April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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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, […]

The Cary Family Dental Guide To Preventing Gum Disease

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Hearing that you have periodontal disease or “gum disease” can be upsetting. Here at Cary Family Dental in Cary, North Carolina, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help. Symptoms of Gum Disease Bleeding gums Swollen, tender […]

Saliva and Cary Dental Health

Saliva And Cary

Hi. I’m Dr. Allan Acton. Welcome to my Cary dental blog. Today we’ll be looking at the complexity and importance of your saliva. Although most people in the Apex, NC, Morrisville, or Holly Springs areas may think it’s gross, saliva is essential to dental health as well as digestion. Saliva is mostly water, but a […]

When Was Your Last Dental Cleaning?

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You water the garden three times a week, you change your car’s oil every three months, and you replace the batteries in your smoke detectors once a year. Your teeth need to see your dentist on a regular schedule, too. While daily oral hygiene habits are essential to good oral health, professional dental cleanings at […]

Patient question: "How do I prevent gum disease?"

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Great question. It’s usually easy to tell when you have a cavity, but unfortunately, gum disease can exist in your mouth without you even knowing. In fact, you can have the beginning stages of gum disease without even noticing any pain or discomfort. Since gum disease can be undetectable, it’s imperative to watch for warning […]

From Cary Family Dental: Can You Spot The Difference

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Originally posted by The Sherwood Group: Colgate has created an ingenious advertising campaign to promote their dental floss, but before I explain to you the main detail of these images, take a moment to look at them   Alright, now that you had time to observe the images, in the first one you will now notice […]

Eating Healthy For You and Your Oral Health

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Health gurus rave about replacing unhealthy food choices with healthy ones in your diet. If you want to maintain your beautiful smile as well as your waistline, choose foods that are good for your teeth and good for losing weight. This article will discuss some of the worst healthy foods for your teeth and what […]

Don’t throw those insurance benefits away!

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We would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the year reminder that it’s about that time to schedule your last dental visit of 2012 so you can optimize your benefits! Now is the time to reserve you appointment with us. Space is limited and […]