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The Dangers of E-Cigarettes and Vaping Jun 13th, 2019

The use of E-cigarettes is at epidemic levels for teens, young adults and a few adults that are beginning to vape with the legalization of medicinal marijuana.  According to research from 2017 – 2018 use has increased 78% among high school students and 48% among middle school students. Ingredients in...

SUMMER TIME IS HERE… May 30th, 2019

Dr. Wyman Martin at The Martin Dental Center recommends the following: Use ice for chilling, not chewing.  Prevent breaking a tooth and needing a crown.  Dried fruit, trail mix & energy bars may be healthy, but they are sticky and the sugar stays on your teeth longer.  Dr. Martin suggests...

To Floss or Not To Floss? Apr 17th, 2019

TO FLOSS OR NOT TO FLOSS?? As we all know, you can’t believe everything you read or hear these days. You have probably heard some say there is no benefit to flossing, they are wrong. The American Dental Association and basically every other major dental hygiene organization, including Dr. Wyman...

How Does Fluoride Help Prevent Tooth Decay? Apr 5th, 2019

Drinking fluoridated water is a safe and effective way to protect your teeth from decay.  It is like drinking milk with vitamin D in it to help develop and maintain healthy bones. Water naturally contains fluoride.  Community water fluoridation simply makes sure that the water that comes out of your...

Are you tired of the joys of Corporate Dentistry? Mar 29th, 2019

When employers sign up for dental benefit plans for their employees, they often choose insurance companies who work closely with these corporate dental practices, which promise to provide services at reduced fees through PPO’s (preferred provider organizations).  This works well for everyone but the patients, who lose their ability to...

Nutrition: What you eat affects your teeth Mar 5th, 2019

Nutrition: What You Eat Affects Your Teeth     Your mouth, teeth, and gums are more than just tools for eating. They’re essential for chewing and swallowing—the first steps in the digestion process. Your mouth is your body’s initial point of contact with the nutrients you consume. So what you...

12 Signs You Need to See a Dentist Feb 26th, 2019

Copied from ADA – American Dental Association You Have Pain Pain or swelling in your mouth, face or neck can mean a number of things. Your Gums Are Acting Up If your gums are puffy, they bleed when you brush or floss, or you have a family history of gum disease,...

FEE FREEZE FOR CHILDREN’S SERVICES Feb 12th, 2019

One of the joys of practicing dentistry is to be given the opportunity to treat the children of our patients at The Martin Dental Center.  There are so many of our current patients who have been in our practice since their parents brought them in as little children, who are...

Ways to Fix a Chipped or Damaged Tooth Nov 26th, 2018

Chipping a tooth is a common problem. Falling, an accident, or biting down on something hard can cause a tooth to break. If you discover you have chipped a tooth, don't panic, your dentist can repair your broken tooth. Dr. Wyman B. Martin at The Martin Dental Center For Oral...

Discover The Benefits of Teeth Whitening Sep 26th, 2018

Do you want a brighter smile with whiter teeth? Professional teeth whitening can erase years of dental stains. The Martin Dental Center for Oral health and Aesthetics offers professional solutions for patients who want a more radiant smile. Dr. Wyman Martin is one of Roswell, Georgia’s fine dentists who offers his...

Show Off Your Best Possible Smile Feb 26th, 2018

Unhappy with your smile? Porcelain veneers can make an imperfect smile look flawless. Veneers are thin, porcelain shells that are attached to the front surfaces of teeth for an immediate smile transformation. Dr. Wyman Martin at The Martin Dental Center For Oral Health and Aesthetics in Roswell, GA, offers a...

Gum Disease Nov 22nd, 2017

Self Magazine: “Gum Disease Is No Joke.” Stating that information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows “nearly half of adults 30 and over have some form of periodontal (gum) disease,” SELF Magazine (11/21, Barnes) discusses the importance of keeping gums healthy. The article states that “gum disease is no joke,” and...

