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Cedar Walk Family and Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

Why Are My Gums Itching? Your Questions Answered

Few things in life are more annoying than a bad itch, but what if that itching is happening in your mouth? Should you scratch it? 

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Topics: General Dentistry

7 Tips for Dental Health While You Travel

If you’ll be joining the ranks of people who are traveling again this summer, this is a good time to pay attention to your dental health. When you’re on a trip and away from your dentist, you should take steps to prevent dental problems from occurring. These tips can help you maintain healthy teeth and gums, so you can focus on enjoying your trip instead of dealing with dental issues.

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Topics: General Dentistry, Oral Health & Hygiene

Should You See Your Dentist About Sensitive Teeth?

Do hot and cold foods and drinks cause pain? Do you feel pain when you brush your teeth? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. This is a dental health condition that requires treatment to improve. If you don’t take action, it’s likely to worsen over time. Many people struggle with sensitive teeth and don’t know there are effective treatment options available for it. At Cedar Walk, we can help you improve your smile through effective diagnosis and treatment for tooth sensitivity.

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Topics: General Dentistry

Stress and Your Mouth - Treating Teeth Grinding

Many people struggle through stress and believe it just impacts mood and mental health. Stress directly impacts the body, too, including your teeth. If a person is under significant stress, especially if that stress is long-lasting, it can cause a number of health problems. That includes bruxism, also known as teeth grinding. Stress can also cause gum disease, canker sores, and TMJ disorder. Yet, teeth grinding is the most common and the most impactful on oral health.

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Topics: General Dentistry

10 Facts for Children's Dental Health Month

February is the perfect time for kids and parents to learn about oral health. Why? Because February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

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Topics: General Dentistry

All About Gum Disease

Do you see a bit of pink in the sink when you brush your teeth or feel tenderness at the gumline? If so, you may have a condition called gum disease, or periodontitis. It’s an infection of the gums that damages the soft tissues in the mouth. As a progressive condition, it will worsen over time, leading to periodontal disease, a more advanced and dangerous form. Without treatment, gum disease can lead to tooth loss and bone infection.

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Topics: General Dentistry

Bonding vs Veneers vs Crowns - What's the Better Option?

If your teeth are in need of some TLC, your dentist can use bonding, veneers, and crowns to fix a range of dental problems that are keeping you from smiling with confidence.

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Topics: Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry

Infection Prevention in Dentistry to Protect Patients

Infection and disease control are always important for dentists, but now with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting millions across the world, it’s more pertinent than ever that dentists take great care in their sanitization and safety protocols. Furthermore, dentists should implement new precautions recommended by the CDC to keep themselves and their patients safe and healthy during the Coronavirus health crisis.

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Topics: Cedar Walk Dentistry, Charlotte NC, General Dentistry

What is Considered a Dental Emergency and What to Do if One Occurs

Dental emergencies are more common than you might think. However, many dental problems are not emergencies, but simply dental issues that have been left untreated and are causing pain and inflammation.

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Topics: Cedar Walk Dentistry, Charlotte NC, Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, Holistic Dentistry, Implants, Dentures, & Missing Teeth, Oral Health & Hygiene

Important Things You Should Consider When Choosing a Dentist

 

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Topics: Cedar Walk Dentistry, Charlotte NC, Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, Holistic Dentistry, Culture & Community, Oral Health & Hygiene