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What is Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is also known as mouth cancer. It develops on your lips and in the soft tissues of your mouth. The cell’s DNA changes and can multiply, spreading the cancer to other parts of the mouth and body. Even though about 54,000 new cases of mouth cancer are discovered every year in the U.S., many people don’t know much…

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What is a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist that focuses on diagnosing and treating diseases of the supporting structures of teeth, primarily the gums. They also place dental implants. The term periodontist comes from two Greek words meaning around the tooth. Periodontal disease goes back many centuries. Hippocrates wrote about the gums separating from the teeth with a foul odor. Fortunately, periodontal disease…

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Gum Care Is Important for Your Overall Health

September is National Gum Care Month. At our periodontist’s office in Alpharetta, we are excited to show people how to care for their gums, as we as understand gum disease. Periodontists across the country are doing the same thing, as gum health is so important. Gum health affects your overall health, plus it is the leading cause of tooth loss…

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Emergency Periodontal Care in Alpharetta

There are many different types of dental emergencies, and it’s common for patients to not be aware of which types of dental problems require emergency periodontal care and need immediate attention. Since the term “periodontal” refers to the gums and supportive tissues that surround your teeth, most periodontal emergencies involve your gums and other surrounding structures more than your teeth.…

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Dental Routine and Gum Care in Alpharetta

Not only is good oral hygiene beneficial for your mouth, but it’s also beneficial for your whole body and may help you live longer! Research has linked poor oral health to serious diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, so following the American Dental Association guidelines for good oral hygiene can extend your life. However, no matter the quality…

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What to Expect with a Tooth Extraction

When a dentist tells you he or she needs to pull a tooth, it’s normal to feel anxious. People who haven’t had a tooth pulled recently tend to imagine the worst. They remember old movies where a dentist is yanking away and there is a lot of blood, but things have changed. A tooth extraction today is now virtually painless…

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Understanding Sensitive Teeth

A bowl of hot soup, a spoonful of ice cream, and a cold glass of orange juice. What do these foods and drinks have in common? If you’re one of the 40 million people in the United States who experience tooth pain and sensitivity, you likely found out that hot, cold, or acidic foods and drinks are hard to enjoy…

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Cavity Prevention Advice for Everyone

In most cases, tooth decay that causes cavities is entirely preventable. Did you know the easiest way to prevent cavities is to control plaque in your mouth? Plaque is the fuzzy substance that builds up on your teeth after you eat or drink. If you don’t remove it regularly, the bacteria in the plaque takes the sugars in the foods…

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The Importance of Flossing

If you have established a good flossing habit, then congratulations! According to a few studies you are among a minority of Americans taking proper care of their teeth. There is a reason why the dentist asks you every time you visit them if you have been brushing your teeth. It’s simple really; they ask because it’s important. Flossing gets in…

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Taking Care of Your Braces

Taking care of your braces can seem rather daunting and tedious. Patients often dread braces and we know why. Braces require special care and maintenance. But North Point Periodontics is here to tell you that is doesn’t have to be as difficult as people make it seem. The biggest threat to braces is food and the bacteria food leaves behind.…

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