May 31, 2017
Long before you can probably even remember, you have been brushing your teeth to prevent dental problems, like gum disease and tooth decay. Although you may believe you have been doing an excellent job, most people do not brush their teeth correctly. As a result, your efforts to prevent dental problems are not as effective as you would like. While caring for your teeth seems self-explanatory, questions often remain about how to do so properly. You may not feel comfortable asking your dentist in Mt. Holly. We understand your concern, which is why we have the answers to your top questions to make the most of your oral hygiene routine.
May 1, 2017
You care about your overall health and that of your teeth and gums. While you try to be proactive about your diet to maintain your weight for your overall well-being, there is another important reason you should eat a well-balanced diet. New research shows that obesity is directly linked to increasing your risk for periodontal disease (gum disease). Now, as you work to maintain your weight, you have another goal to focus on—your gum health. With a proper diet and care from your dentist in Mt. Holly, you can promote your health and your smile.
February 15, 2017
Preventive dentistry supports your oral and systemic health. Along with semi-annual dental examinations, professional cleanings brighten smiles and remove the plaque and tartar that lead to cavities and gum disease. Your Lumberton dentist at Mt. Holly Family Dentistry really encourages you to follow this simple guideline for your best smile possible. (more…)
January 21, 2017
As a Mt. Holly dentist, we strongly support the American Dental Association’s recommendation to floss daily. As an integral aspect to dental care to prevent gum disease, flossing removes plaque and tarter accumulations that cannot be reached with a toothbrush. While flossing is highly effective, many tend to experience some discomfort. When tooth or gum pain occurs, you may tend to avoid flossing. However, finding the underlying cause of the discomfort will allow you to floss properly to protect your smile. (more…)
December 20, 2016
Your life centers on routines: work, school, your kids’ soccer schedules. That same discipline must apply to your health, too, with proper nutrition, exercise and taking care of your oral health. The American Dental Association recommends daily flossing and twice daily brushing. The team at Mt. Holly Family Dentistry urges patients to brush their teeth in the morning and at bedtime, too. That nightly discipline really benefits your smile. (more…)
December 7, 2016
The US Department of Health and Human Services says flossing is an important part of daily oral hygiene for patients of all ages. The professional staff at Mt. Holly Family Dentistry says flossing removes sticky, bacteria-filled plaque, protecting your mouth from cavities and gum disease. Flossing is easy, and it’s really effective. Paired with brushing and preventive dental care keeps smiles bright and overall health strong. (more…)
October 3, 2016
Digital dental X-rays are an important diagnostic tool. Uncovering hidden decay, damage to existing restorations and other oral health issues, these modern radiographs release only minute amounts of radiation for better patient safety. Learn why the team at Mt. Holly Family dentistry uses digital X-rays for all their patients.
August 26, 2016
You drink hot coffee, or you brush your teeth and feel a stabbing pain. Most of us experience dental sensitivity every now and then. Usually, it’s no big deal. Other times, it indicates an oral health problem. Mt. Holly dentists, Drs. Greenberg, Ko-Kim, Cygler and Govitrikar, tell patients about tooth sensitivity, how to avoid it and when it needs professional treatment. (more…)
May 19, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate half adult Americans over 30 have periodontal or advanced gum disease. Typified by red, swollen, bleeding gums, periodontitis leads to bone recession and tooth loss and to systemic problems such as diabetes, heart attack, asthma, arthritis, dementia and more. (more…)
April 4, 2016
Want whiter teeth? Of course you do. But your quest for a brighter smile doesn’t necessarily have to lead you to a professional whitening treatment. Your Mt Holly dentist recommends adding these five foods to your diet to help you flash a brighter smile — naturally.