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    Dental Care For Wedding – Is Your Smile Ready For The Big Day?

    April 5, 2022

    Your smile on your wedding day is almost as important as the dress. Not only will everyone there see it, but you’ll be looking at it in photos for years to come. While it can be hard to remember everything that needs to be done before the big day, one thing you definitely shouldn’t neglect is getting pre-wedding dental work. While you should certainly

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    Should I Visit a General Dentist or a Cosmetic Dentist?

    March 30, 2022

    Within the world of dentistry, there are many different kinds of specialists. Two of the most common are general dentists and cosmetic dentists. But how do you know which of these two types of dentists to choose when you need a procedure performed? A large portion of your decision is based on exactly what type of procedure you need to be done, so

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    What is Odontophobia (Dental Phobia)?

    March 20, 2022

    What is Odontophobia (Dental Phobia)? There are a plethora of phobias in our world, everything from arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, to Lepidopterophobia, the fear of butterflies. But what, exactly, is a phobia? A phobia is an irrational fear or aversion to something. So irrational, in fact, that it could lead a person to leap from a moving vehicle to avoid a harmless

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    Signs Of Impacted Wisdom Teeth | Dentist Wilmington NC

    February 16, 2022

    In the rear of the mouth are the third molars, which are referred to as the wisdom teeth. Although these are said to come with knowledge, many people suffer lots of pain with them. Sometimes a person can even have a dangerous result occur when the wisdom teeth emerge from the gums. Hence, many dental specialists recommend wisdom teeth removal before they cause damage and discomfort Is

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    Dental Implants vs Dentures: Which is Right For You?

    February 13, 2022

    Dental Implants vs Dentures: What’s Best? As you age, your gums naturally recede. This results in sensitivity and can even lead to tooth loss. Of course, tooth loss can also occur if you neglect your oral hygiene to the point where you develop a gum disease and it gets too far gone. When this happens, you may have no choice but to get

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    Dr. William Salling’s Retirement Announcement

    February 1, 2022

    Dear Friends, As I celebrate my 53rd year in dentistry, 34 of which have been here in Wilmington, I wish to thank all of you for the privilege of being your dentist. Your trust and confidence in me and my team in providing for your oral heath care has been both professionally and personally rewarding. The relationships that have grown over the years

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