Treating a Cracked Tooth

Knocking a tooth out or chipping a tooth are obvious injuries that need to be addressed. There’s no question they occurred. But a cracked tooth may be easy to overlook. However, it is still a problem that needs to be addressed quickly by your Marietta, GA dentist. Since cracks in teeth are often invisible to…

Bad Breath? Tongue Cleaning Can Help

Increased scientific evidence indicates that over four-fifths of bad breath originate from poor oral hygiene. As explained by Dr. Mark Caceres of Marietta dental family, the foul odor is a direct result of bacteria acting on residual food particles on your tongue. Here’s how to take care of it. Tools and Techniques There are special…

The ABCs of Cold Sores

Cold sores are a highly contagious viral infection that manifests as blisters outside the mouth. According to Dr. Caceres of Mark Caceres Dentistry in Marietta, GA, herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is the causative agent of a cold sore. It is very easily spread from person to person through skin or saliva contact. There…

Bad Breath: Don’t Take it Lightly

Although bad breath, also known as halitosis, can sometimes be handled easily, Dr. Caceres in Marietta, GA wants you to know that a persistent bad taste in the mouth or bad breath may be a sign of something more serious. Health Conditions Associated With Bad Breath Bad breath may sometimes imply gum diseases, tooth decay,…

Pregnancy and Oral Health

Becoming pregnant is one of the greatest gifts we can experience, but it does tend to wreak havoc on our hormones. Both estrogen and progesterone rapidly increase quite instantly after conception. Unfortunately, the increase in progesterone can lead to some dental woes that need to be promptly addressed. Dr. Caceres and his staff have the…