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Teeth whitening with a raleigh cosmetic dentist

Can Teeth Whitening Harm Your Teeth?

Having teeth that are a bit yellowed, stained, or dingy looking can have a serious impact on your confidence. Whether it’s from tobacco, coffee, or just age, your teeth have lost their brightness, and now you avoid smiling in social settings and having your picture taken. You’ve looked into teeth whitening products and having it...

Raleigh dental office reversing receding gums

Can Receding Gums Be Reversed

When you think about your dental health or having a healthy smile, you’re probably just thinking about the condition of your teeth. However, your gums are just as important in having a healthy smile, and receding gums can be a serious health concern.  If you struggle with receding gums, you may be asking, “Can receding...

Emergency dentist in Raleigh

How to Know if You Need Emergency Dental Care

Problems with your teeth can happen at any time and any place. Your tooth feels sensitive to cold and heat seemingly out of nowhere. A tooth breaks while you’re eating something hard. You notice swelling and tenderness at the gumline. When these things happen, you’re not sure if you should get emergency dental care or...

Raleigh family dentist explains what dental fillings are made of

What Are Dental Fillings Made Of?

Dental fillings allow us to safely restore a tooth that has a cavity or decay. Learn what they’re made of and the different materials we use at our Raleigh office!

Everyday Foods That Can Naturally Whiten Teeth

When we talk about how foods affect the color of your teeth, we usually focus on the negative – the foods that stain your teeth or why professional teeth whitening is especially necessary for  coffee and soda drinkers. But there are also foods that can be used for natural teeth whitening, and that’s what we...

Braces in Raleigh

Which Braces are the Best?

Dental braces have come a long way over the past few decades! If you’re looking to have your smile straightened, you’re no longer limited to traditional metal braces. Modern orthodontia offers several options to help you get a smile you’re proud of. At Six Forks Smiles, we offer Invisalign, invisible braces, and 6 month braces...

6 month braces vs traditional braces

6 Month Braces vs Traditional Braces

If you’re embarrassed of the way your crooked or misaligned teeth look when you smile, talk, or laugh, you’re not alone. Many adults aren’t pleased with the look of their teeth, and while some consider traditional, metal braces to straighten their teeth, the majority do not. Whether it’s the look of metal braces or not...

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