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Start Your Year with a Smile: Maximizing Dental Benefits for a Healthier You!
Jan 4, 2024

As we embrace the new year, it’s time to renew not only our personal resolutions but also our commitment to dental health. Understanding and utilizing your dental insurance benefits can seem complex, but with a bit of planning, you can ensure you’re not leaving valuable resources on the table. Here’s a guide to help you … Continue reading Start Your Year with a Smile: Maximizing Dental Benefits for a Healthier You!

Creating a Winning Smile: The Ultimate Guide to Dental Health and Aesthetics
Nov 20, 2023

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

5 Myths About Cavities and How to Prevent Them
Oct 27, 2021

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Most people know what cavities are (damage to a tooth due to decay), but there’s tons of misinformation out there about prevention and treatment. Here are 5 myths about cavities and how to prevent them.  1. Just brushing twice a day will prevent cavities Brushing your teeth is an essential part of your oral health, … Continue reading 5 Myths About Cavities and How to Prevent Them

What People with Diabetes Need to Know about Dental Health
Oct 6, 2021

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Dental health is important to everyone, but if you have certain health conditions, your oral hygiene is a higher concern. Diabetes is one such condition.

The Worst Food and Drinks for Your Teeth
Mar 24, 2021

There are many options for improving your oral health, from getting cavities filled to avoid further damage to whitening your teeth to remove stains. However, the best option is to try to do all you can to prevent these issues. The CDC found that 90% of adults have had a cavity in their lifetime. That’s … Continue reading The Worst Food and Drinks for Your Teeth

Happy National Toothache Day! Er… It’s not what you think.
Feb 9, 2021

Want to skip this holiday? We don’t blame you, but there is no need. National Toothache Day is about spreading awareness and educating people on the importance of dental health and the prevention of toothaches.

Dental Care: What is Gingivitis?
Dec 30, 2020

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While gingivitis sounds like something bad, you might not be quite sure what it is, especially if you are taking good care of your teeth. Gingivitis is definitely something to avoid, and it’s one of the many reasons we encourage you to keep brushing AND flossing.

Our Top 7 Mouthwash Recommendations for a Healthy Mouth
Nov 25, 2020

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What do you think of when you hear mouthwash? A quick fix to bad breath? Cosmetic mouthwashes do a great job of masking halitosis. But you may not know is that some types of mouthwashes do a lot more. Here are some of the top rated oral rinses that we recommend.

Why You Need A Regular Dentist Visit
Aug 12, 2020

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Going to the dentist is something that we usually put at the bottom of our to-do lists. But why? These are the reasons why you need a regular dentist visit.

Tools of the Dental Trade: The Polishing Toothpaste
Jul 15, 2020

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A lot of people wonder about the tools we use, so here is the lowdown on the polishing process part of your six-month checkup.

Picking The Right Toothpaste For Your Dental Health
Jun 24, 2020

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Which is the right toothpaste for you? We know it can be confusing with so many options, so we are going to help you make your decision.

5 Creative Ways to Get Kids to Brush Their Teeth
Jan 1, 2020

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Getting children to brush their teeth can be a battle, and it is essential to their growth as they develop their teeth and other parts of their mouth. Twice a day you’re in the bathroom encouraging them to brush.

Taking Care of Baby’s Teeth
Dec 4, 2019

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There they are one day: your baby’s teeth! Now what? Find out more about what to expect when your baby’s teeth begin to come in.

Why (and How) You Should Practice Preventative Dentistry
March 3, 2016

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Going to the dentist twice a year, every year is recommended by dental professionals in order to stay on top of your teeth health, but simply going to the dentist is not enough when it comes to your teeth. Taking care of your teeth should be a daily practice so you can have a confident, white, healthy smile.

Halloween Candy: Treats for Your Kids, Tricks on Their Teeth
Oct 23, 2019

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While the best way to avoid tooth damage from candy is to avoid it completely, sometimes you have to live a little. If your kids are going to be eating candy this Halloween, there are some other ways you can protect their teeth.

The Problems of Procrastinating a Dental Visit
Oct 16, 2019

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We get it: you work, you take care of kids, you make dinner, and clean, and mow grass, and pack lunches, and work some more. With your busy schedule, how in the world can you find time to visit the dentist for a checkup?

Brushing Gone Bad?
Oct 2, 2019

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Over-brushing, known as “tooth abrasion,” can lead to sensitive teeth and receding gums. Forceful brushing can wear down teeth and harm enamel.

Time to Pass on the Pacifier
Sep 25, 2019

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Pacifiers are a great way to soothe infants and may even help reduce the risk of SIDS. However, pacifiers can also have a negative effect on the growth and development of the teeth and mouth.

Which Toothbrush is Right For Me? Electric vs. Regular Brushes
July 7, 2015

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Finding the toothbrush that is right for you can be intimidating. One of the greatest choices our patients struggle with is whether they need an electric toothbrush or if they can get by with just an ordinary brush.

How Your Diet Relates to Dental Health
May 1, 2019

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Having a healthy diet can go a long way when it comes to your body and mind, and your dental health is no different. The body is a complex machine and it operates at its best when given the proper amount of nutrients. Here are some of our recommendations when it comes to eating a healthy diet.