Amalgam fillings have been used since the early 1900s to repair tooth decay and cavities. In recent years, however, the mercury content in silver fillings has many patients wondering if they should have those restorations replaced. Besides getting rid of the tin grin, should you have your silver fillings replaced with tooth-colored ones? Do You…

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Regardless of how well you take care of your teeth, you’re still going to have bacteria in your mouth, which, when combined with proteins and food debris, form a sticky film known as dental plaque. If not removed, plaque reacts to the minerals in saliva and hardens to tartar, which can only be removed by…

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For decades, dental x-rays have provided dentists with invaluable information for effective diagnostic and preventive dental care. Today’s modern digital x-rays capture clearer images and are safer than ever before! Learn more about the cutting-edge technology and what it can do for you. What Are Digital Dental X-Rays and What Are Their Uses? Digital dental…

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Did you know that your diet not only affects your overall health but can also impact the health of your teeth and gums? We, at Dental Care of North Carolina, encourage you to be mindful of what you put in your mouth. We are here to offer nutrition tips and preventive services to ensure you…

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Most people think of teens and young adults when thinking of orthodontic treatment. However, there are many reasons you should start orthodontics much sooner. We, at Dental Care of North Carolina, may recommend early intervention, known as phase one or interceptive orthodontics, to prevent the need for extensive treatments down the road. We are all…

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As the years go by, natural changes in the mouth and overall health increase the risk of developing dental problems. We, at Dental Care of North Carolina, offer quality preventive and restorative services aimed at keeping the aging mouth healthy and functional. We are all about ensuring our valued patients enjoy a lifetime of beautiful,…

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Does the thought of going to the dentist fill you with fear and worry? If so, you are not alone. Many people would rather suffer from agonizing tooth pain instead of getting the dental care they need. Dental Care of North Carolina is proud to offer sedation dentistry options, including oral sedation, to allow our…

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Dental Care of North Carolina is proud to offer outstanding, time-tested solutions for replacing missing teeth, including dentures. Traditional and implant-supported dentures may appear similar, but each type of restoration restores your smile in unique ways. Talk to one of our team members to determine which tooth replacement method works best for you.  How Do…

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Everyone knows that smoking is detrimental to your oral and overall health. So is vaping any healthier? Studies show that vaping is in no way better than smoking. Unfortunately, an increasingly alarming number of teens and adults are under the false impression that vaping is a harmless alternative to smoking. Learn more about the impacts…

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Dental cleanings do a lot more than keep your smile white and bright. They can reflect on your overall health too. Your trusted team at Dental Care of North Carolina recommends twice a year preventive visits for patients with healthy teeth and gums, and in some cases, may recommend more frequent care. How Do Dental…

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