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Periodontal Disease and Diabetes: Managing Oral Health

If you're living with diabetes, you know it's a daily management of blood sugar levels and staying vigilant about your overall health. But did you know that diabetes and oral health are intimately connected? Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a common but serious condition that affects the tissues supporting your teeth.


We Hosted a Blood Drive!

In the heart of our dental office lies a powerful opportunity to extend our impact beyond oral health. On January 30th, our office had the opportunity to host a blood drive. Hospitals are unable to proceed with elective procedures due to a low blood supply, so we were more than happy to do our part in making a difference. This allowed us to be able to make a change and impact our community for a lifetime. Donating a single blood donation can potentially save up to three lives! By donating whole blood or specific components, individuals can provide essential support to patients in need. This blood drive was thought of and planned with someone very dear to Perio Atlanta in mind.


What If I Don’t Like the Color of My Crown?

Getting a dental crown can be an exciting yet stressful process. The idea of finally having a beautifully restored tooth is thrilling. But what if that shiny new crown gets placed and cemented and you don’t like the color your dentist chose?


When Should I Be Worried About Loud Snoring?

If you've ever shared a room with a loud snorer, or if you are one yourself, you know how disruptive it can be. Loud snoring has the capacity to wake you up from your sleep or prevent you from falling asleep in the first place. It's not just a nuisance; it's a common occurrence. According to the National Sleep Foundation, about 90 million American adults snore, and 37 million of them do it on a regular basis.


Common Reasons for Dental Crowns: Restoring Teeth for Function and Aesthetics

As we grow older, our oral health becomes an increasingly important aspect of our overall well-being. One of the most common restorative procedures that can drastically improve our dental health is the use of dental crowns.


Snore Guards: What Are They and How Do They Work?

Snoring is a common problem that affects many individuals. While some may not consider it a big issue, it can be problematic for others. It is even more difficult for those who live with the snoring individuals. If your snoring keeps others awake, it is time to get help. There are ways to eliminate or reduce snoring. A simple and effective technique involves the use of snore guards. 


Gingivitis vs. Periodontitis: What's the Difference and How to Prevent Them

Gingivitis and periodontitis are diseases affecting the gums, but they are often confused. Gingivitis is a form of gum disease that causes inflammation and redness in the part of your gum around the base of your teeth. It's a relatively mild form of gum disease, but if left untreated, can lead to more serious issues.


Say Goodbye to Gum Disease: How Pocket Reduction Surgery Can Transform Your Oral Health

Do you want to say goodbye to gum disease and hello to a healthy smile? You probably have gum disease if you have bleeding gums, bad breath, or loose teeth. This condition can ruin your smile and harm your overall health.


Sandra Freedman's Retirement

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of our esteemed dental hygienist of 46 years, Sandra Freedman. After dedicating her career to the dental profession and tirelessly caring for the oral health of countless patients, Sandra has decided to embark on a new chapter of her life, embracing the joys and relaxation that retirement offers.


The Secret to a Confident Smile: How Crown Lengthening Can Transform Your Look

Do you wish you had a more attractive smile? Are you self-conscious about your "gummy" smile or short teeth? Do you have a broken or decayed tooth and need a crown? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might benefit from a crown-lengthening dental procedure. It is a simple and effective way to improve your smile and oral health.


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