Meth Mouth and Oral Health

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In a recent article published by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the number of methamphetamine-related deaths across the United States has continued to rise every year since 2010, and current numbers across the metro-Atlanta area are alarming. For those that survive, the consequences are severe, including stroke and permanent brain damage. Yet, meth also poses significant …

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Tooth Extractions: There’s No Need To Fear

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As one of the most dreaded dental procedures, tooth extraction involves removing a tooth from its socket in the jaw bone, as reported by the Consumer Guide to Dentistry. While dentists explore other options before deciding to remove a tooth, there are instances in which it is necessary. Fortunately, advancements in dentistry have streamlined the …

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Restorative Dentistry: Making Your Oral Health Right Again

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While it’s not recognized as a dental specialty, the aim of restorative dentistry is to make one’s oral health right again. Thus, it involves identifying oral health problems and correcting them so that a patient can obtain the proper function and appearance of their teeth. Whenever possible, this involves preserving a patient’s natural teeth. For …

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Do You Have A Cavity?

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Even the most disciplined individuals are likely to get a cavity at some point in their lifetime. For the most part, dentists treat cavities in the same way—by removing the decayed portion of a tooth and “filling in” the diseased area with material to restore and protect the tooth. According to WebMD, today’s dental fillings …

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What is Your Tongue Telling You?

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Did you know? The human tongue provides incredible insight into one’s oral and overall health. Specifically, the color of one’s tongue can indicate a number of conditions, from digestive disorders to ulcers and kidney disease. However, while you might be tempted to diagnose yourself, use caution. Only a dental professional can make a proper diagnosis. …

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What Is a True Dental Emergency?

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From a toothache to pain in the jaw, or sudden pain from a blow to the face, dental emergencies come in all shapes and sizes. Thus, how do individuals know that they have a true dental emergency? When should they call the dentist right away, and when is it okay to wait? While many dental …

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Sealants: The Safe Way to Stop Decay

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With the ability to reduce the risk of cavities by 80%, as noted by the American Dental Association, dental sealants are the safe way to stop decay. In essence, sealants are placed over the occlusal (chewing) surfaces of back teeth in liquid form before being “cured” with a chemical or light. For teeth with deep …

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Understanding Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Perhaps you suffer from chronic headaches or neck pain. Maybe you wake up with a feeling of soreness on one side of your face or jaw. On the other hand, perhaps your spouse has mentioned hearing you grind your teeth at night. Each of these circumstances can cause pain and discomfort within the temporomandibular joint. …

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Are You Afraid of the Dentist?

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If going to the dentist is not something you want to do, or even think about, we understand. In fact, dental phobia is very common among patients of all ages. Whether you have mild anxiety about sitting in the dental chair or a severe fear of even making the appointment, there is a tool you …

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Invisalign: The Benefits are Clear

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Think it’s too late to straighten your teeth? Perhaps you aren’t willing to undergo months or years in metal braces as an adult. Now there is an orthodontic solution that you can feel good about. Invisalign is a revolutionary treatment designed to give adults the opportunity to straighten their smile with minimal sacrifice to their …

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