Lost Mountain Dental Blog

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,…

How to Have the Best Oral Health

Although you may have excellent oral hygiene and no complex dental issues, it’s still important to your oral health that you visit your dentist every six months. This allows your dentist to examine your teeth, gums, tongue, and mouth to…

How to Properly Take Care of Your Toothbrush

You have your toothbrush in your mouth for 4 minutes every day. That may not sound like very long but now imagine if you knew it were dirty. If you aren’t properly caring for it or storing it, it might…

Shape Up Your Smile With Cosmetic Bonding

Are your teeth looking a little beat up? Worn down? Maybe you haven’t talked to your dentist because you don’t want complicated and expensive dental procedures? Cosmetic dental bonding may the simple and affordable solution for your tired teeth. Dr.…

Don’t Be Afraid of Root Canals

Root canal: The procedure has a reputation that induces dread in people. Although most people think root canals are unpleasant, painful procedures, you might be surprised to find out they’re not as bad as you think.  As with a lot…

4 Things to Know About Dental Implants

Until recently, the options for tooth replacement were limited if you lost one of your permanent teeth. Bridges and dentures have traditionally been the only way to restore your smile to its normal appearance, but both require special care and…