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Periodontal Disease Is Often Caused by Poor Oral Hygiene Practices

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice and floss once each day. Consistency in this daily oral hygiene routine is important for removing bacterial deposits to maintain healthy teeth and gums. If you struggle to maintain this basic regimen each day, it can cause hardened tartar deposits to build up on your teeth near the gumline.... read more »

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Tips for Cavity Prevention

A cavity is a hole in the tooth enamel that is often caused by tooth decay, erosion, oral accidents, injuries, or other damage. Cavities are not inevitable. Consider the following tips for trying cavity prevention: - Try to eat a diet that is healthy and nutritious to ensure your smile is getting the crucial minerals it needs to keep your... read more »

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The 2016 Oral Health Quiz Is Here!

The 2016 oral health quiz has finally arrived! You may have been anxiously awaiting a way to determine how your oral hygiene plan stacked up for the year. If you think you have done everything you could to make your smile the best it could be, just remember there are always techniques and habits that can improve even the whitest... read more »

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How Age Affects Your Oral Health

We all know how age affects our health. However, did you know that age affects your oral health too? According to the American Dental Association, your oral health is linked to your entire body. That is one of the many reasons it is vital to keep your oral health in excellent condition. Yet here at Stewart Family Dentistry in Lithonia,... read more »

The Things You Can Do to Improve Your Child’s Oral Health

Your child’s oral health is important to Dr. Ron Stewart and our Stewart Family Dentistry team, which is why we are happy to give you the tips you need to help your child grow into the strong, healthy, and beautiful smile they deserve. Those smile-care tips are: Properly clean the smile Oral hygiene is extremely important, even when your child... read more »

Pregnancy: Why Your Teeth Matter

Pregnancy is an exciting time for any parent! And it isn’t any surprise that you want to provide the best care for you and your baby. But did you know that most women aren’t aware that the health of their teeth plays a significant part in the health of their baby and themselves? That’s why our team is going to... read more »

The ABC’s Of Dental Health

Keeping good oral hygiene practices is very important for dental health. Our mouths are full of bacteria which, if it collects, can form a film on the teeth called plaque. Plaque bacteria breaks down the sugars in foods and creates acids that attack tooth enamel. Overtime, this can cause problems to develop such as tooth decay and gum disease. Following... read more »