearly impossible to ever achieve a grin like your favorite celebrity. If you feel helpless every time you look in the mirror, you need to meet with our cosmetic dentist in Athens about a comprehensive procedure that will truly change your life. Porcelain veneers from Advanced Athens Dentistry can cover multiple imperfections all with one dental procedure. Let’s explore porcelain veneers to see if they’re right for you.
August 8, 2016
Flossing is one of the most overlooked areas of oral hygiene. Too often, people underestimate the importance of daily flossing despite the recommendations from their Athens preventive dentist. As a result, many skip out on flossing, placing their oral health at risk. To make matters worse, a recent article by AP said that flossing has little impact on dental health. Now, people are more confused than ever before about whether or not flossing is important. As a trusted dentist since 1975, Dr. J. Benjamin Patrick is here to tell you that flossing is one of the most important things you can do to protect your smile. Flossing is an essential part of preventive dentistry in Athens. (more…)