Should You Use Mouthwash Regularly?

Minty, refreshing, and cleansing – these are some of the ways you may describe how your mouth feels after rinsing it with mouthwash. But is it possible to have too much of a good thing? While mouthwash can help reduce the number of bacteria in your mouth, should you use mouthwash regularly? Let’s turn to … Continued

Do White or Silver Fillings Last Longer?

Most Americans have had or will have at least one cavity in their lifetime. In fact, the CDC estimates that about 90% of U.S. adults have already had a cavity. When patients develop a cavity, often the best way to fix it is with a dental filling. Most dental offices will have one or two … Continued

Do Facemasks Cause Cavities?

A lot has changed over the past couple of months, and one thing that we’ve all introduced into our daily lives is the use of facemasks. Used to help minimize the risk of COVID-19, facemasks are supported by scientists and are now required at many public places. However, this daily use may raise some concerns … Continued

Xylitol: A Mouth’s Best Friend?

Having a serious sweet tooth can mean bad news for your dental health. But your dentist in Cary has a little secret that can allow you to satisfy your desire for something sweet and benefit your oral health at the same time. It’s true! This special sugar substitute is called xylitol, and it’s pretty powerful. … Continued

We Tried These Three Things & Our Sugar Cravings Stopped

Just like you, your dentist in Cary is overwhelmed this time of year by the amount of sugary Halloween treats on the market. Did you ever notice how much candy there is at every single store, from pharmacies to supermarkets? Where does it all go? (We sure would like to know.) These little bite-sized treats … Continued

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  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
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