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You Are What you Eat!

You Are What You Eat | High Point NC Dentist

You’ve heard it your whole life - a healthy, balanced diet is essential for maintaining the health of your entire body, including your teeth and gums. We know that sugary, junk foods are bad, but which foods are the good guys?

Basically, if it’s good for your body, it’s good for your teeth. This makes sense, but which of the good foods are really beneficial for supporting oral health? Here are a few that might surprise you!

Crunchy Vegetables! Sunflower Seeds?

Veggies like celery, carrots and cucumbers help your teeth in two ways. First of all, chewing naturally produces more saliva, which counteracts the acidity that results when eating any food.

Secondly, crunchy foods ...

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Periodontal Disease – Why You Need to Pay Attention

Periodontal Disease | High Point NC Dentist

Keeping up with the latest news about dental problems like periodontal disease is probably not high on your list of priorities. You’ve got too many other things to think about, and that’s why you have a dentist, right?

At Deep River Dentistry, we hear a lot about the impact that periodontal disease can have on our patients’ oral health. Even though you understand that periodontal disease is certainly not a good thing, you may not be aware of all the ways in which it can adversely affect your general health.

Statistics can be pretty boring, but here’s where we need you to pay attention - periodontal disease is the most common cause ...

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Love Your Smile Again

Love Your Smile Again | High Point NC Dentist

When you notice cosmetic flaws in your smile, do you just shrug your shoulders and say, “Oh well, it is what it is.” Well, we’d like to tell you that you don’t have to live with a “what it is” smile.

At Deep River Dentistry, we call it Full Mouth Reconstruction, but you can call it what you like – smile makeover, transformation, or please-fix-my-smile!  We hear you, and we have lots of options that can not only improve the look of your smile, but your oral health as well.

I Want My Tooth Back!

Missing teeth are just plain unattractive. If you suddenly find yourself with one or more teeth short of ...

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Not your grandparents' dentures

Dentures | High Point NC Dentist

Does the thought of getting dentures conjure up pictures of those scary, fake-looking teeth sitting in a glass next to your grandparents’ bed? If so, you’re not alone. Most people have exactly the same reaction.

But guess what? Along with most everything else in dentistry, dentures at Deep River Dentistry have undergone significant improvements that make them fit, feel, and function better. Now we’re not going to tell you that even the latest technology can make dentures feel exactly like natural teeth. But it can get pretty darned close!

The Look

Dentures are made to be functional, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t look great. The world has spoken, and the dental industry ...

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The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth

Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth | High Point NC Dentist

Losing a tooth can be a pretty devastating experience for anyone. After all, the plan was to keep all your teeth intact for the rest of your life. Whether you lose a tooth due to dental trauma or decay, the result is the same. You’ve got a gaping space in your mouth, and you feel like it’s the only thing that people see when they look at you.

First, the Good News

Missing teeth are unattractive, and they can have a serious impact on your lifestyle. You may find it difficult to speak properly, and eating certain foods may be impossible. Worse yet, missing teeth can play havoc with your overall oral ...

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Reducing the stress of your child's first dental visit

Children's Dentistry High Point NC

We recently talked about family dentistry and the importance of early childhood visits to Deep River Dentistry. As parents ourselves, we know that children need a positive start to encourage a lifetime of good oral health habits.

Your child’s first dental visit is a big event, and it takes a caring, compassionate team of professionals to help your little one feel comfortable and safe during this exciting step in their development.

Your Attitude Makes a Difference

Of course, you have to do your part, and half the battle is just getting them to the dentist. It’s understandable if you feel apprehensive about this all-important first visit. If you’re like most of us, you ...

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What happened to my beautiful white smile?

Teeth Whitening High Point NC

Have your teeth lost their youthful luster? Are you looking for a quick way to give your smile a boost for a special occasion like a wedding or reunion? Professional take-home teeth whitening kits at Deep River Dentistry are an easy way and affordable way to brighten your teeth and give your smile a boost for any special event.

But you may wonder why your formerly bright, white smile has become dull and discolored over the years. There are many factors that contribute to the change in the appearance of your teeth

Aging – It Happens to Everyone

Everyone's teeth become worn and somewhat discolored as they age. You may be extremely proactive ...

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