Dental Care Tips

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How Sugar-Free Gum can help your Dental Care

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 […]

How Coffee and Soda Can Require Teeth Whitening

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?

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 […]

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Why Do We Need Dental X-rays?

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.

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Fun Facts About Your Teeth

The mouth is a lot more interesting that most people realize. From the invention of the first toothbrush, to modern day dental health statistics, there is a lot more to your teeth and gums than meets the eye.

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What’s Causing Your Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity can make your daily cup of coffee or iced tea less than enjoyable. Your usual brushing and flossing can be painful. Your whole day can be affected by the discomfort in your mouth. So what’s causing the sensitivity? Here are a few possibilities: • Exposure of Dentin – Dentin is the part of […]

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