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The Surprising Link Between Psoriasis and Your Oral Health

Woman having teeth examined at dentists People living with psoriasis are familiar its external symptoms, such as itchy, inflamed patches of dry, cracked skin. Recent research reveals psoriasis manifests itself in the mouth and is linked to poor oral health.…


6 Signs You Might Need Dental Implants

Dental implants are quickly becoming one of the most common tooth replacement options, but it’s important to know the right time to consider them. There are several factors that may indicate it’s time to talk to your dentist about dental…


Try These Foods To Promote A Healthier Smile

Just about everything you do will affect your oral health, which also includes the types of food you put into your body. We have put together a list of foods that you should try to incorporate into your diet to health…


Is Teeth Whitening Effective?

Are you self-conscious about your smile because of yellow teeth? Have you always wanted whiter teeth but haven’t gotten around to looking into it? Teeth whitening is a common, convenient procedure that can be performed in as little as an…


Is the KeySmile Membership Program Right For Me?

Many people feel that without dental insurance, they can’t afford dental care. If you haven’t had quality dental care due to budget constraints, our KeySmile Membership may be right for you. For a low monthly membership fee, the Proud Smiles…


What Does It Mean If My Gums Are Bleeding?

What Is Causing My Gums To Bleed? Bleeding gums are caused by inadequate plaque removal. Plaque contains germs which attack the healthy tissue around the teeth. This will cause the gums to become inflamed and irritated, which may cause them…


The Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Benefits of Teeth Whitening Confidence Booster Younger Looking Smile Your Mental Health May Benefit Professional Teeth Whitening is 100% Safe A Bright Smile Means a Bright Future Professional Teeth Whitening is Affordable Why Are the Reason’s That I May Need…


Should I Use Charcoal Toothpaste?

Charcoal is in many commercially-available cosmetics and hygiene items such as face wash, makeup, and now, even toothpaste. It’s marketed as a way to draw out impurities and naturally whiten teeth without harsh chemicals, but does it actually work, or…


What To Know About Dental Implants

Why Would I Need A Dental Implant? At Proud Smiles in Sandy Springs, Dr. Paulen performs a full complement of restorative services including dental implants. Whether you have lost a tooth due to periodontitis, tooth decay or an injury, Dr.…


Gum Disease May Initiate Alzheimer’s Disease

Periodontal disease is a common dental condition that affects half of American adults over the age of 30 and is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults in the develop ed world. Beyond tooth loss, periodontal disease is linked…