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Why Might I Need a Diagnostic Exam?

As you consider dental implants to restore your smile, it's crucial to understand the importance of a diagnostic exam. This comprehensive evaluation is a vital first step in the implant treatment process, providing your dentist with the necessary information to develop a customized plan that addresses your unique dental needs and goals.

The Importance of Periodontal Health Maintenance: Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Maintaining optimal oral health is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, and periodontal health plays a pivotal role in this pursuit. Your gums, the soft tissues that surround and support your teeth, are the foundation of a healthy smile. Neglecting gum care can lead to a cascade of dental issues, ultimately compromising your oral and systemic health.

Postoperative Care and Recovery Tips for Crown Lengthening Patients

Crown lengthening is a dental procedure that involves the removal of gum tissue and sometimes bone to expose more of the tooth's surface. It is commonly performed to prepare a tooth for a dental crown or to improve the appearance of a "gummy" smile.

Preventing Future Problems: How Bite Adjustment Can Help Avoid Dental Complications

Have you ever thought about the intricacies of your bite? It’s something you might take for granted until a problem arises. Your bite, or the way your teeth come together, can have a significant impact on your overall dental health. When your teeth are not properly aligned, it can lead to a host of complications that, over time, may affect not just your oral health but your comfort and quality of life as well.

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. 

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