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Is a Lost Filling a Dental Emergency?
added on: August 21, 2018
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Our dental office in Hickory understands that losing or breaking a filling can be scary. It may even be a little painful. But many times a lost filling isn’t a dental emergency. However, with that said, it’s still important to treat it appropriately and in a timely manner. We’re here… Read More…


Foods For Dentures: What to Try, What to Avoid
added on: November 10, 2016
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With the holidays just around the corner, there are going to be tempting foods and beverages hitting the dinner table and gracing party spreads. This can pose a real challenge with patients who rely on full or partial dentures. My Hickory dental office knows that some foods (no matter how… Read More…


Top 3 Signs You May Need a Root Canal
added on: July 20, 2016
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Root canal — two simple words that can invoke a whole lot of apprehension and sometimes even fear. But the truth is, if you’re experiencing tooth pain so severe that a root canal is needed, the procedure actually relieves the pain. But how do you know if the pain you… Read More…


Come On Man, Visit Your Hickory Dentist!
added on: June 22, 2016
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When we say “man,” we really do mean men. Guys. Dudes. Call them whatever you’d like, truth is, this blog is for them. We’re not trying to single out the male population, but statistically they’re less likely to regularly visit the dentist. At my Hickory dental office, we weren’t exactly… Read More…


What’s the Difference Between Silver and White Fillings?
added on: April 11, 2016
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If you’re like the majority of Americans, chances are you’ve needed to have a cavity filled at least once in your life, and that’s ok. There are several options for filling a cavity, and they’re all successful at helping to keep your teeth healthy. But while all types of fillings… Read More…


Can Your Smile Affect Your Career?
added on: January 20, 2016
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While we’d love to believe that looks aren’t everything, the truth is, they mean a lot. Especially when it comes to your smile. In fact, research has shown a direct correlation between a pretty smile and a successful career. Unfortunate? Yes. Truthful? Also yes. At my Hickory dental office, we’d… 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…


The Importance of Proper Denture Care
added on: November 18, 2015

If you’re missing some or all of your teeth, you may have selected to replace them with a denture. While dentures may seem like a simple solution to replace missing teeth, there’s actually a detailed maintenance routine necessary to keep your dentures fitting well and to keep your mouth healthy…. Read More…