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Tooth Extractions

Dentists typically try to save teeth whenever possible, but when a tooth is badly damaged or decayed, extraction may be the best solution. Extractions may also be needed to remove wisdom teeth or place implants. To Extract or Not to Extract Here are some of the factors that might be considered when deciding whether to […]

Emergency Dental Care

Do you have a dental emergency? We know that dental emergencies can be stressful, and we are here to help. If you are in pain or feel that you or a family member has a dental emergency, call us at once. Dr. Padolsky has over 30 years of experience in handling dental emergencies. We will […]

What to Do If a Friend or Family Member Has a Dental Emergency

Can you imagine yourself at the dinner table of a get-together with friends, and one of your friends accidentally bites down on a bone and breaks off a piece of their tooth, exposing the nerve? Or what about when you find your spouse has just had a crown fall off? We all have a natural […]

One-Visit Crowns

The traditional method of preparing, fabricating and placing a dental crown requires at least two appointments at the dental office and a long intervening time between the first appointment and the second. This is because a dental lab is needed to fabricate the crown after the tooth is prepared to receive it, impressions are made […]

Our Advanced Dental Technology

The medical disciplines, including dentistry, have benefited greatly from modern technology. Lasers, digital imaging, computer software and electronics have all played a significant role in making treatment faster, more precise and minimally invasive. Dr. Padolsky is an Atlanta dentist who has incorporated many of the latest developments in dental technology to give his patients the […]

Laser Therapy for Treating Periodontal Disease

Lasers have been developed for many uses in the medicine, aviation, industry and the military. In medicine, lasers have replaced scalpels for many procedures. The focused light beam and heat can very precisely remove or sculpt soft or hard tissue. The heat also acts to kill pathogens (disease-causing microorganisms), giving the laser a second function […]

Dental Emergencies – How to Prevent Them

Dr. Padolsky is an Atlanta dentist who welcomes emergency patients and provides quick and effective care for any type of situation. At the same time, he believes in helping his patients prevent such emergencies so these situations can be minimized or eliminated. Prevention of dental emergencies is actually easy if you know what causes them […]

Gum Disease – How Can You Tell If You Have It? How Do You Treat It?

Before discussing how to tell if you have gum disease, it would be good to have a fundamental understanding of what it is. Gum disease is a bacterial infection that eats away tooth structure, gum tissue and the bone supporting the teeth. The infection starts as a clear, sticky biofilm of bacteria on the teeth […]

How Often Should You Get Your Teeth Cleaned?

Dr. Padolsky is an Atlanta dentist who stresses preventive care.  Although he can restore broken-down teeth and replace them when necessary, it is far more comfortable and cost-effective for you to prevent the need for such solutions in the first place. The main prevention is simply to keep your teeth cleaned well and regularly. In […]

What Are Your Options if You Are Missing Teeth?

Dental technology for replacing missing teeth has advanced by leaps and bounds over the last 30 years. Many Atlanta dentists can provide the time-honored traditional solutions, but it takes extensive extra training and experience to be able to expertly provide the full range of newly available options. Dr. Mark Padolsky is an Atlanta dentist who […]