What to Expect at Your Teeth Cleaning

Most dentists recommend that you have your teeth professionally cleaned at least twice a year. This schedule is really important for many reasons, the foremost being your overall health; however, if it’s been a while since you’ve had your teeth cleaned, don’t stress—we can get you back in tip top shape! Here’s what you can

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Do I Need a Crown?

Learning that you may need a crown for your tooth can sound a little scary at first, but rest assured that crowns are very good things!  They serve to protect your teeth from further damage, acting as a durable cover for your existing tooth.  Crowns are recommended for many reasons—like damage to the tooth or

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When is a Dental Crown Needed?

A dental crown is a cap/cover that fits over your tooth. The materials and technology available to dentists today allow us to provide patients with crowns that look virtually identical to their natural teeth! So…when might your dentist recommend a crown for your dental concerns? Restore Strength A dental crown may be recommended by your

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Teeth Cleaning to Prevent Tooth Decay

Your teeth play an important role in biting and chewing food for proper digestion, giving your body the nutrients it needs to survive! It’s easy to take our teeth and the hard work they do for granted. Without properly cleaning them, bacteria and leftover debris can fester in your mouth—often leading to tooth decay. If

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Tooth-Colored Fillings

As long as you have your natural teeth, you are at risk for cavities! When detected early, cavities can be easily treated with a tooth-colored filling. Fillings maintain the structure of your teeth to keep them strong and healthy. When Fillings are Required Plaque is the bacteria that develops on your teeth from what you

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Teeth Whitening for the Holidays

This holiday season, pamper your smile with a teeth whitening treatment! Find out how you can achieve brilliant teeth almost instantly, with an in-office or at-home whitening treatment—or both!  Give yourself or your loved ones the gift of confidence with a brighter, more vibrant smile! In-Office Whitening The holidays are a busy time of year,

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What Can a Dental Crown do?

A dental crown is a cap that goes over the top of a tooth and can be used to improve the look, structure, and function of your teeth. Once they are cemented into place, a crown covers the entire part of the tooth above the gum line. If your dentist in Newnan recommends a crown,

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The Importance of Professional Cleanings

Routine brushing and flossing is important to your oral hygiene and overall health; however, there are some things that a professional teeth cleaning can do that you can’t get done with just a toothbrush. A professional cleaning (at intervals determined by Dr. Schultz, based on the health of your bone, teeth, and gums) has many

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Reduce and Prevent Bad Breath

Do you or someone you love have bad breath?  Bad breath (also known as halitosis) can be an embarrassing issue that’s often covered up with gum, mints, and mouthwash; however, this is only a temporary solution!  By changing your diet, developing good habits, and addressing any contributing health problems, you can fight off bad breath

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What’s Causing Your Dry Mouth?

Dry mouth (or xerostomia, as we dentists call it) is a condition in which your salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva. Xerostomia isn’t a disease in itself, but can be the symptom of a medical condition, a side effect of head and neck radiation in patients undergoing cancer treatment, or (more commonly) a side effect

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