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Patient Education through Dental Resources and Articles

At Suwanee Center for Family Dentistry, we know that the state of your oral health can greatly impact your overall health. That’s why we give you access to a range of different dental resources, including informative articles that explore a variety of dentistry and oral care topics. From articles that discuss the process of getting dental implants to an overview of oral hygiene for children, there are many relevant, easy to understand articles available in our dental resource section.

Use our educational dental resources to learn about maintaining your oral health. You can also learn more about Suwanee Center for Family Dentistry by browsing our site. After you meet our skilled team of dentists and read about our wide range of dental servicesschedule an appointment with us online.

Woman gets her teeth examined by her dentist holding tools during a biannual dental checkup appointment.

What Happens During a Dental Checkup Exam

You have been going to get your teeth cleaned and examined every six months for your whole life, but you may not actually know all of the things that happen during your dental checkup exams. You likely know your dental hygienist removes built-up plaque and tartar from your teeth before

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Woman smiles while holding a night guard that helps prevent her teeth grinding at night.

What is Bruxism?

Bruxism is the medical term for the grinding of the teeth. A lot of people grind their teeth from time to time due to anxiety or nerves, but if your bruxism is a daily or nightly occurrence, it can wreak havoc on your oral health. Bruxism can be caused by

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The Link Between Oral Hygiene and Diabetes

Having high blood sugar from diabetes can cause numerous health problems, and unfortunately this does not exclude your oral health. Diabetes affects dental health because it affects your body’s immune response. Luckily, there are things you can do, like practice good oral hygiene, in order to protect your health. How

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3D image of a healthy tooth, a tooth with a cavity, and a tooth where the cavity spread to the roots and turned to tooth decay.

How Do Cavities Form?

You have been brushing your own teeth since you could walk, and the dentist checks your mouth twice a year for any signs of tooth decay or cavities. But have you ever stopped to wonder how a cavity forms? It may not be very fun to think about how a

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Why Would Your Dentist Recommend an Implant?

Dental implants are a great alternative to natural teeth for patients who have suffered from tooth loss. Implants are relatively new—compared to solutions like bridges and dentures—and have changed the lives of patients everywhere. Dental implants can be permanent or removable depending on what makes most sense for your lifestyle.

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