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The Importance of Protecting Baby Teeth

Many parents fail to recognize the importance of keeping their child’s baby teeth healthy. They neglect regular dental check-ups and detailed care until the child begins to develop their permanent set of teeth.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Invisalign vs Smile Direct Club – What you need to know

We can all agree that a great smile boosts confidence, feels great, and can change the way we see ourselves. However, changing your smile can be difficult for those of us that don’t want braces and aren’t sure what the other options are.

Jul 17th, 2020
Atlanta’s Top Dental Office for Braces

Summer is finally here! Finally some time to relax and enjoy time with family and friends. Summer is also the perfect time to consider and begin Orthodontic treatment.

Jun 29th, 2020
Making Dental Eco Friendly

Today is Earth Day! Earth Day was started 51 years ago today to “increase public awareness of the worlds environmental problems.”

Apr 22nd, 2021
What Should You Do in a Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency can be scary, but have no fear – we are here to help! What is a dental emergency? There are many different cases that fall under “dental emergency.”

Mar 5th, 2021
How Stress Affects Your Oral Health.

Stress can affect many aspects of our lives. During times like these we understand for many, stress is at an all time high. Everyone responds to it in different ways.

Feb 1st, 2021
Sugar and the Holidays

It’s the sweetest time of year, literally. Sugar is all around us. Sugary drinks, candies, cookies, even our food is packed with sugar.

Dec 10th, 2020
Is It Safe to Go to the Dentist During the Pandemic?

What is Covid-19 and how does it spread? While new discoveries are made every day, this is what we know. According to the Center of Disease Control (CDC) “COVID-19 or Coronavirus is an infectious disease...

Dec 3rd, 2020
Wisdom Teeth Removal at A Smile 4 U

What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are the last set of adult molars to grow into the mouth. These molars usually erupt during a patient’s late teens or early 20’s.

Aug 4th, 2020
Common Teeth Whitening Myths

The tooth has three parts, enamel, dentin, and pulp. Dentin, the second layer, gives our teeth color. However, due to factors like age and diseases, the dentin can get discolored.

Dec 9th, 2019
Five Helpful Facts About Braces

Misaligned teeth affect your appearance, weaken your teeth and cause permanent damage to your dental structure. Having an orthodontic treatment, therefore, is not only for your appearance but for protecting your dental structure and preserving your teeth.

Dec 5th, 2019
Common Dental Assistant Interview Questions

Congratulations! On passing the first hurdle to becoming a dental assistant– getting an interview. Dental assistants play a critical role in the running of the daily operations of our clinic.

Oct 1st, 2019
What to expect during a tooth extraction?

What is the most common cause pain and irritation in the daily working of a teenager or an adult? It’s toothache. For every other type of pain, there is some form of remedy available in the form of a tablet or a procedure.

Sep 1st, 2019
Gum Disease Therapy

Do you know there are some kind of diseases which are very difficult to spot during its initial phase, but it becomes worse if you don’t pay attention? Gum disease is one of these issues, which can create a similar kind of problem. You will not know...

Aug 16th, 2019
A Guide for Getting Your Ideal Patients

It has been reported that adults aged 20 to 64 have at least three or more decayed teeth. This reflects a strong market for dental implants in Dalton. Though they have helped many people restore their smile, there are still people who are unaware about...

Aug 1st, 2019
Treatment Options Following Tooth Extraction

Think about it if you lose any teeth, your social life becomes kind of sad because either you don’t talk to people or they will make fun of you, both are not acceptable which might lead to depression, loneliness or something even worse. The dentist has...

Jul 17th, 2019
Improving Your Smile with Dental Bonding (2)

The dental industry has advanced over the period of time. Now patients can receive treatments that are comfortable in a relaxed environment. If you are looking to improve your smile, it can be done with simple a tooth bonding procedure.

Jul 1st, 2019
How to Care for Your Child After a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is nothing new for a child or an adult, but it is neccessary to know the ways to make your child feel comfortable after tooth extraction so that they feel more relaxed and it helps them heal faster.

Jun 16th, 2019
Get Your Dream Smile With Porcelain Veneers

Let us assume you are going out to a party. Meeting a couple of friends. Moment leads to another and it is picture time. Now, you feel too conscious about your smile as you think that you have an irregularity that would make your smile look unnatural.

