What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

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Every checkup at Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte includes a screening for oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Oral cancer is about as serious as it gets. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will be diagnosed with it this year. Consider this sobering news […]

Tell Your Dentist Which Prescription Meds You Are Taking

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It’s standard practice for healthcare providers to find out what medications their patients are taking. At Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte our patients sometimes wonder why we ask them about prescription medications before their dental process. Here’s why: Some medications—prescription or over-the-counter—can affect oral health or dental treatment. Bleeding Issues Heparin/warfarin and other anticoagulants can bring […]

How White Fillings Improve Your Smile

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Needless to say, the best filling for your teeth is no filling at all: that is, teeth and gums that are clean and healthy, and free from decay. But cavities happen, and when they do, we can fill them with white fillings at Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte. Our patients love white fillings because they blend […]

Sore Tooth? Don’t Wait!

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A toothache is sending you a simple, clear message: “See the dentist!” At Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte we relieve toothache pain every day of the week. The most common cause of a toothache, by far, is decay. Better known as cavities, decay happens when acids produced by bacteria destroy a tooth’s enamel and the dentin […]

Why Does Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte – Dr. Christopher A. Bowman Get So Many Patient Referrals?

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Why do so many current patients recommend Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte to friends and family? When you ask a friend or neighbor ‘Who is your dentist?’, the answer is usually followed up with an explanation about whether or not they like their dentist and whether they would recommend them. Patients analyze a dental practice on […]

We Love Patient Referrals!

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At Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte many of our new patients come to us on the recommendation of a current patient. This is, of course, very flattering. It’s important to any dental practice to get new patients, but when they come to us because a current patient is pleased with our care, it is very satisfying. […]

5 Ways To Prevent A Cracked Tooth

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Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and pricey to repair. This post from Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. We have to state the obvious: don’t chew on hard things. Mind-blowing, right? People should steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard nuts, popcorn, and […]