Does Your Smile Need Dental Implants?

When you lose a permanent tooth, it can have a big effect on the function and the appearance of your smile, but we offer many options for tooth replacement at Montes Periodontics & Implant Dentistry, such as dental implants. We invite you to learn more about dental implants and how... Read more »

Dental Floss to Improve Your Oral Health

Are you looking to improve your oral health? If so, we have suggestions for you! Your oral health needs daily brushing and flossing to help keep your oral health on the healthy track. Flossing is an essential tool to help you clean between your teeth and improve your oral health.... Read more »

Treating Gum Disease and Reversing It

Gum disease is a serious oral health concern that needs to be treated right away and reversed. Our experienced, dentist, Dr. Shelly Montes with Montes Periodontics & Implant Dentistry in Cumming, Georgia, cares for your oral health, and is happy to explain the importance of treating and reversing your gum... Read more »

Common Questions About Gum Disease

Do you have questions about gum disease? If so, you’re not alone. Many people also have questions about gum disease because it is quite the complex dental issue. However, the more you know about gum disease, the better, especially because it can help you keep your smile and oral health... Read more »

Gum Disease Risk Factors

When you brush your teeth, do your gums bleed? Many people think that this is normal—but it isn’t! In fact, bleeding gums can be an indicator of various stages of gum disease. Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a common problem; advanced gum disease affects over 40 percent of... Read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings Can Save Your Life

Did you know that oral cancer screenings find new cases in over 40,000 Americans every year? Due to the fact that the five-year survival rate is under 65%, it is important to make sure that you visit your dentist for routine oral cancer screenings. In addition, daily examinations should be... Read more »

Dentistry Blog for Beginners: Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry exists to ensure individuals will have comfortable dental visits with sedatives that can help control pain and relax patients. Four common levels of sedation include minimal sedation, moderate sedation, deep sedation, and general anesthesia, all of which provide varying degrees of sedation to allow a patient to be... Read more »

Why Dental Implants Are an Excellent Follow-Up to Gum Disease

When patients have a diagnosis of gum disease, many of them begin asking important questions about the extent of their gum disease, what may have caused it, how it could have been prevented, and what treatment is needed. Depending on your dental needs, our periodontist may recommend a dental implant... Read more »

Improve Your Smile with Gum Disease Risk Factors

Caring for your smile exists on many levels. Although we often think of brushing and flossing as essential for optimal health, they're also numerous other tips you need to follow to ensure your teeth can remain safe. In addition, it is a good idea to avoid risk factors for numerous... Read more »

We Treat Pregnant Women

If you are pregnant, please let us know so that we can prepare a special visit for you. Even if you think you may be pregnant, please give us a call so that we can adapt your service accordingly. Give us a call about how long along you are or... Read more »