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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.

Get the Job with a Better Smile

A great resume and self-motivation are important if you want to land a great job, but don’t overlook the impact of a great smile during your interview. Whether it’s a face-to-face meeting, a luncheon, or a Skype interview, your future employer is assessing your image, your body language, and your confidence along with your credentials.…

Restoring Your Smile Just Got Easier

There’s a long list of reasons to replace missing teeth. Appearance, the ability to chew comfortably, and improved oral health are just a few. But if you have an incomplete smile, you might not be aware of your choices to replace your missing teeth. Raleigh NC patients rely on the comprehensive care and personalized choices…

Avoid the ER with Preventative Dental Care

Recent statistics suggest that Raleigh hospitals have dealt with as many as 20,000 emergency room visits in the past year which were solely related to various degrees of dental pain. Across the nation, dental problems that have reached the boiling point have been associated with a dramatic increase in emergency room visits. According to CBSNews,…

Are You a Night-Grinder?

Is it possible that you are grinding your teeth at night without even realizing it? The answer is ‘yes’, and you can prevent a number of dental health issues by investigating the problem and seeking help from a Raleigh dentist if necessary. To find out if you might be a night-grinder, think about these questions:…

For a Great Smile, Consider Porcelain Veneers

Are your front teeth chipped or stained? Do you wish that the teeth that show when you smile were a more attractive shape or size? You don’t have to settle for a smile that you don’t like. Porcelain veneers are a custom cosmetic dentistry solution that can give you the smile of your dreams. Raleigh…

TMJ Treatment for Renewed Comfort & Function

The temporomandibular joints — or TMJ — are small, triangular joints that reside in front of your ears at the base of your jaw. Even though they’re small in size, they serve a big purpose — they allow you to smoothly and comfortably open and close your mouth. They can also create big problems when…