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Jeff Rodgers, DMD, PC Blog

July 6, 2018

Dentist in Dunwoody Reveals What Happens When You Skip Checkups

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dental patient during checkupFor most people, it’s easy to find an excuse to not go to a dental appointment. They either don’t have time, believe they can’t afford it, or dental nerves prevent them from ever scheduling a visit in the first place. As long as you brush and floss your teeth consistently, you’ll be fine, right? Unfortunately, that’s not the case. In addition to your oral hygiene routine at home, routine visits to your dentist in Dunwoody at least every 6 months are absolutely essential to protecting your long-term oral and overall health. What do you risk by skipping out on these professional checkups and cleanings? As it turns out, quite a bit.   (more…)

June 21, 2018

Dentist Reveals How Taking Care of Your Teeth Helps Your Heart

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrodgers @ 2:48 pm

heart healthFrom the time you were a small child, you’ve probably been told that brushing and flossing are essential to keeping your teeth and gums healthy and strong. But, would it surprise you to find out that taking care of your mouth is actually very, very important to your overall health as well? Today, a Dunwoody dentist shares 3 distinct ways your oral health can directly influence your overall health. (more…)

June 14, 2018

Dunwoody Dentist Weighs in on the Charcoal Whitening Fad

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrodgers @ 7:43 pm

woman with charcoal toothpasteIf you’ve been on the internet for more than two minutes within the past year or so, then you’ve likely seen the charcoal whitening phenomenon. Ironically, people are temporarily turning their teeth black in an effort to make them whiter, and some have even had positive results. This begs the question, “What does an actual dentist think about this?” Today, a Dunwoody dentist talks about whether charcoal whitening is something to be embraced or ignored. (more…)

May 23, 2018

Dunwoody Dentist Defines 10 Unfamiliar Dental Terms

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrodgers @ 4:09 pm

close-up of dictionaryWe’ve all been to the dentist, and while there, we’ve certainly heard or read terms that we really didn’t understand. Today, that is going to change, because your Dunwoody dentist is going to define 10 lesser known dental terms so you can stay well-informed about your oral health! (more…)

April 13, 2018

Does My Child Need Dental Sealants? A Family Dentist Has Answers!

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrodgers @ 12:06 pm

happy little girlWhen it comes to parenting, a lot of it has to do with protecting your child while they are still learning to move around the world on unsteady legs. This is why you can pretty much “childproof” everything from your home to your car to your kitchen cabinets and much more. Your family dentist in Dunwoody is more than happy to help you in these efforts by providing a little extra protection for their teeth in the form of dental sealants. What are they? Does your child really need them? Read on to learn more! (more…)

March 29, 2018

Dentist Reveals Why the Baby Teeth Are Important

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrodgers @ 6:19 pm

child brushing their teethChildren grow out of just about everything. Today they have a favorite movie or toy, and tomorrow it will start gathering dust as they move onto the next thing. Can the same be said about their dental problems? They are just going to lose their baby teeth anyway, so is there any reason to stress about taking care of them? According to your dentist in Dunwoody, “YES!” Proper care of the baby teeth won’t only ensure that your child has a beautiful, healthy smile for the time being, but that it will stay that way well into the future. (more…)

February 26, 2018

Dentist Answers, “When Should I Replace a Crown?”

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrodgers @ 5:17 pm

dental crownsNothing lasts forever, and the same can be said for your dental work. Even as materials become more durable and reliable, normal wear and tear still means that dental restorations occasionally need to be replaced, such as the case with crowns. Ideally, you’d be able to update your dental crown before it starts causing you any serious problems, so today, your dentist in Dunwoody is going to share a few signs that it’s time to get a new crown. (more…)

January 5, 2018

Dentist Shares 4 Easy Ways to Lengthen Your Life

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrodgers @ 8:20 pm

flossing womanIt’s the beginning of the year, so you know what that means: it’s time to make good on all those New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like millions of other Americans, you’re probably hoping to be healthier in 2018. Fortunately, if you’re looking to have a happier and longer life, you don’t need to hit the gym for hours or give up your favorite foods. With these 4 simple tips from your dentist in Dunwoody, you can easily add years to your life without breaking a sweat at all! (more…)

December 2, 2017

Does My Child Need Dental Sealants? Dentist in Dunwoody Answers

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrodgers @ 4:36 pm

smiling childYou go out of your way to make sure your child is safe in a thousand different ways every day, some of which you probably don’t even notice. You have child latches on some of the cabinets, child locks on your car, and a seemingly 47-point car seat you happily strap them into whenever you go somewhere. Fortunately, your family dentist in Dunwoody can help you keep them safe in another way by protecting their smile. With something called dental sealants, they can make sure your child avoids tooth decay and cavities on their most vulnerable teeth. Could your child benefit from them? Simply read on to find out! (more…)

November 6, 2017

Give Yourself a New Smile with Your Dentist in Dunwoody

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrodgers @ 1:43 pm

woman with Santa hatAre you the kind of person who dreads the holiday season because of all the parties and social gatherings you’ll be invited to? We know, this sounds “awful,” but they can be rather uncomfortable if you’re self-conscious about your teeth. You’re constantly worrying that the first thing people will notice are your gaps, stains, or chips. Well, this holiday season might just be the year that you give yourself a beautiful smile. With the help of your dentist in Dunwoody, you can give yourself a flawless set of teeth that will fill you with confidence all the way through the next holiday season and beyond. (more…)

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