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added on: July 11, 2023

When it comes to protecting our bodies during physical activities, we often prioritize helmets, knee pads, and other protective gear. However, one crucial piece of equipment that is often overlooked, or is considered only necessary for kids, is the mouthguard. In fact, your dentist in Chapel Hill would recommend that everyone… Read More…


added on: November 26, 2022

When your dentist in Chapel Hill talks about gum disease, we’re not just talking about its risks to oral health. The truth is, gum disease has also been linked to several whole-body concerns, such as cardiovascular diseases, respiratory problems, and certain types of cancer. However, there is good news. Gum disease… Read More…


added on: February 15, 2021
stressed man with mask

Over the past year, some dental offices have been reporting higher rates of cracked teeth than in years’ past. Take this dentist’s experience documented in the New York Times for example. So, is there some weird connection between COVID-19 and cracked teeth? Well, kind of. While cracked teeth are not… Read More…


added on: November 17, 2020

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and strives to raise awareness of a chronic disease that affects nearly 30 million Americans. But what does this have to do with your dentist in Chapel Hill? Well, the truth is, there is a strong connection between oral health and diabetes, and it’s ever… Read More…


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 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: February 12, 2020
heart health month

Every February seems to bring out the love in people, and there are hearts everywhere we look. From heart candy and heart decorations, we’re surrounded by bright, red hearts. But we’re not here to talk about those kinds of hearts. Today, we want to focus on your heart and how… 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: June 10, 2019
viewing gums with mirror

When many people think about their dental care they immediately think of teeth and smiles. But there’s another huge part of dentistry that can not only affect your oral health but your overall health, too — your gums. At our dental office in Chapel Hill, we take gum health seriously,… Read More…


added on: February 11, 2019
heart health month

February marks the beginning of a month-long dedication to heart health. It’s officially known as American Heart Month, and its purpose is to raise awareness of the risks associated with heart disease. Many people know that things like smoking and a poor diet can cause troubles with the heart, but… Read More…


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