Oral Health Advantages: Dental Impairment Treatments

Dental damage is often associated with numerous risk factors in your life. This can include activities in your day-to-day life or even the foods or drinks you are consuming. If you believe you're putting your smile at risk of dental damage, it is important to install a dental impairment treatment... Read more »

Reserve Your Back Teeth for Dental Sealants

Your back teeth, also called your molars and premolars, are responsible for chewing and grinding your food so that you can easily swallow and digest it. If you take a close look at these teeth, you may see deep ridges and grooves on the chewing surfaces, which--though they make it... Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Composite Dental Fillings

If you are looking for a highly effective dental filling to treat any cavities this holiday season, composite dental fillings can be used. A composite dental filling is designed to fill in any areas in your smile that have suffered massive erosion to the point cavities are formed. Save your... Read more »

Orthodontic Braces Need Additional Oral Hygiene Focus

Correcting a significant deviation in the alignment of your teeth often requires the installation and adjustment of orthodontic braces by Dr. Ambreen Lakhani and her staff specialists. Applying progressive tension to the braces will gradually stretch the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth to your gums. If you develop cavities... Read more »

A Chipped Dental Veneer Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Dental veneers are a somewhat common cosmetic dentistry application intended to clad the face of each tooth that appears in your smile with dental grade porcelain. This will provide you with a gleaming white smile that helps resist further dental stains. It’s important to be mindful that the dental veneers... Read more »

Eating and Your Braces

Braces and other orthodontics are a serious and expensive investment in your oral health. Straight teeth are easier to clean, safer for your smile and will make you feel more self-confident and attractive. You don’t want to spend a great deal of money and time on your orthodontics, only to... Read more »

Caring for Bleeding Gums

Let’s not kid ourselves: bleeding gums are no fun. They are sore, and they are often the indicator of a more serious disorder, the early phases of periodontal disease. Fortunately, there are some things you can to do alleviate your risk for bloody gums and the periodontal disease that often... Read more »

Definitions for the Tooth

If you are taking a trip to the dentist or want to share a tooth-related issue with someone, it helps to know the names for the outer portions of your teeth. That’s why Meadowbrook Family Dentistry in Duluth, Georgia has offered a short directory of vocabulary for beginners. Even if... Read more »

Remember to Use Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year

If you are on a dental plan, your insurance likely starts over after December 31st. If that is the case for you, remember to utilize your benefits before the end of the year. The fall season is the perfect time to see Dr. Ambreen Lakhani and our dental team in... Read more »

Fluoridation in America

Fluoride is like a blacksmith for your dental armor – that is, your tooth enamel. Your enamel is that crystallized outermost layer of your teeth that defends against bacterial decay. When the enamel breaks down, fluoride chemically adheres to it and restores its weakened defenses. In healthy doses, it can... Read more »