Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

A Basic Rundown of Symptoms of Gum Disease

Are you familiar with common signs and symptoms of gum disease and what you can do to help treat it properly? Often times, gum disease can go untreated for several years before an individual realizes that any problems have occurred. By this time, extensive damage may already have occurred. Thus,... Read more »

Restore the Health and Strength of Your Tooth With a Composite Dental Filling

Composite dental fillings are strong, reliable and natural-looking dental restorations that our dentist, Dr. Gloria Stingley, is proud to offer her patients. Composite dental fillings can help you, your tooth and your smile in many ways. In fact, it can help a decayed, broken and even disfigured tooth to improve... Read more »

Great Oral Hygiene Tips and Tricks

Are you in need of tips and tricks to keeping your smile healthy and beautiful? If so, you have come to the right place! Our dentist, Dr. Gloria Stingley with Carter-Rockbridge General Dentistry P.C. in Norcross, Georgia, cares about your oral health and is excited to share this list of... Read more »

Why Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Can Help You

Would you be surprised to hear that sugar-free gum can help reduce cavities and improve your oral health? In fact, sugar-free chewing gum has many lasting benefits to your smile. Gum is an everyday treat for adults and kids alike. By switching to sugarless gum, you could be providing a... Read more »

Simple Tips to Maintain a Professionally Whitened Smile

The tooth whitening products sold in the oral hygiene aisle of most stores rarely have the potency to improve the appearance of teeth suffering from significant dental stains. At the same time excessive use of these products can harm tooth enamel and irritate oral tissues. Fortunately, a dental bleaching treatment... Read more »

Three Simple Sources of Fluoride for Your Teeth

Regular exposure to acidic food and bacteria can quickly remove valuable minerals from your tooth enamel that are needed to keep your smile strong and prevent tooth decay. Fluoride is one of these natural minerals that keep your smile protected from bacteria, plaque and harmful dental acids. Without fluoride, your... Read more »

A Dental Crown Might Be Needed to Treat a Cavity on a Small Tooth

The 32 permanent teeth in your mouth have various shapes and sizes that correspond to their location and primary purpose. Some of the teeth in the front of your mouth can be small. When a cavity develops on one of them there might not be sufficient tooth enamel remaining to... Read more »