Sealants Prevent Cavities For Kids

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Regular brushing and flossing are essential in preventing tooth decay. But another valuable tool are dental sealants, available at Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte. Dental sealants are a thin layer of plastic painted onto the chewing surfaces of the molars. Applying them is completely painless, and once they’re on they can prevent eighty percent of cavities…

How a Child’s Diet Affects Their Oral Health

Diet is important to a person’s overall health at every stage of life. It impacts physical, mental, and dental health. At Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte we encourage all our patients to maintain a well-balanced diet. Let’s discuss the benefits of healthy foods for kids, in terms of dental health: Healthy, non-sugary foods can help strengthen…

Protect Your Enamel, Protect Your Teeth

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This message from Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte is about tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, and well-suited to protect your teeth. If you keep your tooth enamel healthy, you will avoid many dental ailments. Your risk of getting cavities goes way down. Your teeth will be less likely to chip…

Teeth Whitening: Do It Right

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It’s not exactly a news flash to say that we’d all like to have a beautiful smile, and the whitest teeth possible. At Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte, teeth whitening is one of the procedures we are asked about the most often. The reality, of course, is that the color of teeth can vary greatly from…

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…

Can Untreated Sleep Apnea Shorten My Life?

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Sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition that can seriously impact your quality of life. It can be treated at name of practice. Chronic Diseases Untreated sleep apnea can cause high blood pressure and other types of heart disease. These conditions, in turn, can bring about a fatal stroke or heart attack. According to…