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. Mark Rowe 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 »

Over-the-Counter Whitening Selections

Is your smile dulled and yellow? No worries! You can bring back your smile with a whitening treatment! There are actually many over-the-counter whitening treatments that can brighten your smile - within the walls of your own home. The first option is whitening toothpaste. These are gentle polishing agents with... Read more »

Dental Health Care Focus: CEREC® Dental Crowns

If you are looking to improve your smile with a dental crown, you should contemplate the benefits that CEREC® crowns have to offer. Using state-of-the-art technology and with the expert craftsmanship of our team, we can fashion for you a dental crown in a single office visit. Focus your oral... Read more »

The Importance of Treating Gum Disease

Did you know, gum disease can lead to gum and bone loss? Well, it’s true! How much do you know about gum disease? Did you know, if left untreated your smile could be in for a painful disaster? Here at Meadowbrook Family Dentistry in Duluth, Georgia, we care about your... Read more »

A Painful Wisdom Tooth Might Require Oral Surgery

The average person has four wisdom teeth. They typically attempt to emerge from the gums in late adolescence after the permanent molars have come in. Unfortunately, most people have very little room at the back of their mouth to accommodate these vestigial teeth. This can cause a wisdom tooth to... Read more »

Laser and Dentistry Are Destined for Great Things

Laser and dentistry are destined for great things. Laser dentistry has been in use for active dental services for over two decades and continues to be used for more services every year. Lasers have not yet been cleared by the FDA, but it has been proven to be highly effective... Read more »

Inadequate Fluoride Exposure Can Increase Tooth Sensitivity Symptoms

Tooth sensitivity symptoms can cause discomfort when consuming certain foods and beverages. It can be caused by several different things. However, it is commonly caused or heightened by compromised tooth enamel. If you are inconsistent with your daily oral hygiene regimen or you frequently consume acidic beverages throughout your day,... Read more »

The Benefits of Tongue Cleaners

Do you ever wonder why people use tongue scrapers? If so, Dr. Mark Rowe and our dental team are happy to tell you why! Tongue scrapers can help you in a myriad of ways. To help you know a little more, we are happy to explain the many benefits associated... Read more »