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Patient Education through Dental Resources and Articles

At Acworth Center for Family Dentistry, we know that the state of your oral health can greatly impact your overall health. That's why we give you access to a range of different dental resources, including informative articles that explore a variety of dentistry and oral care topics. From articles that discuss the process of getting dental implants to an overview of oral hygiene for children, there are many relevant, easy to understand articles available in our dental resource section.

Use our educational dental resources to learn about maintaining your oral health. You can also learn more about Acworth Center for Family Dentistry by browsing our site. After you meet our skilled team of dentists and read about our wide range of dental services, schedule an appointment with us online.

Your Role in Dental Emergency Prevention

From losing a tooth while playing a sport to suffering facial trauma during a car wreck, a variety of dental accidents happen every day. Despite being unpredictable, if action is taken right away, you may be able to prevent the incident from becoming a dent...

Dental Implant Advantages

Dental implants are a long-term solution for individuals that have suffered tooth loss. This method of permanent tooth replacement uses metal implants that are surgically-inserted into the gums, and fitted with customized crowns that closely resemble natura...

Root Canal Facts: What You Should Know

If you're considering root canal therapy, learning basic root canal facts will help you gain an understanding of the procedure. Root canal therapy is known as endodontics - with "endo" meaning "inside" and "dont" meaning "tooth." This procedure is performed...

How to Help Your Kids Have Fun at the Dentist

Ever think you'd see your child have fun at the dentist's office? When you think of a dentist's appointment, it's likely that "fun" is not the first word that comes to mind. Despite the many negative associations that adults and children have with dentistry...

How Oral Hygiene Impacts Overall Health

The importance of visiting your dentist twice yearly and taking care of your teeth may seem as though it is all for the benefit of your mouth. However, there is a significant connection between oral hygiene and overall health that makes proper oral care eve...

The 5 Best Foods for Your Teeth

Many of the foods that you already enjoy could also offer great dental benefits. When you choose foods that contain vitamins and minerals proven to improve your health, they are typically foods that are good for your teeth as well. Check out some examples o...

Receiving Dental Work During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, a great deal of focus is placed on fetal development and ensuring that pregnant mothers receive proper prenatal care. Another important but often overlooked aspect of a mother's overall health is ensuring that she receives dental work during her pregnancy. Because a number of dr...

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Wondering if you are a candidate for dental implants? Find out if dental implants are right for you by consulting your dentist, who will perform a thorough exam to determine the status of your oral health. Dental implants are an effective tooth replacement method that is often the preferred alter...

Dental Veneers: Information on Types, Procedures, and Maintenance

If your teeth are misshapen, widely spaced, worn, or discolored, you may be considering different options to improve your smile. Getting cosmetic veneers through procedures such as direct or indirect veneer application may be the solution to your dental embarrassment or insecurities. A G...

3D Printing in the Dental Industry

3D printing has been the subject of much interest in the technology industry over the past few years. While 3D printers may not have numerous consumer uses as of yet, they have a variety of uses in the business, medical, and even dental fields. As a result, 3D printed dentures, bridges, braces, a...

Dental Care Options for Seniors

Maintaining good oral health for seniors works a little differently from dental care for younger individuals. Seniors face dental care concerns that their younger counterparts are much less likely to encounter. Adults over 55 are more likely to experience darkened teeth, receding gums, sensitivit...

Oral & Overall Health: What Your Teeth Say About Your Health

We rely on our teeth much more than we sometimes realize. Our teeth help us enjoy meals, flash a bright smile, and even speak clearly. Understanding the role that your teeth play in your everyday life and caring for them properly are crucial to maintaining good oral health. Just as it is importan...

Wisdom Teeth Removal: When They Need to Be Removed and What to Do After the Surgery

Wisdom teeth once served a purpose, back when humans ate a much more abrasive diet and their molars used to wear out by their twenties. Wisdom teeth were originally meant to fill gaps left by worn out 2nd molars. However, the softer diets of modern humans mean that molars don’t face the same abra...

10 Oral Care Tips for Teens & Tweens

We get it—between school, extracurriculars, homework, work, and friends, there never seem to be enough hours in the day. But busyness shouldn’t ever be an excuse for not taking care of your teeth. Once your permanent teeth come in, you don’t have any more replacements. You’ll have these teeth for...

Dry Mouth Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Saliva, while often taken for granted, is critical to many functions of the mouth and throat. Saliva helps lubricate the mouth; makes speaking, chewing, and swallowing possible and comfortable; and protects the teeth and gums. However, when your salivary glands aren’t doing their job properly, th...

9 Ineffective Teeth Whitening Products and Techniques that are Actually Dental Nightmares

If you do a Google search for “teeth whitening at home”, you’ll find lots of enticing headlines, like “6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth” or “Natural Ways to Whiten Your Teeth at Home,” along with dozens of others. Some of these are even from sources that thousands, if not millions, of people trust...

Do Kids Really Need Dental X-Rays For Their Baby Teeth?

There are a lot of questions surrounding children, baby teeth, and dental care, one of which is whether or not dental x-ray are really necessary for children, especially for those who still only have their baby teeth. Some parents are concerned that the x-rays may not be safe for their children d...

The Importance of Athletic Mouthguards for Sports and the Types of Mouthguards Available

Whether your five-year-old is playing tee-ball, your teenager is a soccer star, or you are sparring in a martial arts class, everyone of any age should wear an athletic mouthguard when participating in sports, especially collision or incidental contact sports. The injuries that can affect the mou...

The Top 5 Worst Foods For Your Teeth: Foods That Cause Cavities

There are some foods that are really good for your teeth. The foods in this article are not those foods. What you eat can have a major impact on the health of your teeth and mouth, and these problematic foods contain compounds that contribute to tooth decay, cavities, and other oral health issues...

Oral Care for Babies and Toddlers: Tips for Parents

It’s true that babies don’t develop teeth until the later half of their first year and the teeth that they do develop through their infant and toddler years will begin to fall out around age 6 or 7. However, that doesn’t mean that oral health care isn’t important during this time. In fact, oral h...

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