Cary Family Dental Treats Canker Sores, Lesions, And Fever Blisters

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Cary Family Dental Treats Cankers Sores Lesions and Fever Blisters

At Cary Family Dental, one of the most common complaints we hear from dentistry patients is problems with mouth sores. There are many different kinds of oral lesions which can make eating and talking painful. Some are annoying yet harmless, while other sores are more serious and require medical intervention. Though not contagious, the most […]

5 Tips For Treating Mouth Sores

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Hi, I’m Dr. Allan Acton. When my patients get mouth sores, I advise them to evaluate what they’re eating and make some changes. By following these tips, you can avoid the discomfort of eating and help to increase the speed of healing. 1. Eat soft or pureed foods. Don’t worry, you won’t have to eat […]

Save Your Breath

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Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common cause is lax oral hygiene. Often, halitosis occurs midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food parts on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of […]

Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

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Today in the Cary dental blog we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis is dental-speak for something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. Stomatitis is typically caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth (ouch!). Any time the membranes in the mouth become inflamed, they […]

Avoid Tooth Loss In Cary

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Do you know the most common cause of tooth loss among Raleigh adults? The answer is gum disease. While this may be startling to Raleigh, Holly Springs, and Apex, NC residents, there is a bright side: Gum disease is easy to treat if it is detected in the early stages. Regular check-ups with your Cary […]

Smokeless Is Not Harmless For Cary Tobacco Chewers

Smokeless Is Not Harmless For Cary Tobacco Chewers

Hello Cary dental friends. Today’s topic is ‘The Dangers Of Smokeless Tobacco’. Cigarette sales at most Cary stores have decreased in the past decade, but some Cary tobacco consumers have switched to smokeless products. There is a common misconception in the Raleigh area (especially among teens) that smokeless tobacco is harmless. This is absolutely not […]

3 Problems Which May Require A Root Canal

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Hello North Carolina, let’s talk about the root canal procedure (“endodontic therapy” in dentist – speak). The root canal may be the most cringe-worthy dental treatment commonly done today, but it is important that dental patients in the Apex, NC, Morrisville, and Holly Springs areas know what is happening during this anxiety – inducing, though […]

3 Problems Which May Require A Root Canal

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Holly Springs family dentist

Hello North Carolina, let’s talk about the root canal procedure (“endodontic therapy” in dentist – speak). The root canal may be the most cringe-worthy dental treatment commonly done today, but it is important that dental patients in the Apex, NC, Morrisville, and Holly Springs areas know what is happening during this anxiety – inducing, though […]

Ouch! Are Your Teeth Sensitive?

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Are Your Teeth Sensitive In Cary?

For those of you in the Raleigh area who feel pain when you sip your morning coffee or who cringe each time you brush or floss, Cary Family Dental is here for you. Dr. Allan Acton has been treating this common issue since 2003. The first line of defense against tooth sensitivity is proper oral […]