Early Detection of Oral or Pharyngeal Cancer Improves Treatment Options

Some people are lulled into the notion that oral and pharyngeal cancer only afflict the elderly. When in fact increased risk factors, such as a family history of oral cancer, tobacco use and alcohol abuse, increase your chances of developing oral cancer at a much younger age. It is also worth noting that, statistically, men are almost twice as likely... read more »

An Oral Abscess and a Dental Cyst Are Different Things

Oral maladies can cause significant discomfort and distress. Two potential afflictions of the gum tissues that might require surgical intervention come in the form of an oral abscess or a dental cyst. It’s important to keep in mind that there are some distinct differences between the two. Their severity, location, and potential complications from infection will help determine the course... read more »

Brushing and Flossing Every Day Will Keep Your Smile Bright and Healthy

It’s important to clean away food particles hiding under the gum line while brushing. To do this, make small circles motions with the brush. Transition to cleaning in-between the sides of the teeth by angling the brush during strokes. Take your time to be thorough and gently brush in-between the sides of teeth as well as the sides, fronts, and... read more »

How Much Do You Know About Invisalign®?

How much do you know about Invisalign®? Did you know that Invisalign can be used even if you have already received orthodontic treatments in the past? Did you know that Invisalign aligners are custom-made from a patented thermoplastic without the need for any metals? The following questions can give you a much better idea of what to expect with Invisalign’s... read more »

Saving a Tooth with a Root Canal Treatment

If you have a tooth that is badly in need of a root canal treatment, don’t keep putting it off because you are worried that it might be painful. In fact, remember that the goal of a root canal is to relieve you of pain! These days a root canal can be viewed as similar to receiving a dental filling,... read more »

Why you Shouldn’t Fear Checkups

Being nervous, or having a serious anxiety attack, over the thought of visiting the dentist isn't something that's rare. A lot of people have serious anxiety issues over dental visits, but there are many reasons why you shouldn't have those feelings. Your visits with Dr. Jeff DeMercy and Amanda Kossick here at DeMercy Dental in Roswell, Georgia, are important to... read more »

Keep Your Smile Healthy and Bright This New Year

Did you think to keep your smile healthy as a new year resolution this year? If not, you are not alone. Thousands of people let their oral health go unchecked, resulting in dangerous and disastrous problems later in the year. That is why our team is happy to help you avoid these dangerous situations by giving you tips on how... read more »

Let Us Make Your Smile Straight with Invisalign®

Do you dream of an amazing smile with straight teeth? If so, you are not alone. That is why thousands of people are turning to Invisalign®, because of the amazing results Invisalign has to offer while providing a discreet alternative to braces. Invisalign aligners are comfortable, easy to use, and highly effective. Our team here at DeMercy Dental is happy... read more »

How To: Brush Your Teeth for the Holidays

Brushing your teeth has never been easier, more effective, or more important as it is in modern times. We tend to eat copious amounts of food and drinks that can damage our teeth and gums, so we must do our due diligence to keep our teeth and gums safe for a healthy smile. One of the first things we should... read more »