(Newswire.net -- January 31, 2020) -- “Why do people get veneers?” Maybe you have heard someone ask it, or you already asked this question to yourself. Well, many of us want to have a killer smile. Unfortunately, though, not many of us can have it without the help of cosmetic dentistry. Dental veneers are just one of the many options to... read more »
Explore the link between your oral health and heart health Claiming around 610,000 lives each year, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the U.S.1 Did you know that research has found a link between this deadly disease and the health of your gums? Having gum disease increases the risk of a first heart... read more »
What you eat matters While these hard candies seem harmless, eat too many and the constant exposure to sugar can be harmful to your teeth. Hard candies also put your teeth at risk because in addition to being full of sugar, they can also trigger a dental emergency such as a broken or chipped tooth. Better alternative? Chew sugarless gum... read more »
Reducing Your Risk of Oral Cancer Many people don’t realize just how closely their oral hygiene is related to their overall health. You don’t only go to the dentist to prevent cavities and keep your pearly whites from yellowing; we are also consistently monitoring your mouth for signs of more serious illness, like oral cancers. Oral cancers, which include lips,... read more »
Patient Spotlight With so many patients passing through our doors each day, we often hear a myriad of interesting stories about our patient’s lives and their families. Recently, our patient Tammy Dykes shared the fascinating story of her 35-year journey with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Tammy has spent time as a floor nurse in Medical-Surgical, a nurse in Employee Health,... read more »
Do our bodies know the difference in natural sugars and added sugars? Check out this article from the Huffington Post where experts explain how we process the sugar in an apple differently from the sugar in a cookie.