• What's the connection between gum disease and diabetes?
    People who have diabetes are usually familiar with many of the other health risks they face, including damage to the nerves, eyes, heart, and kidneys. But did you know that Read more
  • Smoking and Dental Implants
    Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to replace a missing tooth with an implant. While an implant will restore the appearance of your smile, you also know that there are many Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July
    Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they Read more
  • How many times a day should I floss?
    Flossing is one of the most important parts of your oral care routine. Many patients know they need to do it but find it difficult to fit into their busy Read more
  • Electric Toothbrushes vs. Regular Toothbrushes
    Convertible or sedan? Downtown or suburbs? Electric or manual toothbrush? As life decisions go, it’s certainly not choosing your next car, or deciding where you want to live. But, even Read more
  • Periodontal Health During Pregnancy
    If you are expecting, it is critical to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both your health and the health of your little one. This includes maintaining your regimen of Read more
  • Diabetes and Dental Care
    Diabetes is a disease that affects the health of the entire body, including, of course, your mouth, gums, and teeth. We are trained to look for issues that might arise Read more
  • How Missing Teeth Can Affect Your Health
    According to the American Academy of Periodontology, an estimated three out of four Americans suffer from gum disease. In milder cases, the disease is called gingivitis. More severe cases are Read more
  • Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is not only a federal holiday in the United States, but it is a day of observance and remembrance of those who died in service. Originally known as Read more
  • Restore Your Gums to a Healthier State with Osseous Surgery
    Osseous surgery, or bone surgery, is a procedure that involves reshaping the bone that holds one or more teeth in place, as well as removing or reshaping deformities and irregularities Read more
  • Spring Cleaning
    Just like that, it’s almost summertime. As the spring season ends, perhaps these lighter, brighter days are inspiring you to do a bit of last-minute spring cleaning. Or perhaps they’re Read more
  • How Often Should You Have Your Teeth Cleaned?
    That’s a good question! But first, we’re going to do that roundabout thing where we consider other questions before circling back to our original topic. Trust us, we’ll get there! Why Read more
  • Proper Brushing Techniques
    Brushing your teeth properly removes the food particles and bacteria that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. However, you do not want to scrub your teeth or gums Read more
  • Earth Day
    The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read more
  • Healthy Diet, Healthier Gums?
    Since gum disease is one of the most common adult diseases, it’s no wonder periodontists like the doctor stress the importance of prevention. Effective brushing and flossing, regular dental appointments Read more
  • The Link Between Dental Hygiene and Your Overall Health
    When patients of F. Neal Pylant DMD hear any mention of oral or dental hygiene, they probably think of brushing and flossing their teeth. Although these are extremely important, the Read more

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F. Neal Pylant, D.M.D., P.C.

Scott Lowry, D.M.D.

706-543-0026

375 Hawthorne Lane Athens, GA 30606-2153