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Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Important Facts About Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer Awareness Month is designed to help people understand this disease, including its causes, treatments, and to encourage people to schedule a screening with a dental professional. In many cases, oral cancer can be treated successfully, especially with early diagnosis. However, it can be dangerous and can quickly lead to further health problems if left untreated. Fortunately, your skilled periodontist, offers screenings for oral cancer in Sandy Springs, GA. Most patients find these screenings fairly quick with minimal pain, and early detection can make all the difference when it comes to treatment and recovery. Here are some important facts. How Screenings Work Most oral cancer screenings rely primarily on visual assessment. Dr. Codelli may examine your mouth and tongue for any abnormalities, such as sores or red and white patches. Some benign conditions can appear to be cancerous, so if Dr. Codelli finds any areas of concern, he may take intraoral pictures to document the lesions. He may als ...

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Periodontal Reasons for Tooth Extractions

Dr. Gregg Codelli explains why you may need to have a tooth extraction at your local periodontal office.

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How to Be Happy About Seeing Your Dentist

Do you suffer from dental fear or anxiety? If you are like millions of other Americans, the fear can be so severe that you aren't getting the dental treatment you need. We have a solution.

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How to Smile Your Way to a Healthier Year

Did you know an instant mood enhancer is as simple as a smile? It's free, and can help your health, both mentally and physically. Find out how!

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How Gum Disease Leads to Tooth Extraction

Gum disease often results in loose teeth if not treated early.  Continue reading to discover the best ways to prevent tooth loss and extraction.

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Why Dental Implants Are Cost-Effective

Are dental implants a cost-effective tooth replacement solution? Learn more about the benefits of this permanent smile restoration and how it can help you save money long-term.

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4 Ways Everyone Can Participate in National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Month, a great time to learn about the effects of diabetes. Did you know studies have shown a link between this condition and gum disease? Learn more!

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How Treating Periodontal Disease Before Receiving Dental Implants Improves Your Oral Health

Improve your oral health by treating periodontal disease prior to dental implant placement.  This will increase the success rate for your new permanent tooth replacement.   

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4 Bad Oral Health Habits to Break Up With

Brushing and flossing are great ways to promote oral health, but did you know some common habits may be harming all the hard work you do? Check out these 4 bad oral habits!

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3 Things to Know for National Gum Care Month

September is National Gum Care Month, and we’re taking the opportunity to help you understand common symptoms of gum disease in Atlanta, GA, and new, modern treatment options available at our office. Read on for more information! 

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Atlanta GA Periodontist
Gregg R Codelli DDS
1707 Mount Vernon Road
Atlanta, GA 30338
New Patients: (470) 235-5525
Current Patients: (770) 668-0604
Fax: 770–234–3899

About Us

Welcome to our practice's web site. We congratulate you on taking the first step toward improving your periodontal health. Please utilize this web site as a resource. It will help you  understand your course of treatment and answer any questions related to periodontal therapy. Dr. Codelli is a specialist in periodontics and implantology.

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