Blog Archive

POTENTIAL CAUSES OF TOOTHACHES: IT’S NOT ALWAYS A CAVITY Jan 31st, 2019

No matter how careful and thorough you are with maintaining your daily oral care, at some point in your life you will probably experience the pain and discomfort of a toothache. Although a cavity is normally the cause, tooth decay is only one of the common causes of tooth pain...

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY – THE FIRST VISIT Jan 13th, 2019

Your child’s first dental visit can impact future visits. At Buckhead Dental Care we will work diligently to build a trusting relationship with you and your family. Our environment is safe and child-friendly. Dr. Amy Mandalia and her highly trained and efficient staff will ensure that your child’s first and future dental visits are positive ones. Dental Concerns...

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TOOTH EXTRACTIONS Dec 20th, 2018

Permanent teeth were meant to last for your entire adult life but there are a number of reasons why you may need to have a tooth extraction. The top two reasons for tooth extractions are damaged or decayed teeth. Also, if teeth are not properly aligned, or if a tooth...

SMOKING AND YOUR ORAL HEALTH Nov 28th, 2018

Whether you smoke cigarettes, a pipe or chew tobacco, you should be aware of the impact that tobacco has on your oral health and overall health. Using tobacco products (smoking or chewing) can lead to a number of dental problems such as: Bad breath Gum disease Jaw bone loss Inflammation...

HOW GUM DISEASE AFFECTS YOUR HEALTH Oct 17th, 2018

What is Gum Disease?Gum Disease (periodontal disease) is the inflammation of gums (gingivitis), which eventually causes gum, teeth and oral bone tissue deterioration. Causes of Gum DiseaseThe main cause of gum disease is excess plaque build-up. Eating or drinking foods that contain starch or sugar will cause bacteria to build...

PRACTICING GOOD DENTAL HYGIENE Sep 25th, 2018

Practicing Good Dental Hygiene It’s so important to practice good dental hygiene. By maintaining good dental hygiene practices, you are also assuring your overall health. Dental problems such as tooth decay, cavities or gum disease can lead to other health risks such as: Heart diseasePremature birthsChronic inflammationArthritisThe bacteria from gum...

DO YOU HAVE SENSITIVE TEETH? Aug 22nd, 2018

Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common dental concerns that patients face. Although tooth sensitivity can be uncomfortable, it may also be an indication of a more complex dental concern. If you are experiencing tooth sensitivity or pain, be sure to visit an experienced dentist as soon as possible....

JULY INVISALIGN SPECIAL! Jul 3rd, 2018

Are you searching for an effective solution to straighten crooked teeth? Well, have you considered Invisalign? Invisalign utilizes multiple sets of clear, removable aligners to straighten crooked teeth gradually. Invisalign is great for teen and adult patients who want straighter teeth but hate the look and feel of traditional metal braces. Invisalign aligners are...

ACHIEVE A BEAUTIFUL SMILE WITH PORCELAIN VENEERS Jun 21st, 2018

Buckhead, GA dentist, Dr. Deborah King offers a complete range of cosmetic dentistry solutions. As an experienced dentist, Dr. King focuses on building a healthy foundation to support a beautiful smile. Dr. King applies the concept of complete dentistry to ensure that all aspects of the oral cavity, joints, and muscle are working in harmony to...

TREATING A CHIPPED TOOTH May 30th, 2018

What do I do if I have a chipped tooth? Chipped teeth can happen to any patient. Even patients with healthy teeth can expereice a chipped tooth. Dr. Deborah King is a highly skilled dentist in Buckhead, GA. Dr. King offers a full range of cosmetic and general dentistry services to correct...

GETTING SCREENED FOR ORAL CANCER IN BUCKHEAD, GA Apr 25th, 2018

Visiting the dentist may save your life. Oral cancer diagnoses are on the rise. According to recent research, typically, oral cancer in the patients over the age of 50; however, studies have shown an increase in oral cancer in younger patients. Studies suggest that HPV exposure is linked to the increase in oral cancer...

