Dentist-Approved Ways to Help Your Child’s Teething Discomfort

October 23, 2019

Did you know that babies are born with all of their primary teeth just waiting to erupt through the gumline? Many children already have a few teeth by the time they turn one. However, every baby is different and some children…

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What Are the Best Dental Products? Here’s How to Choose

October 13, 2019

It can feel overwhelming shopping for dental products at the store. From the many flavors of toothpaste to waxed and unwaxed floss, how do you know what’s best for you? And what about your toothbrush should you go for electric or a…

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These Signs and Symptoms Could Mean You Have a TMJ Disorder

September 17, 2019

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is located on either side of your head near your ears and connects your jaw bone to your skull. It’s a ball-and-socket joint with a disc in-between that allows the jaw to move freely without friction. The…

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Scientists Get One Step Closer to Regrowing Tooth Enamel

September 4, 2019

Regenerating tooth enamel the hard, translucent, protective layer over your teeth has so far been impossible. It’s the toughest substance in the human body, and has a complicated structure that hasn’t yet been able to be replicated by modern science. In previous research…

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Do I Qualify for Cosmetic Dentistry?

August 27, 2019

More than one-third of Americans are unhappy with their smile. People associate a healthy, beautiful smile with a better social life, a better love life, and even success. It makes sense that people would want to correct flaws in their smile…

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What Could Be Causing a Dry Mouth?

August 27, 2019

Dry mouth, the technical term for which is xerostomia, is when a person experiences an unusually dry mouth. While some people might think experiencing dry mouth isn’t a big deal, it has a bigger impact on your oral health than you…

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What to Expect When Getting a Root Canal

July 16, 2019

A root canal is a procedure that’s performed by your Asheville dentist or sometimes an endodontist (a specialist in saving teeth). During a root canal, your dentist will restore your tooth instead of extracting it, giving people a way to save…

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Under What Circumstances Does a Tooth Need to Be Removed?

July 1, 2019

No one wants to hear that they need to have a tooth removed. Dentists have the job of protecting and saving your teeth, but unfortunately, sometimes a tooth extraction is necessary. How can you know if a tooth needs to be…

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Busting Six Common Myths About Oral Care

July 1, 2019

You want to take the best care of your smile. When you were young, your parents probably taught you how to take care of your teeth and now, you’re responsible for your own oral care. But have you been doing things…

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Can a Professional Teeth Whitening Help My Smile?

May 21, 2019

Have you ever considered getting your teeth whitened? A professional teeth whitening involves using a whitening agent to remove stains and brighten your smile. Typically, these appointments only take about an hour to complete at your local Asheville dental practice and…

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Here’s How You Can Take Care of Your Teeth in the Warmer Weather

May 7, 2019

With spring in full swing and summer not far away, people are enjoying the weather by spending more time outdoors and planning trips to make the most out of the warmer seasons. Did you know that as the seasons change, your…

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6 Facts About Dental Fillings: Everything You Need to Know

April 19, 2019

A dental filling, sometimes referred to as a dental restoration, is a treatment that repairs missing tooth structure as the result of a cavity. Tooth fillings have come a long way since their inception. Researchers have found evidence that our ancestors…

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What’s the Best Way to Care for My New Dentures?

April 4, 2019

Dentures are replacements for natural teeth that can either be full sets (for people who are missing all of their natural teeth) or a partial set (for people who are only missing a few natural teeth). People who may not qualify…

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All About Baby Teeth: Best Practices for Your Child

February 18, 2019

When it comes to caring for your child, healthy teeth are just as important as their overall health. Your child’s primary teeth also called baby teeth play an instrumental role in their adult smile. During your child’s lifetime, they’ll grow up to 32…

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Is It Time for a Smile Makeover in 2019?

December 18, 2018

When you’re making New Year’s Resolutions this year, chances are you’ve made some commitments to live healthier. Perhaps you’ve resolved to better manage your stress, eat more vegetables, or visit your dentist every six months. Either way, the New Year is…

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Avoid Dental Emergencies This Holiday with These Tips

December 6, 2018

It’s officially holiday season and people are preparing to enjoy this time of year and all that it offers. From spending time with family and friends to taking vacation time, the holidays provide people with a chance to catch up with…

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Common Symptoms That Could Mean Your Bite Is Misaligned

November 20, 2018

There are several different types of misaligned bites, also called malocclusions. Malocclusions are responsible for a number of different dental health symptoms people may experience due to their teeth not aligning properly. People may have an underbite, an overbite, a crossbite,…

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Why Are My Gums Receding? And Other Periodontal FAQs

November 7, 2018

Gum tissue is an essential part of our smiles. Our gums not only help to support our teeth, but also prevent bacteria from reaching our tooth roots. When gum tissue begins to pull back from the teeth, it can result in…

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Surprising Health Issues Your Dental Exam Can Uncover

October 17, 2018

Most people know they should be getting a dental exam regularly. While every patient will differ on how often they need to come in, a general rule is every six months to one year. However, many patients don’t realize exactly how…

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How Does Oral Health Change During Pregnancy? Top Concerns to Be Aware Of

October 2, 2018

Pregnancy can be an exciting yet challenging time. During this busy time of keeping up with appointments, taking care of yourself, and preparing for the new arrival, many women don’t give much thought to their oral health during their nine months…

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