Dental Tips and Advice

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    9 Best Foods for Your Dental Health

    September 23, 2019

    Your teeth are one of the most important parts of your body. After all, without them, it would be much more difficult to nourish yourself! Aside from brushing your teeth the correct way and having your dentist clean your teeth regularly, there’s one more very important thing you can to ensure your teeth will stay healthy for years to come: eat the right

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    How to Choose a New Dentist

    September 10, 2019

    Whether you’ve relocated, switched insurance providers, or are just ready to try something new, finding a new dentist can be hard. After all, with so many choices out there, how do you know who the best dentist really is? Fortunately, choosing a new dentist in North Carolina can be a lot easier if you follow these easy tips. Or, you can simply schedule

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    SureSmile vs Invisalign – Teeth Straightening Without Braces

    June 25, 2019

    Nobody likes the idea of having crooked teeth. Unfortunately, it’s a genetic unavoidability for some people. The good news is, orthodontic technology has improved a lot over the past decade. Where the only option used to be traditional wire braces, there are now several solutions to help children and adults straighten their teeth. But which is the best way to straighten teeth without

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    What Are Dental Loupes?

    June 19, 2019

    Have you ever noticed those special glasses with lights that your dentist wears? They’re called dental loupes and they’re one of the most important tools a dentist can have. So how do dental loupes work? Well, they’re a lot like magnifying glasses, except they don’t have a handle. Instead, the magnifying lenses are attached to the protective glasses dentists wear. The magnifying lenses

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    Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea

    May 28, 2019

    Sleep apnea is a condition where a person’s breathing can repeatedly start and stop while they are sleeping. Sleep apnea can cause a number of potentially fatal medical issues. It can also cause teeth grinding, which can result in painful and sometimes permanent damage to the teeth and jaw. There are two types of sleep apnea someone can be diagnosed with: Obstructive Sleep

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    How Night Guards Can Help With Bruxism

    May 15, 2019

    Have you ever woken up in the morning with jaw pain? Have you ever looked at your teeth and noticed they’re wearing down? You may be suffering from bruxism. More commonly known as “teeth grinding,” bruxism is a condition that affects around 10% of adults and can cause serious dental issues if not attended to. The good news is that preventing damage caused by teeth grinding

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