Oral Hygiene When You Are Sick

A cold or the flu can hit you at any time, although getting sick in the summer can be very disappointing. Even if you have to take a break from summer activities to recover, you still need to take care of your teeth. You need to get plenty of rest when you are sick. But you should still take the... read more »

Delicious Foods to Help Your Teeth Stay Healthy

Your teeth are an essential part of your body. They help you talk and chew properly, which means that you need to make sure they are kept in tip-top shape. Did you know that there are several different foods that can help keep your teeth healthy and strong? Most people understand the dangers that sugar can have on a smile,... read more »

What You Can Expect After You Repair Your Tooth with a Dental Filling

Repairing a tooth with a dental filling is a simple and quick treatment that can help you restore your oral health and smile. Now, if you’re about to get a cavity treated, it’s important to properly recover so you can return to a fully functional and healthy tooth. To help you do so, our dentist, Dr. Dexter Inniss, is happy... read more »

The Details Behind A Cavity Diagnosis

Do you ever wonder how you were diagnosed with a cavity when your smile looked so healthy before your dental appointment? If so, our dental team is more than happy to tell you how. Our dentist, Dr. Dexter Inniss, has a simple and effective diagnostic process that helps identify cavities that aren’t always easy to see. First, your dentist will... read more »

How to Treat an Abscessed Tooth

If you think you may be suffering from an abscessed tooth, you’ll want to seek treatment as soon as possible. However, we know that due to various circumstances, it may not be possible to get immediate treatment. In the meantime, Gentle Touch Dental is happy to answer any questions you may have about your conditions. Here are some frequently asked... read more »

Toothaches: Causes and Care

Toothaches aren’t just for kids--they can appear at any point in a person’s life. Inside your tooth’s root is a substance called pulp, which contains your nerve endings. A toothache is typically caused by damage to these nerve endings. A toothache can be a sign that you have a cavity, abscess, or other dental emergency. They can range from mildly... read more »

Steps to Brushing Well

Sometimes our brushing becomes a mindless habit, and teeth don’t get as clean as they should. Here are steps to make sure you are brushing properly. Brush Strokes: Place the toothbrush at a 45-degree angle to the gum, and make short, back-and-forth strokes, about tooth-wide. Be sure to brush the outer surface, the inner surface, and the chewing surface of... read more »

The Excitement of a Better Smile Awaits with Dentures

If you have any lost teeth, it would be wise to choose a tooth replacement as soon as you can. Missing teeth have been connected to an upsurge in tooth decay and can weaken the gums in the area, thus allowing other teeth to move out of their positions. The excitement of a better smile awaits with dentures. The key... read more »

How to Keep Calm at the Dentist Office

If you feel anxious about your dental appointments, you are not alone. Dental anxiety is common. Here at Gentle Touch Dental in Conyers, Georgia, we are proud to give you high-quality care and are happy to talk to you and work with your dental anxiety. That is why we are providing you with information on dental anxiety, so you can... read more »