Every health-conscious parent knows that sugar is the number one cause of cavities for kids. (It’s bad for smiles of all ages.) Because of cavity risks, low nutritional value, and high-calorie content, many parents want to limit the sugar in their children’s diets. We all know that sugared gum, Skittles, and cookies are packed with […]
Greetings, Raleigh, NC area residents! If your smile could use some brightening, what are you waiting for? Professional teeth whitening and teeth bleaching are the easiest ways for you to dramatically improve your appearance. If your teeth have been stained or yellowed over the years from a variety of things such as coffee, cigarettes, or eating […]
Benjamin Franklin once said, “It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.” This holds true for almost everything in life, including dental care. For parents in the Cary area, teaching your children good oral hygiene techniques early on will benefit their smile throughout their entire life. Establishing Good Habits Here at Cary […]
Hey there, it’s Leah, the Hygiene Coordinator at Cary Family Dental. I am writing to you to tell you about the amazing Back-to-School Contest we’re running! As a mom, I know how busy the back-to-school season can be. That’s why I’m treating you, while also helping you check one more think off your to-do list! […]
A family dentist may be the most important health care provider in your life. That’s because family dentists are uniquely oriented toward the prevention of disease, as well as toward your overall dental health. From Cary Family Dental, here are some facts about teeth: Children’s teeth are soft until about age 10. A tooth with […]
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 […]