tooth extraction

5 Reasons You May Need a Tooth Extraction

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.

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Finding the Best Dentistry for Kids in Suwanee, GA

Finding the Best Dentistry for Kids in Suwanee, GA

Dentistry for kids is essential if you want to safeguard your child's mouth. However, with so many dentists out there, it can be hard to narrow in on the right choice for your family. To help you with this process, we've put together the following tips. Keep these ideas in mind as you look for a dentist for your child.

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gum disease

How to Get Rid of Gum Disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly half (47 percent) of Americans over the age of 30 have gum disease, and for seniors, the rate is even higher at 70 percent. Gum disease refers to inflammation of the gums and the bones supporting your teeth, and it increases the risk of serious health conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disorders.

Luckily, you can reverse gum disease in the early stages, and the right treatment can prevent serious gum disease from getting worse. Here's what you need to know.

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dental office

5 Reasons Patients Love Our Dental Office

At Suwanee Center for Family Dentistry, we are committed to creating a safe, comfortable space for people to get dental work, and our clients tell us that they love our dental office for a variety of reasons. Here are some of the top reasons patients love our dental office.

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emergency dentist

When to Call the Emergency Dentist

All kinds of accidents and issues can constitute a dental emergency, and getting timely help can often mean the difference between losing or saving your tooth. If you're having any of the following issues, here are some tips on what to do and guidelines on when to call the emergency dentist.

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What to Do if You Have a Toothache

A toothache can range from mild sensitivity to intense throbbing pain. Luckily, if you have a toothache, there are numerous things you can do to relieve the pain. Take a look at these tips.
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What is a Periodontist?

Periodontists are dentists who have specialized training in dealing with the supportive structures of the teeth. That includes the gums, cementum (calcified substance over the roots of the teeth), periodontal membranes, and the alveolar bone (the bony ridge containing the tooth sockets). Here is a closer look at these dental specialists.
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kid's dentist

Preparing for Your First Visit to a Kid’s Dentist

The first time you take your child to the dentist can be intimidating, but when you know what to expect, the process becomes a lot easier. Here's a look at what happens during a kid’s dentist appointment and a few tips on preparing your child for the experience.
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oral surgeon

Top 5 Questions to Ask the Oral Surgeon

Oral surgeons can take care of everything from wisdom teeth removal to more advanced procedures such as gum tissue biopsies, grafts, and cosmetic procedures. If you are thinking about having an oral surgery, you may want to ask the oral surgeon a few questions before your appointment. Here are five of the questions you may want to cover.
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wisdom teeth removal

How to Prepare for Wisdom Teeth Removal

Most people have their wisdom teeth removed at some point during late adolescence or early adulthood, and in some cases, patients even get wisdom teeth removal when they are much older. If your dentist has recommended wisdom teeth removal, you may be wondering what you need to do to prepare. Take a look at these tips. They will help you get ready for your oral surgery.
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