Guidelines for Oral Health Happiness During the Holidays

From our entire team at Vernon Woods Dental and Implant Center, we would like to wish you a happy and joyous holiday season! To continue enjoying a healthy smile, keep practicing safe and effective oral health habits. Following are just a few scenarios to outline some the risks your smile may be facing during the holidays: Question: What else can I... read more »

Give Thanks for Dental Veneers All Season Long

As the season of Thanksgiving blesses us with joy this month, we would like to express thanks for oral health. And we would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to help you craft the perfect smile. If you haven’t yet looked into the benefits of dental veneers yet, we would like to share their benefits with you today.... read more »

Halloween Dental Health

The leaves are changing; the weather is cooling down. It’s the time of year for sweaters, hot cocoa, and of course, Halloween! This festive holiday gives your children a chance to dress up and to stockpile on free candy. The intake of candy can present dental health issues if not handled carefully. Here are a few tips to help keep... read more »

Prevention of Cavities and Tooth Sensitivity from a Simple Fluoride Treatment

Even though your tooth enamel is very hard, it is still vulnerable to oral bacteria and the acidic foods and beverages you consume. Overtime, these things can start to erode the microscopic mineral crystals that make up your tooth enamel, making your teeth prone to tooth decay and tooth sensitivity. Fortunately, exposure to fluoride helps counteract this effect. Fluoride essentially... 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 »

Caring for Your Teeth’s Best Friend

Every day you spend some time brushing and flossing your teeth, in your efforts to keep tooth decay and gum disease away. And while you throw away any used up floss, you won’t want to do that with your toothbrush. You will however want to take care to keep your toothbrush clean, by rinsing well with warm water after every... read more »

Plaque: The Sticky Film That Can Destroy a Smile

Each day, even though you may not notice it, the surfaces of your teeth are covered with dental plaque, which is a white or yellow film that sticks to your teeth and harms your smile. Many don’t think much of this substance, but the truth is: if you don’t quickly remove it from your smile, it could cause major dental... read more »