Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Change Your Experience at Alcovy Family & Cosmetic Dentistry?

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At Alcovy Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we have been following the COVID-19 guidelines closely as recommended by health professionals. Currently, the majority of adults and many children meet the qualifications to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Georgia. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear masks… Read more »

The Top Dental Hygienists in Covington: Meet Our Alcovy Dental Team

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Our team at Alcovy Dental is made up of expert dentists, efficient administrative professionals, and experienced dental hygienists. Dental hygienists are essential to good dental care. They do much more than just clean your teeth. In fact, hygienists can spot signs of oral disease, like gingivitis, and act quickly to provide preventive care. Your hygienist… Read more »

Spotlight: Celebrating Our Dental Assistants

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Dental assistants are often the first people we see when we visit the dentist. Top rated dental assistants not only make sure that patients feel welcomed and comfortable during their visit, but they also perform many tasks that require technical skills. At Alcovy Center for Family Dentistry, patients from Alcovy, Covington, Conyers, and the surrounding… Read more »

How to Fight Dental Cavities on a Regular Basis

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Tooth decay in , , is a serious and dangerous dental issue that should be avoided on a regular basis. If you don’t avoid it, your smile and oral health can be attacked and altered, giving you a painful, decayed, and unhealthy smile. So, to help you keep tooth decay at bay, our team recommends… Read more »

Is a Home Whitening Kit Right for You?

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Home-whitening kits, dental whitening, dental problems, tooth discoloration, tooth enamel, dentin, primary teeth, baby teeth, permanent teeth, active bleaching agent, hydrogen peroxide, carbamide peroxide, clinical formulations, dental bleaching sessions, restorations, teeth shade, Alcovy Family & Cosmetic Dentistry online, dentist in Covington Georgia e over-the-counter products raise two questions: are they safe? And, are they as effective… Read more »

CEREC for Crafting Dental Veneers In-Office

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Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, more commonly referred to as a CEREC machine is new form of dental technology that can help in a wide variety of applications. In the past if you had a patient that wanted dental veneers to improve their smile, you had to take an impression of their teeth with… Read more »

Your Dentist Is Good for Your Heart

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Your pearly whites are not the only parts of your body that benefit from a healthy mouth. A healthy smile benefits your body, and especially your heart, as well. Good oral health means removing oral bacteria debris which can cause gum disease which in turn impacts the body, especially your cardiovascular system. Your daily brushing… Read more »

What to do if a Tooth Is Knocked Out

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It’s not unheard of for an accidental fall, or a blow to the face to knock one of your teeth out. This can be a very serious cause for concern. If the injury is severe you should consider calling 911 or going directly to the emergency room. In some cases, a tooth that has been… Read more »

Finding the Underlying Cause of Sensitive Teeth

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A sharp pain or stinging sensation in your teeth when you eat hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods, can be a warning sign of something more serious. While you might find some relief from using toothpaste formulated for sensitive teeth, you should still investigate the underlying source of the problem. In some cases it might… Read more »

Repairing a Fractured Tooth

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It’s not uncommon for something like a blow to the face, a fall or grinding your teeth at night to cause a fracture in the enamel of one or more teeth. Unrepaired fractures invite tooth decay and other complications. If you have one or more fractured teeth you should call us as soon as possible… Read more »