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How to Choose the Best Type of Toothpaste for You

March 25, 2021

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blue toothpaste coming out of the tube in the shape of a tooth

You’ve recently resolved to start taking better care of your teeth. The next time you go grocery shopping, you stop by the dental care aisle to pick out the type of toothpaste that will keep your smile healthy. However, you didn’t expect to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of options available. It seems almost impossible to find the overall “best” one. To help you out, here are a few common types of toothpaste and what they are best used for.

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The Message That the Color of Your Teeth May be Sending

February 17, 2021

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woman visiting dentist in Cary

Many people are eager to achieve a bright-white smile, with teeth that almost seem to glow. The reality is that teeth change in color as you get older. However, there can be other factors that play a role in their appearance. As you continue reading, a dentist in Cary explains what message the different colors may be sending about your oral health and how a dental visit could help turn things around.

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Fixing Crooked Teeth: Invisalign vs. Veneers

January 21, 2021

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Woman with beautiful teeth after visiting cosmetic dentist in Cary

If you have a degree of dental misalignment that is affecting your confidence, it is only natural if you are thinking about your options for making over your smile. Many patients choose Invisalign to move their teeth into the proper positions, while others opt for veneers to disguise their smile’s imperfections. Which should you choose? To help you make your decision, let’s talk about some of the primary differences between Invisalign and veneers.

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Haven’t Seen Your Dentist in a While? Here’s What to Expect at Your Next Checkup

December 8, 2020

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young woman at her dental checkup with her dentist in Cary

Has it been quite a while since your last dental checkup? Whether it’s due to worries about cost, a busy schedule, or dental anxiety, sometimes months or even years can pass by without visiting your dentist in Cary. However, taking good care of your mouth is important in having a healthy, bright smile. Scheduling that first appointment in a long time can be intimidating, but your dentist and their team will make sure you’re comfortable. Here’s what you can expect to happen at your next dental checkup and cleaning if you haven’t had one in a while.

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How Many Dental Implants Do I Need?

November 19, 2020

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Dentist pointing to dental implant model

Are you missing one or more teeth? You’re certainly not alone. In fact, over 120 million Americans are missing at least one permanent tooth. Fortunately, state-of-the-art dental implants in Cary are more than capable of filling the gaps in your smile. If you are considering this life-like, long-lasting, extremely durable tooth replacement option, then you may have one important question on your mind, “How many do I need?” Read on for the answer!

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3 Toothache Remedies You Can Find At Home

October 22, 2020

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a person holding their mouth because they have a toothache and need to visit an emergency dentist in Cary

Toothaches are one of the most uncomfortable types of oral pain to deal with. Ones that are persistent and severely painful are most likely the result of a tooth infection hidden beneath the surface of your enamel. Other types of tooth pain can be caused by something as small as a popcorn kernel stuck between your teeth and gums. No matter what, you should always contact your emergency dentist in Cary for assistance so you don’t accidentally damage your mouth even more. To help with the pain while you’re getting ready for your appointment, you can use one of these three toothache remedies that you’ll be able to find in your home.

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6 Questions to Ask When Looking for an Emergency Dentist

September 22, 2020

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young woman with toothache talking to emergency dentist in Cary

By their very nature, dental emergencies always occur at the most inopportune moments. Whether you’re suffering from a debilitating toothache or your child knocks out one of their pearly whites, you’re going to need care as soon as possible. You don’t want to waste precious time searching for an emergency dentist. That’s why it’s ideal to find one ahead of time. Here are six questions you should ask when looking for an emergency dentist in Cary.

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3 Tips for Making (and Keeping) Your Dental Appointment

August 25, 2020

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dentist in Cary smiling while talking on the phone

Visiting the dentist may not exactly be your idea of a perfect afternoon. However, lots of health problems can arise if you make a habit of skipping out on your biannual dental checkup. Cavities, gum disease, tooth stains, and chronic bad breath can all develop if you avoid routine dental care. Your dentist in Cary understands that remembering to make or keep these checkups can be difficult, which is why they’ve provided three easy tips for fitting these appointments into your busy schedule.

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What Causes Loss of Taste?

June 10, 2020

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Woman’s tongue

Loss of taste is a common symptom of several diseases and issues. While taste problems are common, and often not serious on its own, a complete lack of taste is extremely rare. Your dentist in Cary shares more about the loss of taste, reasons you could be experiencing it, and some common symptoms that come along with it.

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Do You Have a Cavity? Dentist Talks About Surprising Signs to Watch For

April 22, 2020

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Smiling woman seeing a dentist in Cary

Cavities are the second most common ailment in the U.S., second only to the common cold. Tooth pain and sensitivity are common symptoms but may not show up until a cavity has gotten larger (at which point more of the tooth has been damaged). Fortunately, there are several other indications to watch for. And the sooner you know you might have a cavity, the better! By seeing a dentist in Cary for treatment early on, you prevent further pain and problems and have a better chance of needing easier and less expensive treatment (for example, a filling instead of a dental crown). Keep reading below to learn more about cavities and which symptoms can indicate having one!

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