Charlotte NC Dentist Blog

Why is Oral Health So Important?

Dr. Richard Van Gurp and his team want to remind patients to maintain their oral hygiene at home and to look out for common dental problems. Whenever you visit our office, our dental team will take note of any developing…

Maintaining Oral Health and Diet

At this time, we want to remind patients that a healthy diet can improve oral health, as well as brushing and flossing twice a day. Dr. Richard Van Gurp and his team are passionate about their patient's health. You can…

Stress and Oral Health

There are multiple oral health problems that can arise when we feel stressed. We want to remind our patients of the symptoms that accompany stress so that they can receive appropriate care in our office. Dr. Richard Van Gurp is…

How to Stop Bad Breath

Bad breath happens to all of us. In fact, research shows that 50 percent of adults have had bad breath, clinically known as halitosis, at some point in their lives. There are a variety of reasons you might have halitosis…

Treating TMJ in Charlotte, NC

You have probably heard someone say “I have TMJ” at some point. Usually, what these people mean is that they are suffering from a TMJ disorder or TMD. Your temporomandibular joints, also known as your TMJ, are the system that…

Toothbrush Care Do’s and Don’ts

Your toothbrush is in your mouth for about 4 minutes every day, so you’ll want to make sure it’s clean and stored properly, and know when to replace it. Dr. Richard Van Gurp of Charlotte, NC encourages you to take…