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June 3, 2020

5 Bad Dental Habits That Can Damage Your Teeth

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_pate @ 4:32 pm
Woman biting her nails

You only have 30 minutes left. Despite your best efforts, you find yourself running late due to standstill traffic on the freeway. As the minutes tick away, you realize you’ve been mindlessly biting your nails for the better part of an hour. “What’s the harm?” you think to yourself, “Nothing bad has ever happened before.” Just as the thought enters your head, you feel a surge of pain and notice a deep crack in your tooth.

Biting your nails is one of many behaviors that can harm your teeth. To keep your teeth strong and avoid an emergency dentist visit, watch out for these five bad dental habits.

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May 8, 2020

How Social Distancing Is Respected In Your Dentist’s Office

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A hygienist practices social distancing in dentist offices.

Six feet. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been the recommended separation distance people have been using to protect themselves. As business reopen and individuals return to parts of the old lives, it continues to be important. Implementing social distancing in dentist’s offices has been a major goal for your local oral health care providers. Read on to find out about some of the policies they are using to make it possible.

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March 11, 2020

8 Tips for Helping Your Child Overcome Their Fear of Dentists

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Smiling young girl high-fiving her Buckhead children’s dentistYou do your best to take care of your son or daughter’s precious smile with regular brushing and other healthy habits. However, getting them to their dental appointments can be a challenge. If they have a fear of the dentist, a simple checkup can be about as fun and easy as getting a tooth pulled. So what can you do to encourage your little one to feel better about professional oral health care? Here are eight practical tips from your Buckhead children’s dentist that can help them feel more relaxed and confident in the dentist’s chair.

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February 21, 2020

Top 3 Perks of Seeing a Family Dentist To Care For Your Loved Ones’ Smiles

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A little boy seeing a family dentist for a checkupChoosing the right dentist is the first step in making sure your loved ones’ smiles stay happy and healthy, and it’s common to assume that you need to see separate dentists that specialize in certain types of care. But there are actually several perks to seeing a family dentist in Buckhead to take care of everyone’s needs. With a friendly, comprehensive approach, you can bet that the littlest member of your family all the way up to your grandparents will get great care in a comfortable environment. Learn more below about the top 3 benefits of family dentistry!

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December 3, 2019

5 Ways to Protect Your Smile Throughout the Holidays

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a family smiling The holidays are a great time for family, friends, great food, and making wonderful memories. It’s also a time for overindulging in some tasty treats that can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums. With so many sweet, starchy, crunchy, and chewy goodies, your smile can go from healthy and beautiful to decayed and dull fairly quick. To prevent this from happening to you, hear from a dentist in Buckhead who shares 5 ways to protect your smile this holiday season.

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November 21, 2019

Why You Really Should Use Your Dental Insurance Benefits Before 2020

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Tooth and calculatorJanuary is getting very close; have you used your dental insurance benefits yet? Many people don’t realize that they might save a lot of money – hundreds of dollars, in many cases – by making an appointment before the end of the year (which is when your benefits reset if your plan uses the calendar year). Here’s why using these benefits will always be preferable to losing them.

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October 21, 2019

Repairing Your Smile: The Dental Implant Process

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Dental ImplantIf you have missing teeth to replace, you’ll probably have some questions. How painful is it to get dental implants? How long will it take? What will recovery be like? Your dentist in Buckhead is here to answer any questions you have so that you can feel confident when the time comes to rebuild your smile. Here’s what you need to know about the dental implant process.

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