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Does Having a Cold or Flu Affect My Dental Health?

November 2, 2018

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Woman in bed sick.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.


How Dental Hygiene Affects Your Overall Health

October 6, 2018

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Patient consulting with dentistYou 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.


DIY Porcelain Veneers – Your Dentist Says There’s a Better Way!

September 11, 2018

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woman blonde hair perfect smileThe 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.


When Was Your Last Visit to a Dentist Office in Athens?

August 13, 2018

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Woman at dentist officeIf 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.


Your Cosmetic Dentist in Athens Says Get a Smile Makeover!

July 15, 2018

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woman smiling with perfect teethDoes 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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