Can Pregnancy Affect Gum Health? 

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Pregnancy is such a monumental journey marked by numerous changes, both physical and emotional. While many expectant mothers focus primarily on the overall well-being of their growing baby, it’s essential to remember that pregnancy can also impact a mom’s health in unexpected ways. One area that often receives less attention during pregnancy is oral health,… Read more »

Why Do Dentists Poke at Your Gums and Say Numbers?

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Have you ever wondered why, during a dental checkup, your Asheboro dentist pokes your gums and starts calling out seemingly random numbers to their assistant? It might feel like a secret code or a mysterious ritual, but fear not – there’s a method to this madness, and it’s all about your oral health. The process… 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 »

The Great American Smokeout & Your Oral Health

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Every November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout to encourage smokers to quit. As we all know, smoking can lead to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease, and lung disease. Your dentist in Asheboro also wants you to know that smoking can have a negative effect on your oral health,… Read more »