Dental Blog

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

Oral Rinses: An Extra Measure Of Protection For Mint Hill Kids

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Most parents know the basics of children’s oral health: limit sugar, make sure they brush and floss regularly, discourage between-meal snacking, and take them to the dentist for twice-yearly exams and cleanings. At Town Dental Group, your children’s dentist in Mint Hill, we’d add to make sure  they get enough calcium and Vitamin D. Many parents also give their kids fluoride supplements if their municipal water supply has an inadequate level of fluoride.


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Correcting Severe Dental Problems At Town Dental Group

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Each cosmetic dentistry procedure performed at the Town Dental Group in Mint Hill addresses a specific issue. A porcelain veneer can correct the surface of a tooth that is discolored or slightly misshapen. Dental bonding can fill a small chip in an otherwise healthy tooth.


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Your Dentist Does A Lot More Than Fill Cavities

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Most people know they can go to their dentist for toothaches, cleanings, and bleeding gums. But Town Dental Group in Mint Hills reminds you there are lesser-known oral concerns that we can help you with.

Dry mouth, technically called xerostomia, is caused by a lack of saliva and can be quite uncomfortable. It also makes you vulnerable to a host of issues such as cavities and gum disease. Causes of dry mouth include medications and medical conditions. Make sure you bring a list of current medications with you to your appointment.


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Hiccups In Your Dental Routine

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The most common times people brush their teeth are morning and night – either before or after breakfast, after dinner, or at bedtime. As the team at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill knows, common concerns that come with this routine involve hiccups in the schedule, from family life, shift work or exhaustion.


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Preventing Gum Disease At Town Dental Group

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Run your tongue along the gumline behind your lower front teeth. Do you feel a ridge? This is probably tartar or dental calculus, something the periodontist at Town Dental Group in Mint Hill can help you get rid of.


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Artistic Smile Masterpieces At Town Dental Group

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Hello friends of Town Dental Group! Thanks for stopping by the ultimate cosmetic dentistry blog. Today we are talking about personal transformation. Many men and women want to reinvent themselves in at least one facet of their life.

Some folks are training for a new career. Some men and women have made a healthy lifestyle a priority by making better food choices and working out on a regular basis. Some people are dedicating more attention to their personal relationships.


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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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