Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing
1233 Eagles Landing Pkwy., Suite G, Stockbridge, GA 30281

Discover the Danger of Gum Disease in Children

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Did you know that children and teens are also at risk for developing gum disease and periodontal disease? Many parents are unaware of these dental hazards and need to know which factors could affect their child’s dental health.

Genetics are a Giveaway

Genes are responsible for a large part of dental health. Research shows that children whose parents are at high risk for periodontal disease also have a higher chance of developing this problem themselves. When these conditions are common in a family, parents need to do everything possible to prevent gum disease in children. Make sure that your child is practicing proper dental hygiene at home and seek out affordable dental care on a regular basis.

Distressing Dental Hygiene

A bad oral hygiene routine can be bad news for teeth. In children, poor dental hygiene habits are often the cause of gum disease. If they don’t receive treatment, then the problem can progress from the gums to the bones of the teeth, which is called periodontal disease. The best way to prevent gum disease in children is by teaching them good dental habits from an early age. In addition, parents need to also practice good dental hygiene since kids learn from their example.

Hormonal Changes Cause Concern

According to research, a child’s risk of periodontal disease rises as they become teenagers. Their fluctuating hormones can cause their gums to become more sensitive and easily inflamed by plaque. Since teens are prone to these problems, they must have a good dental hygiene routine and regularly see a dentist to get the affordable dental care they need.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Stockbridge, call Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing today at (770) 872-0728 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Stockbridge. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing.

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The staff was so gracious and courteous. It was my first visit. As I witnessed them interact with other patrons I could tell they were very personable and knew the patients. Just a friendly staff!!
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I recommend because of the friendly atmosphere and fast service.
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The staff are friendly, caring & professional. Dr Perez has the best “bedside manner” you’ll ever find and his knowledge, experience & expertise are simply incredible. The pricing is […]
John R.
Amazing experience. The staff is very hospitable, and extremely confident in their work. That confidence is backed by the quality.
Donovan J.
Rebecca and Danielle were extremely nice. I felt welcomed as soon as I entered the office. Front office staff was great. Dr. Perez was patient, informative, and very friendly.
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This place is amazing! Dr.Perez is more than a dentist, he’s an artist. He will not leave your side until it’s done right…His staff A1..
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I must say that my experience here from day one has been nothing short of amazing. From the front desk to the back, all of the staff, Dr. Perez, just awesome people. Dr. Perez extracted my wisdom […]
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I just Love the people and the services, I receive at every office visit.
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Staff seeming to truly in tune with you ability to adapt when scared to death. Willing to answer all your questions & concerns. Didn’t rush you out just because it was their lunch time. […]
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Friendly, courtesy, and knowledgeable. In and out fast.
Henry L.
I love this place, the staff is extremely nice and friendly. Very helpful. The ladies at the front desk always have a smile on and that is very welcoming. Danielle is one of a kind, treats you like […]
Cash C.
Dr. Perez & his staff is always top notch. I have my son & i going to this office. I always feel they do only the necessary. There isn’t any extra unnecessary work.
Jean B.
Dr Perez and his staff are professional and extremely courteous and kind. There are no hidden fees. You get the feeling that they truly care. I will not go any where else
Khadija M.
Courteous and knowledgeable staff. Excellent hygienist and dentist, very detailed.
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Tomaz R.
I had a pleasant visit. I did not leave in pain from the cleaning and the filling. Office personnel is superb and very efficient.
Diana D.
Great service and staff. Dr. Perez is outstanding. A special shout out goes to Danielle. Atlanta South Dental Design is highly recommended.
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Friendly and great service. Danielle has a wonderful personality and makes the time go by fast.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (770) 872-0728
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