Alpharetta Dentist- Mouthwash – Swish or No?

You brush and you floss regularly. You’re on board with the regular checkups at your Alpharetta dentist, and you don’t have tonsils to collect tonsil stones. Still, though, sometimes something seems a little rotten in the state of Denmark – aka your mouth. You pass the mouthwash when you buy your toothpaste, but you heard… Continue Reading

Tooth Sensitivity

  If you look at a cup of hot coffee or tea, or a cold soda, or crunchy foods, with a mingled sense of anticipation and dread – anticipation for the tasty goodness, dread for the shooting pain you know you will feel in your teeth when you take a bite or a swallow –… Continue Reading

Gingivitis vs. Periodontitis

Your Alpharetta dentist, Dr. Woods is concerned with your overall oral health, not just the health of your teeth themselves. A thorough oral examination will always include checking on the health of not only your teeth, but also your gums and other surrounding oral tissues. Dr. Woods is checking, among other things, to see if… Continue Reading

Dental Care During Pregnancy- Alpharetta Dentist

If you have recently become pregnant or are trying to get pregnant, chances are the last thing you are worrying about is your teeth. We still tend to think of our body as a collection of separate systems that function independently from one another, but advances in medicine show more and more that the health… Continue Reading

Importance of Routine Dental Check-Ups- Alpharetta Dentist

Routine dental checkups are an important part of your overall health care regimen. Regular visits to your Alpharetta dentist are virtually the only way to ensure that you keep your teeth and gums health and stop tooth decay early when it begins, ensuring that you keep your pearly whites long into your golden years. In… Continue Reading

Dental Care For Older Adults – Alpharetta Dentist Advice

As we age, it’s important that we take stock of our changing health care needs. With the help of private insurance, Medicare, community programs, and other resources, most of us do a fair to good job of staying on top of the majority of our major health care needs. One area that sometimes gets overlooked,… Continue Reading

Damaged Teeth? Could It Be Because of These?

Many of us go day to day without knowing that even the simplest of tasks and foods are doing damage to our teeth. We go days without properly flossing or cleaning our teeth because we are unaware of these dangers. At Smilescapes, we understand that your smile creates first impressions, so we take the extra… Continue Reading

Which Toothpaste Is Right for You?

  Brushing your teeth on a daily basis is vital to maintaining proper oral health. Choosing toothpaste is an easy task for anyone, but why is there always an overwhelming amount of choices and what do they all mean? Are you wanting to whiten your teeth, protect against tartar and plaque, or freshen breath? The… Continue Reading

Start Now and Protect Your Immune System during Cold and Flu Season

No one wants to start the New Year off with the worst possible cold ever, the flu! Cold and Flu season has crept up on us and is spreading rapidly. Take precautions now and protect your immune system with a few of our recommendations. Immunizations If you are not updated on your immunizations, make an… Continue Reading