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 […]
+It’s the new year, and if you’re like most Americans, you’re making New Year’s Resolutions. While “lose weight” and “get more organized” are common goals, one of the best things you can do for your health and well-being is take care of your teeth. That’s why our Cary dentist is sharing 5 dental health resolutions […]
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 […]
According to a 2018 study, bottled water made up 25 percent of all beverages consumed in the United States, making it the most commonly consumed beverage. From a dental health perspective, this is pretty good news, though filtered tap provides necessary fluoride, any still water is better than no water. More concerning is that carbonated […]
If your teeth are stained, crooked, or you have gaps, it’s hard to feel confident in how you look. This self-consciousness can affect your ability to be your true, authentic self in social and professional settings, and while you want a beautiful healthy smile you can be proud of, you don’t know what you would […]