When you are experiencing tooth pain from a cavity, you will do just about anything to get some relief. Regardless of whether the pain is dull, sharp, or throbbing, you are looking to decrease the level of discomfort. You may not be able to get in to see your dental professional right away due to […]
Do you find yourself shying away from eating something cold like ice cream or gelato or drinking something hot like coffee or hot tea? Is it because your teeth have become sensitive and you feel pain and discomfort when these foods and drinks come in contact with them? Perhaps even activities like brushing with cold […]
As we move into August, you’re probably busy shopping for school supplies and school clothes for your kids, planning out after-school activities, and maybe even getting ready for that last vacation before the first day of school. In all the hustle and bustle of getting ready for school to start, you want to make sure […]
Learn the function of baby teeth and why they are so important for your child’s growth and development.
How often should you floss your teeth? We’re asked this a lot, and we see a lot of variance in how often people do this important dental health task, so we’re clearing up the confusion.
If you are practicing a good oral hygiene routine, you are brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day as well as flossing. This means that you’re being diligent in keeping your teeth clean and eliminating as much plaque and bacteria as possible. As part of this endeavor, it’s important that you not neglect […]
Dental implants have made a major difference in people’s lives by enabling them to chew and eat properly, as well as restore their self-esteem. Improvements in dental care are numerous in the last few decades; however, millions of Americans still lose teeth due to tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury. For a long time, the […]
Your dental health affects more than just your teeth and gums, it affects your overall health as well. You may not think that a cavity or infection in your gums can have an impact on something as major as your heart, but it can! Teeth that ache, bleeding gums, and bad breath are all indicators […]
Having strong teeth and healthy gums is critically important for general overall health and well-being. Health comes from a proper diet. Just as the food and vitamins you ingest build strong bones, your teeth and gums reflect what you eat as well. Food for strong teeth and gums can make the difference between a healthy […]
The first Friday of October is designated as World Smile Day, and this year, it’s October 2nd. Because healthy teeth and gums are always a reason to smile, our Cary dentist is sharing some information about this lesser-known holiday and how you can celebrate. What Is World Smile Day World Smile Day is an international […]