Sandy Springs Dentist Office Blog


All About Plaque and Tartar

Understanding the importance of oral hygiene is paramount to maintaining overall health. The mouth is a window into our general wellness, often showing signs of medical issues before they manifest elsewhere in the body. This makes dental cleanings an integral… - By Dr. Paulen


Lighten Your Gum Color with Ease

Most people want firm, pink gums highlighting their pearly white smiles. If your gums appear dark in color, you may feel tempted to hide your smile. Some people naturally have more pigment in their gum tissue, giving this darker appearance.… - By Dr. Paulen


Get the Snap-On Smile of Your Dreams

Do you feel self-conscious about crooked teeth? Want to find a way to get a beautifully straight smile without the hassle and cost of extensive cosmetic dental work? Ask your dentist about Snap-On Smiles. This dental restoration is made to… - By Dr. Paulen


Do You Know the Types of Dental Stains?

Worried about stains forming on your pearly white smile? Diligent oral hygiene and good oral habits can help you keep your teeth bright and beautiful. But over time, you could see dental discoloration affect your smile, disrupting your dental aesthetics.… - By Dr. Paulen


Can Your Diet Cause Tooth Loss?

Tooth loss can lead to serious problems with the health, function, and aesthetics of your smile. Oral health conditions like tooth decay and gum disease are major contributors to your risk of tooth loss. But you might not know that… - By Dr. Paulen


Signs of Dental Erosion

Your teeth are able to bite and chew your food without issue thanks to their durable outer shell called enamel. Over time, this strong enamel might sustain damage and begin to erode. Dental erosion can happen due to underlying health… - By Dr. Paulen


What to Do About Food Traps

Most of us have gotten food stuck between our teeth before. It can feel annoying, but the bit of trapped food will come out easily over time. If you have food stuck in your teeth, completing your oral hygiene routine… - By Dr. Paulen


Why Do I Have a Scalloped Tongue?

Your tongue is a muscular organ that features tiny bumps that allow you to taste. A healthy tongue appears moist, pink, and smooth. If you notice that the edges of your tongue have a rippled effect, you might worry that… - By Dr. Paulen


Floss to Boost Gum Health

Flossing is a crucial step in your oral hygiene regimen. Some people may think that brushing their teeth is enough to keep their smiles fresh, beautiful, and healthy. But you need to floss to get rid of build-up that accrues… - By Dr. Paulen


Cleaning Your Dental Implants

Dental implants can provide you with secure, long-lasting tooth replacement and dental restoration. Many people appreciate that these fixtures will endure for twenty years or longer without requiring replacement. Plus, you will not need to complete extra cleaning steps in… - By Dr. Paulen