Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family, and of course, food. It is still a good idea, though, to watch what you eat, especially when it comes to food for healthy teeth.
Maintaining good oral hygiene is important for our overall health, both for children and adults. But it can be really hard to keep up that oral health care routine during the holidays. Between the candy from Halloween, the sticky Christmas and Hanukkah treats, and the holiday schedules that involve travel or late bedtimes, there are […]
As kids, we’re told that cavities are a bad thing, and that we need to brush our teeth regularly to avoid them. But how bad are they really? And do we really know how to avoid cavities? As it turns out, those things we learned as kids are true…but there’s more to the story.
Ever have trouble convincing a kid that candy, soda, and other sweet treats really can hurt his or her teeth? Are your warnings about rotten teeth not being taken seriously…
We all want healthy teeth and healthy gums. But the lure of sweet treats, delicious drinks, and decadent desserts during the holiday season…
From our North Carolina dental and orthodontic team, to all the patients (and their families) that have made us their choice for dental and orthodontic…
What is Bruxism? Bruxism is the technical name for teeth grinding, clenching the jaw, or the “lock jaw” that sometimes happens to people as they sleep or concentrate. It can happen while sleeping or while awake; consciously or without knowing it; to adults as well as to children. It’s more common than many imagine… and, […]
“Braces behind teeth,” also known as lingual braces, are like standard braces except that they fit behind the teeth, rather than in front….
So, you’re shopping for the best toothpaste? Which do you think is the right for you and your family? That’s a hard question to answer. Standing in one of the personal hygiene aisles at the supermarket or a drug store can be mind boggling when looking over the seemingly endless varieties of toothpaste available. Which […]
Getting your wisdom teeth removed can be worrying – but it doesn’t have to be. The wisdom teeth removal is a pretty common, so it’s very much a routine procedure for a dental professional. It is also a mostly painless procedure; recovery is only slightly painful and usually quick. Knowing what the procedure is for, and […]