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; […]

Gummy Smile?

Gummy Smile?

Many Cary cosmetic dentistry patients with a gummy smile undergo crown lengthening surgery to bring proper balance and symmetry to their smiles. Gum tissue and, in some cases, bone is removed to expose more of the visible part of a tooth. It is a safe procedure that does not affect a healthy tooth structure. A […]

Questions To Ask Your Urgent Care Dentist

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Sometimes Cary residents research their mechanic or hairdresser more thoroughly than their dental professional. Shouldn’t your oral health be far more important? At Cary Family Dental, we love to answer questions about all facets of dentistry. What Training and Experience Do You Have? You may have questions about a dentist’s training and experience. Dr. Acton has […]

What If My Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Implants?

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For years, the dental industry has been advocating implants as the preferable tooth restoration option in most circumstances. But many dental insurance companies don’t cover tooth implants. The dental insurance industry seems to be stuck in 1970. For example, many insurers will cover dental bridges. Clearly, dental insurance companies rarely make coverage decisions based on […]