Keep Your Smile Bright Durning COVID-19

Many people feel as they have “let themselves go” during this Coronavirus pandemic of 2020. The extra weight that millions of Americans complain about gaining has comically become known as “the ’Rona 15.” It is certainly understandable that our days, weeks, and months have been different this year than at any other time during our…

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Now Is The Time For Proper Oral Hygiene

With the onset of COVID-19 hitting our great nation and world, businesses across the globe have had to shut down normal operations in order to combat the exposure and spread of Coronavirus. The development regarding the Coronavirus outbreak has led Governor Brian Kemp to officially declare a public health emergency for the state of Georgia.…

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COVID-19 March 30th Update

We hope this message finds you in good health. As the world adapts to these unusual circumstances from COVID-19, we just wanted to keep you updated. We are continuing to closely follow healthcare guidelines to ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff. We want to reiterate that our commitment is to you,…

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When You Need an Emergency Dentist

For many people, a dental emergency is a stressful and terrifying situation. Adults understand that we only get one set of permanent teeth, and if something happens to damage a permanent tooth, it can be detrimental and can constitute a true dental emergency. Parents also understand that damage to any of your child’s baby teeth…

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Do You Need Mouthwash?

You go to the drug store to pick up some toothpaste, and you notice that there is a wide variety of mouthwash on the shelves. You do not currently use mouthwash, and you may ask yourself if you should be using it. The truth is that the answer depends on your oral health. When it…

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A Toothache is a Serious Issue

Many times, people tend to overlook the complexities of their entire bodies. The human body is a complex machine with thousands of working parts to keep it functioning properly. One of the most amazing things about the human body is how it gives us “warning signs” when something is amiss. The body’s alert system is…

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Can Chewing Gum Prevent Cavities?

Many people enjoy chewing gum throughout the day. It keeps them from indulging in unhealthy snacks or dessert, it helps keep their breath smelling fresh, and it helps people who are trying to break a bad habit (e.g., smoking or biting their fingernails). Chewing gum also has another lesser-known benefit that may sound too good…

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Sugar, Halloween Candy, And Your Oral Health

Halloween has come and gone, but the candy can linger for weeks – if not months. While eating a little bit of candy won’t kill any of us, it is essential to set limits. Understanding what happens inside your mouth after you eat a lot of sugar can help you limit how much sugar you…

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What to Know Before Your Whiten at Home

For many people, convenience is the first choice when making a decision. With busy work schedules and busy lives, if something is not convenient it is often the last thing we want to do. At Buford Family Dentistry, we get it. When it comes to whitening your smile, we understand that many people like the…

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Are Dental Sealants Right For You?

Most parents are aware of dental sealants being a great preventive measure for protecting their children’s teeth, yet many do not realize that this same measure is available for them. Dental sealants can be used for patients of all ages to help prevent cavities from forming in the back molars. The back molars have deep…

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