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Oral Health Risks for Seniors
added on: June 27, 2018
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Our Hickory dental office cares for patients throughout all stages of life and understands that patients of different ages have different needs. We also want our patients to know that oral health risks change with every birthday. Today, we focus on those risks that can affect the senior population. Discolored… Read More…


American Heart Health Month & Its Link to Dentistry
added on: February 13, 2018
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You may be wondering why your dentist in Hickory is choosing to talk about heart health. As a dedicated member of your medical team, we’re not only concerned with keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but rather we’re committed to keeping your whole body healthy. And it just so happens… Read More…


Can All This Holiday Stress Affect Your Oral Health?
added on: November 27, 2017
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Every year around this time, we begin the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Coordinating schedules, braving the crowds at the grocery store and in the mall, cooking meals, and all the craziness that comes along with preparing for the holidays is bound to increase stress levels. But during a… Read More…


Top 7 Things You Should Know About Oral Health
added on: August 29, 2017
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At our dental office in Hickory, we’re all about preventive dental care and doing everything we can to keep our patients’ smiles healthy. We also believe in educating our neighbors about oral health. After all, the more you know, the healthier you can be. Check out the top seven things… Read More…


4 Habits That Are Destroying Your Teeth
added on: July 25, 2017
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Even if you brush twice a day, floss each night, and visit our dental office in Hickory at least twice a year, you may be doing other things that could be damaging your smile… and you may not even know it. Today we’d like to talk about some of the… Read More…


All About Gum Recession
added on: July 11, 2017
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At our dental office in Hickory, we tend to put a lot of focus on our patients’ teeth and any concerns they have in relation to the appearance of their smiles. But there’s so much more to consider when evaluating overall oral health. The gums, for example, are one area… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Heart Health Month
added on: February 14, 2017
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Each February, we celebrate National Heart Health Month. Heart Health Month’s purpose is to increase awareness of just how big of a problem heart disease actually is, and educate the population on ways to decrease the risk of developing heart disease. At our dental office in Hickory, we’d like to… Read More…


2016 – It’s the Year to get Serious About Dental Health
added on: December 16, 2015

Everyone is busy gearing up for a new year. Here at my Hickory dental office, we’ve been working on our New Year’s resolution lists too. What’s on yours? More exercise? More time to relax? A new hobby? Whatever is on your list already, I’d like to suggest that you add… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Gum Disease
added on: August 17, 2015

Gum disease, or periodontitis, may be linked to heart disease and stroke. It may also make diabetes even more difficult to live with, and even cause you to lose your teeth. But here’s the good news: With regular professional cleaning appointments, we spot gum disease early, when it’s easiest to… Read More…