If you still have your tonsils, you may find yourself afflicted with tonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths, at some point in your life. If you are suffering from the symptoms listed in our blog, come see us at Oakboro Family Dentistry for relief.
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Studies have shown a link between gum disease and certain types of cancer. The good news is that gum disease is preventable and treatable. If you are experiencing tender or inflamed gums, come see us right away to get on the road to healing.
There are lots of things that are bad for your teeth but some are worse than others. Our blog post has more info to help you prepare for the onslaught of sugar that accompanies the holidays.
If you’ve been considering dental implants to improve your smile, we offer several types of implants to suit your every need. Read our blog post for all the information you need to decide if dental implants are right for you.
Are cavities contagious? The answer is a little tricky. Cavities are the small holes left after decay causes damage to the teeth. They can’t be spread to other teeth, but the bacteria that lead to cavities can be spread. Read our blog post for more details!
If you are concerned about stains on your teeth, check out our blog post for tips on keeping your smile bright. Contact us to discuss teeth whitening options!
Are you concerned about how your diet affects your oral health? If you eat a lot of processed foods you may want to reconsider your food choices. Read our blog post where we explain why processed foods are worse for your teeth than unprocessed.
Tooth erosion and acid reflux may seem like two very different health issues. Read our blog post where we explain how they are actually closely related. Contact us if you have symptoms or either tooth erosion of acid reflux. We can help!
Do you have a first visit to a new dentist around the corner? It can sometimes be a bit intimidating to go to a new dentist’s office, but at Oakboro Family Dentistry, we’re dedicated to making you feel right at home. Read our blog post where we walk you through what to expect at your first visit.
Chances are you’ve found yourself in this situation: Sitting at the dentist’s office, having just been asked if you floss regularly and trying to figure out how to worm your way out of really answering. Read our blog post for tips on flossing correctly. It doesn't take much time!