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Why Replace a Missing Tooth?

Though when we are out and about in public, and with safety in mind are wearing masks, smiles still abound. They show in our eyes, are shared when we are at a safe physical distance, and are seen up close when we are in the confines of our homes with our families or on Zoom […]

Dentistry, Covid-19 & Food Insecurity

Colony Square has been our dental home for over 35 years. Located in the heart of Midtown, Atlanta, we’ve seen a small diner, Gorin’s, on the corner of 14th and Peachtree become the Proscenium, the National Service Industries building is now King & Spalding and the neighborhood is home to countless residents, changing the landscape […]

Tips to Keep Our Children in Good Dental Health | Even During a Pandemic

Over the past several weeks life seems to have hit the proverbial “pause” button for many of us. We are spending more quality time with our partners, spouses and children. While slowing down the pace of our day-to-day lives could be a good thing for mental health, it is equally as important to make sure […]

Dental Emergencies | In the Time of the Coronavirus – What Ifs?

It’s human nature to worry about the ‘What Ifs’. What if I go on a trip and leave something important at home? What if I don’t do well on a test, a presentation, an interview? What if I forget a birthday, an anniversary, an important meeting? But today we have much more important ‘What Ifs’ […]

Diet and Dental Health | ‘You are what you eat’

‘You are what you eat’… is a phrase thought to be as old as the early 1800s that has come to be well known over the years Today, with TV ads, the Internet, and advice from our doctors, we know that the foods we eat and the drinks we drink help determine our overall health. […]

Children’s Primary Teeth and How to Care for Them

5 Creative Ways to Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month with your child It is increasingly important to encourage children at a young age, to take care of their teeth. Encouragement combined with happy visits to the dentist assists with promoting a lifetime of oral health. This year, in addition to community outreach and internal […]

‘Tis the Season for Giving Back | CSDA Partners with Dress for Success

As the year comes to an end, our dental family is preparing for all of the traditional holiday festivities. No matter if you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus, or otherwise, the most important thing is that you’re spending valuable time with close family and friends. From our spring continuing education classes at Hinman, to […]

Is Flossing Helpful or Harmful?

Is Flossing Helpful or Harmful?   You can count on hearing, ‘don’t forget to brush and floss’ during visits to the dentist, on oral health educational videos and on TV. You may wonder why and when this refrain took hold and the reasons your dentist and hygienist stress the importance of this home healthcare routine. […]

When Is The Last Time You Checked Your Tongue?

When Is The Last Time You checked Your Tongue? When you brushed your teeth this morning did you look at your tongue? If you answered no…it’s okay. Although we know oral health is important, many are unaware of the importance of examining their tongue. The tongue is one of the most vital barometers to one’s […]

Early Detection Of Oral Cancer

Early Detection Of Oral Cancer It’s time for your dental spring cleaning! The month of April not only signifies the beginning of Spring, but it also is Oral Cancer Awareness month. As you start your spring-cleaning at home, be sure that you have scheduled your dental spring screening as well. Oral cancer affects almost 50,000 […]