Lost Mountain Dental Blog

Frequently Asked Questions: Invisalign

Many of our patients come to us seeking an alternative to traditional metallic braces. They are looking for a discreet method of improving their smile while also maintaining their current smile aesthetics during treatment. As your trusted cosmetic dentist in…

3 Common Snacks You Should Avoid

Many of our patients are finding themselves stuck at home these days, with very little to do but snack. If this is the case for you, we want to help you make wise decisions about your snack options. As your…

Why Do We Get Cavities?

There is no overstating how important our teeth are to us. We use them to eat which fuels our bodies and helps us grow strong and stay healthy. We also use them to smile which is an essential part of…

Your Dental Health During COVID-19

The worldwide pandemic known as COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has caused all of us to pause and consider our policies and procedures. We have a fiduciary responsibility to keep both our patients and our team safe. At Lost Mountain Dental, we want to…

Smile Confidently with Dental Implants

If living with a missing tooth is causing you embarrassment, you don’t have to endure it any longer. Millions of adults are missing teeth, and it’s not always because of poor oral hygiene. But, no matter the reason for your…

Smoking is Bad For Your Smile

Thanks to an aggressive campaign of public service announcements and the mandatory Surgeon General’s warning on packs of cigarettes, most people are now aware that smoking and using tobacco products has a negative impact on your overall health.  The increased…

Maintaining Good Oral Health Over 55

Keeping up with your oral health is important no matter how old you may be. But you may wonder if your dental care routine should be adjusted as you grow older. It’s true that conditions in your mouth naturally change…

How to Spot Gum Disease

Gum disease -- clinically called periodontal disease or periodontitis -- is an extremely prevalent condition that affects one out of every two American adults aged 30 and over. In fact, periodontitis is the leading cause of lost teeth among adults…

Am I A Candidate For Dental Implants?

Dental implants are an increasingly popular treatment for patients have missing or damaged teeth due to infection, decay, or injury. Dental implants restore the appearance and functionality of your smile, while also preserving and promoting your oral health. Dr. Michael…

Why Is Flossing So Important?

You may already be brushing your teeth twice daily as recommended by Dr. Michael H. Mulkey of Lost Mountain Dental at Due West in Marietta, GA and dentists worldwide. This is commendable and you should definitely keep it up. However,…