Your Dental Insurance Benefits Are Expiring Soon
At Dental Care Center at Kennestone in Marietta we want our patients to access stress-free dental care that puts their smiles first. Whether you need a regular checkup and cleaning, or a root canal or a crown, we do our best to work with your dental insurance so you get the most out of the […]
Bonding vs. Veneers: Which is Best For Me?
There are times when the thought of orthodontic treatment to adjust the look of your smile just isn’t the right option for what you want. You may want a treatment that takes less time to deliver results. If that sounds like you, why not consider bonding or porcelain veneers? Each option comes with its own […]
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, […]
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 […]
Is Chewing Gum Bad for Your Teeth?
Chewing gum can have its benefits, but it also has its downfalls. Since not all gum is created equal you really should know what you’re getting yourself into the next time you decide to just pop any stick of gum in your mouth. What Kind of Gum To Avoid Some gum contains a lot of […]
Easy Tips for a Healthier Summer Smile
The summer months are full of fun activities and snacks. Like popsicles, snow cones, sweet tea, you name it. And while you can enjoy those from time to time, you might also find your smile needs a little extra protection this time of year. Here are some quick and easy tips to follow when you’re […]
Is Gum Disease Reversible?
Can gum disease be reversed? It depends on at what point you diagnose and start treating it. The first stage of gum disease is gingivitis. Fortunately, gingivitis is completely reversible. Symptoms tend to include minor irritation, redness, or swelling along the outermost edges of your gum tissues (gingiva.) You might even see a little bleeding […]