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The More You Know

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

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures & Implants: The Facts

There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Sweet City Smiles talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they work? Dr. Chang and Dr. Truong know that folks like to be informed, so think… (Read More)

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Posted November 13, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Lemon Juice – The Good, The Bad, & The Sour

In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what it means for your oral and overall health. What Is pH & Why Does It Matter? Drinking lemon juice (usually diluted in a glass of water… (Read More)

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Posted October 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Have You Been Avoiding the Dentist?

We’ve all got our reasons. Money. Time. The fear of pain. Juggling insurance. Facing one more reminder that we really should be flossing more. Any of these might cause us to avoid and put off regular visits to the dentist. Has it been so long since your last dental appointment that you’re not even sure… (Read More)

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

Brushing Your Teeth – Are You Doing It Wrong?

Did you know that certain times of day might be better for brushing than others? While it’s always recommended to brush your teeth twice per day, and floss once per day, your timing is also important. If you love your pearly whites and want to keep them around as long as possible (because face it,… (Read More)

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Posted September 27, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Can My Child Skip Visits to the Dentist?

You may think of our team at Sweet City Smiles as part of your child’s defensive line keeping them safe from gum disease and tooth decay, but we’re also myth busters! You’ve probably heard one of the most common misconceptions we have to challenge: dentistry isn’t important until after children lose their baby teeth. The… (Read More)

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

History of the Toothbrush

If you had to give up your toothbrush or your car, which would it be? According to a recent survey, 42 percent of adults and 34 percent of teens would rather turn in their keys, computer, cell phone, or microwave than get rid of their toothbrush. It seems that many Sugar Hill residents love toothbrushes… (Read More)

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

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult your Sugar Hill dentists, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many people have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the… (Read More)

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

Tongue Talk – To Scrape or Not to Scrape?

For such a seemingly small part of your body, the tongue plays a major role in many everyday functions, such as talking, helping you digest and taste food, and swallowing. In fact, the appearance of your tongue may speak volumes (pun slightly intended) about the state of your oral and overall health. Today, the Sugar… (Read More)

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Posted July 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Why Are My Baby’s Teeth Stained?

As brand-new humans, it seems logical that babies and children would have gleaming white teeth to go along with their bright eyes and soft skin. Baby teeth—also called primary teeth—generally do appear whiter than adult permanent teeth because they are more calcified. However,  it is not uncommon for a child’s teeth to appear less than… (Read More)

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

Is Flossing Really Necessary?

How do you feel when you see that little plastic floss container in your medicine cabinet? Eagerness to achieve that clean feeling in your mouth? Or regret over a habit you have trouble keeping? Did you get excited about recent headlines saying flossing isn’t necessary? We’re sorry to break the news, but as your oral… (Read More)

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