November 23, 2020
Believe it or not, the new year is only a few weeks away. As you shop for the perfect gifts and decorate for winter, you’re going to be surrounded by a variety of foods. If you’re not careful, the holidays can leave a lasting mark on your smile. Your dentist in North Raleigh has a list of the worst and best holiday foods to keep your teeth healthy.
November 8, 2020
Believe it or not, the end of the year is almost here. As you shop for the perfect gifts and decorate for the holidays, the last thing on your mind is your dental insurance. Although you’ll be busier over the next few weeks, it’s best to prioritize a visit with your dentist in North Raleigh before the year ends. When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, you’re going to lose any dental benefits you haven’t used. Don’t throw money down the drain. Here are 5 tips to maximize your policy before it expires.
August 8, 2017
The 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.
August 5, 2017
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.
June 7, 2017
Do you snore excessively at night due to breathing difficulties? If so, you probably do not sleep very well either. If this situation sounds familiar, you could be suffering from a condition known as sleep apnea. The disorder results from the airways collapsing, causing numerous pauses in breathing various times throughout the night. While the obstruction makes it difficult to breathe, the interruptions also decreases your sleep quality. You will quickly notice various aspects of your life start to decline. However, you will also face serious and potentially deadly health complications as well. To breathe easier and to sleep better, you need to visit your North Raleigh dentist, Dr. Philip Lisk, for treatment.
January 27, 2017
Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular and innovative cosmetic dental treatments available today. Covering a wide range of aesthetic issues, these tooth-shaped, wafer-thin shells of translucent ceramic disguise the front side of teeth marred by stains, alignment problems and fractures. Could porcelain veneers from Dr. Philip A. Lisk in North Raleigh improve your smile?
January 9, 2017
Every year, more and more Baby Boomers become senior citizens. As this segment of the population ages, the range of health is noticeable—some 95-year-olds look and feel 65, and some 65-year-olds look and feel 95. One thing all seniors can do to better ensure their well being and possibly their longevity, too, is take good care of their teeth. There’s a lot to be done to help seniors avoid tooth loss and dental disease. Read on to learn about what North Raleigh dentist Dr. Lisk recommends.