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Drescher & Cohen | Midtown Atlanta Dentist

Over-the-counter (OTC) teeth-whitening kits are safe, but they don’t always work on all teeth. If you have had bonding or tooth-colored fillings placed in your front teeth, the whitener will not affect the color of these materials and they will stand out in your newly whitened smile. It’s better to talk to your dentist before using any OTC teeth-whitening kits.

Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals. - Jim Rohn

Tooth decay happens when plaque come into contact with sugar in the mouth, causing acid to attack your teeth. To control the amount of sugar you eat, read the nutrition facts and ingredient labels on foods and beverages. Choose foods and drinks that have the lowest sugar. Our dentist can provide suggestions on eating a healthy diet that promotes good oral health.

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way. - Christopher Morley

Treatment for jaw pain and facial pain depends on the source of your pain. Treatments include: mouth protector; muscle relaxants; exercises; anti-inflammatory drugs; antibiotics; root canal therapy; periodontal treatment; and tooth extraction. If you suffer from jaw pain or facial pain, make an appointment with our dentist for diagnosis and treatment.

The best way out is always through. - Robert Frost

Research shows that the human papillomavirus is an increasing cause of oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancer. We tell people that the best way to prevent mouth and throat cancer is to avoid smoking and limit alcohol use. We provide regular dental checkups that include examination of the entire head and neck to identify cancerous and precancerous signs and symptoms.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle

The steps to reduce the risk of oral health problems associated with an eating disorder: maintain meticulous oral healthcare by brushing and flossing; immediately after throwing up, don’t brush but rinse with baking soda to help neutralize the effects of the stomach acid in your mouth; and consult with our dentist about your specific treatment needs.

We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.
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