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Are Plaque and Tartar The Same Thing? 
added on: November 23, 2020

There are many misconceptions about oral health. One of the more common misconceptions is that plaque and tartar are the same things and that the terms can be used interchangeably. While this isn’t completely false, it is a bit misleading and something that your dentist in Wilmington wants to clear… Read More…


New Study Shows Link Between Alzheimer’s & Gum Disease 
added on: November 13, 2020

National Alzheimer’s Disease Month is recognized every November, and this year is no different. More than 5 million Americans are living with this form of dementia and there’s not much known about what causes it or how to prevent it. But your dentist in Wilmington does want to share some… Read More…


What To Eat After Having Dental Work Done
added on: October 26, 2020

Having dental work isn’t like other procedures where you can eat whatever you want afterward. In fact, it can be difficult to find something you can easily eat after dental treatment. Whether you’re recovering from oral surgery, a dental implant placement, a root canal, or even a filling and are… Read More…


How Facemasks May Affect Oral Health
added on: October 14, 2020

Facemasks are now a common thing in all of our lives. We see them hanging from rearview mirrors as we drive down the road, everyone in the grocery store is masked up, and they’re even starting to become a fashion statement to some. While facemasks are encouraged in public places… Read More…

Posted In: General, Oral Health

Current Stress & Oral Health 
added on: September 24, 2020

Over the past couple of months, you may have been feeling more stressed out than usual, and rightfully so. Our lives have changed, some dramatically, and there’s a lot of uncertainty about the future and a bigger focus on staying healthy than maybe ever before. But believe it or not,… Read More…


Should You Get Dentures or Dental Implants?
added on: September 16, 2020

Our teeth are designed to last a lifetime. However, tooth loss happens all too often as a result of either age, accident, or disease. In fact, according to the American College of Prosthodontists, about 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and about 40 million are missing all… Read More…


Is Cow’s Milk Really The Best Milk For Teeth?
added on: August 27, 2020
woman with glass of milk

In the past few years, many people have been ditching cow’s milk for other often plant-based alternatives such as soy milk. While your dentist in Wilmington certainly understands the appeal of this lower-calorie milk option, we do want to make sure that we examine the potential effects from an oral… Read More…

Posted In: Blog, General, Oral Health

What Causes Dry Mouth? 
added on: August 14, 2020

Nobody enjoys the feeling of a dry mouth or all of the side effects that go along with it. The desert-dry feeling, the stickiness of your tongue against the roof of your mouth, and of course the bad breath are all related to a dry mouth. But dry mouth is… Read More…

Posted In: General, Oral Health

A Dose of Summer Sun Can Help Protect Our Teeth
added on: July 24, 2020
sunshine

There’s something comforting about getting outside and soaking up the summer sun. After all, it’s warm, it helps improve our mood, and, as your dentist in Wilmington knows, it can also help protect our teeth. It’s true. The overall and oral health benefits of getting out into the sun every… Read More…


Risks of Oral Piercings
added on: July 14, 2020
young man with facial piercing

Piercings of all kinds are popular, especially among adolescents, and can help people feel a sense of individuality or self-expression. Plus, they tend to have the connotation of being cool or trendy. However, when it comes to oral piercings such as tongue or lip piercings, they also come with a… Read More…


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