Dr. Emily Snapp & Dr. Summer Suttles
10027 Park Cedar Drive, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28210
Current Patients 704-752-0500 | New Patients: 704-504-7795

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Posted in Dental HygieneGeneral DentistryPreventative Dentistry
Every October the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program (WOHP) sponsor National Dental Hygiene Month to both recognize talented dental hygienists everywhere and to drive awareness to the importance of practicing proper oral hygiene. Of course this is a celebration our Charlotte dental office can certainly get behind.   The Daily 4 Each year there’s a new theme surrounding National Dental Hygiene Month and for 2017, the focus is on the four crucial parts to a healthy oral health...
Posted in Oral Health TipsPreventative DentistryTMJ Treatment
Dental night guards are usually recommended for patients who suffer from nighttime tooth grinding, also known as bruxism. According to the American Dental Association, bruxism affects around 10-15% Americans, so it’s a pretty common problem. While night guards are typically the treatment of choice for bruxism patients, our dental office in Charlotte would like to explain why, how they help, and options you may have. Why is a Night Guard Used to Treat Bruxism? Many people who grind their teeth do so during sleep when they are unaware...
Posted in Charlotte DentistsGeneral DentistrySouth Charlotte Dentists
Nobody necessarily wants to embark on the journey of finding a new dentist. But occasionally, it’s just what we have to do. Longtime dentists retire, jobs require us to move, and a variety of life’s situations sometimes make it necessary to seek out a new dentist. However, finding the right new dentist can be a difficult process. With so many practices in your neighborhood all offering similar services, how do you know which dentist to choose? Follow this handy guide below to help find the best dentist in Charlotte for you.   Ask...
Posted in General DentistryOral Health TipsTop Dental Tips
The team at our dental office in Charlotte is dedicated to caring for our patients’ smiles, both while they’re in the office and in between appointments. We’re also focused on educating our neighbors about oral health so we can do our part in creating a healthy community. In this blog, we want to cover some of the top things that are most important for our patients to know. Check them out…     A proper oral hygiene routine at home is just as important as your bi-annual dental appointments. We typically...
Posted in Children's DentistryDental ExamsPediatric DentistryPreventative Dentistry
As we all gear up to head back to school, loading up on folders, notebooks, pencils, and backpacks, the team at our dental office in Charlotte wants to send a friendly reminder to our patients and neighbors about the importance of getting your child (or yourself) to the dentist before school starts. Dental Checkups Help with Overall Health, Too While we encourage all of our patients to see us at least biannually, we also like to see them prior to starting a new school year. Visits to your dentist in Charlotte not only help keep...
Posted in General DentistryOral Health TipsRestorative DentistryTop Dental Tips
At our dental office in Charlotte, we like to focus on preventive dental care to ensure the health of our neighbors. This usually means seeing us for regular dental visits at least every six months and following a proper hygiene routine at home. But there are other things you may be doing on a daily basis that are harming your smile and you don’t even know it. In this week’s blog, we’d like to cover the top 10 most common habits that ruin teeth. Brushing Too Hard – Your dentist in Charlotte recommends brushing your teeth...
Posted in Gum DiseaseOral Health TipsPreventative Dentistry
Receding gums is one of the most common ailments that the patients at our dental office in Charlotte experience. While gum recession is treatable, it can still be painful and sometimes scary to wonder what is going on inside your mouth. In this blog, we’re going to cover how to spot signs of gum recession and some of the reasons as to why this happens in the first place. Why Do Gum Recede? Let’s first take a look at why gum recession happens so we can better understand what it is and how to prevent it. While there are numerous...
Posted in Family DentistryGeneral DentistryPreventative Dentistry
  Did you know that your teeth actually tell a fairly accurate, somewhat detailed story about who you are? They can give away your age, your hygiene habits, and so much more. At our dental office in Charlotte, we love meeting and treating smiles of all ages for this very reason. Now let’s take a moment to find out what your teeth are trying to tell you! What’s Your Dental Identity? The way your teeth are shaped and even positioned can reveal the details about your personal dental identity. Here’s how it all breaks down: Central...
Posted in Dental ExamsDental HygieneGeneral Dentistry
Has it been a few months or a few years since you’ve seen a dentist? It’s OK. Really! Going to the dentist, no matter how long it’s been since your last checkup, should never be a discomforting or unnerving experience. Our dental office in Charlotte will make sure you feel comfortable and at home from the moment you walk in the door. No matter what the reason may be for your lapse in treatment, there’s no time better than now to see a dentist and get checked out. No Lectures, Please No matter what age you are, getting lectured...
Posted in Dental CrownsDental FillingsGeneral DentistryOral Health Tips
At our dental office in Charlotte, you’ll hear us talk a lot about the importance of regular dental cleanings at least every six months as well as having a healthy at-home oral hygiene routine of brushing twice a day and flossing once a day. But besides keeping your teeth clean, there’s another way you can help ensure your mouth stays healthy… and that’s by avoiding foods that can damage teeth.The Scary SixPopcorn. Some of the most common food related dental damage comes from popcorn. Although it’s popped and mostly airy,...
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