Dental Tips and Advice

  • Having a baby? You might need a cleaning

    April 14, 2011

    If you or a friend are anticipating having a child, we especially encourage a dental exam and cleaning. When pregnant, hormones cause more gum problems. We prefer to do no treatment when pregnant, so its not a good time to get a toothache. Most importantly periodontal disease increases the chance of having a low birth weight child. Call if you have questions.

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  • Tri-for-Amani charity event Feb 26th.

    February 14, 2011

    Drs. Salling and Tate, proud to contribute a professional bleach kit to the Tri-for-Amani charity event on Feb. 26th. Check the events on the link http://triforamani.blogspot.com/p/supporters.html Great Job Jane!

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  • Cosmetic Dentistry in Wimington, NC

    November 8, 2010

    The term cosmetic dentistry has always amused me as if a dentist would put up a sign in the front of their office in Wilmington, NC  saying “Uncosmetic Dentistry”. Cosmetic dentistry in its simplest form is dental work that aims to improve the appearance and function of one’s teeth and gums. But that’s a very broad statement, let’s break it down a bit more. I like to separate treatment options

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  • Now offering appoinments online

    November 2, 2010

    Salling and Tate is now offering appointment confirmation via Text message and email! https://www.sallingtate.com/

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  • A few Halloween tips

    October 27, 2010

    Halloween is probably a dentists least favorite holiday; but a few small changes might make a difference in you or your childs dental needs. As an adult, one is more likely to have a crown or two (that childhood halloween candy didn’t help).  You may pass on the extremely chewing candies. (the taffy like kinds) They tend to pull upward on restorations and

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  • Under Armour Bite Tech

    October 4, 2010

    The cooling weather is now perfect for outdoor activities. We all enjoy running, biking, strength training, triathlons or sports like softball or golf. Everyone has different activities to work their minds and bodies; exercise is, of course, great for getting into shape and relieving stress. Unfortunately, a lot of people have an unwanted side affect ….teeth clenching. Now, this might not sound like

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