Sores in the Mouth

Do you have sores in the mouth that are disrupting sleep, eating or talking?  This is a condition called Stomatitis which is a term for inflamed sore mouth.  Sores can occur anywhere in the mouth such as gums, cheeks, tongue, lips and palate.  Let’s take a look at some common sores. Canker sores are very…

Teeth Can Last A Lifetime

Did you know that teeth can actually last a lifetime?  It’s true.  For many of us, proper brushing, flossing and visits to the dentist ensure our teeth last a lifetime says a dentist in Marietta, GA.  Teeth are composed of a soft center and hard outer surface.  Surprisingly, this outer surface, the enamel is the…

Dental Implants Replace Missing Teeth

Replacing missing teeth with dental implants is becoming the standard of care says Marietta dentist, Kirk Kimmerling.  More and more people are candidates for dental implants because of the use of a bone grafting procedure.  The added bone helps secure the implant for success by making the bone wider and deeper. What is a dental implant asks many patients?…

Time Matters When A Tooth Is Knocked Out

Do you know how to handle an emergency situation when someone has knocked a tooth out in an accident?  Many people unexpectantly lose teeth every year due to accidents in the United States says emergency dentist in Marietta, GA.  “It’s best to be prepared and know how best to handle the situation,” says Kirk Kimmerling…

Teething…What to Expect!

When will my baby start teething so I’m prepared, asks many new mothers?  Most babies usually start the teething process between four and seven months says Marietta dentist.  Early bloomers can see a tooth appear as early as three months and for late bloomers, it’s almost a year.  In rare cases, a child is born with a…