Eric Jones

Great American Smokeout

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about about quitting smoking. 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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What is a Cavity and What Causes Tooth Decay?

What to Know About Cavities and Tooth Decay While cavities are very common dental problems in both children and adults, they can be prevented. Find out what you need to know to stay ahead of cavities.  What Exactly Is a Cavity?  It’s actually pretty simple. Decay (or softening of enamel) happens over time and the…

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The Difference Between Plaque and Tartar

Lots of people ask their dental professional if there’s a difference between plaque and tartar-and it’s a great question. Both plaque and tartar buildup are common dental problems. Significant plaque buildup can result in tooth decay and gum disease. Tartar is a calcified plaque. Arming yourself with the facts can help you be smarter about…

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Receding Gums

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about receding gums. 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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What to Know About Gingivitis

What Is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease caused by the buildup of plaque bacteria on the tissues that surround the teeth. Plaque, a naturally occurring biofilm containing bacteria, can lead to gingivitis if not removed by daily brushing.  Who Can Get Gingivitis? Gingivitis is quite prevalent. But while almost 80% of…

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Dental Plaque

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about dental plaque. 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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Parts of the Tooth

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about about what makes up the tooth. 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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Dental Visits are Important

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about the importance in visiting the dentist. 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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6 Tips for Cavity-Free Holidays

#1: Timing matters  Timing matters. While everything is fine in moderation, it helps to eat sweets and other sugary foods with meals or shortly after mealtime. Saliva production increases during meals and helps cancel out acids produced by bacteria in your mouth and helps rinse away food particles.   #2: Be picky if it’s sticky…

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Mouth Healthy Moments: How to Brush Your Teeth

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about brushing your 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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