What If My Dental Crown Cracks, Comes Loose, or Comes Off?

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Quite often, people get stressed out if their dental crown moves or comes off completely. This is understandable. It may have shifted or come off while brushing, flossing, or even simply eating. If this has happened to you, don’t stress! Here is what to do if your crown comes off. There are three steps: 1. […]

Five Facts About Enamel Erosion

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Our teeth work hard and are continuously under assault. It’s no wonder that nature encases them with an armor of enamel—the hardest substance in the body. Sadly, enamel erosion is extremely common, though largely preventable. Enamel’s chief enemies are acidic foods and beverages. Other factors that can weaken enamel or wear it away are some […]

5 Compelling Reasons To Consider Dental Sealants For Your Child

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Do you have a young child? Why are dental sealants important for kids’ oral health? 1. Children without sealants have almost three times more tooth decay than children with sealants. (Centers For Disease Control) 2. Sealants may be covered by your Georgia dental insurance plan. For moms and dads without dental insurance, sealants are worth […]

Dental Care For ICU Patients Lowers Infection Risk

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Hi, I’m Doctor Russell Anderson of Russell Anderson Jr. Dentistry. Today’s post focuses on an article that appeared recently on ScienceDaily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced oral care instead of routine oral care. The patients who received more intense dental care were […]

You Won’t Be Out Cold (Unless You Want To Be!)

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Does your heart start pounding at the mere thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you see a dental practice? Many individuals who have improved their smiles with cosmetic dentistry or underwent extensive restoration procedures chose to use sedation. Though the terms ‘sleep dentistry’ and ‘oral conscious sedation’ are commonly […]