Keeping Patients Calm: Sedation Dentistry in Cary

sleep dentistry Cary

Are you or a family member nervous about going to the dentist, to the point where you’ll cancel an appointment? If so, you may be one of millions of Americans coping with dental anxiety. At Cary Family Dental, we offer sedation dentistry for those patients who need help getting through a procedure. Sedation dentistry is […]

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted In: Oral Health

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month and we are joining the national screening movement to end oral cancer. This month only you can receive an oral cancer screening for only $25! And the appointment takes less than 30 minutes. Many people know that smoking and tobacco use are major risk factors for oral cancer, however, […]

3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

Holly Springs affordable family dentist

Many of Dr. Allan Acton’s patients walk in for cosmetic dentistry, family dentistry, or dental implants. Others for routine checkups and cleanings. And most really want to know if they are brushing thoroughly. Having patients come for treatment and leave with questions answered—from which toothpaste to buy to proper tools and techniques—is our business. At […]

Diabetes and Dentistry

Posted In: Oral Health

Dental Problems Associated with Diabetes When diabetes is poorly controlled, high glucose (sugar) levels can cause an increase in plaque levels which can lead to tooth decay, and further exacerbate the progression of the gum disease. That is why we often see an increase prevalence of gingivitis and periodontal disease in patients with diabetics. The […]