Eat Like A Dentist: General Dentistry in Charlotte

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Nothing impacts your smile quite like your eating habits. Good eating practices, along with general dentistry, are the best ways to minimize tooth decay in Charlotte, and keep your smile fresh and dazzling. 1. Rinse after eating Rinse your mouth with a sip of water or brush your teeth after meals. People who snack all day […]

Peace Begins With A (Beautiful) Smile, Charlotte!

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Mother Theresa once said, “Peace begins with a smile.” Perhaps that peace should start with the person who is smiling. How do you feel about your smile? Are you at peace with it? Are you proud to flash a wide, happy grin? Let’s talk about your beautiful smile, Charlotte. Bright eyes and bright smiles are […]

Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

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When it comes to oral cancer survival outcomes, two numbers are key: 40% and 90%. 40% of individuals who receive a late-stage diagnosis die within five years. However, the survival rate for early stage diagnosis is 90%. Oral Cavity and Oropharynx—Mouth and Throat Cancers that originate in the mouth (or oral cavity) are labeled oral […]

Does My Dentist Treat Bad Breath?

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Dental Health In Myers Park

When my Myers Park area family dentistry patients ask me if mouthwash cures bad breath, I tell them that treating bad breath with a mouthwash is like drenching yourself with cologne instead of taking a shower. Mouthwash is only a temporary mask for odor caused by poor dental hygiene, tongue bacteria, or digestive problems. The […]

When Style And Oral Health Collide

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When Style And Oral Health Collide in Charlotte

Oral piercing is a popular form of body-art in Charlotte, but just because it’s popular doesn’t mean it’s safe. I’m Dr. Christopher Bowman, a dentist serving the Myers Park, Cotswold, and South Park areas. When my patients ask me about the safety of oral piercings, I make sure they look at the possible detrimental consequences. […]