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A Message From Dr. Grady on Covid-19 & Our Precautions

I want to address the COVID-19 virus and the steps Grady Dental Care is taking to manage patent treatment.  We were asked by the CDC and ADA to discontinue routine dental care several weeks ago and recently received a green light to begin treating patients again.  Because of the contagious nature of the virus, we

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Dr. Hayward Is Retiring

This announcement comes with a heavy heart, but today Grady Dental Care announces the retirement of Dr. David Hayward. He has worked with us for well over a decade and has been a tremendous asset to our office. We encourage his loyal patients to continue their cleanings and dental treatment at the office so we

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How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

A new patient presented to the office the other day with the most beautiful smile. His teeth where glistening white, perfectly straight, and his smile was infectious. Many people would be envious of such a Hollywood smile. However, when asked in conversation about his routine, he mentioned that often times when brushing or flossing his

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How to Prepare for Your First Dentist Appointment

You probably did your homework to choose your new dentist. By far, most of our patients find us through referrals from existing patients and for this we are very grateful.  Most everyone has been to the dentist, but there are a few basic steps to keep in mind prior to your visit that will make

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Do I Really Need a Night Guard? What you Need to Know.

We have many patients who come to the office complaining of headaches, waking up in the middle of the night, soreness of the jaw, or symptoms with certain teeth and they don’t have an explanation for what the source of the problem is.  When you come to the office many people have healthy teeth and

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What to Expect During a Routine Dental Cleaning

Has it been awhile since you’ve been to the dentist? Unsure what a dental cleaning entails? Well, you do not need to worry, as we are here to guide you through the steps followed in any routine dental checkup. Firstly, do not be afraid; a dental checkup is to ensure your smile lasts a lifetime.

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What is a Root Canal?

When you have a tooth infection with a cavity, one of the ways dentists deal with it is through a procedure called a ‘root canal.’ It literally means that a canal is drilled though the nerve within the cavity, which is at the center of the tooth. Why Should the Nerve be Removed? During a

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Transform Your Smile with Dental Veneers

As we get older, our teeth can start to wear down and become more vulnerable to damage. If you’ve started to notice that your smile could use an overhaul due to damage or misalignment, veneers might be the perfect dental solution for you. One of Dr. Grady’s patients at Grady Dental Care recently received a

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Treat Cavities and Improve Your Oral Health

What you eat, how well you take care of your teeth and many more choices are what can affect your teeth the most. Heredity can also play a role in how susceptible your teeth may be to decay.  And while cavities might typically be more common among children, adults are also at risk. With proper

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What are the Benefits of Dental Implants?

Patients who are missing one or more teeth once had to select from very limited options, like dentures, partials, or bridges. Luckily, we are now able to offer patients a safe, attractive, long-lasting option. If you’re missing one or more teeth, let the experienced team here at Grady Dental Care in Cumming, GA show you how modern dental implants can

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