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Nicotine effects oral health

Nicotine has a negative effect on your teeth and oral health.   Many people are aware that the use of nicotine can cause yellowing or staining of the teeth. These color changes are just one of the consequences to a person's dental health attributed to smoking....

Gingivitis

Gingivitis: More serious than just bleeding gums When a patient comes in with red puffy gums, this is referred to as gingivitis. This occurs when plaque, which is bacteria and food remains, is allowed to remain on the teeth and gum line for an extended amount of time....

Dental Supply Drive

USO and North Carolina Dental Society-Dental Supply Drive Reid and Reid in conjunction with the North Carolina Dental Society and the USO of NC are supporting our troops at Ft. Bragg. We are currently collecting new and unused dental supplies in the office. These...

Third Molars/Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are also called third molars. Third molars typically come in (erupt into the mouth) between the ages of 17-25 years. However the number of third molars that may erupt varies from 0-4. Third Molar Fun Facts Third molars helped our ancestors grind plant...

Proper elastics wear=desired teeth movement

Elastic wear is important during orthodontic treatment! Elastics/rubber bands are often necessary for proper teeth movement during orthodontic treatment.  Braces can not always move teeth into the proper place without an assist from elastics. It is often the case for...

Teeth Whitening

Achieving a bright white smile! Patients often want to know how to get a "bright white" smile. The good news is that there is more than one way to achieve this "bright" smile. Custom Tray Bleaching A very popular method of achieving the "bright white" smile is  teeth...

Nicotine effects oral health

Nicotine has a negative effect on your teeth and oral health.   Many people are aware that the use of nicotine can cause yellowing or staining of the teeth. These color changes are just one of the consequences to a person's dental health attributed to smoking....

Gingivitis

Gingivitis: More serious than just bleeding gums When a patient comes in with red puffy gums, this is referred to as gingivitis. This occurs when plaque, which is bacteria and food remains, is allowed to remain on the teeth and gum line for an extended amount of time....