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 17, 2017
Throughout your life, you have been proactive about caring for your teeth to prevent dental problems. However, even with the best of efforts, damage can still occur, which may require the use of a crown to resolve. Although dental crowns are commonly used in restorative dentistry, such as to fix a broken tooth, they can also be used to protect a weakened tooth or in cosmetic dentistry to improve the appearance of your smile. Often, they are used along with other dental procedures, like a root canal or dental bridge. Not matter the reason behind your need for the restoration, you may be a bit concerned about the procedure. As your dentist in North Raleigh, Dr. Philip Lisk, wants you to feel at ease about the treatment. He has the information you need to learn what to expect during your appointment.
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.