Hello, friends of Russell Anderson Jr. Dentistry! If you haven’t visited our blog in a while, we welcome you back. It has been a fantastic month at our practice. We continue to achieve incredible results with our precision smile makeovers. If you have never seen our photo gallery of smile makeover patients, you are probably […]
Your Perfect Smile Is Only A Few Dental Visits Away
What does it take to really change the way you look? Hours upon hours at the gym? Expensive trips to the most cutting-edge salon in the Atlanta area? What about a routine trip to your dentist? You may not love going to the dentist, but you will love the results when they help you find […]
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, […]
Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad…Dentist?
People that experience dental phobia (Dentophobia) may take comfort in the fact that it is a fairly common diagnosable mental condition. At least they know they are not alone and that the medical community takes it seriously. Phobias like Pteromerhanophobia: (the fear of flying) and Acrophobibia (the fear of heights) can be difficult, but a […]
Not All Smile Makeovers Are Created Equal
Hello Kennesaw! Welcome to the Russell Anderson Jr. Dentistry dental blog. Let’s talk about smile makeovers. Some Kennesaw patients wonder if the term is synonymous with general cosmetic dentistry. Are the placement of four veneers considered a smile makeover? Well, yes and no. If your smile is attractive and healthy except for some chips in […]
Filtered Kennesaw Water And Oral Health
A simple way for Kennesaw residents to choose beverages that won’t harm their teeth is to keep it simple and make water their go-to drink. However, for safety, thrift, and convenience, many dental patients choose to drink bottled water or filter it themselves at home. Filtered water can be detrimental to oral health if it […]
Are Floss Picks As Good As Regular Dental Floss?
Are floss picks as good as regular floss? Floss picks vs regular floss? While it’s better to floss with a floss pick than to not floss at all, it’s important to note that floss picks can only clean a part of the tooth’s surface. Doctor Anderson recommends traditional floss or dental tape. Here’s why: A […]
Isn’t a Dental Bridge as Good as an Implant for a Knocked-out Tooth?
At Russell Anderson Jr. Dentistry, we treat dental emergencies such as a knocked-out tooth. Patients who have suffered an injury that either knocks out a tooth or severely damages the tooth have a couple of options for tooth replacement. In today’s post, we will discuss a tooth replacement option common in […]
Worried About Dental Visits?
“How can I deal with anxiety about visiting the dentist?” 1. Consider what the anxiety stems from. For example pain, injections, loss of control, personal space invasion, embarrassment about fear of the unknown. 2. Communicate these fears and concerns with your dentist. 3. Expect respectful consideration and open discussion about resolving fears. Doctor Russell Anderson […]
5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts
Dental Checkups Are Not Just About Cavities At Russell Anderson Jr. Dentistry we encourage people to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning. If you skip twice-yearly dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any decay, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more compelling reason to see your dentist […]