Dental Implant or Dental Bridge?

There are a variety of reasons that a patient may lose a natural tooth. Fortunately, there is also more than one way to replace it. If have just a single missing tooth, you will likely be faced with the option of choosing a custom dental bridge or a dental implant. Here’s some insight on each…

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Saving a Knocked Out Tooth

Dental emergencies can be quite frightening, especially when they involve direct trauma to your teeth. While a tooth needs repair if it gets cracked, chipped or broken, there are immediate steps you should take if it gets knocked out completely. In fact, time is of the essence if you want to save an avulsed (knocked…

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The Power of Your Spit

Spit: we all have it, yet most of us are unaware of the powerful role it plays in our oral health.   Your saliva does far more than just keep your mouth moist.  Did you know that the average person produces over 25,000 liters of saliva in a lifetime? That is enough to fill two swimming pools!  Clearly, there…

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The Gift of Convenient Dental Care

Whether you are a young working professional or a parent of multiple kids, your weekday schedule can get tight and stressful. Wouldn’t it be convenient if you could schedule your family’s dental appointments on a Saturday? At Pure Smiles Dentistry, you certainly can. Your Time is Valued We are a unique dental practice that values…

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Why Your Teen Will Love Invisalign

If you’ve got a teenager in your home, braces may be a challenging or dreaded topic. We get it; metal braces can be a real threat to a teen’s self-esteem and a real drag when it’s time to eat, play an instrument or smile for yearbook photos. Fortunately, if your teen needs orthodontic correction but…

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How to Encourage Good Dental Habits in Your Child

What are you doing as a parent to establish strong brushing habits for your child? In most cases, a child sees the dentist twice a year, which means parents have a major responsibility for making sure their child is taking care of their teeth and gums the rest of the year. Great dental habits at…

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Are Dental Implants Your Answer to Denture Stability?

Dentures have come a long way in terms of comfort and aesthetics. However, many patients still struggle to find the security they need in their prosthetic teeth. Dentures that slip or pop out of place while eating or speaking can be a major downfall. If you don’t feel confident in your dentures, you may avoid…

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The Versatile Benefits of Composite Resin

One of the simplest and most effective ways to restore a damaged or unsightly tooth involves composite resin. In the last several years, composite resin has taken over as the most preferred choice in dental fillings and dental bonding. It is a tooth-colored material that provides optimal durability while also improving aesthetics. For this reason,…

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What’s Causing Your Jaw Pain?

Jaw pain can be quite disruptive. In fact, jaw pain can limit your ability to speak and eat like you normally do. In many cases, jaw pain can create discomfort in nearby areas, such as your neck, ears, face and head. As with many ailments in your body, effectively treating jaw pain must start with…

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Address Tooth Pain with These 4 Steps

Dental pain can be hard to ignore. A painful tooth can limit your ability to eat, sleep and even concentrate. When tooth pain reaches a level that interferes with your normal, everyday activities, it needs to be addressed by an emergency dentist as soon as possible. Our Marietta office remains available to treat severe tooth…

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