Dental Augmentations: Brushing and Flossing

Focusing on your health care includes making sure you have a safe and abrasive-free plan to wash away debris and plaque buildup. Brushing twice a day is extremely effective for cleaning the surfaces of your teeth. However, brushing cannot reach between teeth. For this task, an interdental cleaner such as dental floss will need to be used. Make sure you... read more »

All About Chewing Gum

  Are you aware of the benefits of chewing gum and how they can be used to help keep your smile safe? Chewing gum is extremely beneficial for your oral health care because it can help promote the addition of saliva. Saliva is essential for washing away food debris and harmful acids to ensure your smile can last as long... read more »

Information about Pregnancy and Oral Health

Whether you are thinking about pregnancy or already are, there are some critical pieces of information you will want to know about the link between pregnancy and oral health. Here are some questions and answers to illustrate: Q: What oral health problems might pregnancy cause? A: Like gestational diabetes, it somewhat common to contract gingivitis while pregnant. This is because... read more »

Serious Smiles Deserve Serious Treatments

Serious smiles deserve serious treatments. If you have suffered damage to your teeth, dental bonding treatments may be required to restore your smile to proper working condition. Dental bonding is most often used for chipped teeth and works by bonding materials directly to damaged areas. Dental bonding is a cosmetic tooth restoration treatment used to improve your oral health care... 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 »

Gum Disease and Its Treatment

Gum disease is a condition affecting 64.7 million Americans and if left untreated, this infection of your gum tissue can result in tooth loss while increasing your risk for diabetes and heart disease. Treating gum disease is fairly simple in the early stages and is often reversible. In this stage, periodontal treatment usually includes stepping up your daily brushing and flossing... read more »

What to Do If Your Gums Are Bleeding

At DeMercy Dental, we want our patients in Roswell, Georgia, to know that the health of your gums is as vital to a healthy smile as your teeth. Were you aware that the state of your gums is a good indicator of your overall health? While the main cause of bleeding gums is the buildup of plaque at the gum line... read more »

Fluoride: Improve Your Dental Health

Fluoride is a mineral that is important to dental health, as it strengthens the tooth enamel. The teeth become more resistant to acid attacks from bacteria in the mouth. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay and can even reverse early tooth decay. So, where can I find fluoride, you may ask? Fluoride is found in many places naturally and has been... read more »