DENTAL CARE IN BUCKHEAD, GA Mar 15th, 2018

Buckhead dentist Dr. Deborah King is an alumnus of the prestigious Dawson Academy. Dr. King has undergone advanced training in cosmetic, restorative, and preventive dentistry. At Buckhead Dental Care, Dr. King provides advanced solutions for complex dental problems, disease prevention services, and comprehensive dental treatments to correct a wide range of dental concerns. Through complete, comprehensive dentistry,...

IMPROVING YOUR GUM HEALTH Feb 28th, 2018

At Buckhead Dental Care, we care about our patients and work with each of them to improve their overall oral health. Improving the health of your gums can be beneficial to your overall oral health in the future. Patients should practice preventive measures to avoid the development of complex dental issues and keep...

CAVITY PREVENTION IN BUCKHEAD, GA Jan 28th, 2018

Cavities are preventable with proper preventive care and regular visits to our Buckhead dental office. In this blog, we will review the most commonly asked questions about cavities. At Buckhead Dental Care in Buckhead, GA, we are committed to providing patients with the care they need to improve their smile....

STRAIGHTEN CROOKED TEETH WITHOUT BRACES Dec 12th, 2017

Patients with crooked teeth are usually concerned with the cosmetic aspect of their misaligned teeth and are not aware of the ramifications crooked teeth can have on their oral health. Crooked teeth can also comprise the integrity of your bite which may lead to the development of complex dental issues in...

QUICK TIPS TO TREAT BAD BREATH Nov 14th, 2017

Most patients have experienced bad breath at one time or another. Bad breath can be embarrassing, affect your overall confidence, and even make you dread social interactions. Just know that you are not alone, and bad breath is a common dental concern that patients get treated for every day. As a...

COMPLETE DENTISTRY FOR COMPLEX DENTAL PROBLEMS Oct 31st, 2017

Buckhead GA dentist Dr. Deborah King focuses on examining the whole occlusal system in order to identify any complex dental problem. As a graduate of Dawson Academy, Dr. King uses the idea of complete dentistry to identify complex dental problems and provide comprehensive treatment to improve the smile. Dr. king examines the bite to determine if...

RESTORING MISSING TEETH Sep 28th, 2017

Finding the right tooth replacement option for your smile can help restore comfort and durability to your smile. Buckhead dentist Dr. Deborah King, DDS is committed to providing complete dentistry to each of her patients. As a graduate of the Dawson Academy, Dr. King carefully examines the teeth, including the occlusal system to determine...

OVERCOMING DENTAL ANXIETY Aug 15th, 2017

Do you suffer from dental fear? Dental fear is a common issue that many people deal with every day. It is important to find a dentist who is compassionate, experienced, and dedicated help you get the dental treatment you need. Buckhead dentist Dr. Deborah King works diligently to provide a comfortable environment...

3 WAYS TO BRIGHTEN YOUR SMILE Jul 31st, 2017

Having a bright smile can help improve your confidence and your overall all aesthetic. At Buckhead Dental Care, Dr. Deborah King not only works to improve the aesthetic of your smile but the health as well. Dr. King is an experienced cosmetic dentist who takes a comprehensive approach to her dental practice....

TIPS TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY SMILE DURING THE SUMMER Jun 22nd, 2017

It’s the summer time which means you get to relax a little more, maybe even go on vacation. We understand that you’re all about relaxation, but the one thing you shouldn’t relax about is your oral health. Just because it’s the summertime doesn’t mean you forget to floss or rinse...

THINKING OF A SMILE MAKEOVER? May 23rd, 2017

If you have ever wished for a straighter, whiter, or more visually appealing smile, a smile makeover may be what you need. Buckhead, GA cosmetic dentist Dr. Deborah King offers personalized cosmetic dental treatment plans to help patients achieve optimal oral health while meeting their cosmetic goals. You should feel...

WHAT IS MERCURY FREE DENTISTRY? Apr 27th, 2017

Dr. Deborah King offers patients quality, state-of-the-art dental care in a compassionate and welcoming setting at her Buckhead, GA dentist office. As a part of her comprehensive dental care, she offers patients mercury free dentistry. Dr. King believes that dentistry should be performed with the most modern techniques and the best materials....

