Fashioning Dentures

You’ve probably heard that George Washington sported wooden false teeth, but that’s actually a myth! Washington had dental problems, and he did wear false teeth, but they were fashioned from lead, human pearly whites and animal parts. Nowadays, we don’t fashion false teeth from lead. Instead, dentures are created from more modern substances. The teeth… Read more »

The Facts About a Cracked Tooth

A cracked tooth is a dental issue you might not think is super serious. Unfortunately, even the smallest cracks can be the most serious. This is because if you apply pressure, a small crack can get larger and larger, compromising the entire tooth. This problem oftentimes occurs when you apply unnatural pressure to the tooth,… Read more »

How to Prevent Oral Thrush for Your Child

Oral thrush is a problem that is nothing to be worried about. It’s an oral fungal infection that is caused by a yeast infection, more properly known as Candida albicans fungus. It typically develops during feeding time, and it loves to take up residence in the mouths of infants. Fortunately, it’s preventable and treatable. To… Read more »

Tips on How to Wean Your Child Off Sugary Snacks

Children love sugar. Who are we kidding? We all love sugar. Unfortunately, sugar promotes cavity growth. So, it’s important to limit sugar consumption as much as possible. To help you limit sugar intake for your child, our dentist, Dr. Vivian Hudson, has some tips and information for you. First, you should provide more foods that… Read more »

Create an Improved Oral Health Identity with Dental Implants

Do you need to replace a missing tooth with dental implants? Although dental implants are reproductions, they can usually last much longer than standard teeth and in many situations, will last a lifetime of heavy use. Create an improved oral health identity with dental implants. If your oral health care requires dental implants, remember the… Read more »

Upgrade Your Smile with A Teeth-Whitening Treatment

Have you thought about enhancing your smile? If not, maybe its time to consider it. Teeth whitening is a common dental procedure designed to brighten your teeth, which is why our team here at Hudson Dental Care in Smyrna, Georgia, is happy to talk to you about how you can benefit from the treament. There… Read more »

Reverse Gum Disease in Your Smile

Are you striving to have a healthy smile, but gum disease is getting in your way? If so, we have news for you! Our team here at Hudson Dental Care in Smyrna, Georgia, can help you with your gum disease and is happy to give you some information about how you can reverse it. Fluoride… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Stop Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a natural reflex from babies gaining nourishment in their first year. Sucking on fingers and other objects is likewise a healthy part of development and discovery. Thumb sucking often becomes one of the leading ways for infants and toddlers to self-soothe. However, thumb sucking may result in crooked teeth and a tendency… Read more »

Timely Dental Care Is Needed for a Missing Filling

While fillings are designed to repair a cavity or small dental fracture for many years to come, they are not impervious to the effects of poor oral hygiene and the passage of time. In general, the older and larger a filling is, the more likely it is to become distressed or fall out. Sometimes, you… Read more »

How Often Do TMJs Become Worn down or Damaged?

How often do TMJs become worn down or damaged? Your TMJs, also called your temporomandibular joints, are joints in your jaw that play a key role in your mouth’s ability to open and close. Some signs that they may be damaged include abnormal popping noises from your jaw, the inability to have full movement when… Read more »