The Benefits of Teeth Whitening Oct 26th, 2017

The Martin Dental Center for Oral health and Aesthetics in Roswell, GA, Dr. Wyman Martin understands how important it is to have a  beautiful, confident smile that is not only healthy, but aesthetically pleasing. To give our patients what they want, we offer Zoom Whitening in-office treatment with custom trays,...

Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants Aug 22nd, 2017

Have you lost teeth? Does your smile look incomplete? Do you want to restore your smile? If you answered yes to these questions, it’s time for you to discover the most modern, state-of-the-art method of tooth replacement available. It’s called dental implants! Dr. Wyman Martin at The Martin Dental Center...

DENTAL RESEARCHERS AIM TO IDENTIFY BIOMARKERS FOR TONGUE CANCER Aug 4th, 2017

New York University states the National Institute of Health has awarded a two year grant of nearly $450,000 to researchers at New York University College of Dentistry's Bluestone Center for Clinical Research "to develop biomarkers for tongue cancer", which is a subset of oral cancer. They hope to learn how...

You Shouldn't Fear a Root Canal Jun 26th, 2017

How a root canal from your Roswell, Georgia dentist can save your smile   If you’ve been told you need a root canal, you probably conjure up all sorts of images and fears about the procedure. The truth is root  canals have become the state-of-the-art way to save a damaged tooth....

The Importance Of Flossing Feb 26th, 2017

Did you know that about one-third of Americans never floss? Only 3% of Americans floss every day. This 2016 report from US News may come as quite a shock. Sure, people understand the importance of brushing, but it seems that along the way people lost the meaning behind flossing. This is a crucial...

The Importance Of 6-month Checkups On Your Oral And Periodontal Health Dec 19th, 2016

In order to maintain good oral health, you should visit your dentist twice a year for an exam and cleaning. Dr. Wyman Martin at The Martin Dental Center For Oral Health and Aesthetics, located in Roswell, GA, offers a full range of family dental services. Here are the top five reasons...

A Lost Tooth Doesn't Mean a Lost Smile Oct 12th, 2016

A smile is a great way to convey confidence, friendliness, and approachability. When you’ve lost a tooth, you might not always feel like  smiling. Dental implant restorations from Dr. Wyman Martin at The Martin Dental Center for Oral Health and Aesthetics in Roswell, GA can help you regain your smile.  ...

How a Dental Bridge Can Boost Your Oral Health Aug 17th, 2016

Tooth loss can be embarrassing and a difficult problem to face, yet millions of Americans deal with one or more missing teeth. If you are currently researching your treatment options and feeling overwhelmed, your Roswell, GA dentist, Dr. Wyman Martin, is here to take the frustration out of the treatment...

The Dangers Of Sodas And Sports Drinks Jul 22nd, 2016

Especially during summer and fall, it’s easy for anyone to rush to those sugary drinks to cool off during the heat of a game or while  enjoying the beach. But before you or your little one grab another soda or sports drink it’s time to stop. While water might not...

IT'S ABOUT MORE THAN YOUR TEETH! Jun 7th, 2016

What exactly is Dr. Martin looking for when he is doing your oral examination?  There is an entire list of things he checks.  First, there is your medical history, which alerts him to past and present medical issues that may alter dental treatment and alert Dr. Martin to look for...

The Versatility of Porcelain Veneers Apr 26th, 2016

Wondering if dental veneers could improve your smile? Well, you’ve certainly come to the right place. There is a reason these  restorations have become so popular and it’s possible that they could finally give you that dream smile. From the office of your Roswell dentist Dr. Wyman Martin, find out...

Dental Crowns Strengthen Damaged Teeth Feb 26th, 2016

If you have a tooth that’s suffered trauma or decay, you may be wondering how much longer you’ll get to keep it. Fortunately, there is a  common and straightforward dental procedure that could help you save it. Receiving a dental crown can extend the longevity of a weakened tooth and...

Presidential Dental Facts Feb 22nd, 2016

Brought to you by the ADA American Dental Association Presi-dental Health: 4 Strange (But True) Tales Hail to the Chief—and his teeth! You may remember their smiles and expressions from portraits and photographs, but do you know the stories behind them? Read on for some fascinating facts about our commanders...

