What to Know About Teeth Cleaning

An all-around healthy lifestyle requires keeping your teeth and gums healthy. This means adopting a few habits that can help you avoid periodontal (gum) disease and tooth decay (cavities)—like consistent dental check-ups, healthy eating, brushing, and flossing regularly. A sticky film of bacteria called plaque regularly covers your teeth after meals, and can harden over

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What You Should Know About Professional Teeth Whitening

Yellowing or staining of the teeth can be a source of worry and embarrassment for many patients, but it doesn’t have to be!  If you’re in this boat, you could benefit from professional teeth whitening at Schultz Family Dental.  A pleasant smile can go a long way to create a lasting impression, so let us

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When Should a Cavity Be Filled?

Cavities may be an uncommon occurrence for most people, but they can also be fairly prevalent among different age groups.  A cavity is an area of decay on the tooth that involves a breakdown of your enamel, and can be very hard for you to detect without an examination during your regular check-up appointments. They’re

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How to Prepare for Your Next Teeth Cleaning

Although your next cleaning may only feel like an item to check off your list, it’s important to be prepared so that you can get the most out of it. Even if you’re not excited about your dental health, it’s still an integral part of your overall health throughout your life— and a visit with

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When is a Dental Crown Needed?

A dental crown is a restoration that can restore the normal function and appearance of your tooth. With many different dental restorative options available, it can be difficult to determine which one you might need on your own. Here are some instances in which you could benefit from a dental crown: To Restore a Damaged

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What is a Deep Cleaning?

A deep teeth cleaning, otherwise known as scaling and root planing, involves a more significant cleaning than a prophylaxis (routine cleaning), and is indicated for patients who have calculus build-up below the gumline. A deep cleaning can do more than a regular cleaning can to restore your gum health, after showing signs of gum disease.

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Fillings vs Crowns – Which One Do You Need?

Fillings and crowns both function as restorative treatment options, to repair damaged teeth and prevent additional problems. They can also restore the normal function and appearance of your smile! The one that your dentist in Newnan will recommend usually depends on the severity of damage to the tooth. Here’s what the treatments can involve, and

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Why Professional Teeth Cleanings Are So Important

Taking care of your teeth at home (i.e. brushing and flossing) plays an important role in keeping your teeth clean and healthy, but many make the mistake of thinking that this is enough–and skip out on their professional cleanings! A professional cleaning is so important for your dental health, and can save you from bigger

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How You Can Prevent Gum Disease

With over half of the US population over the age of 30 suffering from gum disease, it’s important to take the necessary precautions so you don’t join them! Although gum disease is common, it is preventable and often easily treated, if detected early. Here’s how you can ensure that your teeth and gums stay healthy:

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What Can Your Dentist Do About Sleep Apnea?

When you think of sleep apnea (snoring), you might not consider going to your dentist for treatment. But your dental health is related to your overall health more than you might think! Dentists and doctors often work closely together to provide you with the care you need when it comes to diagnosing and managing your

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