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What to Expect if You Haven’t Been to the Dentist in Forever

It’s easy to miss a dental appointment. Life and duties intervene, and suddenly you have to push your appointment back once, then again, or forget about it. We get that. These Read More

Heart Disease and Oral Health

Is there a link between oral health and heart health? This is a question that has been receiving a lot of attention in recent studies. While as yet there is Read More

The Secret to Lifelong Teeth Whitening

Have you ever noticed your attention being instantly drawn to peoples’ teeth when they smile at you? Some people have dull and yellowing teeth, while others have teeth that appear Read More

Why Is My Child Getting Cavities?

We want our children to have every advantage, including oral health. That’s why you encourage your child to brush twice a day. You keep the sugary treats to a minimum. Read More

Tooth Protection and Winter Sports

Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re Read More

New Year's Eve

Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Deborah Young Makerson, DMD, PC included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new Read More

Is sedation dentistry right for me?

At Deborah Young Makerson, DMD, PC, we are well-aware of the 25 million Americans who fear having to visit the dentist. Dental phobias are known to range anywhere from feeling Read More

What are dental crowns?

A dental crown is often called a “cap.” A dental crown covers all of the visible parts of the tooth and has many functions and reasons for placement. There are several Read More

Dental Visits Are Not So Bad

Many people dread going to the dentist. Dental visits have the reputation of being painful and uncomfortable, and it is common for people to compare unfortunate situations such as having Read More

Surprising Ways to Prevent Cavities

There are numerous ways to prevent cavities. Some, like brushing your teeth regularly and visiting our Augusta, Georgia office, are more obvious than others. Beyond the standard methods of preventing Read More

Road Trip!

The bags are packed, the trunk is loaded, the route is programmed into your GPS, the playlist is set, and your destination awaits! Sometimes there’s just nothing more appealing than Read More

Is Charcoal Teeth Whitening Safe?

Health and beauty trends surface on the web every day, and it can be difficult to tell which ones are worth your time, or even safe, for that matter. Perhaps Read More

November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read More

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read More

Should You Be Concerned about Your Child’s Bad Breath?

The short answer to this question? Yes. Because your child’s breath is a reflection of his or her oral health, you should talk to the doctor if you notice any Read More

TMD Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) describe a set of conditions that involve trouble with your jaw and face muscles. They result from a problem in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which is Read More

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