How a root canal can a save an infected tooth Dec 26th, 2015

At the Martin Dental Center for Oral Health and Aesthetics in Roswell, Georgia, the answer is YES! Root canal therapy (Endodontics) can be the answer to keeping a tooth. Dr. Wyman Martin performs root canal therapy regularly, providing patients with the opportunity to keep their natural teeth. Not too many...

CariVu diagnostic tool uses laser light & zero exposure to ionizing radiation Dec 10th, 2015

Dr. Wyman Martin at The Martin Dental Center for Oral Health and Aesthetics in Roswell, GA. has added a new diagnostic tool to his inventory.  It is the Dexis CariVu, and we are excited to be one of the earliest dental offices in metropolitan Atlanta to have one of these...

How Can MI Paste, Fluoridex, and Enamelon Help My Teeth? Oct 26th, 2015

When brushing alone isn't enough, there are products that Dr. Wyman Martin, dentist at The Martin Dental Center for Oral Health and Aesthetics in Roswell, Georgia, often prescribes for his patients to improve their dental health at home. MI Paste, Fluoridex and Enamelon are three of the most popular treatments. Learn about them...

An Apple a Day Can Keep Your Dentist & Doctor at Bay Oct 25th, 2015

US News & World Report By: Joan Salge Blake Based on research, this fall's bounty of delicious apples may be good for your heart, waist and teeth. Apples are a good source of a group of phytochemicals, called polyphenols, which have been shown to help decrease the risk of getting heart disease. Apples...

What is Equilibration? Aug 26th, 2015

The Martin Center for Oral Health and Aesthetics” is a premier cosmetic dentist practice in Roswell run by Dr. Wyman Martin. He is committed to staying abreast of the latest developments in dental science. One element of cosmetic dentistry that the practice addresses is called equilibration—it involves the proper alignment of...

Before Summer/Fall Sports Abuse Your Teeth, Get An Athletic Mouthguard! Jun 26th, 2015

Are you planning on participating in any sports this summer? While summer sports are great for your health and well-being, unfortunately, they can be very damaging to your teeth. This summer, before you sign yourself or your children up for your favorite Roswell sports teams, be sure to visit your...

Periodontal Therapy Brings Your Teeth Back to a High Shine May 26th, 2015

If you've been diagnosed with periodontal disease, periodontal therapy can help restore your smile. Periodontitis is a chronic oral inflammatory disease defined by swelling of the gum tissue and loss of density in the bones that hold the teeth in place. It causes halitosis (bad breath), gum recession, and usually results in...

FAQs about Zoom Whitening Mar 26th, 2015

What is Zoom Whitening? Dr. Wyman Martin, your Roswell cosmetic dentist is pleased to offer Zoom White Speed. Through Phillips White Speed’s advanced blue light LED light technology, combined with the PH booster whitening gels, Zoom has become the number one patient requested whitening system. Zoom Whitening delivers dramatic results...

Dental Implant Restorations from Your Award-Winning Dentist Mar 26th, 2015

Are you ready to replace your damaged or gapped smile with one that not only looks fantastic but functions well too? If so, dental implant restorations from The Martin Dental Center for Oral Health and Aesthetics in Roswell might just be for you! Don't let just anyone restore your smile - choose Dr....

2015 Top Dentist Award as featured in February 2015 Atlanta Magazine Mar 20th, 2015

ATL Magazine partnered with TopDentists, LLC to compile a list of exceptional dentists in the Atlanta area. The criterion for inclusion was based on referrals from their peers and patients. Specialist/General Dentist were asked who they would refer their own patients to if other services were needed. It was based on years of experience, continuing...

How Porcelain Veneers Can Transform Your Smile Feb 26th, 2015

Learn about how your cosmetic dentist in Roswell could give you your dream smile with dental veneers. A smile is one of the first features that other people notice. So, what does your smile say about you? While you want a healthy beautiful smile, not everyone is lucky enough to...

