Now that you have survived Halloween and Thanksgiving, the winter holidays and all their freshly baked goods threaten to undo all the hard work you’ve done to keep everyone’s teeth healthy and clean. Here are some tips on setting positive dental habits for the whole family that will carry over into the New Year. Kids […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
You may initially think that avoiding your local dentist will save money in the fees that are charged for x-rays and cleanings, but in reality, these simple procedures will prevent tooth decay and gum disease.
If you have missing teeth, it is crucial to replace them. Without all your teeth, chewing and eating can destabilize your bite and cause you discomfort. Dental implants are a great option for replacing missing or badly diseased teeth. A dental implant offers comfort, support, stability, and is as close to a natural tooth that […]
Bad breath, also called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. You may not even be aware of your own bad breath, so if you’re concerned […]
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 […]