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…


added on: November 21, 2019
cigs

The Great American Smokeout, hosted on the third Thursday each November, strives to bring awareness to how quitting smoking can improve overall health. This is certainly something our dental office in Chapel Hill can get behind since smoking directly affects oral health, too. Even though quitting smoking may be one… Read More…


added on: October 24, 2019
hygienist in foreground

October is known for a lot of things, but it’s the one month set aside each year to give a little bit of extra love to all of the immensely talented, caring dental hygienists out there. There are so many of them across the country whose work goes unnoticed or… Read More…


added on: October 16, 2019
young woman in dental chair

Your dentist in Chapel Hill knows how incredibly unnerving a trip to have your teeth checked or cleaned can be for some patients. If this sounds like you, it’s essential to know that you’re not alone. Besides the fact that millions of Americans struggle with anxiety about seeing the dentist,… Read More…


added on: July 19, 2019
kids swimming

Swimming is a popular summertime activity, and it’s good for you too! It’s a great form of cardiovascular exercise, it’s easy on the joints, and it’s a sweet way to cool off on those hot days. But the team at our Chapel Hill dental office knows that there could be… Read More…


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