How To Brush Your Teeth

The title of this post from Cary Family Dental is, as you can see, “How To Brush Your Teeth.” Seriously? Brushing your teeth? It’s something we’ve all done without any help since we were four years old, thank you very much. Fair enough. But we believe there is always room for improvement, even in something […]

Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

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In this post from Cary Family Dental, we take a look at xylitol gum, and whether it is a substitute for brushing your teeth and regular dental exams. Xylitol is a natural sweetener that was first discovered in birch tree bark, but is also found in many fruits and vegetables. Unlike most other sweeteners (natural […]

Soft Or Hard? A Toothbrush Debate

At Cary Family Dental in Cary NC, we almost always tell our patients to use a soft-bristled toothbrush when they brush their teeth. We’re going to use this space to explain why. Brushing your teeth twice a day is essential to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. (So is flossing, but we’ll save that topic for […]

Worried About Dental Visits?

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Many people are constantly trying to overcome their dental anxiety in Cary without any success. They often ask themselves, “How do I overcome my anxiety about visiting the dentist?” If you are one of these people, then we have some advice for you concerning dental anxiety. Step 1: Consider what your anxiety stems from. For […]