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Misconceptions About Trips to the Dentist

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It’s no secret that a lot of people don’t much like going to the dentist. But the truth is, there are many misconceptions surrounding trips to the dentist. If people only realized the truth, those twice annual visits probably wouldn’t be dreaded as much. Let’s take a look at some of the most common misconceptions about visiting the dentist.

Misconception #1—Going to the dentist means there will be pain.

Many of us have had bad—and painful—experiences in the past with our dentists, and the memories of those are so traumatic, people avoid going to the dentist at all costs to avoid a repeat. But dentistry has come a long way ...

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Finding the Right Dentist

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Tips for Finding the Right Dentist

If you’re looking for a new family and general dentist, it’s important to find a team that you really feel comfortable with. Particularly if you know you need some major treatments, you want to find a practice that you feel confident in, and that you actually want to bring your business to.

With so many dental practices available in the High Point area, the process can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be!

How to Find a Great Dentist

Taking the time to really evaluate your needs when looking for a dentist is the best way to ensure that you end up at a practice ...

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What Is A Cavity?

General Dentistry | Cavity Treatment | High Point NC Dentist

One of the most common dental issues that people have besides gum disease are cavities. Most people will get at least one cavity at some point in their life and many have more than one by their early twenties. Yet, because cavities are such a common problem, this also means that fillings are one of the most standard procedures done at a dental office and better treatments are being developed all the time.

What is a Cavity?

A cavity is a form of tooth decay that causes permanent damage to the hard surface of your tooth. They develop when the bad bacteria in your mouth settles ...

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Tips for a Great Kid's First Dental Visit

Children's Dentistry | High Point NC Dentist

Dealing with all of the medical worries that come with having a baby, dental health can easily be forgotten. However, a more common bit of advice given by pediatricians is “first dentist visit by first birthday.” Many new parents don’t expect to have to plan a dentist appointment so early, but more and more studies are showing children getting cavities before they get to preschool. A recent study showed more than 25 percent of children in the United States have at least one cavity before they reach the age of four.

Your Child's First Dentist Visit

First of all, you don’t want to take your child to your own dentist unless a ...

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Coping with Dental Anxiety

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Are you afraid of the dentist? Many people are, so you’ve definitely got company. But do you ever consider exactly what it is that bugs you so much about dental visits? 

As dentists, we understand your feelings, and we want to tell you that we don’t take it personally. That’s because we know it’s not the dentist that bothers you. It’s all the stuff he or she needs to do that creeps you out. Of course, it is possible to be treated by a dentist who just doesn’t get it, but they are the exception, not the rule.

Let’s face it, for some people sitting in a dental chair conjures ...

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Why is My Crown Loose?

Dental Crowns | High Point NC Dentist

We bet that you or someone you know has a dental crown. The reason for their popularity is simple - they are one of the most widely used dental restorations available. Crowns are pretty versatile too – they not only provide strength and protection for damaged teeth, but can also be used for certain cosmetic flaws.

Of course, dental crowns placed by Dr. Bray are very durable, lasting from ten to twenty years with proper care. But a crown can loosen or even fall off for any one of a number of reasons. Here’s are some typical reasons why a dental crown may fail:

Deteriorating Dental Cement

The cement that we ...

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The Importance of Dental Exams and Cleanings

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‚ÄčYou already know that taking care of your teeth is essential if you want to avoid the inconvenience and discomfort of complicated, expensive dental treatment. But let’s face it; we’re all busy juggling other responsibilities. If you’re not a big fan of visits to the dentist, routine exams and dental cleanings are probably not high on your to-do list.

At Deep River Dentistry, one of our goals is to educate you about the benefits of a healthy smile so that you will feel positive about seeking dental care. In this case, knowledge is definitely power, so we want ...

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