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Do I Need a Root Canal?

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Root canal treatment — aka “endodontic therapy” — is often regarded as one of the last lines of defense for tooth preservation. When teeth are badly decayed, damaged, or suffering from severe pain, a root canal may be the only way to avoid a dental extraction. If you’re still on the fence about endodontic treatment, …

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Health Impact of Having Straighter Teeth

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Having straight teeth isn’t all about aesthetics. Sure, healthy and aligned teeth tend to be more attractive. But they’re also less prone to issues like tooth decay and gum disease. Since crowded teeth typically harbor a larger amount of bacterial plaque around them (even if you’re brushing and flossing every day), they tend to develop …

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Dental Implants vs. Bridges

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When you’re getting ready to replace a missing tooth, two of the best options to pick from are dental implants and bridges. Both are safe and effective, but they have different benefits to offer. Which one is best for you? Dental Bridges Dental bridges are one of the most popular tooth replacement restorations. Since they’re …

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Commonly Overlooked Symptoms of Tooth Decay

The majority of cavities creep in unannounced. You might never realize that you have one until the cavity is quite large. Fortunately, tooth decay is preventable with good home care. But if you do get a cavity, treating it early will minimize the size of your restoration and keep the cost of your care as …

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Five Reasons to Consider Dental Veneers

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Dental veneers are one of the most effective ways to transform your smile. If you’re considering cosmetic dentistry treatment, here are five advantages of investing in veneers. A New Smile in Just Two Weeks Most dental veneer treatments require two phases: the prep and the final placement. Typically, the turnaround time between the visits is …

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What is Tartar and Why do I Get Buildup?

Woman Smiling in Dentist Chair Kennesaw GA

During your six-month dental cleanings, one of the things that’s happening is careful removal of tartar buildup across your teeth. Sometimes tartar is visible, just along the gumlines. Other times it isn’t (because it’s tucked just below the edges of your gum tissue.) But one thing is for certain: tartar contributes to bone loss, tissue …

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Five Perks of Investing in Invisalign

Clear Braces Kennesaw GA

There are many perks of investing in Invisalign. Choosing Invisalign has many benefits that are outlined below. Next to No Impact on Your Lifestyle From eating your favorite foods to brushing and flossing, these removable clear braces don’t have to impact your daily routine. Simply remove them during meals or while cleaning your teeth, then …

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Smile-Safe Holiday Desserts

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Now that it’s officially “holiday season” we’re wedged somewhere between leftover Halloween candy, Thanksgiving pies, Christmas cookies, and whatever your New Year’s Eve traditional snacks are. Usually we think about how bad the calories are on our waistband, but what about our teeth? If you’re looking for safe, tooth-friendly snacks to add to your plate …

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How to Keep Your Smile Bright

Patient Smiling After Porcelain Veneers from Kennesaw Mountain Dental Associates

Our teeth are naturally porous. The enamel alone is covered in thousands of tiny openings called “tubules.” As you might guess, the tubules can house stain particles that wind up making your teeth look darker. If you already have naturally dark enamel, additional staining may make your teeth look older than they really are. Drink …

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Halitosis and Tongue Hygiene

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Did you know that approximately 90% of the bacteria responsible for bad breath are on the surface of the tongue? Your tongue is covered in hundreds of tiny, bumpy extensions called “papillae.” Each one can house tiny particles of food debris and bacteria around it, making it possible for odors to harbor in hard-to-reach areas. …

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Our Patient Reviews

Kennesaw Mountain Dental Associates
4.8 / 5.0

Based on 69 reviews

Andrew Candler

Have been going here for about 2 years and absolutely love this group of professionals. Dr Contractor is great and Kasey is amazing!

Mira Figueira

I enjoyed my experience at this dentist office. They are always friendly and extremely helpful. Dr. Contractor is a nice guy and he knows what he is doing.

Debra Benson

Dr. Contractor and his staff are consistently friendly and helpful. Their knowledge and skills make for a visit to the dentist much less stressful.

Vince Albachiaro

Best Dentist and staff ever! Took a great interest in me and helped me navigate my dental needs during and after cancer treatments.

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1815 Old 41 Hwy NW #310,
Kennesaw, GA 30152

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Tel: (770) 425-4100

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