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Is it Ok to See the Dentist? Here’s What to Expect in the Age of COVID-19

July 10, 2020

As businesses continue to reopen among cautions about the coronavirus (COVID-19), you’re likely wondering if it’s safe to venture out and do your normal activities. Whether you’ve skipped your last cleaning due to concerns about the virus or haven’t been to…

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What Are My Options for Repairing Chipped and Cracked Teeth?

June 23, 2020

No one wants to chip or crack a tooth. While sometimes it’s obvious when a chip or crack happens, for others, they may notice a problem later but are not sure when or how it happened. Chips in your teeth are…

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What Could These Dental Signs and Symptoms Mean?

June 1, 2020

Experiencing any type of problem with your smile—including pain, inflammation, or discoloration—can be alarming. While some symptoms aren’t strictly dental emergencies, most still require professional attention from your dentist. Letting any type of issue with your teeth and gums go unaddressed…

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How to Keep Your Teeth Safe and Healthy During COVID-19

April 7, 2020

With a stay-at-home order in place for the majority of states as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, healthcare professionals are restricting or rescheduling routine services for patients. Dentists are being encouraged by the American Dental Association (ADA) and the…

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Are There Ways to Keep Teeth White Naturally?

March 3, 2020

It’s no secret that the majority of people would like to have whiter teeth. Your natural tooth color can dim as you age, leading to a less-than-stellar smile. Here, we take a closer look at why teeth stain and darken with…

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How Does Adolescence Affect Dental Health? Here’s What You Need to Know About Your Teen’s Teeth

January 21, 2020

Raising a teenager comes with its own challenges and worries. Oral health can get pushed to the bottom of the priority list when it comes to your child’s adolescent years, especially as your teen becomes more independent and you’re no longer…

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These Are Your Top Dental Health Resolutions for 2020

January 13, 2020

Keeping up with New Year’s resolutions can feel difficult once you get back into your normal routine after the holidays. That’s why it’s so important to make healthy habits a regular part of your daily routine for your best chances of…

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Is Chewing Gum Good for Your Teeth? Here’s What Research Says

December 17, 2019

When it comes to your teeth and gums, you want to do everything possible to ensure your smile remains beautiful and healthy. Of course, brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist in Asheville for checkups are essential. But have you heard that…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does My Child Really Need a Custom Mouthguard?

September 18, 2018

Fall sports are well underway with the most popular sports soccer, football, lacrosse, and wrestling all requiring a mouthguard for your child’s participation. When it comes to purchasing the right mouthguard for your child, how can you be sure that you’re getting the…

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7 Ways Alcohol Can Hurt Your Smile

August 21, 2018

One of America’s most popular and widely abused beverages is also harmful to your teeth. Alcohol not only has negative consequences for your body; it also damages your smile. From beer to wine to liquor, alcohol is corrosive to tooth enamel…

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5 Dental Trends That Could Be Damaging Your Teeth

July 10, 2018

Many of us hear about the latest crazes that tend to take over now and then. When it comes to health trends that claim to be good for you, it can be harmful to engage in a practice that’s not been…

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What Are Those White Spots On My Teeth? Dental Fluorosis and Treatment

March 20, 2018

Dental fluorosis is a condition in which your tooth enamel is hypomineralized during the developmental stage, leaving white areas on your pearly whites. People who have dental fluorosis have tooth enamel marked with white spots or lines. It’s estimated that slightly…

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How Different Types of Smoking Affect Your Oral Health

March 6, 2018

With approximately 1 billion smokers worldwide, 7 million people die each year from tobacco-related diseases. It’s time to talk about how smoking affects the oral cavity. With many different types of tobacco, herbal smoke, and electronic options available today, it’s important to…

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