Common Causes of Tooth Pain

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A dull and achy throb. A sharp zinging pain. A swollen face and unbearable agony. These are some common ways our patients have described a toothache. Even though nobody ever wants to experience a toothache, your dentist in Asheboro knows that, unfortunately, they happen to just about everyone at least once. While the cause behind… Read more »

Chemotherapy & Oral Health 

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Cancer and chemo are two C-words that can create a lot of fear, and rightfully so. Cancer as a whole is an incredibly common disease. In fact, nearly 1.8 million Americans will be diagnosed with some form of cancer this year alone, and over 600,000 will die. But thanks to research and medical advancements, cancer… Read more »

Why is My Smile So Gummy?

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Our gums are an important part of our oral health. After all, they help hold our teeth in place and protect the tooth roots. But that doesn’t necessarily mean we want to see them when we smile, no matter how important they are. Nonetheless, there are some people whose gums show more prominently than others…. Read more »

Why is Staying Hydrated So Important?

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As we enter the hot summer months, it’s more important than ever to keep our bodies properly hydrated. After all, a well-hydrated body helps organs function properly, can improve sleep, and may even protect against infections. But as your dentist in Asheboro knows, drinking enough water isn’t just good for the body, it’s great for… Read more »

3 Reasons The Man in Your Life Should See His Dentist 

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You’ll always hear your dentist in Asheboro talk about how important it is for everyone to come in for preventive dental checkups every six months. But there’s a special section of our population that tends to avoid these bi-annual visits and instead prefers to wait until they have a problem. We’re talking about the men… Read more »