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Our dental practice is dedicated to educating you with the latest tips and tricks to maintain your optimal oral health.

Weekend Warriors and Emergency Dental Care

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Weekends are only two days long, and they are always too short. Too short, that is, until you have a dental emergency. That’s when your weekend is an eternity. And it’s why at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill, we offer emergency dental care.

Why do so many dental emergencies happen during the weekend? Maybe it’s because that’s when a lot of us take part in activities that can result in chipped, broken, or even knocked out tooth.


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5 Reasons To Schedule A Dental Cleaning Today

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Coming in to the Town Dental Group office in Mint Hill for regular cleanings and checkups is important because it helps to keep your teeth and gums healthy. We like to see each of our patients twice a year.


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Saliva And Dental Health

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This post explores the importance of saliva. Though most people may think it’s gross, the dentists at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill remind you that saliva is critical for dental health.

Saliva is mostly water, but a small portion of it is made up of enzymes, antibacterial substances, mucus, and minerals. The prime pH balance of the mouth is maintained by saliva, and pH balance is a critical factor for preventing cavities.


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Prevention Is Best: Checkups and Cleanings in Mint Hill

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When is the last time you had a dental check-up? At Town Dental Group in Mint Hill, we recommend having a checkup and cleaning twice a year. It’s the best way to stay on top of your dental health, ensuring that your teeth and gums are in good shape.

Some patients have a higher risk of oral disease. Those who use tobacco or alcohol, eat a lot of sugar, have an eating disorder, have poor oral hygiene practices, or experience medical conditions that impact your mouth, may be in a higher risk category. It is critical to your dental and physical health to have your teeth checked soon.


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Hold The Metal! Clear Braces in Mint Hill

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Do you have crooked teeth? Do you wish you would have had braces as a kid, but think it’s too late? Maybe you feel self-conscious about smiling with a mouth full of metal. Good news! At Town Dental Group in Mint Hill, we offer clear braces from Invisalign.


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Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem

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This post discusses stomatitis. Stomatitis is the proper term for something the dentists at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill see frequently: non-specific irritations found in the mouth.


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Kids Who Like Dental Visits? Mint Hill Pediatric Dentistry

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At Town Dental Group, we are proud of the fact that the majority of our young patients like visiting our office for their checkups, cleanings, and treatments. We provide excellent pediatric dentistry, and believe that developing a relationship with an experienced, friendly dentist is an integral responsibility for parents.


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What Does A Missing Tooth Say About You?

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When you meet someone who is missing a front tooth, what does that say to you? Do you wonder if they were in an accident? Do you start making assumptions about them? It is extremely unfair, but we are often judged (and misjudged) by our appearance. In the case of a missing tooth, a dental implant from Town Dental Group in Mint Hill can restore oral health and self-confidence.


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Metal vs. Clear Braces: The Town Dental Group

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A perfect smile and straight teeth look great, but there is more to healthy teeth than just appearance. At Town Dental Group in Mint Hill, we offer both clear and metal braces to help our patients achieve a perfect bite.

Almost no one is born with a perfect bite. If you’re among that tiny group that was, well – count your blessings! For the rest of us, there are some very good reasons to consider improving the bite.


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Dental Checkups in Mint Hill

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Our patients at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill know how important it is to brush and floss their teeth every day. (We recommend twice a day.) Even with a great home routine, we want our patients to see us every six months for a professional cleaning and checkup.

Regular brushing and flossing are essential for optimal oral health. But the bristles of your toothbrush can’t reach into every small groove and depression in your teeth, especially the really bumpy back teeth. That’s where sealants can be invaluable.


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