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Chronic Bad Breath? A Dentist in North Raleigh Explains More

February 2, 2018

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Image of bacteria in someone’s breathIt’s Friday night and you’re looking forward to some leisure time after your long week at work. Tonight, in particular, should be fun since you’re headed to a birthday party of one of your good friends. You just have one concern: your breath. No matter how many times you brush and use mouthwash, you just can’t seem to make your bad breath go away. You know you’ll be talking to people up close, so you brush really well right before you head out the door and cross your fingers that this time, it does the trick.

Can you relate to this scenario? If so, you may feel at a loss for what to do. It seems like the obvious solution is good brushing, but if that hasn’t worked what else can you try? Don’t worry – the solution is easier than you may have realized! In this blog, your dentist in north Raleigh explains that gum disease can be a potential cause of your bad breath and what you can do about it.


Your Dentist in North Raleigh Provides Tooth-Colored Fillings

January 4, 2018

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A woman getting her fillings placed.Did you have fillings placed at a young age? If so, there’s a good chance they were made of metal or silver as these were more commonly used in previous decades. While your old dentist emphasized their strength and longevity, they may not have mentioned the possible damage it can cause to your teeth today. Without replacing them, you’re more likely to experience consequences that could have been avoided. Your dentist in North Raleigh is here to lend a hand.


Dentures vs Implants. Dentist in North Raleigh Compares the Two

December 30, 2017

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older man kissing older womanThat time of the year has come again. Duke and UNC are preparing to square off on the parquet floor. You’ve secured your tickets in advance and can’t wait to go. There’s one problem, though, that you just can’t seem to get around. You have missing teeth, which means that you won’t be able to enjoy your favorite snacks during the game like you used to. And if you can’t get the whole experience, it’s just not going to be the same. Since you bought your tickets far enough in advance, you have some time to make a decision about how to address this. You’re considering two options, either dentures or implants, but you’d like to know more about each one. Thankfully, your trusted dentist in North Raleigh has some insight to share on the two procedures.


Brighten Your Smile for Christmas with Your Dentist in North Raleigh

December 12, 2017

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — drlisk @ 3:53 am

before and after teeth whiteningAlthough the holidays are an exciting time of year, you do not look forward to taking pictures with loved ones because you are insecure about the appearance of your teeth. Dark tooth discoloration has caused you to lose your confidence, causing you to often hide your teeth. What if you could restore a bright, white smile just in time for Christmas? Now you can with a professional whitening treatment from your dentist in North Raleigh.

Discover the Different Types of Dental Implants in Raleigh

November 16, 2017

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — drlisk @ 10:36 pm

Illustration of dental implant componentsWhen you suffer from tooth loss, it adds new daily challenges to your life. You can find it difficult to chew many of your favorite foods, like steak. Not to mention, it is easy to feel insecure about the empty spaces in your smile. To replace your missing teeth, you are considering dental implants in North Dallas. This provides a predictable and reliable solution to fill the gaps. Offering over a 95% success rate and the potential to last for a lifetime, you will make a wise investment in your quality of life and confidence. However, there are many different types available, so which is the right option for you?

Questions You Should Ask About Cosmetic Dentistry in Raleigh

November 8, 2017

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smiling woman happyWhether you’re trying to just change a few things about your smile or revamp all of your teeth, you need a cosmetic dentist you can trust.

To find the cosmetic dentist of your dreams, you may need to ask a few questions—not just to your potential dentist, but to yourself, too. After all, choosing to get cosmetic dentistry in North Raleigh is a big decision to make—but so worth it!


Your Dentist in North Raleigh Offers an In-Office Savings Plan

October 24, 2017

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portrait of a family of threeWhen it comes to dental insurance, wouldn’t it be nice if you could say NO to restrictions, limitations, and costly surprises — while also saying YES to a beautiful and healthy smile (at a price you won’t mind paying)?

Of course it would. And that’s why your dentist in North Raleigh is pleased to be offering an in-office savings plan! You can have exceptional, friendly dental care for as low as $349 per year, and kids and families save even more. That’s important savings on preventive dental care, especially — the stuff that keeps your smile clean and healthy for life.


Benefit from Sleep Apnea Therapy in North Raleigh

September 13, 2017

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woman plugging ears from spouse snoringDoes your spouse complain about your loud snoring every night? Maybe you are tired throughout the day because you just cannot seem to sleep soundly? If this sounds familiar, you could be among the 18 million Americans who suffer from a sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. This condition causes numerous pauses in breathing several times while sleeping due to an obstruction in the airway. Without proper treatment, it can have deadly consequences as your risk for health conditions, like cardiovascular disease, significantly increases. To restore your quality of life and to protect your health, you need sleep apnea therapy in North Raleigh.

Protect Your Smile with Sportsguards

August 8, 2017

Young boy in football helmet with sportsguardThe leading cause of tooth loss for patients over the age of 30 is gum disease. What’s the leading cause of tooth loss for patients under 30? Sports related injuries! That’s why you should always wear a protective mouthguard during every match or practice. The best option for complete comfort during your athletic competition is to have a custom guard crafted during your preventive dentistry appointment with a trusted general dentist.

Reasons to Invest in Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

August 5, 2017

woman considering the financial investment of cosmetic dentistry Most of the patients we see are unhappy with some aspect of their smiles. Color, shape, size, or position of teeth, whatever part of your smile you’re unhappy with, there’s a cosmetic dentistry solution that will deliver the flawless, natural-looking smile you’ve always wanted. If the cost of treatment is causing you to hesitate before committing to a cosmetic smile transformation, take a few moments to read this blog about the benefits of investing in your smile.

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