How To Beat Plaque

Plaque is that sticky, filmy stuff that forms on teeth. It is the main cause of tooth decay and gum disease. For the best dental health, the team at Cary Family Dental reminds all of our patients to brush and floss their teeth twice a day. Plaque forms when foods with sugars and starches are […]

Water Flossing

Water flossers have been around for more than fifty years. During that time there have been at least that many studies on their effectiveness. At Cary Family Dental, we present what is known about water flossers, and whether they’re any better than string dental floss in preventing tooth decay, gum disease, and other issues. First […]

Interdental Cleaners

Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is the single best way to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Together, they are the gold standard for ideal dental care, along with twice-yearly checkups at Cary Family Dental. But what about during the day, when you’re away from home and your toothbrush? It may not be […]

Creating Beautiful Smiles

As a general dentistry practice, we view ourselves at Cary Family Dental as your first line of defense when it comes to dental health: the place you turn to for maintaining healthy teeth and gums. We recommend that new patients get evaluated for the type of cleaning they need, and how often the cleaning needs to […]

Making Life Sweet?

Most of us consume far too much sugar. That isn’t exactly a news flash, but at Cary Family Dental we want to remind you what sugar can do to your teeth, and what you can do about it. We get cavities when acids in the mouth attack the enamel and dentin of the teeth. The […]

Whitening For Three Types Of Tooth Stains

Cary Teeth Bleaching

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 […]