How Can A Crown Improve Your Oral Health Quickly?
Dental crowns restore teeth that are damaged or decayed. They are custom-made to fit over your existing tooth, providing protection and support. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the benefits of crowns beyond just aesthetics. Getting a crown may be the answer to address painful, unsightly, or disruptive dental problems and […]
Are Oral Appliances Effective for Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious condition that can lead to various health problems. For many people, the go-to treatment for sleep apnea are oral appliances like the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. The CPAP machine doesn’t work for all […]
How Do Dentists Whiten Teeth in the Office?
It’s no secret that having a bright and beautiful smile improves self-confidence and oral health. But how do dentists whiten your teeth in the office? The dental team at Atlanta Smiles offers more than dental checkups and resolution of tooth decay or damage. As expert cosmetic dentists, we can help you have your dream smile. […]
How Do I Know If I Need a Root Canal?
A Root Canal is a common dental procedure that dentists use to treat painful, decayed, and infected teeth. Root canals have a stigma of being painful which can create fear about the procedure. This anxiety can keep people from seeking care and cause the infection to worsen. At Atlanta Smiles, our experienced dental team […]
What Is Bacteria in the Mouth and Why It Matters
When we think about bacteria, we often think of their harmful effects on our health. Yet, when it comes to bacteria in the mouth, the story is more complex. Bacteria in the mouth can be beneficial or detrimental depending on the type and level. Bacteria are a natural part of our microbiome that plays a […]
The Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Broken Teeth
Have you noticed broken, cracked, or chipped teeth recently? Have you been diagnosed with sleep apnea? Did you know there is a connection between sleep apnea and broken or damaged teeth? How Can Sleep Apnea Damage Teeth? While many people attribute tooth breakage to aging or weakened enamel due to excessive sugar consumption, there […]
Dental Anxiety – How We Ease Dental Fear at Atlanta Smiles
At Atlanta Smiles, we understand that visiting the dentist can lead to fear and anxiety for some patients. Our team wants you to feel as comfortable as possible when you visit our dental clinic. Whether you are here for a dental cleaning or a crown, we always treat our patients with compassion and patience. […]
Can You Get Cavities on Veneers?
Veneers are an investment in your smile, and maintaining the health of teeth with veneers protects that investment. A common question we hear is if you can get cavities on veneers. A veneer is a piece of thin porcelain attached to the tooth. Therefore, the veneer itself cannot become infected. Yet, the tooth the veneer […]
Oral Care During Cancer Treatments
Cancer treatments impact your entire body, including your mouth. The harsh physical reaction to chemotherapy and radiation often creates side effects that damage oral health. Oral care during cancer treatment is an important step of your recovery process. At Atlanta Smiles, we’re here to support you through your cancer journey. Our team has the […]
Top Five Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene
A beautiful and healthy smile starts with good oral hygiene. There are many benefits of having good oral hygiene. Investing in your oral health impacts your appearance, overall health, and quality of life. At Atlanta Smiles, we care about our patients and want you to look and feel great, which means incorporating oral hygiene […]