5 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Perfect Your Smile Dec 26th, 2014

Your smile is your first impression to the world, a message that can tell others about your health and how well you care for your teeth. If your smile is not conveying the message you hope it to before others, it may be time to consider cosmetic dentistry services at...

Getting to the Root of Your Root Canal Therapy Fears Sep 26th, 2014

Getting to the Root of Your Root Canal Therapy FearsIt’s not surprising that a vast majority of patients associate negative thoughts with the mention of a root canal, also known as endodontic therapy.   But what many patients fail to recognize is that root canal treatment can actually save your...

DON'T STRESS OVER THE DREADED COLD & CANKER SORES Jul 23rd, 2014

Nobody likes to talk about either, but the fact remains they are both very common nuisances. It never fails, anytime you have a big event approaching, you develop an unsightly cold sore also known as (fever blister) on your lip.  They start out with a tiny cluster of harmless looking...

Missing Teeth? Visit Our Implant Dentist in Roswell May 26th, 2014

Missing teeth have been replaced conventionally with dentures, but more recently missing teeth are being replaced with dental implants, which are more comfortable and permanent.  When placed and restored by our implant dentist in Roswell, dental implants will look and feel like your own natural teeth.  With dental implants you can replace...

Bad Breath: Who, What, When, Where and Why Apr 26th, 2014

The ADVERBS of Bad Breath. Let's face it, bad breath can be embarrassing. None of us want to have it. It is always awkward to "step back" and tell someone, or avoid close conversation. It is equally as awkward to be told, although we all would rather know, than to be...

2014 Five Star Dentist Awarded to Dr. Martin Mar 26th, 2014

ATLANTA magazine featured Dr. Wyman Martin as 2014 Atlanta Five Star Dentist. "Dentists hold a special position in society. They help us, heal us and comfort us. And the good ones are in demand." As an effort to help readers find a dentist they will love, " one who is skilled and...

Shades of yellow, gray and WHITE. TOOTH WHITENING 101 Mar 26th, 2014

Everyone seems to want to brighten their smiles. We often get asked how effective is teeth whitening? Well, the answer is more how consistent are you with achieving and maintaining your whiter smile. Whitening is a process that actually changes the tooth color. The extrinsic (surface) stains are removed to...

The Martin Dental Center in Roswell Receives Award for Best Dentist of 2013 Jan 26th, 2014

At The Martin Dental Center, it is our goal to always provide the best in quality dental health care available.  To showcase this, we are proud to announce that the Roswell Award Program has chosen us for the 2013 Roswell Awards in the Dentistry classification.   Dr. Wyman Martin prides himself in...

Dr. Martin's Thanksgiving Recipe Nov 27th, 2013

DR. MARTIN'S THANKSGIVING TURKEY Twas the night before Thanksgiving, and all through the house....the aroma was stirring....Before you go to bed, say 11:00...Prepareand season your turkey (if you want to stuff the turkey that's ok, too). Place on a roasting rack in a roasting pan with a tight fitting lid that seals....

Your Roswell Dentist Explains General Dentistry Nov 15th, 2013

So, what is a general dentist? A general dentist is the primary dental care provider for patients of all ages.  At The Martin Dental Center, Dr. Wyman Martin is our general dentist in Roswell.  Dr. Martin can treat you and your entire family, and care for your overall oral health,...

Roswell Dentist Provides General Dentistry Oct 26th, 2013

Here at The Martin Dental Center, we strive to provide our patients in the Roswell area with the best in quality dental care. As a dentist in Roswell, Dr. Wyman Martin strives to offer superior dental services to better meet his individual patients’ dental needs.  From routine cleanings to root canals in...

WAY TO WATCH...do you hear what I see? exam notes Sep 26th, 2013

Way to Watch....Do you hear what I see? During a recent exam, a patient commented, “ wow, I have a lot of things going on. You are watching a lot!” Dr. Martin explained to the patient, that at the initial exam he diagnoses many conditions are going on in your mouth. He...

PRE MED, higher education for orthopedic patients Apr 22nd, 2013

PRE MED, higher education for orthopedic patients We have many patients with joint replacements who ask us, “Do I need to take an antibiotic prior to my cleaning?” Pre Med in this case is not the course work, but the course of action advised or assumed by patients who have...

