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Here Is How You Can Maintain Your New Whitened Smile

Our local Concord dentist can whiten your teeth, but you’ll be the one taking care of them when you leave his chair. You’ll want to make sure you don’t stain them again after your dental whitening, which means focusing on home care. Here is what you need to do to keep your smile as bright as it is right after a teeth whitening. Brush After Potential Stains You should, of course, brush and floss at least twice a day, but you should also brush after staining foods and beverages. Coffee, wine, tea. berries, tomato sauce and other dark foods all stain teeth. Brushing immediately after...

Forget About Coffee Stains On Your Teeth. Our Concord Dentists Are Here To Help!

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the entire world. Every day, people wake up to the soothing aroma and taste of freshly brewed coffee, and drink several cups to give their day a tasty and invigorating start. It’s a delicious way to start the day, but it does come with a price: Tooth stains. That Yellowed Look Coffee stains the teeth when it is consumed regularly, and it can dull the look of white teeth into a dark yellow. This look takes away from the appeal of a bright white smile, and can lessen a person’s attractiveness to others. What’s the use of sharing a big smile if...

Dental Implants: Are They Right for You?

If you are missing teeth, then it can be embarrassing you and you can have problems eating. If you are considering a dental implant, then there are certain factors to consider to see if you are an ideal candidate. There are Concord dentists that can provide the treatment safely and answer any questions you may have about the procedure. What are Dental Implants? A dental implant is a tooth root replacement, which works by binding to an artificial tooth. Unlike removable dentures, a dental implant works by fusing to bone, so it is a permanent way to replace a missing tooth. Is the Treatment Right...

The Problems Gum Disease Can Cause

Gum disease is a serious issue that affects many individuals. However, fewer people could suffer if they took the time to prevent gum disease earlier in. Part of the problem is that individuals, perhaps including yourself, do not realize all the problems that gum disease can cause. Pain in the Mouth If you speak with your general dentist, you will learn that gum disease can cause pain and discomfort in your mouth. Instead of enjoying all of your favorite foods, for example, you may have to curtail your diet. You may even discover that you have trouble speaking if the diseases progresses significantly. Disease...

Restoring Your Smile: Dental Bridges

Dental bridges got their name because they bridge the gap between teeth when one or several are missing. Dental bridges have evolved a great deal, like all dentistry today. The technology of bridgework offers several ways to support a bridge and provide teeth where they are missing. Here are three methods an experienced dentist will use to restore your smile. Crown bridge attachment If the teeth on each side of the space to be bridged are healthy, they can be crowned and the bridge supports attached to them. Parts of the teeth need to be removed and crowns placed, otherwise the attachment of the...

Gum Disease – The Most Common Way to Lose Teeth

Gum disease doesn’t seem very serious. After all, tooth decay is the major need for dental repair, isn’t it? Gum disease begins very subtly, and, unlike decay, doesn’t cause much discomfort at first. This is why gum disease can become very serious without a person being aware of the condition. A general dentist discovers gum disease through a routine cleaning treatment, but dental cleaning treatments may seem rather unnecessary if a person’s teeth appear to be in good condition. This is where the fallacy lies. Gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss. Gingivitis In...

Dental Sealants Protect Children’s Teeth

Try as you may, many parents fail to get their children to brush their teeth as they should. Children do okay with their front teeth, but brushing their back teeth are often difficult to reach properly. Tooth decay occurs quickly when children do not do a good job brushing over a period of time. Food particles and plaque get into the grooves and cause cavities. Dental sealants are part of preventative dentistry. They are made to keep those particles from getting into the cracks and prevent decay. What Is a Dental Sealant? A dental sealant is a barricade of sorts for cavity prevention. Sealants...

Porcelain Veneers QA with Our Concord Dentist

If your teeth have been subject to slight crookedness or have had some minor enamel surface damage, your dentist may have recommended that you get porcelain veneers to correct the problem. Perhaps you have never heard of veneers before, or have some concerns about how they work, or are unsure whether or not they are worth the money spent on them. Our Concord cosmetic dentists are experts in this field and can answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding veneers. The following are the most commonly asked questions about veneers: What exactly is a porcelain veneer? Porcelain veneers are...

Services You Can Get From Our Concord Cosmetic Dentist

A cosmetic dentist is a professional who helps improve a patient’s dental health by maintaining and creating aesthetic function and balance of the teeth. There are many services you can get from a cosmetic dentist. Below is an example of some of those services: Bleaching  Bleaching is one of the simplest treatments that can be used to improve the smile. It helps remove stains that accumulate on the teeth. Discoloration can be caused by tea, coffee, cigarettes and certain medications. Bleaching can be performed at home or in the dental office. If you choose to do the bleaching treatment at...

Concord NC Dentist Explains Dental Bridges

When you need restorative dentistry, it is important that you choose a reputable dentist, such as Concord NC dentist, to provide you with the best quality service available. There are many dentists that practice restorative dentistry in your area, but not all of them will be suitable for your needs. Dentists that practice this form of dentistry provide a variety of services, including dental implants and bridges. When you’re missing one or more teeth, it can create unsightly gaps. Even if the gaps are not in a prominent spot, missing teeth can make it very difficult to chew, and it can even...