When you think of chronic diseases that lead to strokes you probably think of high blood pressure or diabetes. But did you know that advanced gum disease not only raises your risk of developing heart issues and diabetes but also puts you at a higher risk for experiencing a stroke? Your dentist in Marietta is concerned about our local patient’s disregard for gum disease. In recognition of American Stroke Awareness Month, Elite Dentistry wants to shed more light on this “mouth-body connection,” or basically how important it is to maintain good oral health to avoid serious health problems like gum disease and strokes.
Elite Dentistry Blog
April 27, 2017
March 7, 2017
You have a family history of diabetes, and even though you eat right and exercise, genetics caught up with you – you just got diagnosed with this blood sugar disorder. You know this condition affects everything in your body, including your teeth. So you think, ‘What dentist near me understands the connection between diabetes and my smile?’ Luckily for you, the team at Elite Dentistry focuses on comprehensive dental care and has the experience you need when it comes to your oral and overall health. In this post, learn more about the link between diabetes and your teeth and how you can improve your overall well-being.
February 28, 2017
What’s your favorite thing about having dentures? Is it taking your smile out every night and placing your artificial teeth in a cup? Or, do you enjoy the messy pastes and dental adhesives? Do you really like having your partial move around when you talk and chew? Although dentures, partials, and bridges get the job done, when it comes to replacement teeth, you have better options from your dentist in Marietta. With dental implants from Elite Dentistry, you can not only make your smile look great, you can improve your overall oral health, too. Find out all about this superior treatment option here.
January 7, 2017
You take great pride in caring for the health of your teeth and gums. You brush your teeth twice a day, floss daily, and visit the dentist regularly. But, despite your best efforts, your gums may not be as healthy as they could be if you are not eating right. The foods you eat, especially those containing vitamin C, play a significant role in maintaining healthy gums. As your family dentist in Marietta, we have the information you need to promote your oral health with the vitamin.
December 16, 2016
Dentures have been used for more than 100 years to replace missing teeth because they are affordable, convenient, and effective. As a result, about 15% of those with complete tooth loss have dentures made each year. Due to various advancements in dentistry, dentures more closely mimic the appearance and function of natural teeth. However, they will never fully feel like your real teeth. New technologies and methods have made the tooth replacement option feel more comfortable than ever while providing a secure fit. Despite these advancements, you may still experience some discomfort. As a dentist for dentures in Marietta, we have some of the common causes for your irritation.
November 1, 2016
People always comment on how you are a good listener. Most simply wait for their chance to talk, but you always let the other person finish their thought. This is partially true, but you also tend to stay quiet because you don’t want people to look at your teeth. They are stained and have obvious gaps, so it’s simpler to just not talk sometimes. You wish that wasn’t the case; you’d rather not have to hide them all the time. Your smile is often the key to being social, and you can have the one you’ve always wanted with porcelain veneers in Marietta from Elite Dentistry. Here are 4 ways they can enhance your smile. (more…)
October 3, 2016
What is usually running through your mind as you are brushing your teeth? You’re probably making your grocery list for the next day, trying to remember a song you heard, or thinking about work. October is actually National Dental Hygiene Month, and in honor of that, your dentist in Marietta from Elite Dentistry would like you to take a moment and think about your everyday dental hygiene. Here are some key tips to keeping your teeth healthy at home from Drs. Ruth Clemans and Caitlin Merke. (more…)
September 30, 2016
It’s not ever easy to choose a medical professional. But having a dentist you and your loved ones can count on couldn’t be more important. How do you narrow down the long list of family dentists in Marietta? It’s easy when you settle on some criteria, first. Learn how to choose the best dental team for you and those you love most today!
July 29, 2016
Did you know that more adults are seeking orthodontic treatment than ever before? It’s never too late to improve your smile. More adults are seeking orthodontic treatment than ever before thanks to options like Invisalign, clear braces for adults and adolescents. And right now, your general dentist in Marietta is offering an exciting special on the treatment! You can achieve straighter teeth and a more beautiful smile for as little as $149 a month. Keep reading to find out more about the treatment and this limited-time offer.
June 27, 2016
For more than 30 years, Dr. Ruth Clemans at Elite Dentistry has been providing elite dental care as a dentist in 30062 to the families in our community. With a mission to make your time in our office positive to leave a lasting impression, Dr. Clemans has made her patients the heart and core of her practice. While striving to ensure you receive the highest level of comfort and satisfaction, she has provided elite general, restorative, and cosmetic services to local families. She quickly earned recognition as the trusted family dentist in the area for exceptional care and comfort. However, her devotion to her patients has led her to welcome a new dentist to the Elite Dentistry team—Dr. Caitlin Mercke DMD.