Smile Makeovers: First Things First

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Hello, I’m Dr. Allan Acton of Cary Family Dental. Thanks for visiting my blog. In today’s post, we will focus on something that happens occasionally when a patient requests cosmetic dentistry from their Cary dentist. Let me set the stage. The patient comes in for a consultation about a smile makeover. We’ll call him Mr. […]

3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

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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 […]

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 […]

Top 5 Dos And Don’ts

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Don’t… worry if you don’t have the healthiest of mouths. Cary Family Dental can help you get back on track. Whether you’re looking for Kor whitening, sedation dentistry, or dentures, we can restore what has been lost or counsel with you on the best options. If dental crowns or emergency dental care is what it takes, then we are equipped and ready to serve the Apex, NC, Morrisville, Holly Springs communities.

Cary Dental News: Poor Oral Health And Heart Disease

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Cary Dental News: Poor Oral Health And Heart Disease

Attention Cary dental patients: brushing twice daily may help lower your risk of heart disease. North Carolina scientists, dentists, and cardiologists have known for many years that there is a link between inflammation in the mouth (gum disease) and heart problems, However, a recent study analyzed oral health habits and heart disease risk. Science Daily reported on the study which was published in the British Medical Journal.

Moooove over gum disease!

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Dr. Allan Acton and Dr. Apurva Gaught want to know: Is dairy a major part of your diet? If not, it should be! A study from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) found that regular consumption of dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt, can actually lower your chances of contracting periodontal disease (also […]

The benefits of dairy, from Cary Family Dental

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Drs. Acton and Gaught want to know: Is dairy a major part of your diet? If not, it should be! A 2008 study from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has found that regular consumption of dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt, can actually lower your chances of contracting periodontal disease (also known […]

September is National Gum Care Month

Gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many people do not recognize the warning signs – bleeding and swollen gums – as a precursor to gum disease. This month, a national campaign is underway to raise awareness about gum health and periodontal disease, and we at Cary Family Dental wanted […]