Mt. Holly Family Dentistry
October 27, 2017
Is candy more of a common snack for you rather than an occasional treat? If so, your dental health may be suffering from tooth decay and develop cavities. Your dentist in Lumberton is here to help you better understand tooth decay so that you can avoid cavities in the future.
October 21, 2017
If you have missing teeth, you’ve probably heard about dental implants. Dental implants are one of the most revolutionary ways to replace teeth, but they do take some preparation from you and your dentist in Lumberton. Not everyone is the right candidate for them. In fact, you may not be the perfect candidate for dental implants if you’re:
- Young because your mouth hasn’t stopped developing.
- Currently pregnant.
- A tobacco user or not willing to quit using tobacco products.
- An alcohol or substance abuser.
- Someone who has received high-dose radiation treatment of the head or neck.
- Someone with chronic diseases or systemic problems.
Even if you’re not the best candidate for dental implants, there are many ways to replace your missing teeth! Learn all about tooth replacement here!
October 7, 2017
Have you seen an extreme makeover TV show and seen first hand how a person’s life can completely change with better confidence in their appearance? Sometimes you find yourself thinking, “Wow, I wish I could have a smile makeover!” Good news: we’re here to help you better understand how simply visiting a cosmetic dentist in Lumberton can help you achieve the aesthetic goals you have.
September 14, 2017
Did you know your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, and it’s also one of the main physical attributes people remember after meeting someone new? It’s true! In fact, a social media poll indicated that those who have beautiful smiles were perceived as smarter, healthier, wealthier, and younger. In fact, research indicates that people who have attractive smiles are thought to be about ten years young on average. That’s not too shabby. If you want to take a sip from the fountain of youth, a visit to your local cosmetic dentist may be just what you’re looking for.
September 10, 2017
Dentistry has been around for thousands of years. When it first began, it was a brutal profession that often left patients in pain. We’re happy to say that dentistry has evolved! Thanks to modern technology, your dentist in Lumberton can make sure you’re comfortable and relaxed while you get those pearly whites worked on. Here are just a few examples of the innovations we use to create a positive experience for everyone who comes into our office.
August 15, 2017
There are few things as refreshing as a cold, carbonated beverage. However, you already know that soda is bad for your body and your teeth because of all the sugar that’s packed into it. But what about carbonated beverages that aren’t so sweet, like seltzer water? It’s nice that it’s not loaded with sugar, but it isn’t a safe bet for your pearly whites. Your dentist near Lumberton explains why.
August 4, 2017
Toothpicks call to mind images of cool guys in movies — what are they trying to get out from between their teeth anyway? Or, you might think of trays of delicious hors d’oeuvres that float around at weddings and your annual company holiday party. But do you use toothpicks to clean your own teeth? Your dentist in Lumberton advises you not to. Here’s why.
July 10, 2017
Did you know that your crooked smile could be causing your smile to deteriorate over time? There are many reasons why having an aligned smile is important besides aesthetics. Let’s take a look at what straightening options we offer at Mt. Holly Family dentistry. Whether it be porcelain veneers in Lumberton or even Invisalign, we have the options you need to improve the alignment of your teeth.
July 5, 2017
Everyone has different types of teeth that are distinctive when it comes to their shapes, function, and how they help keep your mouth stable. Teeth work together to help patients chew and digest food as well as speak properly. Teeth help patients feel confident in their smile and enhance your overall health. Your dentist in Lumberton knows the more patients that are aware of everything our teeth do for them, they’re more likely to take good care of them. So how well do you know your teeth? As an adult, you have 32 teeth, each of which has its own distinguished shape that optimizes its function.
June 25, 2017
It’s 3 a.m. and you’ve been awakened again with the telltale nudge in the side. Your partner is awake too, and once again they are frustrated about your loud snoring. This has been happening more frequently lately, and no one is happy when they can’t get any rest. Snoring is often a sign of deeper problems such as sleep apnea, and here’s why sleep apnea therapy in Lumberton might be right for you.