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Medications: What Does My Doctor Need to Know?

When visiting Dental Group of Magee, you will be asked to complete paperwork and answer questions about your current health and any medications you take. This information is needed for proper and safe care when visiting any health professional, because the medicines we take sometimes have side effects that can affect treatment options as well…

How To: Get Rid of White Spots on Teeth

Do you have white spots on your teeth? The term is called “hypomineraliztion” and in the dental world, it refers to the effect of too much exposure to fluoride. Depending on when you may have been exposed to high levels of fluoride, you may end up with patches of discoloration on the teeth– better known…

Dental Implants: Why You Need Them

You’ve heard about them dozens of times, but have you ever actually seen dental implants? If you haven’t, perhaps the reason you’ve never seen them is because you don’t know you’re looking at them! Implants can blend in and seem like healthy, natural teeth. So let’s get into it: What is a dental implant and…

Tooth Nerve Pain: Triggers and Treatment

Whether it’s a sharp, stabbing sensation or a dull ache, tooth nerve pain can take the enjoyment out of eating. Identifying which foods are most likely to trigger a painful reaction helps reduce your suffering, but tooth sensitivity is often a sign of a deeper problem. Tell your dentist if you suffer from pain during…

Periodontitis May Require Gum Surgery

If you have struggled with gum disease for a long period of time and it has developed into advanced periodontitis your dentist might refer you a periodontist for gum surgery. Left untreated advanced gum disease can have serious implications for your oral health. The infection can cause loss of material in the bones that anchor…

Coping With Bad Breath

Do you worry about bad breath? Do you know what you can do to counter this problem? While it’s normal to experience bad breath—everyone does occasionally—it isn’t a pleasant experience. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do. The most important thing you can do is practice good oral health. This includes brushing and…

The Tips to Achieving a Healthy and Beautiful Smile

Many people wish they had a healthier and more beautiful smile, and if you are one of these people, we have some tips for you! There are many things you can do to improve the health and appearance of your smile, and some of those things include: • Keep up on your oral hygiene routine:…

Finally Perfect Your Smile With Dental Veneers

Are you embarrassed by your chipped, misaligned, and discolored smile each time you smile to take a picture or look at yourself in the mirror? If so, it’s time to boost your self-confidence and your smile’s appearance with dental veneers! If you have one or more of the following imperfections in your smile, dental veneers…

Dental Fear and Your Child

It’s important to start caring for your child at a young age. In fact, you should start caring for your child’s gums before their first tooth comes in. A part of caring for your child’s teeth is taking them to frequent dental appointments. Sadly, taking your child to the dentist can be a difficult experience….