Darby Dental Services

Jeremy D. Wood, D.M.D, P.C.

310 Jackson St Vidalia, GA 30474

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How to get Brighter Teeth for Life

Have you ever wondered why some people have dull and yellow teeth, while others have bright, white smiles? It’s not luck. Everyone’s teeth naturally dull over time because of aging and Read More

My teeth don't line up any more. Why?

If your teeth don't line up like they used to any more, you may be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, often called TMD. This is a term that can actually Read More

Gum Disease Prevention

What to do to prevent gum disease? If left untreated, gum disease can lead to discomfort, infection, and even tooth loss. Bacteria in our mouths form a film called plaque. Read More

3 Common Causes for Chronic Dry Mouth and What You can do About It

Like most people, you’ve no doubt experienced occasional dry mouth as when you’re thirsty or just waking from sleep. These are normal occurrences that usually don’t last long. But xerostomia Read More

4 Foods That Are Good for Both Your Mouth and Your Body

You can't separate your oral health from your overall health. What's beneficial for your body in general is usually beneficial for your teeth and gums. Take the foods you eat: Read More

3 Reasons For Preserving a Decayed Baby Tooth

Tooth decay can be a big problem for children's primary (baby) teeth. It doesn't take long for a tooth to become infected and the infection spread to their neighbors. But Read More

3 Ways to Protect Your Dental Work From an Early Demise

There have been vast improvements over the years in various methods to restore diseased, damaged or missing teeth. A lot of this is due to better restorative materials that Read More

3 Things You Should Know About Teeth Grinding

Do you grind your teeth? If you're not sure, ask your family—sometimes the sound of teeth grinding against teeth might make enough noise to be keeping them up at Read More

5 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy

While your dentist plays an important role in keeping things inside your mouth healthy, what you do every day often makes the biggest difference. Here are 5 routine things Read More

4 Areas Deserving Attention as You Protect Your Teeth for a Lifetime

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors could only expect to live between 30 and 40 years. But steady improvements in lifestyle and medical care have increased human life expectancy Read More

3 Things You Need to Know Before Getting a Crown Restoration

You may think all crowns are alike—but there can be a world of difference between one crown and another. Getting the crown your dentist recommends and one that's satisfactory Read More

4 Things You Can Do To Protect Oral Health During Cancer Treatment

Despite momentous strides in recent years in the fight against cancer, treatments can still disrupt normal life. Both radiation and chemotherapy have side effects that can cause problems in Read More

4 Tips to Getting the Dental Care You Need, Even on a Tight Budget

If your budget gets squeezed, cutting non-essential expenses can be a wise move. But think twice before lumping dental care into that category—postponing dental visits or treatment could put Read More

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Risk for Tooth Decay

Among our most common diseases, tooth decay can be a big problem at any age: in the U.S., one in four children 5 and under has some form of Read More

3 Causes for Implant Failure and What You can do About Them

First introduced in the 1980s, dental implants are a popular and reliable tooth replacement option. Numerous studies show that after ten years 95% are still in place. Much of Read More

3 Advantages for Improving Your Smile with Composite Resins

Are you embarrassed by your front teeth? Maybe it’s just moderate defects—a chipped tooth here, an irregularly shaped tooth there—but it’s enough to make you less confident to smile. There Read More

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