Jun 16th, 2019
3 Issues We Repair Teeth With Dental Bonding

Are you conscious of your smile? Does it make you diffident when meeting new people or socializing at gatherings? It’s obvious for you to dream of getting a flawless smile that makes you feel confident and at the top of the world. Though there are...

Jun 3rd, 2019
Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges

People lose teeth either because of an accident or because of their old age. Now the right question is what you should do to deal with it. The simple answer is getting artificial teeth. Now, it becomes very important that the method you would like...

May 23rd, 2019
Modern Dentures Look Like Natural Teeth

When you start talking about dentures, you will find that there are lots of things which are not right. There are lots of myths prevailing about it around you. Some of the famous or let’s say common ones are that they don’t look like the natural teeth...

May 23rd, 2019
Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself After A Root Canal

Has your dentist in Oxford GA suggested a root canal procedure for you? It can be little overwhelming at first as most people get anxious at the mere mention of the root canal. However, it’s not as painful and in fact helps in getting rid of the pain...

May 5th, 2019
How Porcelain Veneers Can Transform Your Smile

Let us assume you are going out to a party. You are meeting a couple of friends. One moment leads to another, and it is picture time. Now, you feel too conscious about your smile as you think that you have an irregularity that would make your smile...

May 2nd, 2019
How Getting A Tooth Colored Filling Prevents Further Tooth Decay

Quality dental care is an integral part of your overall healthcare, no matter your age group. Tooth decay can’t just cause problems with your magnificent smile, but also tooth decay and gum disease can also pose your physical health to a major threat.

Apr 26th, 2019
Dental Inlays v/s Dental Onlays

Do you have a tooth that has been broken or is chipped or is decaying? Well, there are a ton of solutions available for you to get it fixed. An experienced dentist, like the ones at AS4U, will give you cohort of options such as – filling, inlay, onlay...

Apr 23rd, 2019
Improving your smile with dental bonding

If you visit an experienced group of dentists, like the ones practicing at AS4U, you can get a dental bonding done in one appointment and fix any aesthetic or functional issues you have with your teeth.

Apr 15th, 2019
What Can Porcelain Veneers Fix?

Porcelain veneers have been around for quite some time now. Many patients have used them and several dentists strongly recommend them; but, what are they?

Mar 17th, 2019
5 Myths About Gum Disease

When you hear about gum diseases, it can trigger fear in your mind but it is a common disease. The gums are sensitive to bacteria and they become inflamed when there is lack of dental care. This can cause gingivitis and periodontal disease.

Mar 1st, 2019
New Year, New Smile – 5 Dental Resolutions for the New Year

This year you might want to adapt some healthy habits which help you in becoming successful in your life as well as provide you with better health. So it is time to make a resolution of maintaining a good oral condition. The process is actually simple...

Feb 26th, 2019
Winter Tooth Tips

Winter, as we can say it to be, is one of the most awaited seasons because it gives us the chance to play with snow, enjoy different activities and eat lots of food items. In between all this fun what we usually forget is the damage our teeth could...

Feb 26th, 2019
Advantages Of Clear Braces

When you think of straightening the misaligned teeth, the first thing that comes to your mind is traditional wired braces. Many people are not comfortable with the thought of wearing metal braces and they even ignore the idea of getting their...

Feb 24th, 2019
Importance Of Oral Hygiene Before Going To Bed

A good oral hygiene is imperative for maintaining your oral health. It is the best defense against any kind of dental issues. A good oral routine does not only consist of brushing and flossing your teeth in morning but also before going to bed.

Feb 1st, 2019
3 Things You Should Know about Inlays and Onlays

Your smile is determined by the appearance of your teeth, gums, and bite. If there are minor issues with any of these, the cosmetic dentistry can work wonders and improve the appearance of your teeth as well as smile. If you have decayed or...

Feb 1st, 2019
Cosmetic Dental Treatments Transform Your Smile

A beautiful smile is all you need to strike a great first impression on people. However, even people with whitest of teeth can face discoloration and stains with passage of time due to kind of food they eat or lack of oral hygiene care. . However...

Jan 16th, 2019
Keeping Our Patients Informed: The Facts About Dental Implants

Few studies suggest that patient don’t always get the right or required information about the dental implants. They may even be misled by wrong facts or misconception prevalent among people. However, the patients should always be well informed about...

Jan 16th, 2019
The Difference Dentures Can Make in Your Life

Tooth loss whether partial or complete can be difficult. It not only impacts your dental health but also affects your sense of well being and confidence when you talk to others. After tooth loss, people may have to eat food that is bland or boiled which...

