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The Best Foods to Help Keep Your Smile Bright!

A vibrant smile automatically inculcates positivism among the masses. Imagine that you are coming home from a hectic day, and your child smiles brightly as he sees you; wouldn’t it make you happy? It definitely would! Likewise, if you greet your loved one with a healthy and toothy smile, wouldn’t he or she be happy?

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Detecting and Preventing Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers. It is typically found on the mouth, lips, tongue, gums, salivary glands and throat. It is important to take every precaution available to avoid oral cancer. With help from Dr. Robert Shackelford and his experienced team at [business-name], you can know what to look out

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Enjoy the Benefits of Straight Teeth

Most people think, “My teeth are crooked, I need braces.” With this way of thinking, their sole purpose is to simply create a straighter smile. However, did you know there are a variety of other benefits for straight teeth? There are! Straight teeth are easy to clean, provide a better bite and keep you smiling

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What are the Benefits of Family Dentistry?

Children have different needs when it comes to their oral health. It’s important to have your children visit a dentist who is aware of these needs and is experienced working with children. A pediatric dentist specializes in children while a family dentist cares for oral health at all stages of life. This means that you

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Diabetes and Your Oral Health: Things You Need to Know About

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 9.3 percent of Americans suffer from diabetes. This disease can affect all parts of your body, including your mouth. If you don’t tame the disease, it impairs white blood cells, your body’s main line of defense against bacterial infections that can crop up in the mouth.

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How We Take Our Teeth for Granted

Dentistry of Johns Creek doesn’t want you to take your teeth for granted because we use our teeth every day. We have been taught what to do – brush twice a day and use floss. But most of us have not been taught what we shouldn’t do to keep our teeth strong and whole, our

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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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