added on: March 10, 2020

If plaque is not removed through brushing and flossing, it hardens into tartar, also known as dental calculus. The only way to get rid of plaque and tartar is to have them scraped off at a dental cleaning—but you might be tempted to try doing it yourself. In today’s post,… Read More…


added on: February 4, 2020

Almost everyone experiences bad breath once in a while. But for some people, bad breath is a chronic issue. Known in the medical field as “halitosis,” bad breath can be exacerbated by a wide variety of factors, such as poor oral hygiene, dry mouth, and smoking. Below are some ways… Read More…


added on: January 21, 2020

The saying that “one tooth will be lost for every pregnancy” may be just an old wives’ tale, but there is a definite link between pregnancy and teeth. This is not, as is commonly thought, because the baby draws calcium away from the mother, but because of the surge in… Read More…


added on: January 7, 2020

Maybe you bit down on a popcorn seed. Maybe you fell down the stairs and hit the deck face-first. Whatever the cause, having a cracked tooth can be scary, especially if it occurs during a time when most dentist offices are closed. However, it’s important not to panic. Our South… Read More…


added on: December 24, 2019

Most people already know that they should brush and floss twice a day, but there are a few things dentists often want to tell our patients which are far lesser-known. Here are a few important dentistry FAQs to be aware of before heading into your next Charlotte dentist appointment. Bleeding… Read More…


added on: December 10, 2019

At Park Cedar Dentistry, we are all about healthy (or even not-so-healthy) alternatives to sugar. Sugar, as you may already know, is extremely damaging to teeth, as the bacteria that live in our mouths just love turning it into enamel-destroying acid. Unfortunately, most advent calendars–boxes with 25 little “doors” that… Read More…


added on: November 19, 2019

With Queer Eye’s latest season hitting Netflix this month, the Emmy award-winning show is in once again in the headlines. In honor of the occasion, we thought we’d take a moment to highlight one of the most heart-wrenching and beautiful moments in the show, when a Queer Eye “hero” receives… Read More…


added on: November 5, 2019

In terms of bad habits dentists hate, nail biting is right up there with chewing ice cubes and opening chip bags with your teeth. It may be a comforting coping mechanism in times of stress, but nail biting poses serious risks to your oral health and overall health. Not only… Read More…


added on: October 22, 2019

Dental implants are not cheap, usually costing from $2,000 to $4,000 a tooth. And to make matters worse, most insurance companies offer little, if any, coverage for them. They also, like any other surgical procedure, come with risks and an uncomfortable recovery period. So, are they worth all the expense and… Read More…


added on: October 8, 2019

If you have missing teeth, one option is to receive a dental implant, a sort of artificial tooth root that is inserted into your jawbone. Your other option is a dental bridge, which is a false tooth (called a pontic) that is held in place by the abutment teeth on either side of… Read More…


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