Posts Tagged: fuquay varina family dentist

The Preventive Care Philosophy

Most dental problems can be fixed, or at least maintained, with certain treatments. Imagine if there was something you could do to avoid the hassle and frustration of dealing with oral health complications. Fortunately, there is something you can do! Practicing routine preventive care is the most essential step you can take to maintain good… Read more »

Quiz: Jaw Pain and TMJ Disorder

Many people experience random jaw pain at some point, and pay little attention to it. Usually it is not cause for concern. However, chronic, agonizing jaw pain can be indicative of a common joint disorder known as TMD, or Temporomandibular joint disorder. TMD affects your temporomandibular joints (TMJ) that control all of your jaw movement, and… Read more »

Learn to Prevent the Causes of Tooth Loss

When it comes to preventing and treating dental health issues, your best bet lies in understanding their causes, and addressing them at their roots. In most cases, tooth loss is the result of a dental infection, like gum disease or extreme tooth decay. Therefore, preserving your smile could simply mean protecting it from such issues…. Read more »

Your Smile vs. Cavities—How to Prevent Tooth Decay

Out of the many threats that your dental health faces every day, cavities are the most common. Because your teeth can’t self-repair the holes, they may also be the most worrisome. Fortunately, although it affects the majority of adults in at least one of their teeth, the tooth decay that causes cavities is highly preventable with… Read more »

Is Brushing Your Teeth Enough?

For as long as most of us can remember, we’ve been admonished to brush our teeth at least twice a day, or after every meal if possible. The logic is sound; not brushing your teeth often enough will allow bacteria to accumulate into plaque, which coats the surfaces of your mouth, teeth, and gums. There… Read more »

A Dentist for Your Whole Family

While most of your dental care occurs at home with your toothbrush and floss, you need your dentist to make sure your hygiene routine works, or to prescribe an appropriate treatment if it doesn’t. Yet, finding a dentist that can provide excellent care for every member of your family might not be as simple as… Read more »