What Should I Do About My Nighttime Teeth Grinding?
added on: May 25, 2022

You wake up at least a few times a week with soreness in your jaw and a dull ache in your head. Are you dehydrated? Did you bite down too hard on something? Did you sleep in an awkward position? While all of these things are entirely possible, did you… Read More…


Don’t Take a Vacation From Your Dental Care This Summer
added on: May 6, 2022

Summer in Rocky Mount is one of the most exciting times to call this area home, with so many places to visit and things to do. When summer rolls around, it can be super easy to get out of our regular routines, including how you take care of your teeth… Read More…


How Often Should You Use Mouthwash?
added on: April 27, 2022

It’s a well-known fact that your dentist in Rocky Mount recommends that everyone brush their teeth twice a day and floss once a day. But what about mouthwash? Should mouthwash be a part of your everyday oral hygiene routine? If so, how often should you use it?  Benefits of Mouthwash Mouthwash… Read More…


Will Bad Breath Ever Go Away? 
added on: March 17, 2022

Bad breath is an incredibly common complaint of dental patients. In fact, an estimated 60 million Americans are affected by bad breath. But just because it’s common and you’re not alone doesn’t mean that it’s not something that you shouldn’t be concerned about. The truth is bad breath can be… Read More…


Why Do Some People Get White Spots On Their Teeth?
added on: February 23, 2022

Everyone wants a bright, white smile. But not everyone wants teeth that have spotty areas of even whiter patches. However, this is incredibly common. But why do some people get white spots on their teeth? Can you remove them? Are they anything to worry about? Here’s the lowdown from your… Read More…


Oral Health Warning Signs of a Heart Attack
added on: February 9, 2022

Your mouth and your heart may seem to have little in common, but there is actually an intricate relationship between oral health and cardiovascular health. In fact, a number of the symptoms people experience with their oral health can be early warning signs of a heart condition. This is one… Read More…


Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures
added on: January 25, 2022

Cosmetic dentistry involves fixing any of the imperfections that you don’t like about your smile, such as cracked or stained teeth, or crooked or missing teeth. There are many different types of cosmetic dentistry procedures that can help fix a variety of dental concerns. In this blog, we’ll discuss some… Read More…


Which is Better, String Floss or a Water Flosser?
added on: January 13, 2022

If you’re debating on whether to buy string floss or a water flosser, you’re probably wondering if there’s really a difference between the two. After all, there are dozens of types of products out there that claim to help keep your teeth clean, but all of them have pros and… Read More…


Post-Filling Pain: What’s Normal, What’s Not
added on: December 29, 2021

Cavities are one of the most common dental issues your dentist in Rocky Mount treats every day, especially for patients with a bit of a sweet tooth. Fortunately, fillings today are more convenient, comfortable, and affordable than ever. However, sometimes there’s a little sensitivity post-filling treatment. While the discomfort is… Read More…


So Much Sugar! Tips on How to Cut Back on the Holiday Sweets
added on: December 15, 2021

Happy Holidays from all of your friends at our Rocky Mount dental office! As we all celebrate and gather again with our loved ones, there tends to be an abundance of something other than love, and that’s sugary sweets. We all know what sugar can do to your smile, but… Read More…


Why Does It Hurt When I Touch My Tooth? 
added on: November 24, 2021

Nearly everyone experiences some type of tooth sensitivity at some point in their life. Usually, this sensitivity comes and goes when teeth are exposed to food or drinks that are hot or cold. However, it may be more concerning if you experience tooth sensitivity or pain when you chew, brush,… Read More…


The 5 Most Effective Ways to Strengthen Teeth
added on: November 8, 2021

Tooth enamel is one of the strongest substances in the body, which means it’s excellent at protecting teeth. However, tooth enamel can be weakened over time which can increase the risk of developing cavities, cracks, and other problems. Luckily, your dentist in Rocky Mount has some great tooth-strengthening techniques to help… Read More…


Do Veneers Ruin Your Teeth? 
added on: October 27, 2021

When you think about the best smile you’ve ever seen, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you probably think of celebrities with perfectly straight, bright white, and gorgeously symmetrical smiles. Chances are, these smiles may have had some type of cosmetic dentistry to look more beautiful. One… Read More…


Use Your Dental Benefits Before 2022! 
added on: October 14, 2021

It’s October, which often means the beginning of all things autumn. But, it also means the end of the year is quickly approaching and will be here before you know it. If you have dental insurance that resets on the first of the year, your dentist in Rocky Mount wants… Read More…


How to Properly Brush & Floss Your Teeth
added on: September 22, 2021

Proper dental hygiene is an absolute must to prevent cavities, gingivitis, and other issues with your teeth and gums. If you don’t pay attention to your teeth and gums on a regular basis, you could find yourself with major problems in the future. If you’re unsure of your current level… Read More…


What Happens If You Don’t Go To The Dentist? 
added on: September 9, 2021

Many people avoid going to their dentist in Rocky Mount regularly, and it’s not uncommon for people to only visit when they’re experiencing a problem. But, if you visit your dentist regularly, and choose the right oral care products, you’ll be able to avoid some of the worst issues that… Read More…


What’s Important To Keep In Mind When Visiting The Dentist As We Age
added on: August 20, 2021

While we all hope to avoid tooth problems and issues as we age, this isn’t always possible, no matter how much you take care of your teeth. As your body changes, you may need more help from your dentist in Rocky Mount in order to maintain your oral health. Here… Read More…


What is the Sugar Content in Popular Food and Drinks?
added on: August 13, 2021

Do you know what the sugar content is in your favorite drinks and foods? Many people drink and eat more sugar than they realize, so it’s important to understand how much of the sweet stuff is in the foods and drinks you consume. Luckily, your dentist in Rocky Mount is… Read More…


Does Drinking Through A Straw Protect Teeth?
added on: July 22, 2021

When it comes to maintaining good oral health, every little bit counts. This includes making sure you brush your teeth twice a day, floss everyday, and see your dentist in Rocky Mount at least every six months. But there are other small changes you can make in your daily life… Read More…


Do White or Silver Fillings Last Longer?
added on: July 12, 2021

Most Americans have had or will have at least one cavity in their lifetime. In fact, the CDC estimates that about 90% of U.S. adults have already had a cavity. When patients develop a cavity, often the best way to fix it is with a dental filling. Most dental offices… Read More…


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