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Sandy Springs Dentist Office Blog

Jan
10

What Is Tooth Vitality Testing?

A dead tooth may have noticeable symptoms, such as a darkening in color or pain. Sometimes your dentist notices risks of non-vital tooth pulp and will want to perform a test to evaluate its health. This process is called tooth… - By Dr. Paulen

Jan
04

Gingivitis Can Impact Pregnancy

A recent study in Oral Health & Preventative Dentistry suggests that treating pregnant individuals for gingivitis reduced the risk of preterm births and increased birth weights. Gingivitis is an infection in the gum tissue, and this infection can trigger the… - By Dr. Paulen

Dec
08

5 Healthy Food Choices for Gum Health

Gum disease impacts approximately half of American adults. Though the condition is common, its progression can leave dental patients with severe problems, including tooth loss. Good oral hygiene promotes good periodontal health, but the food you eat can play a… - By Dr. Paulen

Dec
01

How to Keep Invisalign Clean

Patients who want to straighten crooked teeth can find cosmetic enhancement with Invisalign. These clear plastic aligners are switched out every two weeks to give you a straighter, more beautiful smile. Many patients appreciate that it is easier to complete… - By Dr. Paulen

Nov
08

Trust a Professional with Teeth Whitening

Staining and yellowing can affect your smile for a number of reasons, including factors outside of your control, such as aging. You can discuss methods of brightening your teeth with your dentist during a cosmetic consultation. Some patients may consider… - By Dr. Paulen

Nov
01

Repair Broken Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are highly effective restorative tools that dentists employ for patients with damaged or vulnerable teeth. The ceramic cap covers a tooth and shields it from external stimuli that could further harm the tooth. Though crowns are durable, high… - By Dr. Paulen

Oct
19

What Causes Tooth Cavities?

One of the most common questions we get asked at Proud Smiles is whether someone has a cavity. Atlanta, GA family and cosmetic dentist Dr. Brenda Paulen is committed to patient education and helps her patients maintain healthy, beautiful smiles… - By Dr. Paulen

Oct
01

Cosmetic Dental Consultation Expectations

Your smile can play a crucial role in first impressions, and if you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, your self-esteem could suffer. You can restore your smile as well as your confidence with cosmetic treatment from your… - By Dr. Paulen

Sep
13

Can My Dentist Help Me Get Better Sleep?

Have you ever wondered whether your teeth and jaw could explain why you snore at night? While sleep apnea is often associated with obesity or excess weight and soft tissues collapsing over the airway, your jaw position and teeth also… - By Dr. Paulen

Sep
01

Stop Bone Loss with Dental Implants

Patients with tooth loss may suffer additional dental concerns if they do not pursue treatment from their dental professional. Optimal tooth replacement with dental implants can restore the function and appearance of a patient’s smile if they are missing teeth.… - By Dr. Paulen