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What is Gum Disease and How Do You Treat It?

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Gum disease is one of the most common dental problems in adults today, causing more tooth loss than even the dreaded decay and cavities. While it’s a condition that most of the population will suffer from at some stage, treatment is highly effective, and so long as the problem is caught fairly early on, it… Read more »

5 Things You Need to Stop Doing to Your Teeth

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It’s surprising how many people are committing dental infractions without knowing it. You might think you’re taking relatively good care of your teeth, but chances are good you’re doing at least a couple of things wrong. If you want to prevent stern looks at your next dental check-up, you might want to stop doing the… Read more »

At-Home Dental Cleaning Tips

Everyone knows that a visit to the dentist can help to keep your teeth cleaned, but it certainly isn’t enough to prevent tooth decay or gum disease. The first step to a healthy, functional mouth and a beautiful smile that glistens with natural whiteness is to follow several important at-home dental cleaning strategies. Rinse after… Read more »

Should I Use Fluoridated Toothpaste for My Child?

Protecting your teeth against decay is a task that requires brushing, flossing, rinsing, and visiting a dental provider on an annual basis. Many municipalities provide fluoridated drinking water in order to help strengthen the teeth of the residents. Unfortunately, fluoridated drinking water alone isn’t enough to keep the teeth healthy and strong. A good diet… Read more »

Why Are My Teeth Yellow Even Though I Keep Them Clean?

It can be disheartening to watch your teeth slowly turning yellow even though you brush them every day. Fortunately, there are both lifestyle changes and dental treatments that can help to restore the color of your smile. Follow the three steps given below to address the causes of yellow teeth and start to recover your… Read more »

East Charlotte Dental’s Holiday Hours

East Charlotte Dental Holiday Hours

We wanted to let you know our hours for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Christmas Hours We will be closing on December 23rd at 3:00 P.M. and will be closed all day December 24th and 25th for the Christmas holiday. We will reopen on December 28th for regular business hours. New Year’s Hours… Read more »

How to Feel More Confident About Your Teeth

How to Feel More Confident about Your Teeth

Your smile is one of the most important assets that you have. In fact, confidence in your teeth is as important for your level of self-esteem as it is for how you feel about your smile and the way that you look. Having a great smile becomes more difficult as time passes, so it is… Read more »

Tips to Avoid Zombie Mouth Syndrome this Halloween

Avoid Zombie Mouth this Halloween

While your children may be excited about the entire Halloween tradition, from picking out a costume to organizing parties, many parents forget about the feeding frenzy of sugar overload that follows days after the holiday hoopla. According to Dr. Jonathan Shenkin, pediatric dentistry spokesman for the American Dental Association, only 44 percent of children brush… Read more »