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

Questions to Ask Before Special Needs Kids See the Dentist

All children are unique individuals with personal preferences, but sometimes special needs kids have a higher level of anxiety in new situations like visiting the dentist. Dentists like Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong realize treating special needs kids requires patience and understanding, and while most dentists who treat children are capable of accommodating a variety… (Read More)

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Posted April 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Chang & Dr. Truong

Stop Brushing After You Eat – Do This Instead

For a long time, we’ve been told to brush our teeth right after we eat, but conventional wisdom might be changing on that. Thanks to your mouth’s powerful and natural ability to clean itself, rinsing with water might actually be the best way to freshen your breath and prevent cavities after you eat.  In addition… (Read More)

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

An Alkaline Diet for Oral Health

Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle-school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very big effect on your oral health and overall health, for better or worse. You can… (Read More)

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

The Smoking Gun: Tobacco & Oral Health

They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco is a popular plant that we’ve learned can really do a number on your health. Using tobacco is a personal and communal practice that can be really hard to… (Read More)

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

Is My Child’s Oral Hygiene Routine Sufficient?

A child’s happy, healthy smile is a source of pride and joy for parents—and dentists, too! For this reason, you’ll likely spend a good deal of time helping them develop superb oral hygiene routines to ensure they keep their teeth for life.  When you’re just getting started, you may have a lot of questions. We… (Read More)

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

Is it Ever Too Late for Dental Work?

Let’s be honest. If you are like most people, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. Research shows one in three Americans avoids going to the dentist regularly. As the time spent away from Dr…. (Read More)

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

Is My Child’s Loose Tooth Causing Them Pain?

If you’re a parent or you’re lucky enough to work with infants and toddlers, you know that teething is not the most fun phase they’ll go through. Teeth having to push their way through gum tissue sounds rough, so it’s no surprise that as it happens, your little one will likely be sensitive and in… (Read More)

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

Science Rules: Fun Crafts & Oral Health Experiments for Kids

At Sweet City Smiles, we know your little one’s smile fills you with joy and pride; smiles are a source of joy and pride for us, too! We cherish the opportunity to help build a foundation that will ensure your child has a healthy smile for life. But, we know before they become oral hygiene… (Read More)

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

Teens & Tobacco: Know the Risks

Today, Dr. Jonathan Chang & Dr. Ruby Truong of Sweet City Smiles wants to give teens the bottom line about tobacco use: there is no such thing as a “safe” or “safer” tobacco product. Every tobacco product contains nicotine in varying amounts—and not only is nicotine addictive, but it can also harm the brain. (Many… (Read More)

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