Ways Your Entire Health is Connected to Your Dental Care

Dr. Kathleen Tantuco and our dental team here in Sandy Springs, Georgia, want you to have the best dental health and not just because we don’t want you to suffer cavities or toothaches. We want you to have great dental health so you can have great health as well! Certain dental issues have been found… Read more »

Relevant Guidelines Concerning Tooth Hazard Prevention

Risks to your teeth are present in numerous aspects of your life. Even if you keep your teeth safe from hidden dangers by brushing and flossing effectively, bad habits and other risks in your lifestyle put your teeth in harm’s way on a daily basis. Unhealthy habits are some of the greatest risks to our… Read more »

Dentures Trivia: History

False teeth are probably the most boring thing ever. And who would argue that? Truth is often stranger than fiction, and dentures have a fascinating history. This may be less than easy to grasp, but tooth decay isn’t an exclusively American invention. For millennia, humans have faced the problem of tooth decay and tried to… Read more »

Occasionally Brushing Your Teeth with an ADA Approved Whitening Toothpaste Can Help Remove Minor Dental Stains

If you could look at the surfaces of your teeth under a powerful microscope, you would see a series of tiny pores and textured areas. When you consume dark beverages, use tobacco, or eat dark foods, tiny dark particles can adhere to the surfaces of your teeth. If they are not removed in a reasonable… Read more »

Symptoms of Teeth Grinding on Your Smile

Have you or someone noticed you grinding your teeth at night or even during the day? Whether it’s anxiety, an abnormal or crooked bite, stress in your daily life, sleep disorder, or even be a habit, you may be experiencing teeth grinding, also commonly known as bruxism. Some of the following symptoms of bruxism include:… Read more »

Toothache Treatments

Did you know that a toothache is caused by damage to the nerve endings within a tooth? However, not all toothache symptoms result in pain within your mouth. In some cases, toothache pain may manifest as disorders in other areas of your head, neck, or face. If you have a toothache, it should be addressed… Read more »

What You Drink Affects Your Smile

It’s a hot day, and you’re feeling the effects of the heat and the sun. You go to the refrigerator and help yourself to a nice cold glass of…what? You may want to give that some thought since what you drink has a direct effect on your teeth. If you are craving a soda (or… Read more »

TMJs Are the Mechanisms That Make Your Mouth Dazzle

Your temporomandibular joints, also called TMJs are ball and socket joints in your jaw that function to move your jaw in all the directions it can. However, if your jaw is damaged or worn, your oral health can suffer. Listed below are ways to check to see if you have a potential TMJ disorder: –… Read more »

You Can Have a Professionally Whitened Smile with a Dental Bleaching Treatment

When significant dental stains alter your smile’s appearance it can leave you feeling socially awkward. At the same time, many of the consumer whitening products sold in stores are only strong enough to brighten minor surface stains. Some of the more potent options could potentially harm your teeth and gums. A whitening consultation with Dr…. Read more »

What You Should Know About Temporary Crowns

What do you know about a dental restorations option called a dental crown? You might have heard that crowns are generally used to treat one of your teeth that has suffered fairly extensive damage. You could also be aware that crowns are quite durable and made to look and feel like one of your natural… Read more »