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Happy Halloween 2023

By Dr. Chea Rainford | October 31, 2023

Happy Halloween from Vibrant Smiles Call 678 810 1100 to schedule your end of year appointment for your professional cleaning and Checkup

Oral Cancer

By Dr. Chea Rainford | March 14, 2023

  As your dental office, it is our responsibility to be more than just your tooth doctor – we also want to contribute to your total body health.   That’s why we do a full oral cancer screening at every checkup. This quick and easy exam can catch oral cancer before it starts! Early detection,…

We Wouldn’t Pull Your Leg About Tooth Loss

By Dr. Chea Rainford | March 14, 2023

In the United States, 20 million teeth are extracted each year. And, while the consequences of tooth loss can have devastating effects on overall health and self-esteem, fewer than 10 percent of patients seek information prior to the loss of a tooth. Whether due to fear, ignorance or lack of finances, many people wait until…

Snoring sounding an Alarm

By Dr. Chea Rainford | March 14, 2023

Quality sleep is necessary for optimal daytime functioning. Insufficient or poor sleep quality has been linked to diabetes, hypertension, driving accidents, gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) and even premature death. Research shows that approximately 87 million Americans snore and over 40 million of those are chronic suffers of sleep disorders. However, approximately only 10% of sleep…

Setting Priorities For Good Dental Health

By Dr. Chea Rainford | January 1, 2022

Many people have bleeding gums, and they don’t think twice about it. They view it as a minor inconvenience. If you were bleeding from any other part of your body, you wouldn’t hesitate to see a physician. If you lost a body part you wouldn’t hesitate to have it replaced. We have 32 teeth –…

Dental Sealants Prevent Decay

By Dr. Chea Rainford | January 1, 2022

The application of systemic or topical fluoride since the early 1970’s has lowered the incidence of tooth decay on the smooth surfaces of the teeth. However, about 90% of the decay found in children’s teeth occurs in tooth surfaces with pits and fissures. To solve this problem, dental sealants were developed to act as a…

Brushing And Flossing Especially Important During Orthodontic Treatment

By Dr. Chea Rainford | January 1, 2022

As you are aware, plaque (the whitish build-up of food material, and bacteria) is the cause of cavities, tooth scarring (white lines as stains, also technically known as enamel decalcification) and gum disease, which may occur if teeth are not kept clean. In order to prevent the above problems from occurring, several techniques have been…

Bad Habits Your Oral Health Would Like You to Break

By Dr. Chea Rainford | October 11, 2021

Did you know that a lot of little things you do (or don’t do) could be bad habits that are affecting your oral health? These include everything from not brushing or flossing enough, to eating too many sweets, to even using your teeth to open a bag of chips. The Snowball Effect Unfortunately, these bad…

Mouthguards: Built to Protect and Preserve

By Dr. Chea Rainford | October 11, 2021

active lifestyle calls for active safety. And while helmets, goggles and knee pads have become standard equipment to protect our bodies, it’s important to remember to protect your teeth as well. Mouthguards offer an easy, reliable method to cushion your teeth during athletic and recreational activity. Participating in any physical activity involves a risk of…

Pacifiers and Baby Bottles: Comforting or Concerning?

By Dr. Chea Rainford | October 11, 2021

When it comes to sucking, babies are naturals — maybe because they practice even before they are born! Children begin sucking on their thumb while in the womb to develop the skills necessary for breastfeeding. And for many kids, this skill has an added bonus: Thumb-sucking can be very soothing. Many infants and toddlers will…

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