Does Your Teen Have Unique Dental Challenges?

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When it comes to oral health, adolescence is a pivotal time. On the upside, the last of the permanent teeth come in, providing young men and women with their “adult smile.” Good habits can be learned and reinforced. Teeth can be straightened, providing increased confidence when it is often sorely needed. On the downside, some teens […]

Eruption Charts: Not As Scary As They Sound

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Hello Raleigh! Thanks for visiting the Cary dental blog. Today we’re talking about eruption charts and what they are used for.

First, an eruption chart is simply a listing of the different types of teeth in the mouth and when, on average, they come out, or ‘erupt,’ from the gums. A primary teeth eruption chart will also tell you when to expect the different teeth to be lost.

Dentistry from the Heart – it’ll be here before we know it

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Our annual free day of dentistry is fast approaching It’s hard to believe that our 3rd annual Dentistry from the Heart event is right around the corner! This year is set to be the biggest and best year yet and I couldn’t be more excited. Our free day of dentistry is a first come first […]

Sleep Apnea and Snoring

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Snoring may not be something you take seriously. You might even laugh or joke about it. But the fact is, anytime you or your partner snore to the point of waking, it could be a sign of serious health problems. Sleep Apnea and Its Effects Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that is potentially dangerous, […]

Cavities – Not Just Kids’ Stuff

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Cavities occur as a result of the destruction of tooth structure, called tooth decay. Tooth decay can affect both the enamel (the outer coating of the tooth) and the dentin (the inner layer of the tooth). While it is very important to brush and floss every day to remove food particles and plaque, regular cleanings […]