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

A Real Nail Biter

We all have those nervous habits we turn to when we feel awkward, stressed, or just plain bored. If your choice vice is biting your nails, you need to know that it can cause a lot of distress on your oral health and overall health. The Sugar Hill dentists of Sweet City Smiles discuss why… (Read More)

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

When a Toothache is Not a Toothache

Most of us have experienced a toothache. At their mildest, toothaches may cause just enough discomfort to get on your nerves and disrupt your concentration, but at their worst, they can be debilitating. Because the pain feels like it’s coming from your tooth, it’s natural to assume that all toothaches are caused by cavities, gum… (Read More)

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

Is It Time for Braces Already?

These days, people of all ages receive orthodontic treatment, but many of us still associate braces with the awkward and angsty pre-teen and teen years. While some kids are excited about braces because they know some “cool” teenagers who have them, others may worry about how braces might look or feel. Mom and Dad are… (Read More)

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Posted May 16, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Keep Lipstick off Your Teeth with These Handy Tips

You work with Dr. Truong and Dr. Chang to achieve your most beautiful smile, but if you also add makeup to enhance your appearance, you may have had the problem of drifting lipstick. At one time or another, we’ve all talked to someone with lipstick on their teeth and faced that awkward question: “How do… (Read More)

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Posted July 25, 2018 / Blog
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Welcome Home

Welcome to our new website! We are thrilled with the launch of our new online home that will help us provide a better experience for our patients. This site is meant to be an extension of our practice that allows you to easily find information and schedule appointments, and a resource for our patients and… (Read More)

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