COVID-19 March 30th Update

We hope this message finds you in good health. As the world adapts to these unusual circumstances from COVID-19, we just wanted to keep you updated. We are continuing to closely follow healthcare guidelines to ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff. We want to reiterate that our commitment is to you,…

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What to Do If Your Dental Filling Falls Out

A dental filling can be tooth-colored or metal (which may look silver, or even black, depending on how old it is.) While both kinds of fillings last quite a long time, they can loosen and come out as they age or develop leakage around them.  If you have an old dental filling that has fallen out,…

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What Takes Place During A Root Canal?

Root canal therapy is a treatment in Brookhaven, Georgia that’s used to treat an abscessed tooth.  During your procedure, you can expect the following steps to take place: Making you comfortable – We’ll first numb the area to be worked on with a local anesthetic. Isolating the tooth – Once you’re feeling numb, we’ll isolate the tooth by…

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When Is The Right Time To Get Dentures?

While the usual goal is to live a full life with the set of teeth that you were given, some people will be faced with deciding if dentures are best for them. Here are some circumstances that may lead you into getting dentures from our Brookhaven, Georgia dentist: Many Bad Teeth – Having a mouth…

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Porcelain Veneers vs. Dental Crowns

Both porcelain veneers and crowns are popular procedures at Elegant Smiles in Brookhaven. To help you better understand each treatment, and to choose the right one for you, here is a breakdown of the similarities and differences of each procedure. Similarities Between Veneers and Crowns Some of the similarities between these two procedures are as…

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Should You Replace Your Missing Tooth?

For some Brookhaven, Georgia residents, living with a missing tooth isn’t something that they really want to deal with. Meanwhile for other folks, losing a tooth isn’t a huge deal. Especially if it’s in the back of your mouth where the space doesn’t show when you smile or talk.  However, those individuals who think going with…

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Good and Bad Candidates for A Dental Implant

Getting a dental implant at Elegant Smiles in Brookhaven, Georgia is a great way to replace a missing tooth, but it’s not always the right procedure for everyone.  Below you’ll see a list of who are good candidates for a dental implant, as well as those that may not qualify. Ideal Implant Candidates You should consider…

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Do You Really Need a Dental Crown?

Crowns — or as some people call them, “caps” — are protective restorations that slip over your teeth. They serve as a cover that withstands pressure, chewing, grinding, and prevents the remaining enamel from breaking apart even further. But at what point do you need a dental crown instead of something like a filling? Here…

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Keep Your Smile Bright After Professional Teeth Whitening

Professional teeth bleaching in Brookhaven will get you a dramatically whiter smile. But unfortunately, those results won’t last you long unless you do something to help things along.  Try these tips to get the most out of a professional whitening session and keep your teeth white for as long as possible. 1. Avoid Staining Foods…

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How Can You Get Rid of Tartar on Your Teeth?

Tartar. It’s unsightly, making your teeth look stained. It can also contribute to the development of gum disease. Here’s what you need to know to prevent the problems caused by the hard buildup on your teeth. What Is Tartar? “Tartar” is a common term for dental calculus. Calculus is a hard layer of mineral deposits…

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