Can Chewing Gum Help Improve and Enhance Your Smile?

Did you know that chewing gum can help improve and enhance your smile? However, many types of chewing gum often contain sugars, which can harm our teeth, thus negating the positive perks that are associated with gum. Instead, switch to sugarless gum to eliminate this risk. Chewing sugarless gum has many perks beyond just freshening… Read more »

A Missing Onlay Filling Might Need a Crown Restoration

The molars and premolars in the back of your mouth often have deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel of the biting surfaces. These occlusal textures help the teeth chew and grind tough foods efficiently. Unfortunately, they can gradually capture food matter and bacterial deposits. This could easily create large cavities that require large… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Problems Might Be Improved with Fluoride Supplements

Your tooth enamel has a plethora of microscopic pores and textures on the surface. Consuming acidic foods and beverages on a regular basis and inconsistencies in your oral hygiene routine can gradually weaken the mineral density of your tooth enamel. In time, this could cause the pores to expand and deepen. This promotes the formation… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of CEREC® Same-Day Crowns?

Have you ever wanted to crown a tooth without the need for an uncomfortable replacement? Did you know that CEREC® same-day crowns can be designed, milled, fitted, and installed all in the span of a single day? The process of capping off a damaged or weak tooth is now possible to perform in a very… Read more »

Only Buy Oral Hygiene Products with ADA Approval

The world today is awash in a wide variety of oral hygiene products designed to address many common oral healthcare needs. Some of these products employ dubious or exorbitant claims to lure the consumer to use their sub-par products. To help consumers spot the difference between a quality oral care product and one that just… Read more »

A Small Cavity Might Be Repairable with a Standard Filling

If you are inconsistent with your daily oral hygiene routine or if you have a bad habit of procrastinating your regular dental checkup, you are at heightened risk of tooth decay. If it’s detected early and the cavity is in a non-essential part of the tooth, Dr. John Freemon might be able to repair it… Read more »

When a Filling Falls Out the Tooth Might Need to Be Repaired by a Crown

A filling is often used to repair a cavity or small chip in tooth enamel. While the initial bond with the surrounding tooth enamel is very strong, fillings can gradually weaken with time. You are even more likely to have a filling fail if you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene. This allows the natural… Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from a Minor Crack Might Need a Crown Restoration

Your teeth are made up of multiple layers. Each one serves its own purpose for the strength and function of the tooth. When a shallow fracture or crack occurs in the tooth enamel layer, it can come dangerously close to the sensitive dentin layer beneath. This can result in heightened sensitivity and it can make… Read more »

Effective Flossing is Critical for the Prevention of Gum Disease

Gum disease is the chronic inflammation or infection of gum tissues. Every year this easily preventable condition afflicts the oral health of millions of Americans. In fact, the American Dental Association estimates that nearly half of people age 30 and older have some form of periodontal disease affecting their gum tissues. At the same time,… Read more »

Don’t Let the Holidays Derail Your Healthy Smile

As the holiday festivities surround you with rich, culinary treats, don’t be tempted to derail your healthy smile by letting up on your daily oral hygiene routine. Dr. John Freemon and our team are pleased to share the following smile tips for our patients in Woodstock, Georgia who want to keep their smile vibrant throughout… Read more »