What is Teledentistry?

A few things have changed at Elegant Smiles (Brookhaven) over the past few months. Since dentists throughout the United States have had to change the way they see patients, there’s been an exciting new way to provide emergency and consultation appointments: teledentistry. Teledentistry is a different way of “seeing” the dentist. The virtual appointment process uses…

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Are Brookhaven Dentist’s Offices Open?

Now that social distancing rules are starting to taper, you’ve probably noticed that nearly all of the dentists’ offices in Brookhaven are closed (or at least appear to be.) That’s because offices are providing same-day emergency treatments, but not routine checkups or elective procedures at this time. What does this mean for you as a…

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What to do During a Dental Emergency

In Brookhaven, we offer same-day emergency dental treatments for all ages. But during this time of “social distancing” and the rapid spread of COVID-19, our Brookhaven dentist is taking special precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. Are You in Pain? How severe is your discomfort? If it’s something minor that you can…

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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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