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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 March 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Can Dentists Detect Eating Disorders in Children & Teens?

At Sweet City Smiles, we want our dental family to feel safe and comfortable in our practice, and for each experience in our care to be positive. We also want our patients and their families to be informed, which sometimes means discussing heavy topics—today’s heavy topic is eating disorders. Wondering why a dentist would broach… (Read More)

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Posted March 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Signs Your Child May Have a Dental Problem

Examining your child’s mouth isn’t easy! Their bone structure is still developing, and they might have difficulty opening wide—if they don’t, you’ll probably need a flashlight and a dental mirror for examination.  Your Sugar Hill dentists, Dr. Chang and Dr. Truong are equipped with a comfortable dental chair for them to lean back in, an… (Read More)

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Posted February 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

“Buy-Up” Dental Insurance: A Little Extra Protection

When it comes to dental insurance, it seems like there can be as many (or more) questions as there are answers. Even when you are fortunate enough to have dental insurance, navigating its use can still be very confusing. Many people don’t give their dental insurance a second thought – until the day comes when… (Read More)

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Posted February 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes!  For some of us, it’s nostalgic… (Read More)

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Posted January 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Life Hacks: One Simple Way to Protect Your Child’s Smile

Did you know that sports-related injuries are the leading cause of emergency room visits for children and teenagers between the ages of 12-17? For children between the ages of 5-14, recreational activities (e.g., riding a bike) account for an estimated 3.2 million emergency room visits.  With statistics like these, it’s no wonder parents want to… (Read More)

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Posted January 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Animal-Assisted Therapy & Dentistry

Assistance animals prescribed for many different conditions and situations have become a frequent topic of discussion in recent years. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, many businesses must allow service animals to accompany disabled individuals into any public area of a facility. For example, a hospital would allow the presence of a service animal in… (Read More)

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

Feeling Worn Down?

As people get older, the body naturally begins the process of breaking down—and unfortunately, that includes our teeth. Worn teeth are somewhat inevitable, but diligent oral hygiene and quality dental care from Dr. Chang and Dr. Truong can help save as much of your natural teeth as possible. It is extremely common for adults to… (Read More)

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

Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually be toxic if ingested in large enough quantities.  So which is true? Do the health… (Read More)

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

A Guide to Cavity Prevention

Imagine this – you have come to see Sugar Hill dentists Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong for a cleaning and routine checkup. The cleaning goes well, but then Dr. Chang or Dr. Truong tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you fear that something must be… (Read More)

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

Hate Flossing? – 5 Flossing Alternatives

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who floss, and those who don’t. Diligent flossers everywhere inspire those of us who live with them or know them. Flossing may not be a philosophical virtue but it’s certainly high on the list of qualities amongst people who “have it together.” Read more below… (Read More)

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