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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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Why You Should Consider Laser Dentistry

As you probably know, many people tend to think of going to the dentist as a chore that needs to be done. Often, this is because many people find the dentist uncomfortable—especially when they hear the whirring of the drill. Fortunately, not every treatment requires the drill. You see, laser dentistry is another option that you should consider. In fact,... read more »

Refresh Your Smile This Summer with a Dental Cleaning

At Stewart Family Dentistry, the dental practice of Dr. Ron Stewart and Dr. Vonda Hester, we are delighted to offer dental cleanings and exams in Lithonia, Georgia, and the surrounding areas to make sure you and your family’s smiles are their healthiest. What can you expect at our dental checkup? We advise our patients to come in for cleanings and exams... read more »

How Your Cavity Is Treated When You Get a Dental Filling

If you feel pain when you chew your food, or you have a tooth that is sensitive to hot and cold, or a tooth that just won’t stop aching, you may have a cavity. Even with the best of care—daily brushing and flossing and regular dental cleanings--your pearly whites can develop dental caries, also known as cavities. Cavities are holes... read more »

The 3 Reasons Why Dental Cleanings Are So Beneficial

In addition to oral hygiene, dental cleanings are extremely important and beneficial for your smile. It’s strongly recommended that you attend your cleanings every six months. If you do, your smile will remain in tip-top shape. There are many reasons why cleanings are so beneficial for your smile, and three of those reasons are: They prevent cavities Dental cleanings successfully... read more »

How to Lessen the Blow of Halloween Candy on Your Child’s Smile

Halloween candy can have a negative and painful effect on your child’s smile, but what are you supposed to do about it? Well, there are a few things you can do, actually! Here are some suggestions: Divvy the candy up When your child comes home from their trick-or-treating journey, hide their candy and only give them small amounts throughout time.... 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 »