Jeff Rodgers, DMD, PC Blog
May 30, 2017
Obesity is a rising problem in the United States, with the CDC estimating that more than one-third of US adults are affected by the condition. Related health effects include type II diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and even premature death. The increase in obesity is worrisome for our country’s overall well-being — and your dentist in Dunwoody, Dr. Jeff Rodgers, wants you to be aware of the risk excess weight also poses to oral health. People who are overweight or obese are far more likely to have gum disease. Keep reading to find out why.
April 10, 2017
Your home oral hygiene habits are vital to keeping your teeth and gums healthy. However, they are only half the care your smile needs. You need to visit your dentist regularly for a professional cleaning and checkup. Despite the American Dental Association recommending everyone sees their dentist every six months, too many people underestimate the importance of regular dental care. As a result, only 62% of adults have had a preventive appointment in the past year. If you are not visiting your dentist in Dunwoody regularly, you are placing your oral health at risk. Dr. Jeff Rodgers offers the preventive care you need to promote your dental health.
March 20, 2017
If you are among the 178 million adult Americans missing at least one tooth, you need an effective form of tooth replacement. Now, you have various options available. While you could choose a traditional method, like a dental bridge, many have come to prefer dental implants. Due to the various benefits they offer, such as a 95% success rate, more than 500,000 implants are placed each year. However, unlike other forms of tooth replacement, there are specific requirements for those interested in dental implants in Dunwoody, GA. Dr. Jeff Rodgers will perform the consultation necessary to see if you are a candidate.
February 3, 2017
Mothers, fathers, and even secretaries get a special day so people can take a little extra time to say, “Thank you,” for everything that they do. Did you know dentists get a day as well? March 6th is actually National Dentist Day, and to mark the occasion, we are going to give you 10 reasons why you should appreciate and thank your dentist in Dunwoody. (more…)
January 15, 2017
The new year is the perfect time to set new goas for yourself. While you are setting goals to be more outgoing, become more fit, or to eat healthier, do not forget about your dental health. As your dentist in Dunwoody, we have three easy resolutions for you to maintain a healthy smile all year long. With a few simple changes to your daily life, you will promote the health of your teeth and gums for a beautiful smile.
January 7, 2017
How do you want 2017 to be different than this year? Many people will rush to the gym in January and stop going before February hits, getting few results. You could easily improve your health with a modicum of the effort, you just need to focus on your smile. It’s one of the most basic parts of your appearance, and its health greatly impacts your overall health, so why not try to make it stronger than ever this year? Here are 5 simple tips from your dentist in Dunwoody, Dr. Jeff Rodgers, on how to make your smile shine all of next year. (more…)
December 7, 2016
You wake up in your chair and look up at your co-worker’s concerned face. This is the third time today that they’ve spotted you napping at your desk. You don’t have a good excuse because you don’t have one at all. You went to bed at a reasonable hour, but when you woke up, it felt like you had been up all night. What could be causing this? This is actually a common symptom of sleep apnea, a condition that affects about 20 million Americans every night. Dr. Jeff Rodgers wants you to know a little more about sleep apnea in Marietta, as well as what can be done about it. (more…)
October 23, 2016
Is your tooth feeling a little sensitive when you drink that cup of coffee? Does it feel a little tender when you bite down or chew your food? Your tooth may be in need of a dental crown. This is a great option for restoring a tooth when it’s beyond the scope of what a dental filling can repair. Need a dental crown in Dunwoody? Dr. Jeff Rodgers has solutions for you, and here’s what to expect.
October 13, 2016
Your smile is a tool that has the power to give you confidence and take you to new levels in your career and personal life. Are you happy with the appearance of your teeth? Does your smile make you feel confident, or are there aspects of it you’d like to improve? Cosmetic dentistry offers a number of services designed to restore, improve and enhance your smile, yet how do you find the right provider to work with? Here are some tips for choosing a cosmetic dentist in Dunwoody.
October 3, 2016
Have you been accused of snoring too loudly at night? Do you find yourself exhausted by three o’clock every day? Do you sometimes wake up with or suffer from headaches throughout the day? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you may suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that causes you to wake up multiple, even hundreds of times throughout the night. Dr. Jeff Rodgers has solutions and treatment options for sleep apnea in Dunwoody.