Jan 1st, 2019
Top Signs You Have Gum Disease

Gum disease is a common issue faced by many people in the U.S. and it can grow and become adverse with advanced Periodontitis. Gum diseases happen when the bacteria present in mouth combine with food particles and form plaque. It affects the enamel...

Jan 1st, 2019
The Importance of Dental Check-ups

What’s the number one question we hear patients ask us? Without a doubt it’s, “My teeth feel fine. Why do I need a dental check-up?” But when we hear this question, we think of the hundreds of patients we see each year that have put off their check-up...

Dec 16th, 2018
How Periodontal Therapy Restores Oral Health

If you’ve noticed issues with your gums, such as bleeding, inflammation/tenderness, or recession, you could be experiencing the early stages of periodontal disease. It’s important to receive treatment promptly from one of our locations of A Smile 4 U...

Dec 2nd, 2018
How Are Dental Crowns Used?

Dental crowns are a common dental procedure performed at all of our A Smile 4 You locations in Georgia and Mississippi. They are mainly used to save a tooth from being extracted, restoring its appearance and function. Here are a few common ways...

Dec 1st, 2018
Use and Care Instructions for Carriere Motion Appliance

Utilizing the latest in advanced orthodontic technology, the Motion Appliance ensures a fast, effective, and aesthetic first phase treatment to help you achieve a winning smile. When you kickstart your orthodontic care with the Motion Appliance...

Nov 15th, 2018
What Is Denture Reline & Is It For Me?

As we age, the shape of our mouth changes. Unfortunately, this usually causes dentures that once fit to no longer match the contours of your mouth. In order to keep your dentures fit snuggly to your mouth, you can get a denture reline.

Nov 1st, 2018
The Most Common Orthodontic Disorders

Not everyone who has braces made the decision to seek orthodontic treatment for cosmetic reasons; the vast majority seek treatment because they are having pain, problems chewing, or difficulty speaking. What do you need to know to decide if ...

Oct 26th, 2018
Is It Possible To Regrow Tooth Enamel?

Many may not know this, but tooth enamel is single-handedly the toughest tissue in the human body. Tooth enamel is an extremely important part of the tooth as it helps protect it from damage that can be caused by chomping, biting, grinding, and crunching.

Oct 19th, 2018
Protect Your Teeth from Winter Weather

In the same way that you might put on a heavy winter jacket, once the last few months of the year come around, it’s important to protect your teeth from winter weather. One might ask themselves, what exactly does that mean? In the following article...

Oct 17th, 2018
Your Kids Need Their Own Dentist, Too!

<p>The prospect of going to the dentist isn’t exciting for adults- so how can we expect our children to feel any different? What can we do to make the experience more pleasant for them, short of bribing them into good behavior...

Oct 14th, 2018
5 Interesting Oral Surgery Facts and Myths

No one likes to hear their dentist mention the word “surgery.” The truth is, though, that oral surgery is common, and doesn’t always imply a big scary operation. Let’s debunk 5 oral surgery myths.

Oct 14th, 2018
Top Myths About Porcelain Veneers

Many individuals try a variety of different procedure or at-home methods to try and achieve a smile that will boost their confidence. Our team at AS4U offers several different cosmetic procedure and treatments to help patients get to this point.

Sep 13th, 2018
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Fillings

Dental fillings are one of the most common restorations given to patients. Many individuals try their best to prevent needing a filling, but they can be inevitable and necessary for many different reasons.

Sep 10th, 2018
What’s There to Know About Root Canals

We have all heard about root canals. The mere thought sparks a plethora of unpleasant emotions. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions surrounding this innovative tooth-saving procedure.

Aug 30th, 2018
Relief for Sensitive Teeth

Teeth sensitivity mostly occurs when tooth enamel has worn away, exposing the nerve ending filled dentin in the root. It’s aggravated by cold, hot, or sugary foods and beverages.

Aug 28th, 2018
Why Mouthguards are Essential

Whether you grind your teeth at night or are involved in contact sports, mouthguards can prove to be an essential part of your daily routine.

Aug 23rd, 2018
What it Means to Crave Ice

Do you often find yourself munching on ice? Do you feel like having ice cube as a snack rather than having chips or donuts? Do you not understand why are you craving ice all the time when you know that it has no nutritional value?

