6 Reasons to Quit Smoking

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Every year on the third Thursday in November the American Cancer Society puts on the Great American Smokeout, which encourages smokers to try and quit once and for all. The team at our Asheboro dental office can certainly get behind an event that promotes health! Which is why we’re covering a few reasons why quitting… Read more »

October is National Dental Hygiene Month

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When most people think of October, we doubt they immediately think of their teeth. In fact, they might not think about teeth at all except if a piece of Halloween candy does some unexpected damage. That’s where we’re a little different. At our dental office in Asheboro, when we think of October, we think of… Read more »

All About Gum Recession

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At our dental office in Asheboro, we tend to put a lot of focus on our patients’ teeth and any concerns they have in relation to the appearance of their smiles. But there’s so much more to consider when evaluating overall oral health. The gums, for example, are one area that is commonly ignored, yet… Read more »

All About Dental X-Rays

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Dental x-rays are a vital diagnostic tool used to properly identify any underlying conditions that may not yet be visible on the surface. At our dental office in Asheboro, we perform dental x-rays only as often as necessary, which can vary from patient to patient depending on their oral needs and health history. We also… Read more »

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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Nobody likes talking about any type of cancer. It’s a scary epidemic that continues to take the lives of thousands each and every year. Oral cancer, specifically, is a fairly common type of cancer in the United States with over 45,000 cases diagnosed every year. Of those diagnosed, about 9,700 will lose their battles with… Read more »