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Hat Trick for Reading Program

Hat Trick for Reading Program

Suwanee Dental Care is a sponsor of the Hat Trick for Reading “S.L.A.P.” Shots Program. Suwanee Dental Care and Gwinnett Gladiators Team Up With Students To Reward Achievement The Gwinnett Gladiators announced today that they have introduced The “S.L.A.P.” Shots (Students Learn And Prepare) Program to help motivate and reward students for their hard work […]

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Our Wellness Approach

Our Wellness Approach

Dentistry is more than teeth. Join us in our wellness approach to health. Look at these health issues, diseases, ailments, mind, body and spirit support systems. And, as one of my mentors says, “You can’t give from empty pockets.” Find out what we have come to see as ways to develop a path to freedom […]

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Suwanee Dental Care Bear Contest

Suwanee Dental Care Bear Contest

Kids want dentistry to be fun! So… The Suwanee Dental Care Win-a-Bear Contest has begun! All local area kids from age 5 to 12 can enter our drawing contest to win our very own Custom Critter, the Suwanee Dental Care Bear. Just draw a picture of you at the dentist and put a caption under […]

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Dental Books for Your Family

Order Dental Books for your family from Amazon.com! Just check our selection below and click on the image. You will be taken to Amazon.com where you can order the book online. We also add new books from time to time, so bookmark this page now and come back often. (As well, we recommend a selection […]

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Things You Always  Wanted to Know  About Dentists

Things You Always Wanted to Know About Dentists

Question 1. What is the difference between a D.D.S. and a D.M.D.? Nothing really these days. Individual dental schools give a degree of either Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Dental Medicine depending on their philosophy or approach to patient care. You may wonder why its not D.D.M. then. The D.M.D. degree schools, being […]

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Fluoride Facts

Fluoride Facts

Dental literature is replete with facts on the effectiveness of fluoride in preventing tooth decay. How does it work? Sugars in the mouth set up a favorable environment for the growth and development of germs. These germs produce acids that cause decay and leave behind deposits that injure the gums. One of the big defenses […]

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Tooth Food  for Kids and Adults

Tooth Food for Kids and Adults

The first thing to teach your children about preventive tooth care is that good eating habits are important. Foods that keep the whole body healthy will also keep teeth, gums and jawbones in good condition. Milk, cheese, meat, eggs, vegetables, fruits, whole grain breads and cereals are excellent for healthy teeth and gums. If your […]

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Grinding in the Night

Grinding in the Night

An estimated one in 20 adults and three in 20 children unconsciously grind their teeth at night. It is the sound of bruxism. While the noise may disturb spouses or children, it has a far more distressing effect on the sleeper. Nocturnal grinding can exert thousands of pounds of pressure per square inch on the […]

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Teeth: By the Numbers

Teeth: By the Numbers

Here are some interesting — and a few shocking! — statistics regarding teeth and dental care. Only four percent of adults believe they have gum disease; 75 percent actually do. Forty percent of adults do not visit the dentist on a yearly basis. 84 percent of American adults said they would be willing to make […]

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Early Tooth Overcrowding

Early Tooth Overcrowding

When should crooked teeth be straightened? As soon as they’re detected! The old adage about an ounce of protection is especially true in orthodontics, where crooked teeth can be prevented by early treatment. Diagnosed at a sufficiently early age, an unusual trend can often be stopped in its tracks — and its effects completely erased. […]

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