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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 September 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Dry Mouth: Nothing to Spit At

Can you imagine a 2-liter bottle of your favorite soda? Now imagine that same bottle filled with spit. That’s approximately how much saliva the average adult produces in their mouth every day! It may be gross, but it’s definitely important. Saliva is a normal body fluid that’s crucial for oral health and overall wellness.  If… (Read More)

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Posted September 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Biofilm: The Most Important Film of the Year

Biofilm is quite literally a “film” or layer of biological matter that forms on teeth, in sink pipes, on river rocks, and more. Biofilm is made of many different things. Think of it as concrete, which contains cement as well as a slew of other materials. It’s likely you’ve been aware of biofilm on your… (Read More)

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Posted August 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Oral Hygiene for Families on the Go

Today’s families seem to be busier than they were in the past—lots of homework, extracurricular activities, and hopefully, some quality time spent with the family. Here are a few ideas from Sweet City Smiles to make consistent oral hygiene a little more convenient: Brushing teeth in the shower:  as hard as it is to get… (Read More)

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Posted August 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

5 Common Dental Myths: Fact or Fiction?

When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over the world, so Sweet City Smiles is here to put an end to the misinformation. Don’t feel… (Read More)

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Posted July 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Is Fluoride Safe for Kids?

At Sweet City Smiles, we know that Sugar Hill parents work hard to prioritize their child’s health and happiness—you can count on us to do the same! The smiles of your children are a contagious expression of delight, and our role as their oral healthcare provider is to protect those precious pearly whites.  That’s why… (Read More)

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Posted July 16, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

No Tradesies: Packing Mouth-Healthy Lunches for Kiddos

Breakfast is always being touted as the most important meal of the day—and for good reason! It’s important for families to kickstart their day with nutrients that will help them power through school, work, socializing, sports, homework… does anyone else feel exhausted just thinking about it all?  The right foods in your child’s lunch can… (Read More)

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Posted June 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Stop Tooth Pain & Sensitivity Now!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are many specialized toothbrushes and types of mouthwash and toothpaste available to those who suffer from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have you ever wondered why it exists? Today, Sweet City Smiles would like to explain what… (Read More)

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Posted June 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Do Whitening Strips Actually Work?

Whitening strips are among the most popular health and beauty products in Sugar Hill. Brightening up your pearly whites is a great way to give your smile a boost, and with all the over-the-counter options, there’s no reason not to pick one up and try it out. Sweet City Smiles wants you to be informed… (Read More)

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Posted May 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

A Deeper Dental Cleaning: Scaling & Root Planing

Teeth are typically the first thing that comes to mind for people when they hear the words dentist or dentistry, which makes sense—the root word dent actually means tooth! However, your teeth require healthy gums to hold them in place.  Did you know gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss? That’s why… (Read More)

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Posted May 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Zirconia Crowns for Kids

Zirconia has been used in major medical procedures like hip replacement for many years due to its strength and biocompatibility. It took the dental industry until the early 2000s to catch up, beginning with adult dental procedures such as dental implants, root canals and dental crowns. In 2010, zirconia became available for use in pediatric… (Read More)

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