Charlotte NC Dentist Blog

Managing Dental Anxiety

Many people get nervous at the thought of visiting the dentist so if dental appointments make you break out in a cold sweat, you’re not alone. Maybe you’re worried about what the dentist will find if you haven’t been to…

How Dental Implants Can Help Restore Your Confidence

If you’ve been struggling with embarrassment, trying to conceal a missing tooth, you don’t have to keep it to yourself any longer. Many people have lost teeth, and it’s not always due to poor oral hygiene. No why you may…

Can Adults Get Invisalign, Too?

Crooked or overlapping teeth are more than a cosmetic concern. They can also negatively affect your oral health by changing the stability of your bite. This can lead to all kinds of serious dental issues down the road. What Are…

What is TMJ?

You may have heard someone complain, “I have TMJ.” What they mean is that they are suffering from a TMJ disorder. Your temporomandibular joints, called TMJ, are the part of your skull that make it possible to open and close…

Know the Signs and Symptoms of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a common dental ailment that affects one out of every two American adults aged 30 and over. That’s not a small number. In fact, periodontal disease- more commonly known as gum disease- is the leading cause of…

How to Stop Persistent Bad Breath

Bad breath is a thing we all have to deal with sooner or later. Research shows that 50 percent of adults have suffered from bad breath, also known as halitosis, at some point. Dr. Richard Van Gurp, a dentist of…