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Recognizing the Symptoms of Early Periodontal Disease May 21st, 2020

Periodontal disease is a serious dental problem in the United States, with approximately 50% of adults over 30 showing mild-to-severe signs. This chronic inflammatory condition caused by bacteria is also known as gum disease and is the leading cause of tooth loss. When ignored, the bacteria causing periodontal disease can...

Pros And Cons Of Dentures: How To Know If They Are Right For You Apr 22nd, 2020

Missing teeth can create some uncomfortable and unhappy changes in your life. After all, who wants to smile when you have missing teeth? Fortunately, you have choices to restore your smile. One of the most common ways is with the help of dentures. Dentures today aren’t the same as your...

Why Regular Dental Cleanings Are Good for Your Health Mar 3rd, 2020

It’s fairly common for patients to put off or reschedule their regular dental cleanings. But despite being one of the most basic dental services, dental cleanings play an important role in preventative care -- and your overall health. Regular dental cleanings can prevent tooth decay and periodontal disease Oral diseases...

Dental Implants: The Next Best Thing to Natural Teeth Feb 10th, 2020

Whether you lost a tooth because of injury, decay, or periodontal disease, having missing teeth can lead to even more problems, and take a toll on your overall health. That’s because ignoring those missing teeth can cause your remaining teeth to shift, change your bite, and lead to bone loss...

Don't Ignore the Pain — A Root Canal Could Save Your Tooth Jan 13th, 2020

Though tooth enamel is the hardest tissue in your body, it covers other, softer tissues that can become damaged or decayed, threatening the integrity of the tooth from the inside. Without treatment, you could join the 178 million Americans who are missing one or more teeth.  However, fully developed permanent...

Feeling Unhappy With Your Smile? Veneers Could Be The Answer Dec 1st, 2019

It might seem surprising, but numerous studies have been done on the impact that smiling has on us. What has been found is that the more than we smile in life, the more likely it is that we will be happy, successful, and long-lived. Smiling is a fundamental part of...

Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth: Why Alignment Matters Nov 1st, 2019

Oral hygiene can impact our health more than we think. For instance, if we don’t prioritize brushing, flossing, and regular dental checkups, it can actually contribute to serious health issues like cardiovascular disease.  But did you know that there’s another oral health standard that’s just as important? It’s a proper...

Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth Oct 1st, 2019

Are you missing some teeth, either from illness or an accident? Are you curious about how this can impact your overall oral health? The average adult between 20 to 64 years old has at least three missing or decayed teeth. You may think that missing a few teeth, especially in...

Adjusting to Life With Dentures Sep 1st, 2019

Are you missing some or all of your teeth, but don’t feel ready to commit to dental implants? You’re not alone. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, approximately 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and 36 million people have lost all their teeth. And these numbers...

Do You Have Anxiety About Going to the Dentist? Sedation Dentistry Can Help Aug 1st, 2019

Do you start to feel anxious every time you make a dental appointment? Are you apprehensive with the idea of someone going near your mouth with dental tools? If these apply to you, sedation dentistry might be an option that can help lessen your anxiety about visiting the dentist. Our...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Jul 10th, 2019

There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get after a professional teeth whitening treatment. You feel younger, more confident, and ready to face the world with a whole new outlook. Keep that feeling as long as possible by taking care of your newly whitened teeth and avoiding the pitfalls that...

FASTBRACES: The Innovative Alternative to Traditional Braces Jun 24th, 2019

If you’re an adult or teen with a smile that could benefit from straightening, braces may be something to consider. However, many people decide against braces for years, whether it’s because they have dental anxiety or they just don’t want to be locked into years of treatment. At Marietta Dental...

Why Veneers Remain a Popular Choice For Correcting Your Smile May 29th, 2019

Your smiles says a lot about you. It shows when you’re happy and when you’re having fun. But when your teeth are stained, chipped, cracked, or misaligned, it can hurt your confidence and make your hide your smile. At Marietta Dental & Implant Center, we understand the role healthy teeth...