How To Properly Select The Right Toothbrush Did You know that the average person spends over 24 hours each year just brushing their teeth? With that much time spent, it is important to have the necessary tools to have healthy teeth and gums. We will show you how to properly select the right toothbrush […]
Dental Care Tips
Research Shows Many Americans Skip Dentist Due to Cost New research by the HealthDay Reporter has indicated that Americans are more likely to skip dental care due to cost than any other form of health care. This trend is most common in working-age adults, 13% of whom skipped recommended dental care due to the costs […]
Why Your Raleigh Dentist Recommends Chewing Gum Many of our Raleigh Dentist clients at Six Forks Smiles often ask what else they can do to help their dental health. While it might seem surprising, there are actually certain types of gum that can aid in cleaning your teeth. The important distinction is that not all […]
At our Raleigh Dentist Office, one of the requests we receive the most often is a request for teeth whitening. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry did a survey that found that if people could improve one thing about their smiles, most people would choose to improve the whiteness of their teeth. At Six Forks […]
Why Get Six Month Braces? In a previous blog post we answered the question “what are Six Month Braces?” As a quick recap, they are short-term braces meant to correct small imbalances in tooth alignment. Many people wonder why they would want to get these short-term braces instead of a procedure like Invisalign. In this blog […]
Routine cleanings only scratch the surface of your dental examination! Regular x-rays are also needed to get a full picture of your tooth and their interior health.
For straighter teeth by the holidays, try Six Month Braces! Six Forks Smiles offers a summer promotion for adult braces to help you quickly realign your smile.
In addition to daily brushing and flossing, your diet can contribute to your smile! Certain foods can help reduce plaque buildup while fortifying enamel.
Flossing once a day is an important part of your routine! Learn more about how flossing each day can give you a beautiful smile and a healthier mouth.
It’s not uncommon for patients to admit they wish they practiced better teeth and mouth cleaning habits. People who have demanding jobs are sometimes the worst offenders in maintaining consistent healthy mouth habits.