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Stages of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease is No Joke

Periodontal Disease has many levels of progression. Early intervention , as well as prevention is key to an excellent long term prognosis.
Sep 6th, 2023


The Hygienist is the proactive Health Care Provider. The education and treatment that they render are priceless with creating stable health teeth.
Jun 23rd, 2023

Happy Memorial Day!

The Dental Team at Dental Care Center of Decatur Honors all that made the supreme sacrifice.
May 23rd, 2023

Hygiene Visits

The most important proactive appointment a patient can make is an appointment with the Hygienist.
Nov 30th, 2022

Happy Halloween

After enjoying the DAY OF TRICK OR TREATING, make sure we brush and floss.
Oct 31st, 2022

End of The Year Insurance Benefits

Most Dental Insurances allot a fixed amount for maximum coverage of dental needs per year. If all of the amount is not used by the end of the year the amount remaining does not roll over to the next year.
Oct 18th, 2022

Healthy Heart

A mealthy mouth helps to create a healthy heart.
Oct 3rd, 2022

Happy Father's Day!

We are blessed to have great dads in our lives at Dental Care Center of Decatur. We appreciate all Fathers who really have taken the role to the HIGHEST level.
Jun 17th, 2022

Have a Smiling Day!

A smile goes a long way when it is healthy. Prevention is the key to stability.
Mar 29th, 2022

Covid Pro-Active Prevention

Dental Care Center of Decatur exceeds recommendations of being pro-active and taking the proper steps to ensure the safety of all who enter our facility.
Jan 12th, 2022

Dental Homecare Is More Important Than Ever!

During the Pandemic we are all getting over loaded with information. We have changed our normal routines and this has driven increases in caries rate and fractured teeth. We at Dental Care Center of Decatur want to share the ADA published homecare.
Nov 17th, 2020

A Dental Assistant is an Important Member of The Oral Health Team

There are a multitude of assets a Dental Assistant brings to a Dental Team. The ADA has outlined those job duties and the value created by this position. We value our these people at Dental Care Center of Decatur and what they offer to creating health.
Nov 10th, 2020

Sensitive Teeth What You Need To Know

Sensitive teeth are on the rise, during these uncertain times. We are here to provide general information and tips via the American Dental Association
Sep 29th, 2020

Oral Health Has An Effect On Overall Health

The health of the mouth has a direct medical link to many systemic diseases. Keeping a healthy beautiful smile lessens the risk that a person may develop some systemic diseases.
Sep 2nd, 2020

Dental Sealants and the CDC. Why not?

Prevention has a no better starting point than Dental Sealants. This article written and published was worth sharing. Sealants do make a difference young or old. All Credits and references notated within Article.
Jul 17th, 2020

Covid-19 Brings Stress To Crowns and Teeth!

During this Pandemic many patients are experiencing stress. There are many ways people can react to stress. For Dentist the big concern is increased clenching/grinding of teeth. That pressure down the long axis of the teeth can create weakness!
Apr 8th, 2020

Why Should The Patient Say Yes to In Office Dental Fluorides

To be proactive in the prevention of a disease is paramount for all healthcare providers. For Hygienist the use of Fluorides definitely support their efforts with the prevention of patients who are at risk. The risk will be listed within this article.
Feb 18th, 2020

A Hygienist Main Role

Being pro active with the assistance of the Hygienist creates a positive environment of prevention
Dec 15th, 2019

Healthy Smile

A healthy smile is the portal to the body. To keep it healthy one needs to see a Hygienist a minimum of twice a year!
Jan 20th, 2022

Dental Bridge vs Dental Implant

The pros and cons of each treatment choice; Dental Bridge vs Dental Implants. Each option must be explained well so that you the patient can make the right choice.
Jul 13th, 2021

April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Head and neck cancer is a devastating disease. Dentist are at the front line of detecting these types of cancers with their exams. Catching these types of cancers early creates a better prognosis for the patients.
Apr 9th, 2021

Coronavirus and Dental Care Center of Decatur

We practice at a high level of disinfection, barrier and sterilization protocols established by the CDC and ADA. All efforts are being made to disinfect pens, door knobs and any item that would be shared by patients. Being Pro active is the key to minimize
Mar 12th, 2020