Easter Candy and Oral Health

There are a number of tasty treats your kids might be enjoying in the days following Easter, making it important that you work on solid oral hygiene habits that can help guard against tooth decay. Of course, limiting consumption of sweet and sticky treats is the most effective way to prevent oral health problems, but [...]

Emergency Dentistry and St. Patrick’s Day

Emergency Dentistry and St. Patrick's Day Visits to the dentist for emergency tooth repair increase 64% in the days following St. Patrick’s Day. Some of these visits are for minor issues such as chipped, cracked, or broken teeth. Others are for larger problems such as teeth that have come loose or been [...]

Why is My Headache Hurting my Jaw?

If you struggle with chronic headaches, they may be related to the neuromuscular dentistry issue, TMJ. When jaw pain is present at the same time as a headache – or when this pain occurs intermittently or consistently in between headaches – it is best to call (919) 772-1811 and schedule a neuromuscular evaluation with [...]

Four Reasons to Replace Missing Teeth

Four Reasons to Replace Missing Teeth If you are missing one or more teeth, it is important that you look into replacement options as soon as possible. A number of issues can be caused by missing teeth and these can further impact the strength and appearance of your smile. If you are [...]

Smoking and Oral Health

Smoking cigarettes is not good for any part of your body. In fact, it is patently and unquestionably bad for all of your body’s essential functions – the health of your teeth and gums being no exception. If you are a smoker, why not make 2016 the year you kick the habit? Your body, [...]

Let Us Help You Reach Your Goals

Recommitting to your health in the New Year is a fantastic way to improve the way you look and feel, and can greatly enhance your quality of life. This year, as you commit to leading a healthier lifestyle, let Garner dentist Dr. Adam Moore help you reach your goals with targeted general and cosmetic [...]

Gum Disease Linked to Breast Cancer

Gum Disease Linked to Breast Cancer Gum disease has long been known as a risk factor for several systemic conditions including: Heart attack and stroke Kidney and liver failure Respiratory illness Lung cancer Dementia and Alzheimer’s Progressive gum disease has also been shown to produce complications with diabetes and pregnancy. Now, following [...]

Five Holiday Foods that Stain Teeth

Christmastime is here and with comes many delightful (and decadent) treats. Garner family dentist Dr. Adam Moore encourages you to enjoy the many treats of the season but to practice moderation as well. Many holiday foods can damage enamel or cause serious staining when consumed in excess, making it important that you choose wisely [...]

How Invisalign® Makes Holidays Better

Traditional wire and bracket braces are limiting. With this orthodontic option, many of the foods associated with gatherings like Thanksgiving are off limits. Nuts, anything with seeds, crunchy fruits and vegetables, and nearly all crispy foods can break brackets or cause them to come off of teeth. This can make holiday meals less enjoyable [...]

Tongue Rings and Oral Health

Tongue Rings and Oral Health Oral piercings might make a fashion statement, but the damage they do to teeth and gums is not really worth the risk. In a recent study it was found that 47% of people who have worn lip or tongue rings for a period of four or more [...]

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