Dental Questions Answered on Tooth Hazard Treatments

Never be afraid to look for new and interesting ways to improve your smile. This includes always having ideas in your head ready to implement for any dental damage that can occur. The more you do to prevent damage, the lower your risk is that dental damage actually will occur. Tooth hazards can pop up at any moment, so it... read more »

Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Dental Veneers

Have you ever thought about having a smile makeover? A smile makeover is designed to drastically enhance the look of your teeth. If you have, consider a dental veneer treatment to assist you. Dental veneers are thin shells that go on the fronts of teeth for a new look. They can be used to improve the appearance of your teeth... 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 smiles that we continually cause... 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 “pop”), keep in mind that... read more »

The Dangers of Acidic Foods on Your Smile

The foods you eat and the drinks you consume play a large role in the overall health of your smile. The dangers of acidic foods on your smile is well documented. Beware of what treats and sweets you are putting into your mouth, as they may have unintended consequences on your health beyond just an upset tummy, as many can... read more »

All You Need to Know About Caring for Your Smile this Thanksgiving

Did you know Thanksgiving could be a scary holiday for your teeth and gums? Well, it’s true, which is why our Vernon Woods Dental and Implant Center dental team encourages you to take good care of your smile this holiday season. You can do so by doing the following things: -Don’t snack all day: With plenty of food lying out... read more »

Temporary Toothpaste Substitute

What do you do to keep up your oral health? Do you make a point of brush and floss every day? If so, good for you—but what would you do if you found your toothpaste tube empty one day and weren't able to get more right away? As you can probably guess, you shouldn't just avoid brushing. Fortunately, there are... read more »

Gum Grafting to Improve Your Smile

At Vernon Woods Dental Care Associates in Sandy Springs, Georgia, we offer a soft tissue graft, also called a gum graft, to help our patients have the smile they want even after having periodontal issues. Dr. Tantuco and Dr. Chong may recommend gum grafting to increase your comfort, improve your oral health, and give you a more attractive smile if your... read more »