Alpharetta Creek Restorative Dentistry


Is Your Oral Health Holding You Back from Your Goals?

Dental research is continually showing us that “oral health” encompasses a lot more than your teeth and gums. Numerous surveys of dental patients suggest that the health of your smile can also have a significant impact on your ability to enjoy life to the fullest.

But visiting your family dentist in Johns Creek, GA every six months will help avoid many of the dental problems that impact your quality of life.

Do You Feel Confident about Your Smile?

If your teeth aren’t healthy, you know it, which can make you feel self-conscious. Unfortunately, a lack of confidence is not something you want to take with you when job hunting or meeting new friends! 

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3 Reasons Not to Skip Your Next Dental Exam

How many times have you been tempted to skip your six-month dental exam and cleaning? You’re busy, you brush and floss thoroughly, and your teeth don’t hurt; are two visits a year really necessary?

Yes, they are according to the American Dental Association. Dental checkups every six months is the optimal interval for staying current with your oral health needs and preventing problems before they start.

Your Alpharetta dentist recommends dental exams and cleanings twice a year, and here’s why.

Avoid Toothaches

Don’t like toothaches? Brushing, flossing, and seeing us twice a year lets us detect cavities and fix them when they’re small and before they cause you discomfort. Your dental team uses technology ...

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5 Tips for Combatting Dry Mouth

Do you suffer from dry mouth? If so, you’re not alone; studies tell us that 27 percent of women and 21 percent of men deal with the nuisance of chronic dry mouth.

Dry mouth is unpleasant and can lead to bad breath, but it also puts you at higher risk for decay and gum disease. Your family dentist in Alpharetta has several suggestions for relieving the discomfort and problems associated with dry mouth.

#1: Drink More Water

Drinking more water won’t cure dry mouth, but it will keep your mouth and throat moist while keeping you hydrated. Instead of reaching for a can of soda, choose a bottle of water.

#2: Chew Sugar-Free Gum

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Can Your Family Benefit from Supplemental Fluoride?

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Most people are aware of fluoride but may not understand what it is or how it benefits your oral health. Fluoride is so vital for healthy teeth that it has been added to many dental hygiene products, including toothpaste, mouth rinses, and health drinks.

In the United States and many other parts of the world, tap water is fluoridated to help prevent tooth decay. Our family dentist in Milton, GA can also provide supplemental fluoride applications as necessary during your routine appointments.

How Does Fluoride Protect Teeth?

Enamel is the hard outer layer of your tooth that protects it from infection and decay. Fluoride works with your tooth’s enamel in two ways to make ...

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How to Get the Most out of Your Oral Hygiene Routine

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Preventive dental services like exams and cleanings are essential if you want to achieve excellent oral health. But professional cleanings are most effective when you are proactive with your daily oral hygiene at home.

If you aren’t experiencing any immediate problems, though, it’s easy to get a little too relaxed with your oral hygiene routine. Your technique might get a little sloppy, and since nothing hurts, it might even be okay to skip flossing occasionally?

Oral Hygiene Tips for a Healthy Smile

Oral health problems like gum disease can quickly damage your smile if you’re not diligent about oral hygiene. Here are some simple steps to take to avoid issues and maintain a ...

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8 Qualities to Look for in a Family Dentist

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Are you looking for a new family dentist? Maybe you recently relocated or you feel like you need to make a change from your current dentist for some reason.

8 Qualities to Look for in a New Dentist

Whatever the reason, you’re now faced with the important task of finding a dental home that meets the needs of all your family members. There are steps you can take to narrow down your search for a dentist, and there are certain qualities you need to look for once you do.

  • Patience in answering questions and explaining procedures
  • Compassion for anxious patients
  • Advanced training or experience in treating all ages
  • Experience in all phases of general dentistry
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Prescription Meds and Your Oral Health: What You Need to Know

You may not be particularly surprised to learn that reports by the Mayo Clinic indicate that nearly 70 percent of Americans take at least one prescription medication, with antidepressants and antibiotics leading the list.

What you may not know is that many medications – including antihistamines, herbal preparations, and even vitamins – can have a negative impact on your oral health.

Dr. Kai Liang and our team want you to be informed about the things that can affect your oral health. We are pleased to offer general and family dentistry in Alpharetta so you can maintain your healthy smile.

Dry Mouth and Prescription Medications

There are a variety of medications (both prescription and over ...

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