Patient Education

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Greenville, NC Dentist
...We believe our patients should receive as much information as possible in order to make informed and educated decisions regarding their oral health and possible treatment options...

New Patients
...For your first visit, along with the forms, please bring your insurance information, a form of identification, and any questions or concerns you have regarding your oral health...

Dental Services
...We believe informed patients make the best decisions about their oral health, which is why we offer a detailed description of your options regarding restorations, crowns and bridges, and esthetic dentistry...

About Us
...Our dentists and staff are certified and trained in a number of state-of-the-art oral health care techniques, and we work passionately to meet the needs of our patients...

Welcome Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

Think You're Too Old for Orthodontics? Read This
...Yes, orthodontic treatment can transform your smile — but it can also improve your oral health...

Toothbrushing Tips
...Your toothbrush is the primary tool to maintain oral health on a daily basis, so here are some tips to keep in mind: Brush gently twice a day, every day, for two minutes each time using a soft toothbrush...

Winter Tooth Tips
...Staying well hydrated keeps your gums and teeth moist and helps you produce more saliva, which is key to good oral health and fresh breath...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Age One Dental Visit” and “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...We would like to see every child get off to an equally good start! If you have questions about your child’s oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Caps, Gowns and Smiles for High School Graduation
...Many graduates will be moving away to attend college, and an oral exam and cleaning now can help ensure that they will embark on this next phase of life in good oral health...

Get Your Vitamins the Natural Way for Optimum Dental Health
Along with daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits, a balanced and nutritious diet is another key part of great oral health...

10 Tips to Tame Bad Breath
...A coated tongue can be a source of bad breath, so brush your tongue as well as your teeth or use a tongue scraper, which can be purchased in the oral health aisle of your local pharmacy...

Your Regular Dental Visits Might Change if You've had Gum Disease
...While everyone should take their oral health seriously, there's even greater reason to increase your vigilance if you've already had gum disease...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Bulimia Nervosa
People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well...

Wisdom Teeth
...Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... A good way to help your oral health between brushing is chewing sugarless gum; this stimulates your body's production of saliva, a powerful chemical that actually neutralizes plaque formation and rinses decay-causing food particles and debris from your mouth...

Women and Tooth Care
Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health...

Nutrition and Your Teeth
It has long been known that good nutrition and a well-balanced diet is one of the best defenses for your oral health...

Extractions
...  Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Your First Dental Visit
... Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... You have the responsibilityto adhere to regular home oral health care recommendations...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...