Drs. Grant and Conger
602 Main Street, Dalton, GA 30720

Taking Healthy Dental Habits to the Table

Healthy Teeth

Your dentist in Dalton has probably told you over and over about the need to floss and brush often and make regular appointments for dental exams and cleanings with the family dentistry professionals at Drs. Grant and Conger. But, there are many folks who may not know that there are several other things they can add to their dental care routine that will have a positive impact on the health of their teeth. Simply adjusting the types of food in your daily diet, for example, can work wonders when it comes to keeping cavities and gum disease at bay.

Avoiding especially sugary or acidic foods is important, because they contribute to the production of bacteria, which is known to be a cause of serious dental problems. The residue from sticky foods is harder to dislodge from the teeth and gums, which increases the chance of dental trouble. There will be times when you cannot resist these foods, so after eating them, wait 20–40 minutes before brushing your teeth. This time interval will help to avoid damaging the tooth enamel, which can occur if you brush too soon after eating.

Your dentist in Dalton may suggest that you consume foods and beverages that will stimulate the production of saliva, which will help to neutralize the acid in many foods and drinks. Dairy products such as cheese, milk, and low-fat yogurt and cottage cheese also have neutralizing qualities that will help you maintain proper dental care. Chewing sugar-free gum with Xylitol after meals will help to stop sugars in foods from turning into damaging bacteria. Carrots, celery, cucumbers, apples, and pineapple can help to improve your dental care and will make you a favorite of the family dentistry professionals in Dalton.

To learn more about family dentistry from an affordable dentist in Dalton, call Drs. Grant and Conger today at (706) 847-4165 or make an appointment.

Drs. Grant and Conger offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Dalton. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Grant and Conger, 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 Drs. Grant and Conger. 

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone is kind and respectful! I also love that they are time efficient.
Kayla C.
The dental Work is great
Carol C.
Dr. Grant/Conger has served my family for over 20 years.
Kimberly O.
Dr. Rausch is great and his dental assistant was super sweet. They both catered to my needs during my filling, including caring if I was in pain or not.
Sabrina S.
Always received good service.
Charles M.
Office staff, assistants, and Dr. Rausch are all courteous and take time out of their day to check on patients.
Brittany R.
The staff was very friendly, as always. My wait time was kept to a minimum.
Melanie H.
Melissa Davis is the best hygienist ever!
Lauren O.
I was not given any post op instruction by the assistant. Just a paper but would have liked verbal instruction.
Brandi B.
I have been going to Dr. Grant for years with my family and always received warm hospitality. The people here do exceptionally well work. The staff is very kind and willing to help you any way they […]
Coty B.
My experience was very pleasant and the dental assistant very kind.The doctor was very nice and kind and didn’t make me feel bad for the length of time since I had been to a dentist.He fixed […]
Charlotte B.
I love Dr. Grant and his amazing staff. Of all the doctors I’ve ever been to I prefer my dentist. I can not thank them enough for my smile :)
David M.
Very skillful staff and professional office environment. I would have liked for a few more moments with the dentist.
Colt S.
Friendly, knowledgeable staff and caring dentists. Short wait times.
Connie P.
The staff is friendly and professional! Dr. Grant is a great dentist and replaced my crown with expertise!!
Kay W.
I have been a patient at Dr. Grant’s since 1976 and have always had great work on my teeth there and Dr. Grant and staff are wonderful and friendly always to me and my family who also are […]
Peggy C.
I love the friendly and professional service I receive. I choose these professionals with all my dental needs. Especially Stasia and Velvet!!
James C.
Dr. Owens is great!
Alejandra G.
Tina and Dr. Grant were professional and supportive. Tina was most considerate of my sensitive teeth and made the experience very pleasant. She also gave me ideas on how to make my sensitivity less.
Shirley D.
Enjoyed the atmosphere
Riley C.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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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 - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (706) 847-4165
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