Dental Blog

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

Is It Growing In Your Mouth?

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Plaque is that filmy stuff that forms on teeth. Since it is caused by the breakdown of the foods we eat, plaque formation is a constant process. And that’s why we keep reminding our patients to brush and floss twice a day, at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill.


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How To Make Brushing Your Teeth A Habit

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Along with regular checkups at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill, brushing your teeth is one of the best things you can do for your dental health. Healthy teeth make a beautiful smile! Brushing can also help with gum health and even keep your breath smelling sweet.


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Is The Humble Toothbrush Obsolete?

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Are manual toothbrushes obsolete? Would you believe people have been asking that question for more than fifty years? At Town Dental Group in Mint Hill, we assure you that the answer is no – an old school manual toothbrush is one of your best friends, when it comes to maintaining your dental health.


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What To Do If Your Crown Comes Off

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Dental crowns are restorations cemented over a tooth. They are held in place with a strong adhesive, but on occasion they can come off, especially after a number of years have gone by. Here are some tips from Town Dental Group in Mint Hill if this should happen to you.


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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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