Aug 22nd, 2018
Choose These Foods for a Healthy Mouth

It’s commonly known that brushing and flossing, along with regular visits to the dentist, are all key steps to maintaining oral health. But another step you can take is to eat healthy foods. Here are a few to be sure to include in your diet.

Jul 31st, 2018
Four Things to Know about Teeth Whitening

Brushing and flossing are very effective at keeping teeth healthy, but you may notice that, even with the most diligent of oral routines, your teeth are yellowing.

Jul 27th, 2018
Dental Inlays and Onlays

Dental inlays and onlays are both excellent options for fillings and are a common dental procedure to address tooth decay.

Jul 6th, 2018
Orthodontic Disorders

The orthodontist office is a place where so many different patients get the opportunity to trans-form their smile, jaw, and life. Whatever you may have, or even a family member of yours, at A Smile 4 U...

Jun 26th, 2018
Is a Crown Right for You?

For any variety of reasons, your dentist may recommend that he or she places a crown on one of your teeth to fix or further protect a toot that may have been damaged at some point.

Jun 26th, 2018
Oral Surgery Sedation Options

When you are scheduled for oral surgery, it is easy to get nervous. Many patients start thinking about the pain they might feel or are even nervous about the type of sedation they might undergo.

Jun 3rd, 2018
Habits You Should Avoid for a Healthier Smile

We often hear about the importance of eating healthy, at home dental care and routine professional dental treatments but what about bad habits that may be compromising your oral health?

May 16th, 2018
Understanding Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the most common diseases in the world, affecting possibly over half of the population in some measure of severity.

May 11th, 2018
Debunking 7 Orthodontic Myths

When it comes to orthodontics and dentistry in general, there are tons of myths that exist across the world. These myths however can prevent patients from receiving the orthodontic treatment...

May 4th, 2018
Why Does My Child Need a Pediatric Dentist?

It’s possible that you have asked yourself this very question. Maybe you already love your dentist that many other friends or adult family members use and are happy with. However, there are added benefits to having a specialized pediatric dentist.

May 2nd, 2018
Hiding Behind a Smile? Consider Invisible Braces!

Are you interested in improving your smile? Maybe you have looked into the different options to realign your teeth. Our dentists at AS4U provide our patients with more innovative ways to realign your smile.

Apr 25th, 2018
What Can Porcelain Veneers Do for You?

If you are not satisfied with your smile or have gaps in your teeth that might need braces to fix, porcelain veneer might just be the procedure for you.

Apr 12th, 2018
Who Benefits from Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are one of the best ways to protect and keep your teeth healthy. A Smile 4U provides this simple procedure for their patients. Dental sealants are one of the most common and popular dental procedures,...

Mar 27th, 2018
How to Make Your Brightened Smile Last Longer

There’s a reason why teeth whitening is so popular – it works! Chances are after you’ve undergone the procedure yourself, you’ll look forward to showing off your new smile.

Mar 9th, 2018
Hands-On Training for Dental Assistants

At A Smile 4 U Career Center, our goal is to ensure that, once you leave our facilities, you are fully educated and prepared to be a successful dental assistant.

Mar 6th, 2018
Reasons to Choose a Dental Bridge

One of the most essential restorative dental services we offer are fixed bridges. For anyone who is missing one or more teeth, a dental bridge is an ideal option to restore not only the appearance of your smile,...

Mar 3rd, 2018
How Important Are Fluoride Treatments?

With the word “fluoride” popping up in the media, on the internet or even from our friends, do we really know what it is or how safe it can be? Continue reading to learn the truth about fluoride and if we really need treatments of it.

Feb 28th, 2018
5 Benefits of a Professional Teeth Whitening

When it comes to achieving a bright, white, healthy-looking smile these days, there are a lot of options. In the store, you’ve got whitening toothpaste, mouthwash, rinses, strips and even trays.

Feb 8th, 2018
Why Do Wisdom Teeth Need Extraction?

So, your dentist says they want to remove your wisdom teeth. Of course, you’ve heard of tons of your friends and family having their wisdom teeth removed, but yours don’t hurt,...

Feb 3rd, 2018
A Healthier Mouth = A Healthier Heart?

You know it’s important to brush your teeth, but did you know that your oral health could be affecting your heart? Recent studies have found that there is a link between oral health and heart disease, meaning it’s more important...

Jan 25th, 2018