What You Need to Know About Tooth Extraction

 Getting a tooth pulled by a dentist in his office is most often referred to as a tooth extraction. It is usually done as an outpatient procedure except in extreme circumstances. Dentists will try to do all they can to save a natural tooth as that is ideal. However, sometimes it becomes necessary to completely…

Drinking Water and a Healthy Mouth

It’s well-known that water is good for your health, but did you know that water can be good for your teeth, too? It may surprise you to realize there is a connection between drinking water and a healthy mouth. It’s one of the easiest things you can do to protect your oral health. Fluoridated Water…

How Important is Brushing Your Tongue?

It is understood that oral health includes properly caring for your teeth and gums. Many do not know that even your tongue plays a role. This is why dentists recommend brushing your tongue as well as your teeth. Your tongue can be a fertile breeding ground for bacteria that multiply over time. Dr. Mark Caceres…

Pneumonia: Can Dental Visits Prevent It?

You might know that you should be seeing your dentist for a cleaning and checkup every six months, but did you know that these regular appointments may prevent you from developing pneumonia? According to a study that was presented at IDWeek 2016, there is a clear connection between oral health and respiratory health. The reason…

Oral Health to Prevent Cancer?

A healthy, radiant smile can be a real boost to your confidence, but its benefits extend beyond appearance and even good oral health. As your mouth is the entrance to the rest of your body, oral health is closely linked to overall health. Dr. Mark Caceres and his Marietta, GA dental team understand this and…

5 Important Benefits of Dental Implants

A smile with gaps is no longer necessary! Thanks to modern dental implants, you can have a beautiful smile that you are proud to show off. But the benefits aren’t just cosmetic. Your Marietta, GA dental team reports that implants improve your long-term oral health, as well as your ability to enjoy food and to…