How to Reduce Your Risk of Summer Dental Emergencies
The end of the school year is finally here. The weather is already warming up and there will be lots for you and your family to do outdoors. Between summer trips, activities, and ice cream, your teeth can easily be forgotten. Here are 3 tips the Dental Care Center at Kennestone team suggests to help […]
Gingivitis vs. Gum Disease: What’s the Difference?
Our gums play an important role in our oral health. They are the soft tissues that help to hold our teeth in place. But sometimes, they can become inflamed and infected, leading to more serious problems. Gingivitis and gum disease are usually thought of as the same thing, but they are actually two different conditions. […]
Warning Signs of Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, affecting tens of thousands of Americans every year, including residents of Marietta, Georgia. What Are Some Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cancer? If you notice any of the following on your tongue, inside of your cheeks, throat, roof of mouth, floor of your mouth, […]
What are Dental Veneers?
Dental veneers are cosmetic restorations that change the way your teeth look when you’re smiling. Typically, we place them across your upper front teeth, covering anywhere from 6-10 at a time (depending on the width of your smile). What Are Veneers Made Out Of? Most cosmetic veneers are crafted from porcelain. Each one is a […]
TMJ Symptoms? Treatment Options Available
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, or TMD/TMJD, is a painful condition that causes jaw pain, headaches, joint stiffness, and difficulty eating. But TMJ treatment is often misunderstood. The good news is that experts agree most effective TMJ therapies should be non-surgical in nature. At Dental Care Center at Kennestone, our Marietta dentist offers effective TMJ pain […]
Don’t Let Your Dental Benefits Run Out!
Take advantage of your dental benefits before they expire on December 31st. Right now is the best time to schedule your second dental check-up for the year. Especially before last-minute holiday openings start to fill up. About Your Dental Insurance Benefits Most dental plans prioritize preventive dental care as the most important role in your […]
Do I Need a Crown?
Many types of restorations are available today. To pinpoint which treatment is required on certain teeth, a thorough examination with X-rays is required. We’ll want to see the full picture of the situation to decide the best restoration. Here are some situations where a dental crown may be your best option… If a tooth has […]
Requesting Sedation for Dental Implant Treatment
Are you about to restore your missing teeth with our Marietta dental implants? Dental Care Center at Kennestone offers a comfortable, high-quality experience for each of our clients. And with options like in-house dental sedation, you can relax through the entire visit from start to finish. What to Expect from Sedation Dentistry It’s common for […]