Lately you’ve noticed blood in the sink while you’re brushing your teeth. This is strange, you think because there’s no pain in your mouth, and you don’t see any injuries or lesions when you look at your teeth and gums. Unsure if this is cause for concern, you consider calling your dentist. Could this be a bigger problem? The answer is – yes! Here’s more information about gum disease in Wilmington.
Wilmington Family Dental Blog
January 30, 2017
Why should you straighten your teeth? The American Association of Orthodontists cites several reasons: improved appearance and self-confidence, clearer speech, better biting and chewing and teeth and gums that are easier to clean. The doctors at Wilmington Family Dental agree, and so they deliver orthodontic correction, or braces, in their Wilmington dental practice. Specifically, they offer Invisalign clear aligners, today’s marvelous way for adults and older teens to get the well-aligned smiles they’ve always desired. Are you a candidate for Invisalign?
December 27, 2016
What would it feel like to walk into your favorite restaurant and order whatever you like again? Wouldn’t it be great not to feel that pit in your stomach when you’re meeting someone new? Living with a missing tooth presents daily challenges that most of us don’t think twice about.
Your confidence, nutrition, and self-esteem suffer because of your missing tooth. You may not even realize that your oral health is suffering as well. Restoring your missing tooth with a dental implant may be the solution you’re seeking and your trusted team from Wilmington Family Dental is here to help!
November 21, 2016
Do you wake up with frequent headaches? Do you ever experience pain or tenderness in your jaw? Did you know you might be suffering from bruxism, or grinding your teeth at night? While this may not seem like a big deal, clenching and grinding your teeth can cause many problems such as wear, headaches, tooth pain, and jaw joint issues. Your trusted team at Wilmington Family Dental discusses which factors can cause bruxism in Wilmington.
October 14, 2016
Everything in your life can seem perfectly fine and then get turned on its head. You’re driving like you do every day, and then your transmission suddenly breaks. Your car, which you hardly gave a second thought to, is now your number one concern and can impact your whole life. The same can be said for oral cancer. Everything can seem normal until that one diagnosis, and then your whole life can change. Your dentist in Wilmington can help you not be caught off guard. (more…)
July 23, 2016
In-office teeth whitening at Wilmington Family Dental renews your tooth color by up to 10 full shades. Think how that can boost your confidence! Learn why teeth stain and why in-office teeth whitening works better than over the counter products. (more…)
June 6, 2016
Who should you trust for your smile makeover? Wilmington Family Dental has the technical expertise and creative vision for your outstanding smile makeover. (more…)
May 3, 2016
You’ve got to take the good news with the bad news—or so the saying goes. For example, perhaps at one of your regular dental checkups your Wilmington dentist at Wilmington Family Dental reports that you have a cavity. That’s the bad news. The good news, however, is that your cavity can now be repaired with a tooth-colored filling. Gone are the days when you had to tolerate a dark spot in your smile in order to treat tooth decay. Tooth-colored fillings offer a number of advantages over silver fillings. Let’s take a look at some of the differences between these two types of restorative options.
March 28, 2016
No matter how hard you try to care for your teeth, there may come a time when you need a restorative dentist in Wilmington. Restorative dentistry is needed to repair areas of the teeth that have become damaged or injured. Using an array of restorative techniques and procedures, a restorative dentist is able to repair the damage while restoring the function of the tooth to prevent additional damage.
March 25, 2016
The words “root canal therapy” frighten you, but they needn’t. In fact, this traditional dental restoration relieves pain and infection and breathes new life into damaged teeth. Root canal therapy is comfortable and takes just 2 short visits to the professional team at Wilmington Family Dental in Winthrop. (more…)