Only a Dental Exam can Identify the Root Cause of Your Tooth Pain

Blog A toothache means you have tooth decay, right? Not necessarily — your pain could be signaling a number of potential causes. Determining where, how much and how often it hurts will help us find out the cause and apply the appropriate treatment. A single symptom, for example, can mean many things. A twinge of tooth pain as you consume hot or cold foods might indicate localized tooth decay easily repaired by a filling. But it could also mean the…

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(Don’t) Break It Like Beckham

(Don’t) Break It Like Beckham During his former career as a professional footballer (that’s a soccer star to U.S. sports fans) David Beckham was known for his skill at “bending” a soccer ball. His ability to make the ball curve in mid-flight — to avoid a defender or score a goal — led scores of kids to try to “bend it like Beckham.” But just recently, while enjoying a vacation in Canada with his family, “Becks” tried snowboarding for the…

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Give Yourself a Smile You’ll Love

Give Yourself a Smile You’ll Love Turn to cosmetic dentistry to give you the radiant, gorgeous smile you deserve.cosmetic dentistry Are you bummed out by your smile? Do you wish you had a smile that was straighter, more vibrant and free of imperfections? If you said “yes” then it’s time you turned to our Marietta, GA, dentist, Dr. Larry Miller, for the cosmetic dentistry that is right for you. Teeth Bonding Do you suffer from little chips or cracks in…

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Techniques for Keeping Impacted Canine Teeth from Spoiling Your Smile

Only a Dental Exam can Identify the Root Cause of Your Tooth Pain Although usually an orderly process, some permanent teeth don’t come in as they should. In fact, they may not come in at all and remain hidden in the gum — a situation called impaction. This creates multiple problems for function, health and, in the case of front canines, appearance. Canines are the longer and more pointed teeth on each side of the front-most incisors. They help tear…

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Dr. Travis Stork: If Only I’d Worn A Mouth guard!

Dr. Travis Stork: If Only I’d Worn A Mouthguard! If we could go back in time, we all probably have a few things we wish we could change. Recently, Dr. Travis Stork, emergency room physician and host of the syndicated TV show The Doctors, shared one of his do-over dreams with Dear Doctor magazine: “If I [could have] gone back and told myself as a teenager what to do, I would have worn a mouthguard, not only to protect my…

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Dental Amalgam Continues to be a Durable and Safe Tooth Filling

Dental Amalgam Continues to be a Durable and Safe Tooth Filling Recently, a number of new filling materials that mimic tooth color have come into popular use and, so far, have proven more durable than past versions. Even so, the traditional metal-based dental amalgam remains a viable choice, especially for less visible back teeth and their higher biting forces. Used for more than a century, dental amalgam is a metal alloy composed of silver, mercury, tin and copper. The mixture…

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Johnny’s Teeth Aren’t Rotten Any More

Johnny’s Teeth Aren’t Rotten Any More Everyone has to face the music at some time — even John Lydon, former lead singer of The Sex Pistols, arguably England’s best known punk rock band. The 59-year old musician was once better known by his stage name, Johnny Rotten — a brash reference to the visibly degraded state of his teeth. But in the decades since his band broke up, Lydon’s lifelong deficiency in dental hygiene had begun to cause him serious…

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Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants

Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants Nothing will ruin a smile and tarnish your appearance like missing teeth. However, even in our image and youth obsessed society, the dental implantsAmerican Dental Association (ADA) estimates that nearly half of all American adults are missing at least one tooth, and millions are missing all of their natural teeth. Formerly associated with aging, tooth loss from causes like extreme decay and gum disease were generally most common among people over the age of…

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