5 Reasons You Might Need a Dental Crown

Some folks opt for gold caps to make a fashion statement. But more importantly, dental crowns play a big role in keeping teeth healthy and functional. Here are some reasons you may qualify for a dental crown. Your tooth is cracked. A fracture may or may not hurt at the time, but it almost always…

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Have a Snoring Problem? How It Could Affect Your Smile

Sawing lumber could be more than just an annoyance to your family. That’s why it’s important to see a dentist about it. Wait, a dentist? What’s the connection between your teeth and your snoring? That’s what the Marietta Dental Professionals are here to explain. What Snoring Means Snoring is the noise that happens when you…

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Root Canals Aren’t As Scary As They Seem!

Nothing gets a bad rap like root canals do. Okay, so it doesn’t have to be at the top of your list of fun things to do this summer. But neither is a root canal the worst thing that can happen to you. Why People Hate Root Canals It does take a little more time…

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4 Reasons to Have Wisdom Teeth Removed

Your “wisdom teeth” are the final set of molars to develop — usually for people between the teens and twenties — and some of the most common teeth that people have extracted. While not everyone needs to have their 3rd set of molars extracted, there are situations where Marietta Dental Professionals may recommend wisdom teeth…

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How Green Dentistry is Better for Our Environment

Going green isn’t something that you just do at home. The team at Marietta Dental Professionals implements an environmentally friendly lifestyle right here in our practice. Here are just a few ways that we’re reducing our carbon footprint and creating a healthier community for our families to live in. Chemical Free, Low Radiation X-raysTraditional dental…

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Cavities

Before we discuss what cavities are, we need to talk about how cavities form. Cavities occur when a tooth comes into contact with acid repeatedly. This contact happens when someone eats or drinks foods that contain high levels of starch or sugar. The most notorious drinks are soda or fruit juice. The acid from these…

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Is It Smart To Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?

Is It Smart to Remove Your Wisdom Teeth? The quick answer is that it depends on a number of factors. If your wisdom teeth do not cause you pain and are positioned correctly in the back of your mouth, then it may not be necessary to have the wisdom teeth removed. If your wisdom teeth…

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Three Ways to Stop Grinding Your Teeth While You Sleep

It’s no secret that grinding your teeth at night will lead to tooth damage. Below are three ways to prevent teeth grinding (bruxism): Have us check if you have an abnormal bite. Most people are aware that stress and anxiety can lead to teeth grinding, but something as simple as a misalignment can cause your…

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How to Lessen Enamel Erosion after Drinking Soda

We have decided to provide some tips to lessen the acidic erosion that certain sodas have on tooth enamel! Below are three tips to help protect your beautiful smile: Drink soda through a straw. Using a straw will limit the contact that soda will have on teeth. The less contact soda has with your teeth,…

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Never Share Your Toothbrush

We’ve all heard the popular saying that “Sharing is Caring” but that saying does not apply with toothbrushes. We don’t care if you share everything with your significant other. Your toothbrush should not be one of those things. Sharing a toothbrush can lead to the transfer of bacteria and illnesses like the flu and cold…

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