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May 12, 2015
GINGIVITIS & PERIODONTAL DISEASE EXPLAINED BY OUR UPTOWN CHARLOTTE DENTIST

Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is a serious condition that will normally result in tooth loss. With adults, gingivitis and periodontal disease are the most common forms of gum disease. To prevent both types of gum disease, you should always brush your teeth and remove as much plaque as possible. If you allow the plaque to build up, gum disease will normally be the result.

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May 5, 2015
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AN ABSCESSED TOOTH

An abscess in the tooth refers to an infection that was caused by a pocket of pus residing in the tissue around the tooth. Abscesses are very serious conditions, and can lead to serious matters if they aren’t treated immediately. When the pulp of a tooth dies due to damage or decay, bacteria will begin to grow from the dead tissue that is left. This bacteria will eventually spread from the root of the dead tooth into the tissue that is below and create a pocket of pus – the abscess.

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April 28, 2015
EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT CAVITIES FROM OUR DENTIST IN UPTOWN CHARLOTTE

Cavities can best be described as tooth decay. As we all know, tooth decay is influenced by what we eat, how we take care of our teeth, and the amount of fluoride in our toothpastes. If your family has a history of tooth disease or teeth problems, then you may inherit it that way. This is very common, as many people inherit tooth problems that have been passed down from generation to generation.

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April 21, 2015
HOW DENTISTS SAVE DYING TEETH WITH ROOT CANAL TREATMENT

Sometimes, when you have a toothache, the cause is due to the tooth being severely decayed. If the toothache is causing you severe pain, the never on the inside of the tooth may be dying or already dead. If this is the case, you’ll need to either have the tooth extracted or the nerve removed from the tooth, in order to remove the abscess. Removing the nerve will save the tooth, and is known as a root canal.

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April 14, 2015
UPTOWN CHARLOTTE DENTIST SAYS YOU SHOULD FLOSS 2X PER DAY

Along with brushing your teeth, you should also be flossing on a daily basis. Flossing will remove plaque and debris in areas that your toothbrush isn’t able to reach. A buildup of plaque can lead to gum disease or tooth decay, which is why flossing is very important. If you floss immediately after brushing, you’ll notice that your gums and teeth will be much healthier.

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April 7, 2015
WHAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S DENTAL HYGIENE

Dental hygiene tips apply to people of all ages. That’s why a Uptown Charlotte children s dentist gladly informs parents about their child’s dental hygiene. Children are often afraid of dentists for a variety of reasons. But once they get over their fears, they will benefit from quality dental care. There are a few things about pediatric dentistry that you may not know. These items can make a big difference in the dental health of your child.

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March 23, 2015
DENTAL VENEERS HELP ALTER LIVES IN 5 SIMPLE WAYS

When looking to have a nice mouth in the short and long-term, one should consider dental veneers. When getting them, a patient will enjoy a lot of benefits, and here are five simple ways in which veneers will change a person’s life.

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March 16, 2015
OUR UPTOWN CHARLOTTE COSMETIC DENTIST IS ALSO A FAMILY DENTIST

Parents and children should visit family dentist twice a year for checkups to have plaque removed from teeth or small cavities filled. However, a local dental office is also a great place to have cosmetic procedures performed that improve the appearance of the teeth or gum tissue in the mouths of adults, teenagers and children.

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March 9, 2015
OUR CHARLOTTE GENERAL DENTIST SHARES THE FOODS WHICH ARE STAINING YOUR TEETH

Your diet is a critical part of your teeth whitening routine. You work hard to achieve a bright, beautiful smile. You may think that a few treats won’t hurt your teeth. But some foods stain teeth quite easily. An Uptown Charlotte general dentist recommends that you pay close attention to the type of foods you and your children eat. You may not realize that you are damaging your teeth until it has already happened. Take good care of your teeth by avoiding these foods as much as possible.

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March 3, 2015
ARE DENTAL SEALANTS SAFE FOR CHILDREN TO GET FROM YOUR DENTIST?

Without a doubt, when a person has children, he or she will want to take care of them and ensure they are safe. In the past, it was not always safe to go to the dentist as some technologies were not tested. However, times have changed, and a person can go to the dentist without fear. With this in mind, many think they can’t take their child to get dental sealants. But, this is not a problem, and here are three reasons why.

