Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics

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At Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte we see more cavities in our patients than we would like to. Cavities are far too common in the United States, and there is a tendency to consider them inevitable. Cavities happen when certain types of bacteria produce acids in the mouth. These acids destroy the enamel of a tooth, […]

Is Tooth Decay Contagious?

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In this post from Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte we discuss tooth decay, also known as cavities. Your mouth has a thriving community of bacteria. There are from 200-300 types. But relatively few cause tooth decay. Bacteria that cause cavities are in the mutans streptococcus family. The bacteria mix with sugar. This mixture creates a powerful […]

For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

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The team at Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte – Dr. Christopher A. Bowman would like to discuss how to have a healthy smile. Here is a list of what NOT to do. Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or issues with your bridgework may result. If you must chew, select gum with Xylitol. Drinking […]

3 Ways To Minimize Candy Intake At Parties

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At Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte – Dr. Christopher A. Bowman, we understand how hard it is to avoid sweets altogether at parties and other gatherings. We encourage healthy living for all of our patients. Here are 3 quick tips to help you minimize candy intake at parties: Have a healthy snack before you go. You’re […]