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…


American Heart Health Month & Your Dentist in Rocky Mount
added on: February 12, 2021

American Heart Health Month is celebrated every February and strives to raise awareness of the prevalence of heart disease in America, as well as offer tips on how to reduce your risk of heart disease. But why is your dentist in Rocky Mount talking about heart health? Great question. The… Read More…


New Study Shows Link Between Alzheimer’s & Gum Disease 
added on: November 12, 2020

National Alzheimer’s Disease Month is recognized every November, and this year is no different. More than 5 million Americans are living with this form of dementia and there’s not much known about what causes it or how to prevent it. But your dentist in Rocky Mount does want to share… Read More…


4 Causes of Gum Pain
added on: June 18, 2020

Many people think that it’s normal for gums to hurt or bleed during brushing or flossing. However, that’s a pretty big misconception. Whenever your gums bleed or are painful, whether this occurs while brushing or not, it’s usually a sign that you should see your dentist in Rocky Mount. Even… Read More…


The Oral Health & Diabetes Connection
added on: November 7, 2019

When you start seeing a new dentist in Rocky Mount, one of the first things you’ll probably have to do is fill out a medical history form. But why? In short, your dentist needs to know what may be affecting your overall health and, in turn, your oral health. Diabetes… Read More…


Why a Healthy Mouth Means a Healthy Body
added on: September 25, 2019

In this latest blog, we’re going to talk a little bit about the big connection between your oral and overall health. What’s going on inside your mouth is almost like a snapshot of what’s going on in the rest of your body.  Let’s take a look at what clues your… Read More…


How Does Vaping Affect Oral Health?
added on: August 22, 2019

By now you’ve probably heard of the relatively recent rise in the popularity of vaping as an alternative to traditional smoking. You’ve probably heard that this new craze isn’t as safe as you may have originally thought. New research suggests that vaping has a direct correlation to an increased risk… Read More…


What Causes Bad Breath?
added on: February 20, 2019

While bad breath can be embarrassing, there may be a bigger cause for concern if it’s something that affects you every day. The team at our dental office in Rocky Mount knows that bad breath can be a temporary problem… or… even a sign of something more serious. Join us… Read More…


Smoking and Your Oral Health
added on: November 7, 2018

By now we all know that smoking is bad for our health. It increases the risk for cancer, heart disease, and numerous other problems throughout the body. Your mouth is no exception. This November, during the Great American Smokeout sponsored by the American Cancer Society, our dental office in Rocky… Read More…


Oral Health for Men
added on: June 8, 2018

The team at our dental office in Rocky Mount encourages all of our patients to see us for a checkup twice a year. But research shows that the American male population doesn’t typically tend to follow that rule of thumb. So this month, in honor of Men’s Health Month, we… Read More…


Can Oral Health Affect Your Heart?
added on: February 22, 2018

February is recognized as American Heart Health Month and is designed to raise awareness of the widespread problem of heart disease in the United States. While this is certainly a valuable promotion, what does it have to do with our Rocky Mount dental office? We’re glad you asked. Join us… Read More…