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Dr. Chang and Dr. Truong are passionate about education of all kinds, especially when it relates to the health of our patients. Twice every month, Sweet City Smiles will post blogs about a variety of dental and health education topics. We hope you will find them interesting. Feel free to share, comment and join the conversation!

Posted April 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…Invisalign®!

If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that realigns your bite and teeth for the best possible look and function. Did you know that our ancestors actually had naturally larger jaws? This… (Read More)

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Posted April 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about oral health is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Sweet City Smiles would like everyone in Sugar Hill to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums—should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it?… (Read More)

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Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Dental Implants: A Brief History of Tooth Replacement Innovation

Today’s dental implants boast a long-term success rate of near 97%. Because implants support surrounding teeth, encourage new tissue growth and continued bone formation, and give patients back full chewing ability and a complete smile, they have become the industry standard for tooth replacement. Today, Sweet City Smiles would like to share some interesting history… (Read More)

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Posted March 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Senior Dentistry: Embrace Healthy Aging

Someone once said, “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” How true!  While it can be frustrating to watch your health change as you age, you don’t have to accept poor oral health and tooth loss as just an inevitable part of the aging process. Your oral health is just… (Read More)

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Posted February 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Cosmetic Dentistry – A Beautiful Smile is a Powerful Thing

There is a law of nature that states: “function follows form.” This saying means that how something appears determines how it works. For example, you may own many screwdrivers of different sizes and shapes (form) to loosen all different kinds of screws (function). Think of a watering can with a long spout that’s perfect for… (Read More)

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Posted February 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Dentistry for Kids: What the Tooth Fairy Won’t Tell You

Babies and kids are constantly growing and changing, and their mouths are no exception! Throughout childhood, kids lose their baby teeth, gain adult teeth, and they begin to take ownership of their own oral health. From brushing to braces to practicing their smiles, oral health is important for every kid at every stage. Read on… (Read More)

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Posted January 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Is it Time to Toss that Toothbrush?

When you find a toothbrush that’s just right for you, it can be easy to get attached. After all, you use your toothbrush morning and night (ideally) to prevent plaque and bacteria from hardening and becoming tartar—that’s what we like to call quality time! When your toothbrush does so much good, you want to return… (Read More)

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Posted January 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Is it Time to Straighten?

When to Straighten Your Teeth There are a lot of reasons to straighten your teeth, and there are a lot of ways to do it. But you may not know that there are many unique times in your life when it might be best to straighten your teeth. In general, dentists begin considering the potential… (Read More)

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Posted December 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Bonding: A Perfect Smile is Always in Style

Whether you’ve never been thrilled with your smile, or it lacks the luster it once had, dental bonding is a multipurpose cosmetic and restorative dental procedure that can be performed on patients of all ages. Bonding has the capability to fill gaps, correct damage, and refurbish the overall structure and look of your teeth. Sweet… (Read More)

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Posted December 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Mouthwash: More Harm Than Good?

At Sweet City Smiles, we know a lot of people feel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene routines when they swish with mouthwash—which may be true, but it depends on the mouthwash. If you floss and brush properly, mouthwash isn’t always necessary, and certain types could… (Read More)

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