Does Whitening Toothpaste Work?

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Are yellowing teeth getting you down? If so, you are not alone! Some of the most common concerns of dental patients pertain to cosmetic dentistry procedures like teeth whitening. Because many dental products such as toothpastes and mouthwashes say they can whiten your teeth, it’s natural to think about changing your brand of toothpaste. Whitening […]

Danger Zone! 5 Signs Of Gum Disease

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Here is some critical news for anyone who cares about their dental health: periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a main cause of tooth loss among adults. There is also evidence that it is somehow connected to heart disease. Fortunately, this problem is easy to treat if it is caught in the early stages. What warning […]

Putting Her Health On Hold

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A Heartwarming Story of a Patient Who Finally Found the Right Fit   Daisy’s own health was put on hold for years while she cared for her ill mother. After she passed, Daisy knew she needed to get back to taking care of herself. “I was ready to put the investment in, because investing in […]

8 Things You Should Know About Your Baby’s Teeth

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Life is hectic for new moms and dads and some function on very little sleep for several months. At Cary Family Dental, we don’t want the first year to fly by in a blur without busy parents giving a thought to their baby’s teeth. Unfortunately “out of sight, out of mind” is often the case. […]

Have You Thanked Your Dental Assistant Lately?

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Your dental practice would be a very different place if it weren’t for the skilled dental assistants who work there. Today in our Cary, North Carolina dental blog we would like to highlight the importance of these hard workers who are often taken for granted. Dental assistants make your dental appointment much more effective, efficient, […]

What Does Your Saliva Reveal?

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Dentists know that a mouth examination can reveal problems in other parts of the patient’s body. Because many diseases manifest in soft tissues of the mouth or cause pain in the jaw, dentists often refer patients to their medical doctor for further diagnosis when they encounter issues such as inflammation, chronic bad breath, bleeding gums, […]

Attack Of The Gummi Bear

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Here at the Cary dental blog, we never like to be the bearers of bad news, but we are dedicated to our patients’ oral health. So, today we offer a critical warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most people probably know that sugar is not your teeth’s friend. Eating candy creates the perfect […]

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

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We all know that a healthy smile requires decay-free teeth and healthy gums, but how often do we appreciate our jaw bone? Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally, a patient experiences bone recession in their jaw which can cause tooth loss and […]

Best Practices For A Healthy, Beautiful Smile

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Even if you value a healthy smile, it’s easy to neglect smile-friendly lifestyle choices. Our goal is for you to scrutinize where you stand and look at whether you could step it up a notch. Committing to oral health best practices can prevent future problems and support your quality of life. Brushing Good: Brush teeth […]

Tooth Sensitivity Treatment At Cary Family Dental

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Have you ever been eating an ice cream cone and encountered a sudden shot of pain in one of your teeth? If the enamel has eroded, or the gums have receded, the dentin layer of the tooth is exposed. The substances that cause tooth pain travel to the pulp where the nerves of the tooth […]