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 […]
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 […]
What Medical History Should You Share with Your Dentist?
When visiting the dentist and being asked about your medical history, do you avoid going into detail because you feel like most past and current issues are irrelevant? If so, you may be surprised to learn how helpful it is for your dental team to know the specifics about your medical details. Important Health Information […]
Yes. You Can Stop Flossing
If you’re one of the 9 out of 10 people who dislike flossing, you’re in luck. There’s a way to clean between your teeth (where brushing doesn’t reach) without that skinny strand of floss. It’s called a water flosser. Research shows that using a water flosser may actually clean your teeth and gums better than […]
6 Foods That Are Destroying Your Tooth Enamel
Many Marietta residents go about their daily lives unaware that their teeth are actively being worn down by the very foods they eat. Enamel erosion happens when foods that are high in acid or sugar come in contact with teeth. It happens slowly and painlessly, so you may not realize it until it’s too late. […]
What Would Happen if You Stopped Brushing Your Teeth?
You’ve had one or two of those days where you rush out the door on a busy morning without brushing your teeth. It happens to everyone in Marietta on occasion, and it’s usually no big deal. Your teeth will be fine if you only rarely forget to brush. But what if you decided to stop […]
Can Kids Get Invisalign?
Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment option for adults. It’s discreet, convenient, and more comfortable than traditional braces which have sharp metal parts. Can your kids enjoy the same benefits from Invisalign? Your Child’s Orthodontic Needs The first thing you need to consider is what your child’s orthodontic needs are. Invisalign isn’t right for every […]
Do You Know the Difference Between Your Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant?
You have no trouble recognizing the dentist when you enter a dental office, but it’s easy to confuse some of the other staff members. Did you know that there is a difference between hygienists and assistants? The roles of both hygienist and assistant are unique and important to the successful functioning of any dental practice. […]
Is Your Child Ready for Their First Dental Visit?
Thinking it’s about time to schedule your child’s first dental checkup? If you wait until your child has a toothache, then they may be overdue, already. The Right Age for the First Pediatric Dental Checkup Children should see a dentist by the time they are a year old or when they get their first tooth, […]