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Tough Brushing Tortures Teeth

By Dr. Chea Rainford | October 4, 2014

Most dentists don’t go a day without seeing patients who are damaging their teeth and gums by brushing too hard. Some report that as many as two out of three patients brush their teeth too hard. This is a problem. A stiff-bristled toothbrush combined with overzealous brushing teeth can cause serious dental problems over time,…

Be Careful With Toothpicks

By Dr. Chea Rainford | October 4, 2014

Most dentists agree that toothpicks should be used sparingly as a method of teeth cleaning and should never be considered a substitute for brushing teeth and flossing. Fact is they should be used only when a toothbrush or floss is not available, for example, when you are in a restaurant and have food trapped between…

6 Easy Ways to Prevent Cavities in Kids

By Dr. Chea Rainford | October 4, 2014

Kids and cavities seem to go hand in hand. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 28 percent of children ages 2 through 5 have at least one dental cavity, compared to 24 percent a decade ago. Although 4 percent may not seem like a lot, that increase represents thousands and thousands of…

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

By Website Moderator | September 7, 2014

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants? Find our by watching this brief video.

Is Oral Piercing Safe?

By Dr. Chea Rainford | September 2, 2014

Oral piercing is a form of body art and self-expression that’s all the rage among teenagers and young adults. While piercings of the tongue, lip or cheek might seem safe because “everyone has them,” that’s not entirely true. The mouth is a moist place, which means it’s a breeding ground for bacteria and infection. And…

Dental Care Checklist for Adults

By Dr. Chea Rainford | September 2, 2014

– Don’t let dental visits slide! Adult life can sometimes be a juggling act and it may feel like you just can’t find the time for a dental visit. But making time for regular dental visits now can help keep you out of the dental office in the future. – Brush and floss daily, even…

Making Dental Visits Easy for Kids

By Dr. Chea Rainford | September 2, 2014

With your help, dental visits can be a positive – even fun – experience for your kids. Our staff will spend a lot of time with your kids to help them feel comfortable and understand what they can expect. You can help us make their next visit a successful one by working with us to…

The Dental Consequences of Missing Teeth

By Website Moderator | August 27, 2014

Are you missing teeth? Or do you know a friend or family member who is? There are dental consequences for having missing teeth or gaps in your mouth. Learn more by watching this short video below. Vibrant Smiles in Mableton, GA offers affordable, durable and long lasting Dental Implants to replace missing teeth. Contact us…

Dental Myths: Fact vs Fiction

By Dr. Chea Rainford | August 1, 2014

Myth: I can’t see any problems with my teeth, so I don’t need to go to the dentist. Fact: There are dental problems that aren’t visible to the naked eye – gum disease, hairline fractures and root canal disease are just a few. Dentists use sophisticated technologies – like digital X-rays – to detect problems…

A Closer Look at Bonding

By Dr. Chea Rainford | August 1, 2014

It’s not unusual to feel shy about smiling if your teeth aren’t everything you would like them to be. Stained teeth might inhibit you from smiling as often or as big as you normally would. Chipped teeth and gapped teeth can have a similar effect. But with a little dental bonding, you can start smiling…

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