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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Amalgam vs Composite Fillings

There are many different types of materials that dentists used to restore a tooth to its original glory, but there are two main types that we use most often: composite and amalgam. Some doctors refer to them as white (composite) and silver (amalgam) fillings, due to their color. Tooth Colored Fillings are the most popular

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Got Cavities? Your Sweet Tooth May Be to Blame

Do you find yourself reaching for sugary snacks on a daily basis? If so, you may be putting yourself at a much higher risk of developing cavities. Read on for a breakdown on cavities, how sugar affects them, and what you can do to avoid them. What Causes Cavities? Our mouths contain different types of

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Tips to Kick Cold Sensitivity to the Curb

Summer’s officially here!  And many of us are reaching for those cool treats, like popsicles and ice cream (YUM), to beat the summer heat.  But, much to our dismay, some of us may find that these cool snacks cause tooth pain or sensitivity. This can be a sign of a number of oral health issues,

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The Importance of Flossing

Most people understand the importance of routinely brushing their teeth. However, you’d be surprised (or maybe not) at how many people skip the flossing step of their homecare regimen. Some patients say that flossing is something that they just didn’t grow up doing, others simply don’t see a reason to do it. However, flossing is

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Get to Know Dr. Schultz!

With the upcoming JUNE OPENING of our office, we’ve been busy getting everything ready to meet you! Despite a busy time of preparation Dr. Schultz took some time out for an interview–and was recently featured as a clinician in the Member Spotlight section in The Dental Mirror, a publication of the Northern District Dental Society.

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Does Activated Charcoal Work for Teeth Whitening?

Everyone wants a dazzling smile! But everyday eating and drinking can cause our teeth to yellow, and make many people conscious of their smile.  If you want to restore those pearly whites, there are many options available. While at-home whitening and whitening at your dentist’s office are effective choices, many people are opting for homemade

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