The Final Step For A Tooth Implant: A Beautiful Crown

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When you receive an implant, a dental crown is a final component. Let’s discuss the complex process required to engineer a dental crown. Dental crowns can be fabricated with metal, ceramic (porcelain), resins, or varying combinations of these. Modern porcelain crowns are an engineering wonder. They make reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry possible. This picture shows […]

Lack of Sleep Slows Reaction Time

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Life in Raleigh, like other places in North Carolina and around the country, is relentlessly fast-paced. In the course of a day, each of us makes thousands of quick decisions. Many of these are trivial: “Boxers or briefs?”, “White or wheat?”, “Paper or plastic?”, or “Call or text?”. However, some split-second judgments have significant consequences; […]

Gummy Smile?

Gummy Smile?

Many Cary cosmetic dentistry patients with a gummy smile undergo crown lengthening surgery to bring proper balance and symmetry to their smiles. Gum tissue and, in some cases, bone is removed to expose more of the visible part of a tooth. It is a safe procedure that does not affect a healthy tooth structure. A […]

How Are Dental Implants Priced?

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Looking into how much dental implants cost and getting a straightforward answer can be frustrating. But there is a reason for that. It can be confusing to research the cost of getting a dental implant and finding nothing solid online. Let’s take a moment to discuss why most dental practice sites don’t publish the cost […]

What is a Sleep Study?

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If you’ve done any research on sleep apnea, you may understand that it must be diagnosed by a medical doctor. What type of physician diagnoses sleep apnea? As it turns out, there are quite a few disciplines. This is from the American Sleep Apnea Association: Sleep specialists come from a variety of medical backgrounds. They […]

Let’s Talk About It

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Few physical improvements have such a significant effect on attractiveness and self-confidence as a smile makeover. Excellent oral health and an attractive smile contribute to overall physical health and high quality of life. Hello, I’m Dr. Acton of Cary Family Dental in Cary. I am enthusiastic about enhancing smiles through cosmetic dentistry. If you have […]