General Dentists in Atlanta

Keep your teeth looking bright and feeling strong for the long term with excellent self-care at home and frequent visits to a general and family dentist. You’ll stay ahead of gum disease and tooth decay when you make routine dental exams and cleanings a part of your lifestyle.

General Dentist: The Facts

In general dentistry, the dentist is focused on preventing, diagnosing and treating a broad range of conditions affecting the teeth and gums. Their objective is to help you maintain and/or improve the condition of your oral health and the attractiveness of your smile.

What Does a General Dentist Do for Me and My Family?

The field of general family dentistry is aimed at treating and preventing everyday dental problems. This goal is achieved through regular checkups that monitor the condition of the patient’s teeth and gums. They remove decay-causing plaque and tartar before it can do harm. If problems are found, they are treated promptly.

General Dentistry Services

General dentistry provides the foundation for excellent oral health. We offer a range of treatments, services and procedures to maintain the health and beauty of your smile. Our dentist general practice provides the following services.

  • Bad Breath Treatment
  • Crowns
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Reconstruction
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dentures
  • Fillings and Restorations
  • Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Snore Guards
  • TMJ Therapy
  • Tooth Extractions

How Often Should You Receive Dental Care?

Most patients should visit a general and family dentist every six months to maintain optimal dental health. However, your dentist may recommend a different schedule based on your age and any risk factors you may have.

The Cost of a Dentist Visit

Many patients find us by searching for, “What does it cost to visit a general dentist near me?” Once we know the exams and general dentistry services you’ll need, we’ll let you know ahead of time what your cost will be. Please call us to get started.

Make a Dentist Appointment: Tips for Scheduling

It’s easy to arrange a visit with one of our dentists. Simply call our general dental office, and we’ll schedule an appointment that fits your dental needs as well as your timetable.

How to Prepare for a Dentist Appointment

We want your time in our care to be as comfortable as possible. That’s why we advise patients to show up on time so they can relax while filling out new patient forms. You may find it helpful to list out your medications and medical conditions on a piece of paper that you bring with you to your appointment. That way you know you won’t forget anything when you’re filling out your forms.

What Happens to Your Teeth If You Avoid the Dentist?

Treating dental problems early on is only likely to happen when you receive regular dental checkups. Otherwise, if you don’t receive dental care until you’re in pain, you are likely to face more extensive and expensive treatment. Teeth don’t have the ability to self-repair, like skin or nails. Once a tooth starts to decay, it will continue to decay. If you don’t visit a dentist regularly, you are also likely to experience unpleasant effects like bad-smelling breath, stained teeth, bleeding gums and a loss of gum and bone around the teeth. You can avoid these problems by making dental checkups a regular twice-yearly routine. Call us today to schedule an appointment and maintain a healthy, confident smile.

Bad Breath Treatment

Bad breath can be a serious issue. Surveys have shown that people find oral odor to be a major turn-off, even more so than having stains on clothes, being bald, having yellow teeth or acne. While many people may think […]

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Crowns

Many things pose a threat to teeth. For example, ice chips, popcorn kernels and hard candies can all leave your teeth chipped or cracked as can an injury while playing a contact sport, such as basketball or hockey. Also, poor […]

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Dental Bridges

There are few things that can ruin a person’s smile more than missing teeth. While you can fix discolored or even cracked teeth by getting professional whitening or crowns, it can be far more difficult to decide what to do […]

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Dental Implants

You can enjoy life again with no worries about your teeth when you restore your smile with dental implants. Dental implants are the tooth replacement option that helps you retain your natural face shape and smile, and they’re built to […]

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Dental Reconstruction

It’s important for people to understand that dental problems are not just about having teeth that are less-than-perfect, but that issues in the mouth can cause serious pain. This is why it’s important for people to visit our Atlanta dentists […]

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Dental Sealants

Some people may believe that cavities are something that only children experience, and they would be wrong. While it’s true that children have a high risk of experiencing cavities, that doesn’t mean that when people get older they don’t have […]

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Dentures

Having missing teeth affects more than just your appearance. If you have large spaces between your teeth, it will affect how you’re able to chew or even speak, which is why it’s important to consider getting dentures to fill in […]

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Fillings and Restorations

Patients from all walks of life may have to pursue dental fillings, also called restorations, at some point in their lifetime, but our dentists in Atlanta have a variety of solutions tailored to patient’s needs. Whether an individual is experiencing […]

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Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment

Gingivitis, commonly referred to as gum disease, is a daunting issue that can afflict dental patients from all walks of life if they don’t stay on top of their oral care regimens. The ailment develops slowly over time as plaque […]

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Laser Dentistry

Taking a trip to the dentist’s office isn’t exactly a walk in the park for some patients, and the sound of drilling and teeth scraping could cause anxiety. While these traditional methods are still among the most widely-used in the […]

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Oral Cancer Screenings

Of the many services that our dentists in Atlanta perform on a regular basis, there are few that are more important that oral cancer screenings. These consultations check for cancer in any of the parts that make up the mouth, […]

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Oral Hygiene

Achieving a brilliant, healthy smile is possible with regular dental cleanings and a great oral care routine at home. If you want to improve your oral hygiene in Atlanta, schedule an appointment with our office for affordable dental services.

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Root Canal Therapy

The old expression, “as much fun as a root canal,” may have been appropriate in the past, but the procedure has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past several decades to become a routine operation performed by our dentists […]

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Snore Guards

For many individuals, a snoring habit can be a major detriment to a person’s health and well-being, not to mention his or her spouse who has to deal with it each night! Snoring is caused by a variety of factors, […]

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TMJ Therapy

Joint issues are especially difficult disorders to treat in the medical field, and they are made even more complicated when dealing with muscles and joints in an individual’s jaw. For those who suffer from temporomandibular disorders (TMD), these ailments can […]

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Tooth Extractions

In the past, tooth extractions were a form of major surgery that resulted in long recovery times and less than stellar replacements for the lost tooth. However, over the past several decades, the dental field has made great advances in […]

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