Soft Drink Alternatives: What You Should Know

It is very important for you to care for your teeth, and there are several things you should avoid doing and consuming. Specifically, there are some drinks, such as sodas and other soft drinks, that you should avoid altogether. Fortunately, though, there are a number of healthy drinks you could consider replacing them with. You’re… Read more »

Do These Things for a Pristine Smile this Christmas

Christmas is a special time of year, especially because of the holiday spirit, family traditions, and Christmas decorations. However, it can be a scary time for your smile, which is why our team encourages you to take good care of your teeth and gums on a regular basis. To help you do so, we recommend… Read more »

Even Small Cavities Need Timely Treatment

When poor oral hygiene allows the natural bacteria in your mouth to bloom, it can lead to a number of oral health complications. If your tooth enamel has been compromised, a cavity can form. Without timely treatment, the tooth decay can spread to severely compromise the tooth. If it is detected early, your dentist, Dr…. Read more »

Picking the Right Toothbrush

A toothbrush is just a toothbrush, right? It doesn’t matter what kind you use as long as you’re cleaning your teeth, right? Well, yes and no. Regularly cleaning your teeth is something everyone needs to do, but doing that with the right toothbrush will ensure your teeth are as clean and healthy as possible. That’s… Read more »

The Reasons Behind the Importance of Dental Cleanings

Do you ever wonder why your dentist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to visit every six months for a dental cleaning and exam? If so, our team is more than happy to tell you why! There are many reasons why your six month checkup is vital, and three of those reasons are: Reason No. 1:… Read more »

Do the Daily 4 While Doing Halloween Wisely

Autumn is in full swing and October is finally here. Our team in , , along with Dr. want to wish you and your family a healthy Halloween. Today we are sharing four tips from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. To encourage our patients to find a balance between celebrating the holiday festivities and preserving… Read more »

A Bad Filling Often Harbors New Tooth Decay That Might Need to Be Treated with a Crown

Even though a filling is designed to repair a small area of tooth decay for a long time, it will not last forever. As time passes, the pervasive bacteria in your mouth can infiltrate the seam between the filling and the surrounding tooth enamel. This can allow a new area of decay to form within… Read more »

The Advancement of Floss

The concept of flossing the teeth has been around for thousands of years. Researchers have found evidence of floss use in prehistoric times. Archeologists have found evidence that Neanderthals used toothpicks made from small sticks to clean between their teeth. Horsehair may have been used as floss as well. In 1815, a New Orleans dentist,… Read more »

Don’t Ignore a Loose Crown

Even though your dental crown has been cemented firmly into place, there are still times when a hard fall, blow to the face or gum disease can make it come loose. Early symptoms of compromised dental cement might include a minor pain when biting down or a slight wiggle in the crown. Regardless of the… Read more »

Top Reasons to Keep Your Gums Healthy

Welcome to Dental Excellence of Kennesaw serving patients in Kennesaw, Georgia and the surrounding areas, including Acworth, Marietta, and Woodstock, Georgia. Your dentist, Dr. , and our team care about you and your oral health, which is why we encourage you to keep your gums as healthy as possible. There are many reasons why you should… Read more »