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We want this blog to be a great place for you to learn more about dental topics that are important to you and your family, as well as new technologies we introduce in our office that improve dental care.

Sometimes we’ll use this blog to share our accomplishments and office-related information with you. We hope you’ll check here periodically and see what we’re up to.

Please call or email us if there’s a topic you would like to learn more about, or let us know at your next appointment. We’re interested in providing news you can use!


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Dear Patient Family, We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. We are pleased to tell you that we are reopening for patient care beginning May 11. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety and the safety of our team. As you […]

Dentists Say Oral Cancer Month is Every Month

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April is officially known as oral cancer awareness month. As this time approaches, you may see more news and media reports warning of the risks associated with this deadly disease. Dentists in Raleigh want you to know that the risk for cancer can strike at any time. That’s why you’ll be monitored for oral cancer […]

Dental Advice for a Broken Front Tooth

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Any injury, trauma, or damage to your front teeth can be unsettling. Even if you aren’t in physical pain, the feelings of self-consciousness and embarrassment can be simply overwhelming. A broken front tooth is a true dental emergency, and Raleigh dentists are prepared to treat it as such. So, what do you need to know […]

FAQs on Dental Teeth Whitening

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Raleigh dentists agree that teeth whitening is an easy and effective way to enhance your smile. But, before you start, it’s important to educate yourself on the subject so that you can achieve the results that you expect while also protecting your teeth and gums. Check out these teeth whitening FAQs for a quick tutorial […]

Dentist-approved Mouthwash Hacks

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Dentists in Raleigh would agree that mouthwash makes a great adjunct to your oral hygiene routine. After brushing and flossing, mouthwash helps to kills germs and make your mouth feel fresher and cleaner. Most mouthwash products contain bacteria-killing alcohols, but many also contain therapeutic essential oils, and this powerful combination can be helpful in other […]

Dental Health Includes the Tongue

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If you stick out your tongue at your next dental visit, the dentist won’t be offended at all. In fact, sticking your tongue out is a good way for the dentist to gather some important clues about your oral health as well as your physical health. What information can be gained from an examination of […]

Dental Care Can be Relaxing

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What are your options when you need dental care, but hate getting in the dental chair? 1) You could avoid the dentist, but your problems will only get worse. 2) You could suffer through your dental visit, but the stress and anxiety will feel like torture. 3) Or, you could find out which Raleigh dentists […]

Dental Health is all about the Numbers

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Raleigh dentists know all about your teeth, but they know something about numbers, too. More specifically, they understand the importance of oral health statistics and what these numbers say about your smile. For example: More than 99% of adults find a great smile to be an attractive asset. Roughly 63% of people say that they […]

Making the Choice between Dental Implants and Bridges

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In this day and age, we are fortunate to have access to a variety of tooth replacement choices. After all, every tooth loss situation is different and there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all replacement tooth. To provide you with the tooth replacement that looks the best, feels the best, and suits your budget, Raleigh […]

Understanding the Cost of Dental Implants

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It’s getting more and more difficult to ignore the rising popularity of dental implants. From TV commercials to dental implant centers, it is clear that the implant is the way to go for almost anyone with a missing tooth. Raleigh dentists are using dental implants as the remedy for a variety of tooth loss situations, […]


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