What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

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Evolution isn’t always tidy and linear. For example, we have smaller jaws than our ancestors thousands of years ago, but most of our bodies haven’t adapted by generating fewer teeth. Two-thirds of us produce the same amount of teeth as early humans. These late-developing extra molars are called wisdom teeth and they pose unique oral […]

Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

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We hope today’s post will alert blog visitors to some harmful oral health threats. At Cary Family Dental, too often, we treat decay and damage caused by the following: 1. Sports Injuries Many parents send their children out on the playing field with a mouthguard but fail to safeguard themselves when they participate in activities […]

Call Them What You Will, Just Keep Them Healthy

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Chompers. Pearly Whites. Dents. Gnashers. Grill. While you can switch up what you call them, you should never switch up a well-engrained oral health routine. Practicing daily oral hygiene will improve your health now and in the future. You’ll prevent tooth decay, plaque, and gum disease, not to mention bad breath (something friends, family, and coworkers […]

Bridging The Gap

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Hello, Cary smiles! Do you have a missing tooth that is detracting from your otherwise nice teeth? Let Cary Family Dental fill the gap for you and help you get your remarkable smile back! A dental bridge could be the perfect solution for your missing tooth and help you chew and speak properly. A bridge […]

Lack of Sleep Slows Reaction Time

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Life in Raleigh, like other places in North Carolina and around the country, is relentlessly fast-paced. In the course of a day, each of us makes thousands of quick decisions. Many of these are trivial: “Boxers or briefs?”, “White or wheat?”, “Paper or plastic?”, or “Call or text?”. However, some split-second judgments have significant consequences; […]