Advanced Dentistry of Athens Blog
September 10, 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.
June 9, 2018
Today, 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.
May 17, 2018
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.
April 3, 2018
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.
March 27, 2018
For 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.
February 15, 2018
The 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!
January 5, 2018
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.
December 2, 2017
There 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.
November 19, 2017
It’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.