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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.

Don’t Pick Just Any Raleigh Dentist

Your dentist’s level of training and experience can directly affect your smile, the way that you look and feel, the way that others view you, other aspects of your overall health, and even your daily schedule. With so much at stake, why would you trust just any Raleigh dentist with your mouth? When you choose…

Maintain a Healthy Smile During Pregnancy

Many pregnant women avoid dental visits for fear that dental work can harm their unborn babies. But maintaining a healthy smile is crucial during pregnancy. So what do you do? Raleigh NC dentists Dr. Ben Thompson and Dr. Susan Thompson follow recommendations and guidelines provided by the American Dental Association (ADA) and other organizations to…

Kids’ Dental Care: The Path to a Happy Smile

Good habits start early. And it’s never too soon to put your children on the path to happy, healthy smiles. In Raleigh NC, parents just like you trust Dr. Ben Thompson and Dr. Susan Thompson for gentle pediatric dentistry. The doctors provide personalized care for smiles of all ages and love treating entire families. The…

Rest Easy with Non-Invasive Sleep Apnea Treatment

Studies tell us that an estimated 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, often called obstructive sleep apnea – or OSA, for short. Of those 22 million, approximately 80% of the people with the moderate to severe form remain undiagnosed. This means that a lot of folks suffer from this condition but don’t realize it.…

Dental Implants Restore More Than Your Smile

It’s important to replace missing teeth. Your smile doesn’t function – or look – the same without a complete set of healthy teeth. Speech, chewing, appearance, and oral health can suffer when teeth are missing. And studies show that if a missing tooth isn’t replaced, the likelihood of additional tooth loss dramatically increases. Raleigh NC…

Opalescence is Best for Professional Teeth Whitening

Even if you generally pay great attention to your oral hygiene and schedule your dental cleanings every 6 months like clockwork, your teeth may not be as white as you would like. While routine dental cleanings and careful brushing can minimize discoloration, some layers of the teeth are naturally prone to becoming yellow or brown…