Teledentistry is a completely virtual and safe way to get the oral care you need without having to visit your dentist’s physical office. Although it has been around for years, many professionals are beginning to adopt this practice of virtual consultations due to the threat of COVID-19. Not only does this give patients peace-of-mind, but it also provides them with fast and effective diagnoses from their dentist to learn whether they need a treatment. Read on to learn more about virtual dentistry and how it can benefit you during COVID-19.(more…)
Thornton Dental Wellness Blog
April 18, 2020
March 28, 2020
Right now, you probably don’t want to have to worry about going to a crowded grocery store for medicine while your tooth is in pain. Toothaches are often considered emergencies that need immediate attention, but it’s important to be able to find relief from the pain while you’re waiting to see the dentist. If you don’t want to stress about shopping for medicine in the middle of dental crisis, make sure your pantry is already stocked with these 5 handy home remedies for tooth pain.(more…)
September 12, 2019
When you stare into the mirror, are you greeted by aesthetic flaws that you’d like to fix? If you decide to get cosmetic care to make the desired improvements, the question may arise, “Is cosmetic dentistry covered by insurance?” To find out the answer and to learn about some of the methods available to upgrade your appearance, continue reading. With the right information and action, you can soon enjoy the smile or facial enhancement that you’ve been looking for!
August 12, 2019
Making the decision to improve your smile with cosmetic dentistry will pay off for a lifetime. And since it’s something you won’t be doing again for a long time, it’s well worth it to make sure you get quality work done from the beginning. But where do you start when you’re looking for the right cosmetic dentist in Marietta, GA? The best thing to do is look at real-life examples of a dentist’s work. At Thornton Dental Wellness, we include a Smile Gallery on the cosmetic services page of our website for just that reason. Keep reading to learn why looking at photographs should be your first step to getting great results. You’ll also find out how the most popular cosmetic procedures can benefit your smile!
June 10, 2019
You’ve always wanted a brighter smile, but years of drinking dark coffee have stained your teeth yellow. You’ve tried teeth whitening kits from the pharmacy, but they’re messy and never seem to work. If only there were a better way! Fortunately, there is, with take-home whitening kits from your dentist. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of professional teeth whitening treatment.
May 4, 2019
When you first began looking at dental implants, it seemed like a dream come true. A way to replace your missing teeth without dealing with dentures so that you can eat and smile normally? Who wouldn’t take that opportunity? But now you’re nervous about the procedure and what it might involve. Don’t worry; your dentist has ways to make sure you stay comfortable during treatment. Here’s what you need to know about the implant process – and how sedation can help you through it.
April 13, 2019
During your latest family reunion, you were looking forward to meeting distant relatives and getting to know everyone a little better. The only problem was, the entire time you were self-conscious of your dentures slipping and shifting in your mouth. Mid-conversation with one of your relatives from across the country, you slurred your words and flushed red with embarrassment. You weren’t even able to enjoy the smorgasbord of snacks spread across the table. Dental implants may be the restorative option for you. Learn about the countless benefits they have to offer you below. (more…)
February 17, 2019
Do you have a history of cavities or other issues that have lead to tooth loss? If so, you’re not alone! An estimated 120 million people in the U.S. have lost at least one tooth, which not only impacts their overall oral health, but their self-confidence as well. Not to mention that even just one missing tooth can cause problems that cost more time and money to fix later on. Fortunately, a dentist in Marietta has multiple ways to restore your smile after tooth loss, no matter how many teeth you’re missing. Learn more below about the effects of tooth loss and how dental implants can be used to minimize them!
January 19, 2019
Are you missing any teeth? If so, you’re not alone. Around 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, which is why there are so many replacement options. Of these options, many patients are choosing implants because of their unique health benefits and aesthetic advantages. While this replacement is more expensive than other options, dental implants are only growing in popularity. Keep reading to learn why dental implants are always worth the investment.
December 29, 2018
Are you among the 35 million Americans who do not have any remaining natural teeth? To restore your smile and your oral functions, you have given traditional dentures a try; however, you are not satisfied with the results. Although they replaced your teeth, you still cannot chew certain foods because you deal with slipping and irritation. What if you could enjoy the security of your natural teeth? Now you can with implant dentures. All-on-4 uses dental implant posts to anchor your denture to your jawbone, giving you the next best thing to your real teeth.