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

Malocclusion: Sometimes It Bites

Malocclusion is the dental term for misaligned teeth, a common condition affecting about 200,000 people in the United States every year. Many seek cosmetic solutions to feel better about their smiles, but there are also negative health consequences including pain and discomfort that result from improperly aligned teeth.  The most severe cases may require surgical… (Read More)

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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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