Dental Blog & Tips from Friendly Dentistry

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Chewing Ice: What’s the Big Deal!? Dentists Say Don’t Do It

Chewing ice isn’t bad for you, right?  It’s just water, so what’s the worst that could happen?  Actually, chewing on ice can seriously damage your teeth. […]
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About Gum Disease

  Brushing your teeth does more than just clean your pearly whites; it also keeps your gums healthy.  Gum care is very important for oral health […]
Root Canal: Greensboro Dentists' Opinion

Root Canals Aren’t So Scary: Here’s What to Expect

Patients generally dread the thought of needing a “root canal,” especially if they’ve never had one. It might be very intimidating, but don’t be afraid of […]
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What is it Like to Get a Tooth Filling?

Getting a new tooth filling may not be your favorite thing to do, but it is much better than losing a tooth due to tooth decay.  […]
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Stop grinding your teeth! Here’s How to Stop Teeth Grinding

When stressed or frustrated, you may unknowingly grind your teeth.  Grinding your teeth, also known as bruxing, is very hard on your teeth and your jaw.  […]
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What to do for a Chipped Tooth

You’re having fun in the sun, laughing, smiling, and horsing around when the unfortunate happens:  you fall and chip your tooth!  Your teeth are strong, but […]

DIY Mouthwash: Is It Effective?

Do It Yourself (DIY) projects have been popping up all over the place.  One common project we’ve seen show up a lot is DIY Mouthwash. How […]
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DIY Toothpaste

DIY Mouthwash, and this week we’re talking about DIY toothpaste! (Looking for the recipes? Scroll to the bottom of this post). Toothpaste is a crucial element […]
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What to Expect with Sedation Dentistry

You have a dental procedure coming up and you’re going over the anesthetic options.  Local anesthetics hurt when they’re applied, but being completely put under might […]
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Halloween Dental Care Tips

It’s October- a month of cooler weather, turning leaves and buckets full of Halloween candy!  As everyone enjoys their Halloween treats this year, we’ve gathered a few tips that everyone […]