Benefits of Proper Oral Care

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    Keeping Your Teeth Clean and Healthy Keeping your teeth clean and healthy is important for your physical appearance, hygiene, and overall health. Not only does it feel great to have clean teeth, it also benefits you in other ways. Maintaining good oral health can prevent chronic bad breath, also known as halitosis. If you have ever been in a social situation and noticed your breath could use freshening up, you know how embarrassing bad breath can be! Halitosis can be caused by different factors, but the most common cause is poor oral hygiene. Poor oral hygiene leads to tooth decay which creates the odor known as bad breath. If you notice that your breath has a foul smell that isn’t remedied by brushing the teeth, be sure to schedule an appointment with your Alpharetta dentist. The sooner tooth decay is addressed, the better chance of reversing your halitosis. By practicing a proper oral health regimen, you can keep bad breath at bay! Oral Health This includes taking care of more than just your teeth. One of the most common oral health issues is gum disease. Development of gum disease is most often the result of poor dental care. Gum disease,…

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    Keeping Your Kid’s Teeth Healthy

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    Did you know that the health of your child’s teeth is partially determined before the first tooth even breaks through the gums? Thanks to genetics, some children start out with healthier teeth than others. There is also research that suggests the mother’s diet during pregnancy may have a positive or negative effect on the health of their child’s teeth. This makes it even more important to introduce a good oral care routine at a young age. Every child is different, and some will enjoy dental care more than others. Being consistent and sticking to a routine will get them off to a good start! When To Start On average, babies “cut” their first tooth (or teeth) between 6 months and a year old. Once the teeth start to come in, it is important to begin properly caring for them. For an infant who has not started solid foods, you can use a clean, wet cloth to gently wipe the teeth down after feedings and as needed. Once the baby starts eating solid foods, a soft bristled, small tooth brush can be used with warm water to gently clean the teeth. Once your child is able to hold the toothbrush on…

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    Welcome To Our New Website!

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    Welcome to the new home of www.golsendental.com! We will be adding and making adjustments to the site as more time goes by. Please stay tuned! We appreciate your patience.

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