It may surprise you to know that some individuals have very strong opinions about which type of toothbrush is the best: manual or electric. Is there really one that is clearly better? Most dentists will tell you that all toothbrushes, when used correctly, are effective at removing plaque. Choosing which kind you prefer is really up […]
Think It’s Not Necessary To Replace Missing Back Teeth?
Some individuals who lose a posterior tooth question whether to replace it. After all, it doesn’t show when you smile and there are other teeth to take over the chewing functions. Why not avoid the cost to replace it and save some money? Actually, there are several important reasons to replace a back tooth with a […]
Tooth Sensitivity Treatment At Russell Anderson Jr. Dentistry
Have you ever been eating an ice cream cone when you felt a sudden shock of pain in one of your teeth? If the enamel has eroded, or the gums have receded, the dentin layer of the tooth is exposed. The substances that cause tooth pain travel to the pulp where the nerves of the […]
Does Your Smile Make a Great First Impression?
In a Match.com survey, over 5,000 single men and women were asked what they found most attractive in a potential dating partner. 60% of men and 71% of women said straight, white teeth and an attractive smile was the highest ranking feature. and… Research by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), found that a […]
Adult Dental Health for Kennesaw Smiles
At Russell Anderson Jr. Dentistry, our goal is preventing dental problems and keeping our patients’s smiles healthy and beautiful. We provide general and family dentistry at our Kennesaw dental practice. Adult Dental Health As a general and family dental practice, we have been treating patients of all ages since 1996. An interesting (and sad) thing […]
You May Have Gingivitis
Every person’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are devoted to oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t affect your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause dilemmas. The first sign of gingivitis is swollen, […]
Optimum Oral Health Includes Exams and Cleanings
If you’ve ever visited our blog, you’ve probably heard the counsel to have dental check-ups and cleanings twice a year. In fact, dental professionals have been advising twice-yearly frequency for over 50 years. The American Dental Association counsels individuals to visit their dentist twice a year as well. Is that an arbitrary schedule? Let’s consider […]
Why Is Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth?
Hello, welcome to the Russell Anderson Jr. Dentistry blog. Today we are going to talk about Dry Mouth, an unpleasant condition that can actually influence oral health. Reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a common dilemma, especially among older adults. However, individuals of all ages experience the symptoms of dry mouth […]
Dental Specialties Available In Kennesaw
General dentists in the Kennesaw area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Kennesaw general dentist will refer you to a local Atlanta specialist or include a specialist as part of your treatment team. Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Atlanta area: Endodontists Endodontists […]
If you are a worried Kennesaw resident experiencing inflamed gums or an aching tooth, you’re are not alone. There is an Epidemic of Dental Problems About one third of U.S. adults are by tooth decay, according to the CDC, and gum disease plagues one in seven people age 35 to 40. Don’t ignore these symptoms, […]