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Atlanta's Fox 5 has filmed eight different oral health news segments right here in our office! These short videos feature Dr. Rodriguez sharing his professional advice on a variety of topics, from DIY-dentistry, to tooth whitening, to gum disease, and more. Watch and learn:

 

Do you have bad breath? These tips may help.

By Beth Galvin, WAGA FOX Medical Team reporter.

Advice from Atlanta's Dr. Alex Rodriguez of Inman Park Dentistry about bad breath and how to get rid of it. From mouthwashes to tongue scrapers, know what works and what only masks those odors. Report by Beth Galvin from Fox 5 WAGA.

Originally aired February 16, 2017.

 

Do you need mouthwash? One dentist weighs in.

By Beth Galvin, WAGA FOX Medical Team reporter.

Fox 5 WAGA in Atlanta reports on mouthwashes with help from our own Dr. Alex Rodriguez. Filmed right here in our office at Inman Park Dentistry. Short aswer: fluoride mouthwash for most patients with healthy gums, and listerine for patients with any history of periodontal disease.

Originally aired February 2, 2017.

 

The dentist says you need a crown. Here's what you need to know

By Beth Galvin, WAGA FOX Medical Team reporter.

Beth Galvin from Fox 5 WAGA in Atlanta gets the lowdown from Dr. Rodriguez of Inman Park Dentistry about crowns. What are they? Why might you need one? The great news is that the newer generation of crowns are simply amazing. They are stronger and better looking than ever before!

Originally aired August 23, 2016.

 

Do we really need to floss? Dentists say yes, science says no

By Beth Galvin, WAGA FOX Medical Team reporter.

You may have heard recently that "the government" says you don't have to floss. What?! Is that true? Beth Galvin from Fox 5 WAGA in Atlanta discusses the issue along with Inman Park Dentistry's Dr. Alex Rodriguez. Filmed on location in our office with special help from dental student Wesley Clark and local resident Paul Elledge.

Originally aired August 9, 2016.

 

DIY dentistry: New fix-it-yourself trend could be dangerous!

By Beth Galvin, WAGA FOX Medical Team reporter.

This local news report features our own Dr. Rodriguez discussing how to safely fix a broken tooth at home, and the crazy methods people try on their own. Super glue and vise grips?! Really? You won't believe what some people resort to trying on their own. Originally aired March 8th, 2016.

 

 

Gum disease linked to heart disease? Experts say, "yes".

By Beth Galvin, WAGA FOX Medical Team reporter.

In this local news report, our own Dr. Rodriguez discusses the connection between your gum health and your body. Periodontal disease is as damaging to your health as having an open wound the size of your palm! It can complicate diabetes, heart disease, alzheimer's, arthritis, and pregnancy, among others. Filmed on location within Inman Park Dentistry.

Originally aired February 16th, 2015.

 

 

Professional teeth whitening might not be for you.

By Beth Galvin, WAGA FOX Medical Team reporter.

Dr. Alex Rodriguez of Inman Park Dentistry discusses the pros and cons of in-office tooth whitening with the Atlanta's WAGA Fox 5. Filmed on location in our office, Dr. Rodriguez shares his professional opinion on what works and what doesn't. Have very sensitive teeth? You might want to stick with something simple, like White Strips. Want the whitest results? Custom-fitted bleaching trays are the best.

Originally aired August 8th, 2013.

 

What's staining your smile?

By Beth Galvin, WAGA FOX Medical Team reporter.

Dr. Alex Rodriguez of Inman Park Dentistry discusses how to maintain the brightness of your smile between dental visits with Atlanta's WAGA Fox 5. Filmed on location in our office, Dr. Rodriguez talks about the things we all do every day that darken our teeth.

Originally aired July 1st, 2014.

 

 

Cavity fillings, silver or white?

By Beth Galvin, WAGA FOX Medical Team reporter.

Get straight answers from Dr. Rodriguez about white vs. silver fillings in this FOX Medical Team report, filmed on location in our office. Learn the differences between the two types, which is best for you, and why Dr. Rodriguez only does white fillings in our office.

Originally aired October 22nd, 2013.