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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.

A Team Approach for your Dental Care

They say that it takes a village to raise a child, and there’s a similar philosophy when it comes to your dental care. It takes a team of Raleigh dentists to keep your smile healthy and strong. As your ‘team captain’, your general dentist will serve as your primary oral health resource. Your general dentist…

5 True Confessions of a Dental Professional

Dentists in Raleigh are just like everyone else. We try to keep our teeth healthy by practicing what we preach. But we are human, and we face many of the same dental challenges that you encounter on a daily basis. Take a look at our true confessions to find out how we handle the pressure:…

Dentists Offer Multiple Options for Missing Teeth

Do you worry about what people will see when you smile or laugh too openly? Do you avoid certain foods because chewing is difficult? Have missing teeth made your life unpleasant but you feel confused about the best way to fix the problem? To get help, you can do a Google search for dentists in…

Dental Crowns for Stronger Smiles

Feeling confident when your smile is in bad shape can be difficult. Missing teeth or teeth that are worn and damaged can make you feel self-conscious. Fortunately, modern dentists in the Raleigh area can restore your smile with dental crowns and bridgework. Most teeth are still worth saving, even when a significant amount of structure…

Thompson Family Dentistry Explains the Benefits of Fluoride

Why You Should Be Using Fluoride Last month, we talked about which beverages benefit your teeth (and which ones definitely don’t). While we’re on the subject, let’s talk about your best bet for summer hydration and healthy teeth: water! Water is a healthy choice for a lot of reasons, but today, we’re going to focus on…

Dental Disease is Preventable

It might seem as though dental problems are similar to other kinds of bad luck—you hope you don’t get it but feel helpless to prevent it. Raleigh dentists will tell you that dental disease isn’t an issue of bad luck—it’s a lack of prevention. While dental disease is responsible for more than 164 million lost…