Eric Jones

Travel Tips for Your Teeth: Emergencies

In Case of Emergency… Have your dentist’s contact info handy in your cell phone or keep a business card in your wallet. “If you think you need to talk to somebody, you probably do,” Dr. Messina says. In fact, more dental emergencies can be resolved over the phone than you might think (especially if you…

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Custom Mouth-guards

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about custom mouth-guards. The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel. Jones & Copeland SmilesSedation ~ Cosmetic ~ Family Dentistry 7330 Spout Springs Road, Suite C15 Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (770) 965-3048

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Travel Tips for Your Teeth: Toothbrush

Forget Your Toothbrush? Sunscreen? Check. Phone charger? Check. Toothbrush? Oops. If you find yourself temporarily without a toothbrush, Dr. Messina says you can rinse vigorously with water to wash away some of that cavity-causing bacteria. You could also put some toothpaste on a clean washcloth or your clean finger in a pinch. When you finally…

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Smile, It’s Important

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about smiling and healthy teeth. The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel. Jones & Copeland SmilesSedation ~ Cosmetic ~ Family Dentistry 7330 Spout Springs Road, Suite C15 Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (770) 965-3048

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Travel Tips for Your Teeth

Pack an ADA-Accepted Pack of Gum  Chewing sugarless gum can help relieve ear pressure during a flight ñ and help keep cavities at bay on vacay. Research shows that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes after a meal can help prevent cavities. That’s because it gets saliva flowing, which helps wash away cavity-causing bacteria. Sugarless…

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Aging & Your Oral Health

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about aging and your oral health. The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel. Jones & Copeland SmilesSedation ~ Cosmetic ~ Family Dentistry 7330 Spout Springs Road, Suite C15 Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (770) 965-3048

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Oral Health for Senior Citizens

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about dental care for senior citizens. The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel. Jones & Copeland SmilesSedation ~ Cosmetic ~ Family Dentistry 7330 Spout Springs Road, Suite C15 Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (770) 965-3048

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Don’t turn your nose to Fido’s or Fluffy’s bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage not only your pet’s teeth and gums but its internal organs as well. To address the significance of oral health care for pets, the AVMA sponsors National Pet Dental Health Month every…

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Dental Plans

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about dental plans. The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel. Jones & Copeland SmilesSedation ~ Cosmetic ~ Family Dentistry 7330 Spout Springs Road, Suite C15 Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (770) 965-3048

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Brushing Your Kid’s Teeth

It’s never too early to get children in the habit of good oral care. Of course, it’s up to parents to take the “first steps.” Finding new ways to model good dental habits and practice them with your kids is key. The sooner kids begin to take charge of their own teeth, the happier and…

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