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May 12, 2015
GINGIVITIS & PERIODONTAL DISEASE EXPLAINED BY OUR UPTOWN CHARLOTTE DENTIST

Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is a serious condition that will normally result in tooth loss. With adults, gingivitis and periodontal disease are the most common forms of gum disease. To prevent both types of gum disease, you should always brush your teeth and remove as much plaque as possible. If you allow the plaque to build up, gum disease will normally be the result.

Read More
May 5, 2015
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AN ABSCESSED TOOTH

An abscess in the tooth refers to an infection that was caused by a pocket of pus residing in the tissue around the tooth. Abscesses are very serious conditions, and can lead to serious matters if they aren’t treated immediately. When the pulp of a tooth dies due to damage or decay, bacteria will begin to grow from the dead tissue that is left. This bacteria will eventually spread from the root of the dead tooth into the tissue that is below and create a pocket of pus – the abscess.

Read More
April 28, 2015
EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT CAVITIES FROM OUR DENTIST IN UPTOWN CHARLOTTE

Cavities can best be described as tooth decay. As we all know, tooth decay is influenced by what we eat, how we take care of our teeth, and the amount of fluoride in our toothpastes. If your family has a history of tooth disease or teeth problems, then you may inherit it that way. This is very common, as many people inherit tooth problems that have been passed down from generation to generation.

Read More
April 21, 2015
HOW DENTISTS SAVE DYING TEETH WITH ROOT CANAL TREATMENT

Sometimes, when you have a toothache, the cause is due to the tooth being severely decayed. If the toothache is causing you severe pain, the never on the inside of the tooth may be dying or already dead. If this is the case, you’ll need to either have the tooth extracted or the nerve removed from the tooth, in order to remove the abscess. Removing the nerve will save the tooth, and is known as a root canal.

Read More
April 14, 2015
UPTOWN CHARLOTTE DENTIST SAYS YOU SHOULD FLOSS 2X PER DAY

Along with brushing your teeth, you should also be flossing on a daily basis. Flossing will remove plaque and debris in areas that your toothbrush isn’t able to reach. A buildup of plaque can lead to gum disease or tooth decay, which is why flossing is very important. If you floss immediately after brushing, you’ll notice that your gums and teeth will be much healthier.

Read More
April 7, 2015
WHAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S DENTAL HYGIENE

Dental hygiene tips apply to people of all ages. That’s why a Uptown Charlotte children s dentist gladly informs parents about their child’s dental hygiene. Children are often afraid of dentists for a variety of reasons. But once they get over their fears, they will benefit from quality dental care. There are a few things about pediatric dentistry that you may not know. These items can make a big difference in the dental health of your child.

Read More
March 23, 2015
DENTAL VENEERS HELP ALTER LIVES IN 5 SIMPLE WAYS

When looking to have a nice mouth in the short and long-term, one should consider dental veneers. When getting them, a patient will enjoy a lot of benefits, and here are five simple ways in which veneers will change a person’s life.

Read More
March 16, 2015
OUR UPTOWN CHARLOTTE COSMETIC DENTIST IS ALSO A FAMILY DENTIST

Parents and children should visit family dentist twice a year for checkups to have plaque removed from teeth or small cavities filled. However, a local dental office is also a great place to have cosmetic procedures performed that improve the appearance of the teeth or gum tissue in the mouths of adults, teenagers and children.

Read More
March 9, 2015
OUR CHARLOTTE GENERAL DENTIST SHARES THE FOODS WHICH ARE STAINING YOUR TEETH

Your diet is a critical part of your teeth whitening routine. You work hard to achieve a bright, beautiful smile. You may think that a few treats won’t hurt your teeth. But some foods stain teeth quite easily. An Uptown Charlotte general dentist recommends that you pay close attention to the type of foods you and your children eat. You may not realize that you are damaging your teeth until it has already happened. Take good care of your teeth by avoiding these foods as much as possible.

Read More
March 3, 2015
ARE DENTAL SEALANTS SAFE FOR CHILDREN TO GET FROM YOUR DENTIST?

Without a doubt, when a person has children, he or she will want to take care of them and ensure they are safe. In the past, it was not always safe to go to the dentist as some technologies were not tested. However, times have changed, and a person can go to the dentist without fear. With this in mind, many think they can’t take their child to get dental sealants. But, this is not a problem, and here are three reasons why.

Read More

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