added on: July 20, 2020
woman with gum pain

Have you ever wondered why your teeth are extra sensitive, especially when drinking something cold or even when you touch your teeth? There’s a chance that you may have receding gums. If left untreated, gum recession can cause even more sensitivity, an increase in tooth decay, and tooth loss. To… Read More…


added on: June 25, 2020
woman drinks glass of water

Our bodies are made up of about 60% water, so it’s fair to say that we absolutely need to drink plenty of water each and every day to help our bodies perform at their optimal level. In fact, drinking water and staying hydrated helps organs function properly, aids in digestion,… Read More…


added on: June 16, 2020
man relaxing

The month of June has always been dedicated to the men in our lives, particularly our dads. June just so happens to also be Men’s Health Month, a time for all of us to encourage the men closest to us to focus on their overall health, including their oral health…. Read More…


added on: May 29, 2020
toothbrushes

There are some things in life that should last forever, or at least a really long time. Unfortunately, your toothbrush isn’t one of them. In fact, your dentist in Chapel Hill recommends swapping out your toothbrush every three (maybe four) months. But why is it important to get several new… Read More…


added on: May 21, 2020
closeup of tongue

We all know that dentists are responsible for overseeing the health of our teeth. But the truth is, your dentist in Chapel Hill is actually responsible for much more than teeth alone. Your dental team is dedicated to protecting your overall health, and one area that’s of particular interest to… Read More…


added on: April 24, 2020
man grinding his teeth

During these times of change and uncertainty, it’s only natural to feel stressed out. After all, we’ve all been thrust into staying at home and figuring out our new, temporary norm. Your dentist in Chapel Hill understands. We’re in this together, and we’d like to help by talking about how… Read More…


added on: April 9, 2020
emergency room sign

As of March 18, 2020, the American Dental Association has recommended a nationwide postponement of all elective dental procedures and encouraged dentists to provide emergency services only. But how do you determine the difference between a dental emergency and a non-emergency? The ADA is helping out there, too and released… Read More…


added on: March 23, 2020
novocaine

We’re not totally sure if The Weeknd was reminiscing of a dental appointment when he wrote his hit song “I Can’t Feel My Face,” but if you’ve ever had novocaine before dental treatment, it’s easy to believe that the weird numbness you experienced may have just been the artistic inspiration… Read More…

Posted In: General, Oral Health

added on: January 23, 2020
cough syrup

During this time of the year, it seems as if everyone we encounter is sneezing, sniffling, or coughing. While we do as much as we can to avoid getting a cold, sometimes we just get sick. When we do get a case of the coughs we just want it to… Read More…


added on: January 17, 2020
woman biting her lip

Biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue is a common habit for many people. While it may seem relatively harmless, biting the soft tissues in our mouths can lead to serious and painful problems. But like any habit, it can be difficult to stop biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue. Join… Read More…


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