Types of Mouthguards/Splints and What They Do

Mouthguard

A mouthguard or splint is a thick plastic or acrylic covering that is worn over your teeth. There are many different appliances available and each serves a different purpose. Sports Mouthguards If you or your child participates in a contact sport, then our Dunwoody dentist strongly recommends the use of a sports mouthguard.  This appliance …

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Four Hidden Symptoms of Tooth Decay

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Think you have a cavity? Watch for these four warning signs: Floss Getting Caught Between Teeth Cavities create physical holes inside of your tooth, leaving rough outer edges of enamel around the opening. Any time you slide floss down between your teeth and there’s a cavity, there is a good chance that the floss might …

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Side Effects of Pediatric Tooth Decay

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Yes, baby teeth eventually fall out and get replaced by permanent, adult teeth. But childhood tooth decay can permanently alter your child’s quality of life if it isn’t intercepted soon enough. If you’re thinking about holding off on scheduling that pediatric dental treatment, here are some crucial reasons not to: Premature Tooth Loss Can Cause …

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High School Athletes: Why You Need a Custom Mouthguard

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High school sports like football, basketball, volleyball, and even baseball (the list could go on and on) are all activities that frequently involve orofacial injuries. All it takes is a bump to the mouth or falling down the wrong way, and the next thing you know you have a busted lip, chipped or knocked-out tooth, …

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Get a Custom Mouthpiece for Snoring

Snoring Mouthpiece Dunwoody, GA

Do you snore? If so, you or your partner may not be resting as well as you could be. Snoring causes you to lose sleep, which can lead to you frequently feeling tired and irritated. You’re also more likely to wake up with headaches and a dry mouth. Our Dunwoody dentist may recommend trying a …

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Oil Pulling—Does it Work?

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Many Dunwoody residents have gotten swept up the oil pulling trend. Here’s what you need to know about this activity. What Does Oil Pulling Do? Oil pulling is an alternative therapy that involves swishing a tablespoon of oil (usually coconut) around your mouth like mouthwash for anywhere from five to twenty minutes on a regular …

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5 Oral Hygiene Travel Hacks

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Whether it’s for business or just to satisfy a chronic case of wanderlust, you might find yourself living out of a suitcase for months on end. How can you keep your teeth and gums healthy when you’re far from your Dunwoody home? 1. Get Travel-Friendly Dental Supplies There are countless options for portable electric toothbrushes …

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Did you Know Your Dentist Can Check for Oral Cancer?

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Cancer is difficult to wrap your head around. No matter where it’s found, when the doctor first utters the word it will make your heart drop. Some cancers, like ovarian or pancreatic, are rarely found before they have progressed past a treatable stage. Oral cancer, however, can be screened for and can be treated when …

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Three Ways to Help Your Kids Have Good Teeth

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One of your primary jobs as a parent is to teach your children to make smart choices for their lives: socially, mentally, emotionally, and physically. But while you do that, you are the one responsible for caring for your children’s health, including their teeth. There are three easy ways to help keep your son’s and …

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Save Time at The Dentist!

Scheduling Calendar Dunwoody GA

Do you ever feel like you spend your whole life shuttling your kids around to their various appointments? Soccer on Tuesdays and Saturdays for your pre-teen, piano lessons on Thursdays for your 8-year-old, tumbling class for the kindergartener on the weekends, and that’s just during this fall season. Sometime you also have to fit in …

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Our Patient Reviews

Dunwoody Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
4.9 / 5.0

Based on 126 reviews

Janice Overbeck

Angela is an incredible dentist and is on top of all of the latest and best technology. She is very honest and I love everyone at her practice. They are all great!

Whitney Appenfelder

I have been seeing Leslie and Dr. Bruce for about 20 years! Love their personalities and service. I highly recommend them!

Jerry Cox

Highly professional and efficient service, stem to stern. Also the account manager makes it fun to pay my bill!!

Jeannine Bartch

Dr. Ojibway and her team have helped me get my smile back. The office is beautiful and the environment is relaxing and very friendly.

Address

1816 Independence Square, Suite B,
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Contact

Tel: (770) 399-9199
Email: dfcd@ident.com

Practice Hours

Mon - Thr 7:00am - 4:00pm
Friday Open until 1pm
(on the Fridays we are open)