Dental Health

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

Oral Cancer – Prevention & Early Detection

Cancer is always a scary word—but it doesn’t have to be the last word. Equipped with good information and the best doctors, you can feel empowered to navigate whatever stands before you or your loved one. Oral cancer is common, affecting approximately 50,000 Americans every year. If you have more questions about oral cancer, read… (Read More)

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

The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

Headaches in Sugar Hill are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, Dr. Chang and Dr. Truong would like you to know about bruxism, or teeth grinding. At Sweet… (Read More)

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

Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth! The Importance of Mouthguards in Sports Safety

It’s no secret that residents of Georgia love sports! The folks around here work hard and play just as hard, whether it’s football, baseball, basketball, or numerous other high-impact sports that can cause harm to your family’s mouths—at least 13% of all oral injuries happen during sports activities. Dr. Chang and Dr. Truong wants you… (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 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 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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