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Posted September 13, 2021

Can You Treat a Toothache at Home?

When you’re suddenly struck with a toothache, floating ideas of home remedies may quickly come to mind. Whether you heard it from your great-aunt or saw it on Pinterest, at-home treatments are everywhere. Marietta dentists at Atlanta West Dentistry can explain more about how to care for a toothache and when to come in for […]

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Posted August 27, 2021

Sleep Apnea in Children

You may think being exhausted simply comes with the territory of being a parent (and it does), but there may also be a serious medical condition causing your child to wake up often throughout the night—sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is most commonly found in adults, but in rare cases can also affect children. Dentists at […]

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Posted August 13, 2021

How to Clean Teeth Like a Dentist

Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal cleaning tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by the dentists and the skillful hygienists at Atlanta West Dentistry. Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss & Mouthwash Before we […]

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Posted July 27, 2021

Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth – Wear a Mouthguard

According to the American Dental Association, at least 13% of all injuries to the mouth occur during sports activities. While helmets, shoulder pads, shin guards, and the like do a great job of protecting most of the body, Atlanta West Dentistry would like to make sure that every athlete knows how to keep their teeth […]

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Posted July 13, 2021

Botox® at the Dentist!?

As specialists in facial anatomy and esthetics, an increasing number of dentists are taking their skills into the world of Botox. Often associated just with appearances, Botox can be equally as therapeutic as cosmetic. Botox is a purified protein that irons out wrinkles by attaching to a muscle and preventing it from contracting. (Muscle contracting […]

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Posted June 27, 2021

Why Wisdom Teeth Are Not So Wise

Most people have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Atlanta West Dentistry has just shown you an X-ray with the dreaded third molars creeping into view.  It’s common to hear patients ask how they are removed, but we rarely hear people […]

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Posted June 13, 2021

The Benefits of Composite Fillings

Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Atlanta West Dentistry can offer Marietta patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Atlanta West Dentistry, we would like to educate you […]

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Posted May 27, 2021

HPV & Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in our community, and as dental care professionals, we feel it our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy […]

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Posted May 13, 2021

Updating Your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you healthy, your Marietta dentists at Atlanta West Dentistry, depends on your input for optimal dental […]

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