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Weddington Family Dentistry
3099 Rock Hill Church Road
Concord, North Carolina 28027

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Enhance Your Smile & Protect Your Teeth

Porcelain Veneers – Enhance Your Smile & Protect Your Teeth It is your smile that helps create the first impression. Your teeth play the most important role in having the perfect smile. Eventually, it comes down to your dental health and how confident you feel to put their teeth on display. An increasing number of people are realizing the benefits of veneers that help hide all the flaws and enhance your smile. We at Weddington Family Dentistry provide total dental solutions including veneers at one place. Find out everything about these dental enhancements and their benefits in making you...

Don’t Neglect The Basics of Good Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene/dental hygiene means the overall maintenance of the mouth, gums and teeth. It includes daily maintenance at home as well as regular dental checkups and professional teeth-cleaning treatments. Just as it is important for you to brush and floss your teeth regularly, it is equally important that you get professional cleanings done from your dentist/dental hygienist. This is the best way of keeping your natural teeth for years to come. The Oral Hygiene Process Regardless of how religiously and meticulously you brush & floss every day, over time there will be a build-up of calculus...

Considering A Dental Implant?

A dental implant is essentially a metal tooth root that’s anchored into the jaw bone. It becomes the base for fitting the tooth/ bridge. While bridges are also used to fill in gaps created by missing teeth; implants are different in that they don’t rely on the adjacent teeth for support. In addition, they are stable and permanent. Implants are the best solution for tooth loss and they also feel and look like natural teeth. Dental implants – the procedure The titanium root is implanted in the bone It is given time to bond with the bone Once the area has completely healed, the prosthetic tooth...

5 FAQ’s About General & Cosmetic Dentistry

Many people have a lot of questions about general dentistry. Dentists have spent years in school studying teeth and gums, so they are the people you should go to if you have questions about your dental health. Below is a list of five of the most common questions people have about cosmetic and general dentistry: Q: How Often Should I See My Local Dentist? A: Most patients need to see their dentist for a checkup and cleaning once every six months. However, patients who suffer from gum disease or have a history of the condition will need to see their dentist more often. If you are receiving orthodontic...

Our Concord Dentist Explains the Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

Have you ever wondered about the advantages of professional teeth whitening? Our Concord dentist can answer all of your most important questions. It’s important that dental patients think critically about the type of dental care they would like to have. Each type of care has its own benefits. You could choose to care for your own teeth at home. You’ll often spend less money than you would at a dentist. But the cost shouldn’t hold you back from enjoying the benefits of a professional job. All you have to do is find a dentist you can trust. Consider these benefits of professional...

Our Concord Dentist Tells You How to Get Rid of Bad Breath for Good

Bad breath can linger much longer than you think. You can tell that your breath smells bad in the morning. You can taste it. Your mouth was dry all night because you didn’t have a constant supply of saliva to wash the bacteria away. That’s why chewing gum can make your breath smell better even if you didn’t brush your teeth that day. But these tips to stop bad breath from the general dentist can help you get rid of bad breath for good. Get Checkups Twice Per Year Don’t skip out on your dentist in Concord just because you fear going to the dentist. Your bad breath may be...

Should You Use an Electric Toothbrush or a Manual Toothbrush?

Keeping your teeth clean involves brushing them at least twice per day. Dental patients have so many choices today for the kind of toothbrush they would like to use. Our Concord family dentist understands that manual toothbrushes and electric toothbrushes both have their advantages. The important part is that you choose one and use it every day. Consider these teeth brushing tips that will help you decide between electric and manual toothbrushes. Manual Toothbrushes Manual toothbrushes have been used for a long time in our culture, and they have a proven track record of success. Cost – Depending...

Mouthwash Is No Longer an Option to Improve Dental Hygiene – It’s a Requirement

At one time, using mouthwash to improve oral healthcare was a standard recommendation. Dental care providers are increasingly expressing a problem with this concept. Many believe that as long as clients have no tooth decay or gum disease, brushing and flossing regularly alone is sufficient. Dentists also caution that relying on mouthwash to eliminate harmful bacteria leads to problems. Removing harmful decay causing plaque requires the abrasive action that brushing and flossing provide. There are other reasons why mouthwash may actually pose a threat to good oral health. Chemical interactions between...

5 Major Reasons Why You Are Experiencing Tooth Sensitivity

1. Too many acidic foods and drinks Even with proper brushing practices, acidic foods such as tomatoes, oranges and pickles can wear away at the outer layers of tooth enamel. Drinking large amounts of soda or even some acidic juices can also cause pain if they react with the dentin that’s beneath the outer enamel or the nerves themselves. The easiest of all sensitive teeth solutions for this problem is to eat and drink less acidic foods. 2. Large amounts of plaque The chief reason that brushing and flossing are so important is to keep plaque from forming and causing cavities, but plaque can...

Replace Your Missing Dentures With A Dental Bridge from Our Concord Dental Office

Dental bridges and crowns are placed in the jaw line to replace lost teeth. When a tooth is badly damaged, the dentist could opt to remove it to save the rest of the teeth. Upon removal, it is important that your dentist fills the gap otherwise the void that the missing tooth leaves could change your bite. When there is a blank space between teeth, the teeth that border that void tend to push into the empty space. The shift causes the upper and lower teeth to change the way you bite which results in food particles being deposited in the area. If proper dental care is not applied, the food may infect...