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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...

Teamwork makes proper oral hygiene easier than ever!

Teamwork makes proper oral hygiene easier during orthodontic treatment! Dr. Alison and staff have teamed up with Oral -B and now provide a new tool to assist in good oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment.  Each patient that begins full orthodontic treatment is...

Orthodontics is more than just straightening teeth

Orthodontics can be very important to the long term health of the teeth and the overall well-being of a person. There are several reasons one may decide orthodontic treatment is right for them or a family member.  Orthodontics is more than just straightening teeth!...

Primary teeth and Permanent teeth

Many of you may be asking yourself "What is the difference in taking my child to a pediatric dentist versus a general dentist?" A pediatric dentist has completed additional training and school for the specific needs of treating children. This means that a pediatric...

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....