Creating a Winning Smile: The Ultimate Guide to Dental Health and Aesthetics As a leading dental practice with multiple locations in North Carolina, we understand the importance of a healthy, radiant smile in today’s world. Not only does it boost your self-confidence, but it also plays a crucial role in your overall well-being. In this … Continue reading Creating a Winning Smile: The Ultimate Guide to Dental Health and Aesthetics
If you’re experiencing breath with a significantly worsening odor, we recommend visiting the Dental Care Center to investigate the source of your problem.
For many children, thumb-sucking is a natural and comforting behavior. It begins innocently in infancy, often used as a self-soothing technique when babies feel hungry, scared, restless, or bored. However, as comforting as this habit might be for your little one, prolonged thumb sucking can have significant implications on their oral health. Why Do Children … Continue reading The Impact of Thumb Sucking on Children’s Oral Health
White spots are a sign of mineral loss and often point to thinning tooth enamel. Here is what you can do about them.
It’s normal to feel nervous before a dental procedure, but by knowing about the different dental pain management options, you’ll be able to go into your appointment feeling a little calmer.
You’ve heard the saying “all that glitters is not gold,” and that rings true with the shiny silver instruments that your dentist uses throughout your visit. If you’re curious, we’ve provided a guide to some of the most commonly used tools and machines that you may encounter on your next trip to the dentist.
You’re brushing your teeth as part of your regular morning routine and suddenly notice blood in the bathroom sink when you spit! What’s going on? Did you get carried away and brush too vigorously, or is something more sinister? Is it Gingivitis? Gingivitis is the earliest stage of periodontal disease (gum disease). According to the … Continue reading How to Prevent Gingivitis and Maintain a Healthy Mouth
A person’s gag reflex is usually triggered by a large object in the back of the throat, and in some cases, the psychological impact of a dental visit can trigger your reflex. If you’re worried about your gag reflex affecting your next visit to the dentist, here are a few ways to manage it.
You don’t want to be someone who never smiles in photographs because you are self-conscious about missing teeth! Get your smile and your confidence back with custom-made dental dentures. Your dentist at Dental Care Center can help you decide which of the following options are best for you: Conventional Dentures Conventional dentures are complete, removable … Continue reading Say Cheese! Dentures Will Put a Smile on Your Face!
In this day and age, it’s not uncommon to have braces. Despite the cosmetic nature of the procedure, it’s almost as routine as getting a pair of glasses. If you want to align your teeth as an adult, here are five points to help guide you through the process.
Why Are Baby Teeth So Important? When baby’s first tooth pops through, it’s kind of a big deal. We share the news with friends and family, and give a big sigh of relief that the first bout of teething is finally over. But when do we start taking baby to the dentist for check-ups, and … Continue reading Children’s Dentistry
Questions about your teeth probably pop into your head while you’re brushing and flossing. But then at your dental visit, the dentist asks, “Any questions?” Your mind is blank. “Um, no I don’t think so.” Still, we know you have dental questions, so here are the answers to some of the most common.
By Tammy Green Nearly everyone wants that movie star perfect smile, but very few of us are gifted with naturally perfect teeth. Fortunately, modern dentistry can fill in where nature failed us. If you feel self-conscious about the shape, color, or alignment of your teeth, The Dental Care Center can help! Here are four … Continue reading Four Ways to Improve Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry
An important step that patients sometimes forget about is using mouthwash twice daily. Here we go over the best ingredients to look for.
Plan in Advance to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Safe Spring is in the air! It’s time for baseball (or soccer), hot dogs, apple pie, and mouth guards! If your child plays sports of any kind, you know how important it is to have the proper equipment to prevent injuries. This can involve proper shoes, helmets, … Continue reading Mouth Guards and Spring Sports
How much do you know about your tongue? When we think of oral health, we may normally focus on our teeth and gums. However, it’s important to care for all aspects of your mouth, tongue included! Here are five fun and interesting facts about your gustatory system!
You already know that it’s important to take care of your teeth. So you brush twice a day, floss, and see your dentist every six months as recommended. You feel like you are doing everything right, but there’s this one tooth that’s just a bit touchy sometimes. Your dentist takes some ex-rays and does an … Continue reading Five Things to Know When Getting a Root Canal
A dead tooth sometimes referred to as a “non-vital tooth,” is a tooth no longer receives blood flow. Learn about symptoms, causes, and treatments.
It’s easy to think of the field of dentistry as one big occupation that deals with oral health. In reality, it’s an umbrella term for more specific specialties. Restorative dentistry can help return your smile to what it once was. Cosmetic dentistry covers elective procedures that make your smile more attractive. General dentistry covers the overall … Continue reading The Difference Between Restorative, Cosmetic, and General Dentistry
Regularly visiting your dental hygienist is an essential part of taking care of your dental health. For them to best help you, here are five things you shouldn’t do at a dental appointment.