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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.

COVID-19

Dear Family and Friends: We’ve made the difficult decision to close our office to non-emergency care until further notice in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The ADA, North Carolina Dental Board, and North Carolina Dental Societies have since issued recommendations supporting this plan. We will be available for emergency care when necessary. In this situation,…

Dentists Say Oral Cancer Month is Every Month

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

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

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…

Dental Health Includes the Tongue

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…

Dentist-approved Mouthwash Hacks

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…