Old Alabama Family Dentistry provides dental crowns for patients that are looking to improve the appearance of their smile. Many people still think of silver amalgam crowns when they visualize this versatile dental solution. While they are still in use and incredibly effective, amalgam crowns have the downside of being made of metal and standing out like a sore thumb. For this reason, most of our patients do not ask for a crownHowever, it is important to know that crowns now consist of a tooth-colored material that can blend in naturally with your surrounding teeth. That means that you can benefit from the same durability and protective qualities of a … Continued
When wondering, “how long do veneers last on front teeth?” it helps to understand what they are and the process of applying them. Dental veneers, which usually consist of porcelain or a composite resin, are wafer-thin shells that are custom-made to fit over the front surface of teeth.When Are Dental Veneers Used?Dental veneers typically improve the appearance of stained or discolored teeth, which can attribute to a number of different factors. The antibiotic tetracycline, as well as a few other drugs, are well-known for causing tooth discoloration. Root canal treatments and an overuse of fluoride can also cause a tooth to change color. In other cases, heavy consumption of red … Continued
If you have lost your teeth, visit Old Alabama Family Dentistry to learn about dentures. We find that many people have a misconception about dentures, namely that they are not natural-looking or durable. Modern dental technology gives us the ability to replace your teeth in a way that is dependable, attractive, and effective. Even if you have an old set you do not like, we can replace them with ones that have a better fit and are more enjoyable to wear. Here is what you need to know.Dentures and Partial DenturesIf a patient only loses a few teeth, then the patient may want to consider partial dentures. We can use … Continued
Chipped teeth do a lot more than ruin your smile. They can lower your confidence which in turn affects how you interact with others in your personal and professional life. Then, there are the potential medical issues you could end up having to deal with if you end up with chipped teeth and fail to get the required medical attention.It can happen to anyoneIt does not matter how careful someone is, anyone can end up with broken teeth. It only takes a small mistake, a little slip here or a tiny bump while drinking something in a glass bottle. Failing to properly take care of one’s teeth only adds to … Continued
How often do you see your dentist? The majority of people fully understand how important it is to see their dentist on a regular basis. Taking good care of your teeth is one of the best things you can do when it comes to your good health, making it a good idea for you to schedule a dental checkup every six months. Although there are some dentists who suggest a dental checkup once a year is perfectly fine, going every six months is one of the best ways to ensure you are taking proper care of your oral health.Regular dental checkups ensure good healthScheduling a dentist appointment every six months … Continued
If you damage a tooth, then you can benefit from restoring the tooth with dental bonding or a dental crown. For the health of your tooth and your comfort, it is important to make a decision regarding which material to use to complete the restoration quickly. Otherwise, leaving a damaged tooth will risk infection or spreading the damage to other areas of the mouth. Before getting started, it helps to have information about both solutions, while understanding the long-term pros and cons of each decision.Dental bondingThe bonding material can be highly effective if the chipped tooth is not too badly damaged. If the chip is rather small and does not extend … Continued
When you select a new family dentist, it is important to visit one that is passionate about oral health. Our priority is the oral health of you and your family. We offer a wide range of procedures to help a smile be healthy and look amazing for years to come. This process begins by visiting our office twice a year for a teeth cleaning and dental exam. This way, we can remove the plaque that is on teeth and identify any health issues early before they cause significant damage.We provide early preventionTake, for example, gum disease. When we catch gum disease early, we can perform a deep cleaning that allows … Continued
We believe in the old saying “prevention is better than cure.” Every one of our patients gets the benefit of a dentist who spends time on oral hygiene education along with providing tips for preventing cavities and infections. While providing preventative care, we practice a form of holistic dental medicine. We will spend as long as it takes to ensure that your teeth remain clean, diseases free, and in the best shape possible, so that you never have to experience a dental emergency or a situation where medical intervention is required.Professional dental careNaturally, if a situation does arise where we have to provide one with intervention, the best place to … Continued
In our cosmetic dentistry office in Alpharetta, we specialize in dental restorations. If you damage a tooth by cracking or chipping it, there is a good chance that we will recommend a dental crown. It is an excellent restoration as it is a cap that surrounds the tooth entirely, not allowing any direct contact at all. Crowns are also long-lasting, able to stay in place for 15 years or longer. Also, dental crowns look entirely natural and can blend in with the surrounding teeth. Their reputation for durability has one drawback: people tend to take them for granted, assuming that they cannot become damaged.Unfortunately, just like natural teeth, crowns can … Continued
You do not have to live with dental issues now that dental veneers are so popular. It is common for people to have something they do not like about their smile. Regardless of how glamorous Hollywood stars appear, even they have dental imperfections that they have to correct for a stunning smile. This is good news because it means that you can have a stunning smile, too. Regardless of whether your teeth are stained, damaged, crooked, the wrong size, or full of gaps, we can help to improve their appearance and functionality in our dental office.One of the most common solutions we use to do so is dental veneers. A … Continued

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