Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. We truly believe that it is better to prevent an issue than react. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Our Winston Salem Office
...Therefore preventive care, including regular dental exams, cleaning, and x-rays, is the key to maintaining your oral health...

New Patients
...We feel that the preservation of oral health is a duty and consider it an honor and a privilege to serve our patients...

Our Services
Winston Salem Teeth Whitening, Invisalign, Veneers - Accelerated Orthodontics Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

OralDNA
Click here to download a brochure At our office, we use clinical laboratory services from OralDNA LabsTM to ensure we are giving our patients the best oral health information possible...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

Patient Resources
Oral Health Topics Introduction Fluoride The Preventive Program Fillings Infection Control Medication and Heart Disease Latex Allergy Age and Oral Health Tobacco Oral Piercing High-Tech Office Tooth Care What is Tooth Decay...

Welcome to Our Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

Keep an Eye on Your Oral Health While Taking Blood Pressure Medications
... Calcium channel blockers (CCBs) are one type of medication that can have an effect on your oral health...

North Carolina Surpasses the Healthy People 2020 Oral Health Objective!
North Carolina Surpasses the Healthy People 2020 Oral Health Objective! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Oral Health Surveillance System just ran an oral health screening on third graders across the state, and the results are in...

Meet Brady Reiter and You'll Believe in the Tooth Fairy!
...” Brady also told Dear Doctor that she is very excited to be helping the National Children's Oral Health Foundation fight childhood tooth decay as spokesfairy for America's ToothFairy Kids Club...

Jaw Surgery may be Necessary to Overcome Some Teeth Misalignments
...The goal is to help patients achieve better long-term oral health by improving teeth alignment...

Improve Your Health and Appearance with Orthodontic Treatments
...But apart from improved oral health and proper oral function, one of the most visible benefits of correcting misaligned teeth and jaws with orthodontics is the enhanced appearance and self-confidence that results from a straight, beautiful smile...

Are mouthguards important? Just ask Fitness Expert Jillian Michaels
...” We feel obligated to educate our patients so that you can make informed decisions about your oral health...

Removing Bacterial Plaque is Critical to Halting Advancing Gum Disease
...Working together we can preserve the progress already made, while continuing to progress in restoring your oral health...

TV's Nate Berkus Discusses Dental Sealants, Fluoride Treatments and Flossing
...In fact, he inspired our office to put together the following list of facts and oral health tips: The first step in improving your oral health is to learn good oral hygiene behavior...

Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years
...Indeed, oral health in your later years can be a major factor in your quality of life...

Kristin Cavallari and the Mystery of the Bathroom Sink
...Of course, your oral health (and your overall health) are prime concerns during pregnancy — so don't hesitate to seek medical help if it's needed! How did things work out with Kristen...

Developing a Dental Care Strategy Could Save Long-Term Costs
...Your teeth and gums aren’t islands unto themselves — your oral health is heavily influenced by other conditions in the body, especially systemic diseases like diabetes or cardiovascular disease...

Saliva Performs Many Functions for Both Oral and General Health
While oral hygiene, a nutritious diet and regular dental visits are all crucial to long-term oral health, these efforts complement what your body already does to keep your mouth healthy...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...We would like to see every child get off to an equally good start! If you have questions about your child’s oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

FAQs About Dental Fillings
...  Untreated tooth decay can take a huge toll on your oral health...

Signs You May Have a Cavity
...Denise Perrotta in Winston Salem, NC offers comprehensive cosmetic dentistry services that will help you enjoy good oral health...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...These microorganisms can cause gum disease, tooth decay, and bad breath — so keeping them in check is good for your overall oral health...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

Don't Let Smoking Increase Your Chances of Implant Failure
... To understand why, we need to look at how smoking affects oral health...

Protect Your Child's Long-Term Dental Health with Regular Office Visits
...Starting early, not only will your child be getting the best in dental care, they'll be developing a habit that can continue to benefit their oral health the rest of their lives...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
...Oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are much easier — and less expensive — to treat in the earliest stages...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...” Yet when it comes to her family's oral health, she wants the same things we all want: good checkups and great-looking smiles...

Common Signs of Oral Cancer
If something were wrong with your oral health, would you want to know...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

Back-to-School Shopping...for Oral Health!
... While you're out buying new school supplies and freshening up your kids' wardrobes, why not freshen up their oral health supplies as well...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help...

FAQs About Pediatric Dentistry
...Establishing this healthy habit early will go a long way toward promoting a lifetime of good oral health...

Why You Should Get Professional Teeth Cleanings
...Regular exams are essential in diagnosing cavities, gum disease, cracks in teeth and other dental issues that can affect your oral health...

4 Tips for Avoiding Dental Disease While Wearing Braces
...The sooner a problem can be addressed the less impact it may have on your orthodontic treatment and overall oral health...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

3 Tips for Helping Your Kids Develop Great Tooth-Friendly Habits
...It's more than having a nice smile and fresh breath: these hygiene tasks remove the daily buildup of bacterial plaque, the primary cause for both tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease, which are most responsible for poor oral health...

Importance of Good Oral Hygiene Habits
Like eating a healthy diet and exercising on a regular basis, practicing good oral hygiene is the key to maintaining healthy teeth and gums and avoiding common oral health problems like tooth decay and gum disease...

Back to School Do's and Don'ts
...Here are a few do’s (and don’ts) that can help keep your kids oral health in tip-top shape through this busy season…and all year long...

4 Things to Know About Diabetes and Gum Health
...In addition, pay special attention to your oral healthcare routine at home: Brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day can go a long way in preserving good oral health...

Your Regular Dental Visits Might Change if You've had Gum Disease
...While everyone should take their oral health seriously, there's even greater reason to increase your vigilance if you've already had gum disease...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Bulimia Nervosa
People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well...

Wisdom Teeth
...Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... A good way to help your oral health between brushing is chewing sugarless gum; this stimulates your body's production of saliva, a powerful chemical that actually neutralizes plaque formation and rinses decay-causing food particles and debris from your mouth...

Women and Tooth Care
Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health...

Nutrition and Your Teeth
It has long been known that good nutrition and a well-balanced diet is one of the best defenses for your oral health...

Extractions
...  Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Your First Dental Visit
... Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... You have the responsibilityto adhere to regular home oral health care recommendations...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...

Office Hours
Monday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday: By appointment
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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