Everyone has heard the expression, you are what you eat. When it comes to your dental health that couldn’t be truer. Sugary foods such as candy and soda contribute to tooth decay. Your oral health is one of the first areas of your body to decline when you have an unhealthy diet according to the...
It’s officially the time of the year that parents love, and most students hate: back to school time! Going back to school can be stressful, especially when you just recently got braces and have no idea how to maintain them while at school. Luckily, we are here to help with this concern. Here are a few tips on how to take care of your braces at school.
Summer has, once again, flown by, meaning the start of the new school year is just around the corner. With back to school time quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to start preparing your smile to be more dazzling than ever. Here are 5 natural ways to whiten your teeth for back to school.
The season of sweltering afternoons, endless outdoor adventures, and enjoyable vacations is finally here: summer! However, with this season of fun and free time comes a variety of potential dental emergencies that can result from everyday summer pastimes, like swimming, beach volleyball, and even chewing ice. Here a few of the most common summer dental...
You may have already started planning your summer vacation and have geared up for all the great time’s summertime has to offer! It’s no surprise that most of us choose to cool down with sweet, cold beverages and ice cream. We wanted to give you a few tips to make sure you keep your teeth...
Do you ever ask yourself questions like “why are regular visits to the dentist really important” or “is going to the dentist really worth it” If you have wondered these questions or similar, keep on reading. We have the answers for you.
For those that wear braces, we understand that it can be a difficult process to properly maintain your braces. Weaving through those wires and brackets with dental floss can be tedious but well worth it if you want to develop a beautiful and healthy smile. But what about water picks? We’ll show you the pros and cons of water flossers.
Experiencing tooth sensitivity is uncomfortable, painful, and causes you to miss out on some of your favorite treats, such as ice cream. Find out what causes tooth sensitivity and how you can help reduce the symptoms.
Six Forks Smiles welcomes our newest Associate Dentist, Dr. Kaushal Gandhi, to the team! She is accepting new patients at our Raleigh office.
Every year, the North Carolina State Fair comes to Raleigh. Here’s a guide to enjoying the fair foods while keeping your teeth healthy as well.