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What is oral cancer

What Is Oral Cancer?

Dec 11, 2018

Is Oral Cancer Preventable? Learn How to Identify the Signs Today There are many different types of cancer, while non are fully preventable, there are steps you can take that will help to even the playing field against oral cancer. Oral cancer can be completely treatable, but the success of the treatment highly depends on…

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receding gums

Receding Gums and Bleeding Gums

Sep 19, 2018

Receding Gums and Bleeding Gums It’s cause for concern when you experience the symptoms of receding gums, also known as gingival recession. Choosing to speak with a dentist about your receding gums could prevent long-term issues, such as gum disease-causing bacteria buildup and tooth and gum damage, that will cost a lot of money to repair, and a…

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Help! I Need an Emergency Dentist, Now What?

Aug 14, 2018

I Need an Emergency Dentist, Now What? Accidents happen. And while every tooth-related accident does not require emergency dental services, others indeed demand the immediate attention of a dentist. When serious accidents happen to your teeth, it pays to have an emergency dentist you know and trust just a phone call away.  If you need an emergency…

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Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco

Smokeless Tobacco: The Facts & The Effects on Your Teeth and Gums

Jul 12, 2018

The Facts & The Effects of Tobacco Most people are aware that smoking cigarettes can cause profound damage to your health and appearance, but few know that the effect that smokeless tobacco has on teeth and gums can be just as devastating. Tobacco use has a long history in North Carolina, and some people have dropped the…

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What are Invisalign Braces?

May 22, 2018

What Is Invisalign? Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that straightens teeth without the use of metal braces. Invisalign is a series of custom-made clear braces that cover your teeth and gently pull them into the proper position over time. Because they are clear and can be taken on and off, they are less noticeable than traditional…

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Are Dental Veneers Permanent?

Are Dental Veneers Permanent?

May 9, 2018

Are Veneers Permanent? Did you know that the first facial expression a baby makes is smiling and it begins as early as when the child is in the womb? It’s human nature to smile. Research shows that this simple act boosts your immune system, reduces your blood pressure, exercises important face muscles, and makes you…

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Sugar Substitutes cookies

Do Sugar Substitutes Help Prevent Dental Cavities During the Sweet-filled Holiday Season?

Dec 29, 2017

The holiday season is one of the best times of the year, but it can also be one of the worst for your diet—or your teeth. One reason nearly everyone loves the holidays is that of the abundant amount of treats available to satisfy your sweet tooth. Many try to avoid the work candy bowl…

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How Much Does a Dental Crown Cost in North Carolina?

Apr 17, 2017

Dental crowns are a very common part of dental health today. Although dental crowns are a common staple of the dental industry, and a procedure that we see at Friendly Dentistry in Greensboro, NC, there are still many questions that people may have regarding this dental procedure. Some common questions that patients have are: These are…

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Helpful Tips for Cleaning Teeth with Braces

Apr 10, 2017

Just like anything else involving your dental health, wearing braces is a long-term commitment. Those braces will be part of your life for the next six months to two years so proper teeth and braces care will be vital to the overall long-term health of your teeth and gums. Braces make brushing your teeth very…

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What are dental crowns made of

What Are Dental Crowns Made Of?

Feb 15, 2017

Dental crowns can be constructed out of a variety of materials including stainless steel, gold, porcelain-fused-to-metal, all-resin, and all-porcelain. What material the dental crown is made of can help to match your specific dental needs as well as determine the cost of crown procedure. Types of Crowns From porcelain to metal alloys, there are many different types of crowns…

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