Advanced Dentistry of Athens Blog
April 17, 2019
There are lots of good reasons to get a smile makeover. Maybe you’re newly single and want to meet someone special. Perhaps you’re seeking a career change or promotion. Or you may simply want to look your best. Whatever the reason, the journey to a more beautiful smile starts with a trip to your cosmetic dentist. Let’s look at five ways he or she can help you to dazzle the world with your pearly whites.
March 7, 2019
The majority of adult Americans suffers from some form of gum disease, but if it’s identified and treated early enough, the symptoms can be reversed. One way to accomplish this is with a deep dental cleaning, which is also called a scaling and root planing procedure. How does the process work, and how can you determine whether you need one? Read on to get the answers!
February 7, 2019
Does a semi-annual dental visit for preventive care seem like a formality that could probably be bypassed? Statistics show this mode of thinking contributes to approximately 98% of people with dental insurance failing to maximize their coverage by the end of the year. You have a chance to make a positive change, though, and enter the ranks of those who take full advantage of their benefits to enjoy excellent oral health!
January 15, 2019
Are you considering dental crowns or are you about to receive them? This restoration keeps your teeth healthy, beautiful, and strong, but you’ll want to know how to best take care of them once they’re placed in your smile. During the process, you’ll receive temporary crowns, followed by your permanent ones. Keep reading to learn more about dental crowns, how they can help you, and how to extend their lifespan from an expert dentist.
December 2, 2018
The holiday season is jam packed with yummy sweets and treats that you probably can’t wait to sink your teeth into. But with this influx of sugar, you should watch out for the cavities, decay, and other dental issues it can cause. Thankfully, there are ways to enjoy the holidays while still maintaining good oral health. Read on to learn some tips from your dentist on how to protect your teeth during this season of sugar.
November 2, 2018
Now that winter is here, have you dealt with a runny nose or sore throat yet? These common cold and flu annoyances increase during this time of year, and everyone has their own at-home remedies to help them feel better. But did you know that some of these common cold and flu cures can affect your dental health negatively? Keep reading to discover how to fight off cold and flu symptoms while keeping your teeth healthy at the same time.
October 6, 2018
You hear a lot these days about eating right and exercising. But did you know that dental hygiene plays a role in protecting your entire body? Here are some timely tips on this topic, brought to you for Dental Hygiene Awareness Month.
September 11, 2018
The DIY (do it yourself) craze has now made its way into the cosmetic dentistry world. The internet is buzzing about the new trend of DIY porcelain veneers. Although it may seem to be super convenient, is it a safe procedure for the general public to attempt on their own? As you read on, your dentist explains why this isn’t a good idea and provides you with a better way to remake your smile.
August 13, 2018
If you were to flip back through your calendar, how long would it take to find your last dental appointment? Last year sometime, perhaps? Even longer? Amid the busyness of daily life, regular dental checkups can sometimes fall far down the to-do list, especially when you are not experiencing any acute dental pain or discomfort. However, just because you do not feel or see any cavities does not mean that you should skip out on going to the dentist altogether. If left untreated, minor dental issues can develop into larger, more serious health problems. So, even if you cannot remember the date of your last dental checkup, now is a good time to pick up the phone and call a dentist office in Athens.
July 15, 2018
Does the condition of your smile matter? According to recent studies, one-third of the new people you meet will notice how your teeth look before anything else. That means that a major part of the lasting impression you make will be the aesthetics of your smile. If you have imperfections, you could be left to feel uncomfortable and less confident. Thankfully, there’s a way to achieve the look you’ve always wanted with a smile makeover from your cosmetic dentist in Athens. Read on to learn how it works.