PATIENTS TALK ABOUT BUCKHEAD DENTAL CARE Mar 22nd, 2017

A visit to the dentist office can be a stressful experience for many patients. Dental anxiety is one of the leading reasons patients avoid receiving the oral health care they need. When looking for a dentist, you want to know that they can be trusted, you will be safe and...

WHY ARE MY GUMS BLEEDING? Feb 21st, 2017

Have you noticed your gums bleeding? Bleeding gums are not normal, and if you experience bleeding gums on a regular basis, you should seek help from a dentist as soon as possible. Atlanta, GA Buckhead Dental Care dentist Dr. Deborah King offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for gum health. What Causes Bleeding...

STRAIGHTEN YOUR TEETH WITH COSMETIC DENTISTRY Jan 31st, 2017

Crooked teeth may be a cosmetic concern, but a misaligned smile may also cause oral health problems. Crooked teeth can lead to tooth decay and even gum disease. With advancements in modern dental technology, there are now options for the treatment of crooked teeth. Atlanta, GA Buckhead Dental Care offers cosmetic...

TOOTHBRUSH CARE TIPS Dec 28th, 2016

Daily at home oral hygiene is essential in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Brushing and flossing are your first defense against a whole range of oral and systemic health concerns. We always talk about how you can take care of your smile, but do you know how to take...

REFRESH YOUR SMILE Nov 22nd, 2016

Buckhead Dental Care wants you to feel confident about your smile. A good looking smile is often a healthy smile. Healthy smiles are essential to our oral and overall health. People with healthy and bright smiles may live fuller more productive lives. As you age cracks in your teeth, yellowing...

SEAL OUT TOOTH DECAY Oct 19th, 2016

Even if you are stringent with your daily oral hygiene routine, tooth decay can still happen to you. Brushing and flossing are important, but even the most diligent flosser can not get every crevice in between their teeth. Molars are a common region that just never fully get clean. Sugar and...

CHEWING GUM TO SAVE YOUR TEETH Oct 3rd, 2016

It’s true! Chewing gum- the right kind of gum- can actually help to prevent tooth decay! Contrary to popular belief chewing gum has been approved by the ADA as beneficial in the fight against cavities. Talk to Dr. Deborah King at your next visit to our Atlanta, GA family dentist office to...

BACK TO SCHOOL DENTAL ROUTINE Sep 1st, 2016

The end of summer marks the beginning of back-to-school preparations, which includes establishing a new daily routine. While oral care may not seem as important for school, your child’s oral health is crucial to his or her overall health. Dr. Deborah Kingunderstands that back-to-school routines can be stressful and would like...

ICE CREAM AND TOOTH DECAY May 18th, 2016

Summer is approaching and temperatures are warming up! A great way to avoid the heat is by enjoying an ice-cold snack. While these snacks may be refreshing, not all summer snacks are the best for your oral health. Dr. Deborah King in Buckhead, GA wants patients to know that some of...

BRIGHTEN YOUR SMILE AND BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE Jan 26th, 2016

Teeth whitening is one of the easiest ways to take years off of your smile and boost your confidence in your overall appearance. Perfect for that special occasion, teeth whitening can be an economical smile makeover for many patients. At Buckhead Dental Care in Atlanta, GA, Dr. Deborah King offers...

DENTAL HEALTH AND YOUR OVERALL WELLBEING Jan 26th, 2016

Dental health can have a huge impact on the overall quality of life and wellbeing. This is why it is so important to maintain good oral health and to visit Dr. Deborah King regularly. At the Atlanta, GA office, Dr. King has a variety of general, cosmetic and restorative treatments to meet...

POOR ORAL HEALTH AFFECTS YOUR OVERALL HEALTH Jan 21st, 2016

“The mouth is a portal into the rest of the body,” according to Dr. Donald Ratcliffe, chairman of the department of dental medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in New York.  Research is consistently showing a relationship between bacteria and inflammation in the mouth to other diseases throughout the rest...

ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS SAVE LIVES Jan 21st, 2016

April of each year marks Oral Cancer Awareness month as sponsored by various health organizations and the American Dental Association (ADA) in an effort to shed a brighter light on this often deadly disease affecting thousands each year. Oral Cancer remains one of the deadliest cancers statistically because it is...