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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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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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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Should I Have My Amalgam Fillings Removed?

May 8, 2018

Amalgam fillings also called silver fillings have been used in dentistry for more than a century. While the American Dental Association verifies that amalgam fillings are safe, many dentists are turning away from using this material for fillings and instead relying on non-mercury…

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Are My Oral Health Problems Hereditary?

November 25, 2017

Practically everything about us is the result of genes we inherited from our parents. The same is true for not just the structure of our mouths and the position of our teeth, but research is showing genes may also play a…

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Everything You Need to Know about the Back-to-School Dental Checkup

August 26, 2017

Now is the perfect time to schedule that back-to-school dental checkup at your dentist in Asheville. If you and the kids have had a busy summer and are beginning to settle down for the school year ahead, take this opportunity to…

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6 Things You Didn’t Know about Tooth Decay

July 2, 2017

Tooth decay is a problem that affects the majority of people. In fact, 92% of adult Americans have had at least one cavity in their permanent teeth! With tooth decay being such a prevalent problem, it’s important to know how tooth…

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What Is Your Mouth Trying to Tell You? 6 Symptoms and What They Mean

April 20, 2017

Most of us are so busy in our daily lives that taking care of our oral health tends to be an afterthought. Our bodies have ways of telling us when something is wrong the same is true for our mouth. Your mouth…

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Why January Is an Excellent Month to See Your Dentist

January 8, 2017

Happy 2017! It’s the New Year and this is the perfect time to start things off positively. The holidays are over and your year is settling in to a more normal routine. In addition to signing up for a new gym…

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What Age Should Your Child See the Dentist? (And Why It Matters.)

June 21, 2016

Having a baby is an exciting time, but you’re also worried about taking the best care of your child when he or she arrives! Of the many tasks that come with caring for a baby, one of them is caring for…

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5 Reasons You May Have Chronic Bad Breath

June 10, 2016

Nearly everyone experiences that awful morning breath before brushing, but what about people who experience chronic bad breath (known as halitosis), even after their oral care routine? Some people find that they have bad breath even shortly after brushing or in…

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How Tooth Sensitivity Happens and What to Do About It

May 17, 2016

Tooth sensitivity is when your teeth hurt when introduced to hot or cold, sweet, and even spicy foods. Many people live with the symptoms of tooth sensitivity and don’t seek treatment. This is because most patients don’t realize that tooth sensitivity can actually…

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