Dr. Martin Speaking at Conference Feb 26th, 2013

Continuing education is of great importance to Dr. Martin. Growing up in the home of educators, he values the learning process. He feels that the title of "Doctor" always carries the responsibility of being a student. Dr. Martin is a member of the Spear Study Group that focuses on comprehensive restorative dentistry....

Diamonds are Forever? Tips for choosing a power toothbrush Feb 7th, 2013

While we do not normally endorse or advertise certain products, we have had many patients inquire on powered toothbrushes for a gift for someone or themselves. Here is some information from Philips Sonicare about their powered toothbrushes and AirFloss. Whether you choose to opt for a Sonicare or another brand,...

Doing Acid? the pH of common foods Oct 25th, 2012

Doing Acid...the acidity of food and drinks and a perfect 7 How does the acidity of our daily healthy diets affect our teeth? Acid erosion can wear away your tooth enamel. Enamel is the strongest part of our bodies even stronger than bone. Actually, tooth enamel and steel both are...

To Be or Not to Be?? Aug 30th, 2012

To be or not to be...How to make the most of your child's dental visit. Dr. Martin not only wants TO BE your child's dentist, but we want your child's visit to be the best experience for them while receiving the highest level of care. So many of us as kids had a less...

Sweet Summertime Jul 26th, 2012

SWEET SUMMERTIME...the sugar in your drinks. CHEERS?? Recently, patients have come in sharing with us the types of drinks and quantities they are enjoying. It is startling to see the amounts of sugar that our society is consuming. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has found that Americans consume 156 pounds...

Grinding should be saved for coffee beans. Mar 14th, 2012

We see many patients who demonstrate significant wear on the biting (occlusal) surfaces of their teeth. Often, this is caused by bruxism (grinding of teeth during sleep). It is rare for someone to grind their teeth during the day, because it often makes a noise which alerts the tooth grinder...

MI Paste? What's That? Nov 23rd, 2011

Dr. Martin is always looking for ways to help his patients have minimally invasive restorations, or best yet, not at all. Our teeth are continuously losing minerals from their enamel by our habits. Some of this mineral erosion is caused from those favorite warm cups of coffee, sports drinks, acid...

How Long Should I Brush? Sep 15th, 2011

You probably have heard Dr. Martin or your hygienist recommend that you brush two minutes in your visit to have your teeth cleaned. Or you have heard the recommendation of a Sonicare toothbrush. Here are a few reasons why.In a recent study through the American Dental Hygienists' Association, it was...

Oral Cancer and the Human Papillomavirus HPV Aug 26th, 2011

An article published in the Journal of American Dental Association has examined the relationship of oral cancer to infection by the HPV.  It has been known for some time that most cervical cancers occur in females infected by HPV.  Evidence is now emerging that shows that HPV infection occurs in...

Digital X-rays Aug 3rd, 2011

Well, we have been absolutely amazed the past couple of weeks at our new digital x-ray technology. There are several benefits to the patient. The images as so very clear, allowing very accurate diagnosis. In addition, the image is immediately available and appears on the screen for the findings and...

Sipping, Snacking and Tooth Decay Jun 8th, 2011

Many parents across the country will issue a common refrain at dinnertime tonight: "You'd better eat that--it's good for you!"  There's another old favorite in the parental arsenal of dietary admonitions: "Don't eat that--it'll rot your teeth!"  Now more than ever, kids are faced with a bewildering array of food...

Play Safe for Summer May 11th, 2011

  PLAYSAFE mouthguards are sport specific dentist fitted multi-laminated mouthguards. Over 5 million teeth will be knocked out at sporting events this year alone.1 According to experts in preventive sports medicine, lifetime dental rehabilitation costs can approach many thousands of dollars for each tooth lost in a sporting injury! And this...

Welcome to our Blog May 11th, 2011

Welcome to the Blog of The Martin Dental Center!Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Roswell, GA area, we're excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of...