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Category: Advice

Why are my gums receding?

Many people with receding gums may have no concerns about them early on. It’s one of those slow and incremental changes that are hard to notice right away. But overtime, the problem is prevalent and cannot be ignored. So, how can you know whether or not your gums are receding? Your best bet is to… Read More


Thinking about a new smile? Ask these three questions first

Whitening, veneers, bonding, shaping or dental implants. When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, there are endless procedure options available to improve the aesthetic appearance of your smile. But how do you know which cosmetic procedure is right for you and your smile? And more importantly, how do you confidently select the cosmetic dentist to deliver… Read More


Spreading the love to thousands of Raleigh children

The holidays are officially just days away. While many families are racing to purchase and wrap their final presents, others are not as fortunate. Luckily, we have organizations like Capital City Clauses. This organization works tirelessly to deliver holiday joy to thousands of children across Wake County. It’s just one more reason that reminds us… Read More


What’s really causing your tooth to turn gray?

We all want bright, white teeth, but what happens when our bright whites turn gray? A gray tint or discoloration in your tooth is a problem that you cannot afford to ignore. But to fix the problem, you first have to understand what causes a gray tooth. Tooth decay and tooth trauma are the most… Read More


How to keep your teeth for a lifetime

What defines a great smile? Public opinion may vary but cosmetic dentists define great smiles as a healthy balance between white teeth and light pink gums. You can think of a healthy smile as a visible snapshot into the overall health and well being of an individual. So, if we know that first impressions matter,… Read More


Instant smile: Is Same Day Teeth right for you?

The process for a new smile doesn’t happen overnight, or does it? In the past, the only option dental implant patients had was to go through multiple in-office appointments over the course of many months before permanent implants could ever be placed and loaded. But with today’s advancements in digital technology, implant supported smile makeovers… Read More


Dental commercials: Should you believe the hype?

You’ve seen the commercials — the ones that remind you of the diligent dental regiment you need for great, long lasting teeth. But do those recommendations actually work? It’s time to stop believing the hype and get to know the truth about the priorities you need to have when it comes to your dental health…. Read More


A dentist for men

Finding the right dentist for men starts by understanding how men view their overall health. Most men won’t willingly go to the doctor. Majority of men aren’t eager to have their aches and pains evaluated. Most men have no interest in having their teeth cleaned regularly — that’s what they made toothbrushes for, right? Those… Read More


The dotted line between oral health and overall health

There is no separation between oral health and overall health. While your primary physician isn’t responsible for evaluating your gums, and your dentist isn’t responsible for analyzing your blood work, there are clear connections between what’s happening inside your mouth and what’s happening to the rest of your body. We’ve put together the conditions and… Read More


Make the bleeding stop

Whether in the dental chair or at home, most everyone has experienced the dreaded bleeding gums. You’ve likely had the scenario play out at least once before — brushing or flossing only to notice blood staring back at you. You may have just rinsed and moved on because a little bit of blood doesn’t seem… Read More