Dental One Associates of Kennesaw
2616 George Busbee Parkway NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144

Tips for Preventing Childhood Cavities

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When you have kids, it’s important to find an affordable dentist to provide professional dental care, but there are many simple ways for preventing tooth decay, and some of them cost little and work amazingly well. When you help your kids develop good dental care habits early, they’ll spend less time at the dentist and more time showing off their smiles. Here are a few recommendations to help you get your kids’ dental care routine on the right track.

Your Kids’ Dental Care Routine

  • Make sure your kids brush their teeth properly at least twice a day.
  • Flossing once per day is equally important. Flavored floss may encourage compliance.
  • Find an affordable dentist, and make an appointment as soon as your child’s first tooth erupts.
  • Ask your dentist in Kennesaw about professional dental sealants to prevent tooth decay.

Eating for Better Dental Health

  • Pack lunch boxes with crisp, juicy fruits; they will help keep your child’s mouth hydrated.
  • Serve low-fat, healthy cheese as a snack. The concentrated calcium helps strengthen teeth.
  • Include natural nut butters made from peanuts, almonds, and other nuts; these contain nutrients that help remineralize teeth.

Change Eating Habits that Damage Teeth

  • Avoid serving snacks frequently between meals. When possible, have your children brush or rinse with water or mouthwash after eating snacks.
  • Severely limit or avoid sugary and sticky snacks like fruit leathers, cookies, and candy.
  • Teach your kids to avoid sharing foods and drinks with others as this can spread oral bacteria.
  • Encourage kids to drink plenty of water, and limit the consumption of acidic, sweet fruit juices.
  • Eliminate soda.

Professional Intervention

When a tooth problem develops, seek dental care from a qualified, affordable dentist in Kennesaw immediately. If you follow your dentist’s recommendations regarding scheduled visits, imaging, and treatments, you’ll save money and your child won’t have to face the dreaded dental drill quite so often.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Kennesaw, call Dental One Associates of Kennesaw today at (404) 381-1480 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Kennesaw. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Georgia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Kennesaw, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Kennesaw. 

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Patient Reviews
Been coming here since 2005. Extremely clean facility. Friendly staff and great doctors.
Anthony T.
This is awesome! The staff is amazing and very helpful! I have recommended them to several others who have also had excellent experiences.
Tonya B.
Professional office. Hygienist always gives tips and pointers on how to keep teeth clean between visits.
Carla U.
Great services and less painful experience than I normal have. Front teeth work is not pleasant but it was bearable thanks to Dr. Gessling.
Eletta G.
Great experience. Office and staff are very knowledgeable and pleasant.
Amanda S.
I rarely go to the dentist because I can not stand all the drilling and noise that reverberates in my head. Recently a tooth that has been bad for many years decides to ache!! Had to have it […]
Martha C.
Excellent service, friendly staff
Denise S.
Friendly staff, little to no wait time past scheduled appt time
Jennifer A.
Always have everything taken care of. The Staff is personable and professional.
Aaron C.
I really like the practice. Jessica is awesome, she is always friendly and just a pleasure!!! My husband comes there and when my kids are a bit older I will bring them there too.
Patricia P.
Convenient location and service was the best I have had in a long time. I was given a cleaning first before work was to begin on fillings and crowns which make perfect sense to me. The Hygienist was […]
Eletta G.
I had a very good cleaning and the office staff was very helpful.
Peggy C.
The service was good and the Dentist answered all my questions and performed an additional service that was needed.
George W.
Exceptional service. Everyone is very professional and focused on their particular jobs. Office & rooms always very clean.
Patricia W.
professionalism and cleaniess
Dianne B.
I love this dentist office. Nice friendly caring staff.
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I barely had any pain compared to most dentists I had been to and everyone was extremely nice!
Morgan O.
I was apprehensive due to dental issues. I was listened to and every effort was made to ensure my comfort and providing quality care.
Lenora K.
I love this dental office! The hygienist is really sweet and always does an amazing job cleaning my teeth. The dentist and staff are also very nice.
Brandi W.
Good people. Very effecient.
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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