Even the best teeth brushers sometimes struggle with flossing properly -- and regularly. Often, this is because people do not always know how to floss the right way. Brushing alone won't remove all the food particles, plaque, and bacteria between the teeth, so flossing is particularly important. Take this advice on flossing from an experienced dentist in Suwanee and keep your teeth healthy and strong in between dental visits.
Suwanee Center for Family Dentistry has been receiving a lot of positive reviews lately. In fact, at the time of writing, we have nearly five dozen Google reviews, and every single one is for five stars. On Facebook, our patients are just as excited, and we also have five-out-of-five stars on that platform. Check out why people like our dental clinic so much.
If you’re an adult who has lost one or more of your natural teeth, you’re in good company. The American Dental Association reports that approximately 67 percent of adults have lost at least one natural tooth by age 45. The leading causes of tooth loss include tooth decay and trauma to the mouth. Additionally, sometimes dentists must extract a tooth when they could not save it by performing a root canal.
When you have cavities, dental fillings are essential, but unfortunately, a lot of people have fear or anxiety about getting dental fillings. If you feel this way, you are not alone. In fact, many people avoid the dentist altogether due to fears or anxiety, but you don't have to do that. At Suwanee Dental, you can get dental fillings without fear or anxiety. Here's what you need to know.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends scheduling your child's first dental appointment within six months of their first tooth erupting or by their first birthday, but many parents miss both of these milestones. If your child is already a toddler, you should schedule them an appointment with the pediatric dentist as soon as possible. Here's what you need to know:
Root canal treatment is fairly straightforward. The dentist removes decay and pulp from your tooth and its roots. Then, they reshape the roots as needed, put in a filling material, and add a cap or crown if necessary. Although the basic process is always the same, there are a few elements you should consider if you want to ensure that you're getting the best root canal treatment.
As a parent, it's important for you to ensure your children have optimal oral health. There's a common misconception that "baby teeth don't matter" because they're going to fall out anyway. However, the health of your child's primary teeth plays a significant role in their overall oral health as they get older. Good oral health is also critical for children who have begun to replace primary teeth with secondary teeth. Here's how you can help improve your children's dental health.
Looking for a dentist for yourself? Trying to choose a dentist for your children? Instead of looking for several dentists, consider selecting a clinic that does family dentistry. At Suwanee Center for Family Dentistry, we believe that a family dentist is the best choice for most families. Here's why.
Periodontal disease, commonly referred to as gum disease, is a serious health issue, and it can range from mild to severe. Fortunately, it’s usually reversible, especially in its early stages, and so the sooner you take steps to avoid periodontal disease, the better the long-term outlook for your oral health. One big part of preventing gum disease is to visit the dentist regularly for cleanings and checkups, but there are other steps you can take on your own too.
Experts estimate that 20 million teeth are extracted every year in the United States. Tooth extraction, informally known as “having a tooth pulled”, is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. While dentists use many techniques for treating teeth, including fillings, bondings, and sealants, sometimes the tooth simply needs to be pulled. Here are the most common reasons for needing a tooth extraction.