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Preventative Dental Care and Tooth Decay in Children

Contrary to popular belief, the leading chronic infectious disease among children in the U.S. is not the flu or a cold. What is it? It actually is tooth decay. This is a surprising statistic because the simple tools for daily oral care such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, and dental floss are widely available, and there have

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How Food Affects Our Dental Health

Did you know that eating high-acid foods, as well as foods containing fermentable carbohydrates, work with bacteria to form acids that can destroy teeth? This includes sugary foods (cookies, cakes, soft drinks, candy), some fruits, juices, and hidden sources of sugar such as bread, crackers, bananas and breakfast cereals. If these foods are eaten throughout

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Dry Mouth – Saliva Shortage

What is Dry Mouth? Dry mouth (technical name is xerostomia) is a condition that can lead to major health problems if left untreated, especially when it comes to your teeth. Dry mouth occurs for non-medical reasons at times, especially when we’re nervous, upset or stressed. But for some people, it can be an ongoing problem

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Men’s Oral Health is Important

Here at Dentistry of Johns Creek, we make sure everyone in the family has a healthy mouth. June is National Men’s Health Month, and findings have indicated that men neglect their oral health more than women. Oral health is not restricted to just mouth and teeth conditions. Many oral health issues affect your systemic health

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Test Your Dental Knowledge

Dentistry of Johns Creek can help everyone in the family have a healthy mouth. Dr. Shackleford wants to make sure everyone is knowledgeable about the proper way to take care of your teeth, maintain oral hygiene, and keep your teeth looking their best. Test your ability to filter fact from fiction with this quick, oral

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Smile with Confidence

There are many reasons why we may not feel like smiling when we feel less than upbeat. You burned the toast, you spilled coffee on your white dress shirt, the traffic seems to start at your front door, all of the flowers you just planted have been eaten by snails… The list is endless. No

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Act Now to Use Your 2015 Dental Benefits

One of the great things about regular employment (aside from the paycheck, of course) is the employee benefits. However, many employee benefits are time-limited. Your 2015 dental benefits, for example, probably can’t be carried over from one year to the next. With only a few months left in the year, now is the time to

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Watch What You Eat After Zoom! Whitening

Zoom!Whitening is the best teeth lightening system on the market. That’s why we offer it at Dentistry of Johns Creek, providing dental services to patients in the Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Suwanee, Duluth and Cumming, GA areas. For the best results, we recommend that you have a dental cleaning prior to whitening because of the Zoom!

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Cosmetic Dentistry Knows No Age Limits

Once you reached a certain age, you might feel that certain things just aren’t appropriate anymore – short skirts, doing the gator at a party, beer chasers, even pulling all nighters. Maybe having a complete cosmetic dental makeover is also in this category for you. Well, we might agree with the first few, but if

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Proper Nutrition for a Healthy Mouth

One of the best things you can do to ensure oral health is proper nutrition. In fact, most specialists agree that good nutrition is the key to a healthy mouth. And by selecting the proper foods in your diet you promote good oral hygiene and healthy teeth. The Proper Nutrition The food that you consume

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