How Does Aging Affect the Health of Your Teeth?
added on: March 20, 2020
aging and smile

Aging has its benefits, but there are trade-offs. As we grow older, our bodies require a little more upkeep. When it comes to oral health and teeth, there’s no exception. Fortunately, there are some measures you can take to protect your teeth as you grow older. Increased Risk of Tooth… Read More…

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Dental Health and Breastfeeding
added on: March 2, 2020
mom and baby

Given the possible expense of dental braces and additional orthodontic procedures, who would not want to give their baby every potential advantage when it comes to healthy bite alignment? Several studies — the latest of which was published inside the August 2017 Journal of the American Dental Association issue —… Read More…

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See Your Future Smile with Digital Imaging
added on: February 25, 2020

When you make the decision to enhance or correct your smile, it is often challenging to determine beforehand exactly what type of outcome to expect. After all, your smile is a very personal thing, and changing that smile may feel as if you are changing your identity. That is where… Read More…

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What is Restorative Dentistry?
added on: February 3, 2020
open mouth dental exam

“Restorative dentistry” is a term dentists use to define how they replace damaged or missing teeth. Crowns, fillings, implants and bridges are common restorative choices. The objective includes bringing back your natural smile, as well as preventing oral health problems in the future. Why restorative dentistry treatments are critical Filling… Read More…

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Sedation Dentistry Can Ease Your Anxiety
added on: December 3, 2019

Good oral health care is critical to healthy teeth and a healthy body. Dentistry innovations have made it easier to keep your teeth longer. But millions experience high anxiety when going to the dentist. Rather than avoiding your trip to the dental office, request information about sedation dentistry. If you’re… Read More…

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What To Expect During Your First Dentist Visit
added on: November 20, 2019
first visit to dentist

For some kiddos, a first dental visit can be exciting. However, many children can have a fear of the dentist since it’s an unfamiliar environment and a new experience. Introducing children to the dentist early (by three years old) can help ease angst and set them up for a lifetime… Read More…

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Bridge the Gap with the Help of Phelps Dental
added on: November 5, 2019
man smiling phelps dental wilmington nc

There are many reasons why someone might be missing their teeth. Regardless of whether a tooth was removed due to excessive decay or it was lost due to an injury, missing teeth are one of the biggest complaints at the dentist office. While getting teeth replaced can greatly boost confidence… Read More…

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3 Easy Tips to Help Tackle Your Dental Fear
added on: October 22, 2019
young woman in dental chair

This time of year, there’s football and Halloween fun festivities. There’s also a lot of fright and anxiety going on, and your dentist in Wilmington isn’t referring to haunted houses and ghosts. We’re talking to the patients who genuinely dread having a dental appointment looming on their calendar like a… Read More…

We Tried These Three Things & Our Sugar Cravings Stopped
added on: October 11, 2019
bowl of chocolates

Just like you, your dentist in Wilmington is overwhelmed this time of year by the amount of sugary Halloween treats on the market. Did you ever notice how much candy there is at every single store, from pharmacies to supermarkets? Where does it all go? (We sure would like to… Read More…

3 Tips for Understanding the Mouth/Body Connection
added on: September 24, 2019
wellness concept

Have you ever heard someone talk about the connection between your body, mind, and soul? Your dentist in Wilmington thinks that maybe our mouths should be included with this special connection, too. The fact is that current research and dental technologies are continuing to evolve and improve. As this happens,… Read More…

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