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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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…. Read More
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… Read More
If you’re unsure whether biannual dental visits are necessary, read our blog post to learn about the benefits of routinely seeing the dentist. Then contact us to schedule your next appointment!
Check out our blog post to learn about cavities: what causes them, how to treat them, and how to prevent them. Allow Dr. Patel to confirm your mouth is cavity-free! Untreated tooth decay can cause future dental and financial discomfort. Protect your oral health—call our office to schedule your next appointment.