Dental Blog

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

Persistent Dry Mouth?

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Dry mouth is a condition where your salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva, leaving you with a persistent dry feeling in your mouth. If you experience this, be sure to tell us at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill.

The medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia, which is pronounced zero-STOE-me-uh. It’s a common side effect of certain medications, and is also common in people who are undergoing radiation treatment for cancer. It’s also caused by a condition of the salivary glands themselves, but that is less common.


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Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

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In this blog post from Town Dental Group dental in Mint Hill, we are going to discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems.


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Porcelain Veneers And Instant Orthodontics

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If you have been paying attention to orthodontics in recent years, you probably have heard about clear braces. They have been welcomed by many people, especially adults who want an alternative to traditional metal braces, and are available at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill.


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Not Your Mother’s Jewelry: 5 Reasons Tongue Piercings Are Dangerous

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In this post from Town Denteal Group in Mint Hill, we’ll get right to it. While tongue, cheek, and lip piercings are popular and even commonplace, there are lots of reasons to keep piercings where they belong—in your ears. Here are five really good ones:

  • Hypersensitivity to metal
  • Chipped teeth
  • Excessive drooling—YIKES!
  • Infection (some even in places you wouldn’t think can get infected)
  • Nerve damage

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How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adult Americans. And yet many people are surprisingly under-informed about it. In this blog post from Town Dental Group in Mint Hill, we share some basic facts about gum disease.


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Is Grandpa Smiling?

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Here is some information on dental health and older Americans, courtesty of Town Dental Group in Mint Hill.


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Is Cosmetic Dentistry For You?

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Many of the patients who visit Town Dental Group in Mint Hill have questions about cosmetic dentistry. There is some reliable information online, but there are many questions that only a cosmetic dentist can answer. New improvements in cosmetic dentistry have made it safe, affordable, and worth your consideration if you want to improve your smile and look younger.


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If My Gums Bleed, Should I Stop Flossing?

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If your gums bleed when you floss your teeth, should you drop flossing from your dental health routine?We’re asked about this from time to time at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill.


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Infancy Through Childhood: Instill Good Brushing Habits

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When it comes to infant oral care, new parents may be surprised by the  recommendations from Town Dental Group in Mint Hill. We advise parents to begin brushing their baby’s teeth as soon as the first teeth emerge.


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Sparkling Smiles At Town Dental Group

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Sparkling smiles are more attractive than dull and yellow ones: you won’t get much disagreement there. Everybody likes to see a pleasing smile, and having beautiful teeth is also healthy for your self esteem. At Town Dental Group in Mint Hill, we create sparkling smiles every day with cosmetic dentistry.


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