Tooth Care in the Time of Shakespeare: Amazing Facts from Our Salisbury Dentist


Salisbury NC DentistJune 16, 2020
Many people dread going to the dentist—but if they lived in the 1500s and 1600s, they would fear it even more. Back in Shakespearean times, dental “care” was often more harmful than the diseases it sought to cure—which is why many people opted to lose their teeth altogether rather than go in for “treatment.” In […]

Do I Really Need This Treatment? Red Flags of Dental Fraud


Salisbury NC DentistMay 15, 2020
It takes years for dentists to earn their accreditations and build up a solid reputation in their local community. Because of this, the vast majority of dentists are careful to abide by ethical standards—with so much invested in their career, it would be foolish to risk it. However, as in every industry, there are individuals […]

Is Nail Biting Bad for My Teeth? Ask Our Salisbury Family Dentist


Salisbury NC DentistApril 15, 2020
Nail biting is one of the most common habits among both adults and children. Also known as onychophagy or onychophagia, it’s estimated that about 25-30 to percent of the population are nail-biters. While on the surface, it may appear rather harmless, chronic nail biting can have big consequences for your stomach, your nails, and your […]

Why Xylitol is Good for Teeth and Bad for Dogs


Salisbury NC DentistMarch 15, 2020
Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that is found naturally in many fruits and vegetables, which has excellent benefits for dental health. However, while xylitol has been shown to be beneficial for humans, it can be toxic or even deadly for dogs. In today’s post, we will delve further into why that is, and highlight some […]

Our Salisbury Dentist Busts the 4 Most Common Tooth Brushing Myths 


Salisbury NC DentistFebruary 15, 2020
It’s no wonder most people get some things wrong about tooth brushing—most of us haven’t had a proper oral hygiene lesson since we were toddlers! That, coupled with the fact that dentistry advice has changed so much over the years, make it unsurprising that so many people visit our Salisbury dentist office with cavities and […]

Do Dental Veneers Ruin Your Teeth? Ask Our Salisbury Cosmetic Dentist 


Salisbury NC DentistJanuary 15, 2020
Veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures in the U.S., and that’s certainly true for our Salisbury dentist office, too. One question which we receive often from patients is whether or not veneers will damage their existing teeth. In today’s blog post, our Salisbury family dentist will explain how porcelain veneers are […]

Holiday Tooth Care Tips from Our Salisbury Cosmetic Dentists


Salisbury NC DentistDecember 10, 2019
Keeping your teeth healthy might not be your number one goal this season, but you don’t want to ruin your holidays with a dental emergency! You may have already begun your Christmas preparations, like setting up decorations, shopping, and baking yummy treats. Make sure that you keep these tips in mind, and head over to […]

Salisbury Dentist Explains How to Prepare for Wisdom Teeth Removal


Salisbury NC DentistNovember 15, 2019
At some point, most people need to get a wisdom tooth (or teeth) removed. The more you know and prepare for the oral surgery, the less anxiety  you will experience and the faster you will recover. Below are some tips to follow when preparing for wisdom teeth removal. Talk to Your Dentist Your dentist will […]

Salisbury Dentist Explains Why Staying Hydrated is Good for Your Teeth!


Salisbury NC DentistOctober 15, 2019
You probably already know that water is good for your overall health, but did you know it has benefits for your teeth, too? It’s true! Staying hydrated helps strengthen your teeth, decrease enamel-destroying bacteria, and keep your smile bright and strong. Below are some reasons to drink up this season! Create Bacteria-Fighting Saliva Saliva is […]

Welcome to Our Salisbury Dentist Blog!

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Salisbury NC DentistSeptember 15, 2019
Thank you for stopping by to check out our brand new Salisbury dentist blog and website. We hope that these resources can help our patients (and potential new patients!) make informed decisions about their oral health. If you have any questions or regarding one of our Salisbury dentist services—like crowns & bridges, tooth extractions, root […]