At-Home vs. Professional Teeth Whitening
Whitening your teeth is a great way to help your smile look healthier, younger, and more attractive. In fact, we frequently recommend teeth whitening treatments before you initiate any other type of cosmetic procedures (such as veneers, bonding, porcelain crowns, etc.) That way we can match the color of your new restoration to a brighter […]
Three Great Ways to Clean Your Dental Bridge
Dental bridges can last for years. The key is to clean them thoroughly every day, to keep the supporting teeth as healthy as possible. But since toothbrushes don’t reach underneath your bridge, you’ll need to find other ways to clean between the restoration and your gum tissues. If using traditional dental floss is challenging, here […]
How to Protect Your New Crown
Dental crowns are essential for protecting the integrity of the tooth beneath them. And in some cases, a crucial part of your dental implant restoration. But although crowns are crafted from the highest quality of durable materials, they’re not completely invincible. Here are a few important things you need to remember when it comes to […]
Crowns vs. Fillings: Which One Do I Need and Why?
When you have an obvious cavity, fractured tooth, or old filling that needs to be changed out, you have two options to choose from: dental fillings or crowns. How can you know which one you really need? One of the most common questions we hear at Dental Care Center at Kennestone is “Why do I […]
Dental Insurance Expiration Dates: What You Need to Know
“Doesn’t my insurance pay for that?” “Is my dental treatment covered by my insurance plan?” “How much will my insurance cover?” As we approach the end of the year, it’s important to understand that your unused dental insurance benefits won’t “roll over” into the next. This can work in (or against) your advantage. Benefits Reset […]
Dry Mouth Over the Holidays?
Xerostomia — better known as “dry mouth” — can lead to irritating side-effects like bad breath and an increased risk of tooth decay. It’s caused by a lack of saliva flow and can leave you constantly feeling the urge to sip on something. If dry mouth tends to flare up more this time of the […]
Is it Possible to Reverse Tooth Decay?
If you’ve browsed the internet long enough (particularly websites like Pinterest or YouTube) there’s a good chance you’ve seen people claim to offer advice on DIY cavity treatments. Unfortunately, cavity treatment at home is not something that you can actually do. Once tooth decay creates a physical hole in your tooth, the only way to […]
Gum Disease And The Impact on Respiratory Health
When you inhale pollution or the smoke of tobacco products, it damages your lungs. But what about if you inhale bacteria…from your mouth? Over time, scientists have determined that having active periodontal (gum) disease raises a person’s risk of respiratory disease. Everything from pneumonia to COVID-19 infections can be more severe if you have co-existing […]
Four Enhancements for Beautiful Teeth
Looking to spruce up your smile? Here are four cosmetic dentistry options you might want to consider: Take Home Teeth Whitening Drastically whiten your teeth in the convenience of your own home. Our customized bleaching trays hold professional grade gel (stronger than what you can buy online or over the counter) to remove deep stains […]
Children’s Dentistry Services
Are you looking for a pediatric dentist in Marietta? Dental Care Center at Kennestone offers quality family and children’s dentistry in one location. So instead of bringing everyone in your household to separate providers, our general and family practice can see them in one place! Dental Checkups for Kids With early preventative care from a […]