Essential Dental First Aid Items Every Family Should Have

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Accidents can happen at any time, and dental emergencies are no exception. But having a well-equipped dental first aid kit at home can make a significant difference in handling unexpected dental issues promptly and effectively. Keep in mind that all dental emergencies should warrant a phone call to your dentist in Asheboro. However, having a… Read more »

When Should You Wear a Mouthguard? 

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Playing sports and being physically active is great for overall health. However, sports and other activities that involve physical contact can come with a risk of dental injury. That’s why your dentist in Asheboro will always recommend that both adults and kids wear a mouthguard while playing sports. In fact, mouthguards are one of the most… Read more »

Can Stress Cause Oral Health Problems?

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As we all know, recently everyone’s life has quickly changed, and we’re all experiencing a temporary new normal. But with change and uncertainty also comes quite a bit of stress. Your dentist in Asheboro understands, and we’re with you. While we’re sure that trying your best to avoid getting stressed out is probably high on… Read more »

What is a Dental Emergency?

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Nobody wants to experience a dental emergency, and that may be more true now than ever before thanks to all of the confusion and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and dental care. Don’t worry, your dentist in Asheboro and the American Dental Association (ADA) are here to help clarify what constitutes a dental emergency and what doesn’t. … Read more »

What’s The Most Dangerous Sport for Teeth? (You’re Going to Be Surprised!)

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It’s always good to get out and get some exercise. When you’re participating in any sport, your dentist in Asheboro will always remind you to protect your smile. All too often, we talk about avoiding sweets or sports drinks, food, and beverages that can damage your enamel and break down teeth. We forget about what’s… Read more »

“I’ve Lost a Filling, What Do I Do?”

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Dental fillings are super-strong restorations that help fill the space left over after we remove decay. But sometimes things happen that can cause a filling to come loose or totally fall out. Whether it’s from crunching down on a popcorn kernel or grinding your teeth while you sleep, a lost filling may cause worry. The… Read more »