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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…


Does Flossing Cause Gum Pain?
added on: June 25, 2020
man examines his gums

It’s important to brush and floss your teeth every day to maintain good oral health. But what does it mean when your gums hurt afterward? Is it normal for gums to be sore or even bleed while flossing or shortly after flossing? Let’s check in with your dentist in Wilmington… Read More…


June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month
added on: June 11, 2020
man with a migraine

Every June is recognized as National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month and serves to increase awareness of migraines and headaches, as well as to recognize them as truly neurological diseases that are often debilitating. But what, exactly, is your dentist in Wilmington doing talking about a neurological disease? Aren’t dentists… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Xylitol
added on: May 26, 2020
sweetener

We all know that your dentist in Wilmington really dislikes sugar. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to pass up treating yourself to something sweet. While we’re all pretty familiar with the numerous sugar substitutes available to us, we want to pay particular attention to one that may… Read More…


Can Asthma Inhalers Cause Oral Health Problems?
added on: May 15, 2020
asthma inhaler

According to the CDC, 1 in 13 Americans has asthma. That’s nearly 25 million Americans who have this chronic disease that affects the respiratory system, resulting in difficulty breathing, wheezing, and chest pain. The most common treatment to combat the symptoms of asthma is the use of an inhaler. However,… Read More…


4 Ways to Avoid a Dental Emergency
added on: April 21, 2020
woman with toothache

Nobody wants to experience a dental emergency but the truth is, they happen. While many times a dental emergency is unavoidable or is a result of an unexpected accident, your dentist in Wilmington wants you to know that there are some ways you can reduce your risk of a dental… Read More…


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