Safe Dentistry During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a sensitive time. Your health and the medical procedures you have can impact your growing baby in significant ways. There are four areas of dental health that you should be especially concerned about during pregnancy. Dental Cleanings Gum disease is linked to preterm births. The American Pregnancy Association states: “Preventive dental cleanings and […]

Three Ways to Save on Dental Care

With changes in healthcare regulations and ever-morphing insurance policies, it’s natural to search for ways to drive down the costs of dental and medical care. It may come as a surprise to you, but most dental insurance policies haven’t increased their maximum allowable benefits for nearly three decades. Surprised? You might not be, when you […]

Why You Should Think Twice Before Getting an Oral Piercing

At Carolina Smiles Family Dentistry, we’re all about celebrating individuality. We know that your unique style and fashion choices are what make you, you. Channeling our energy into our work, we aim to help every patient look their very best. Some people opt to express themselves through trends such as oral piercing. As much as […]

New Year’s Resolutions: Visit Your Dentist More This Year!

As 2017 gets underway, we’re all hoping that we can stick to our resolutions even better than we did last year. Some of your resolutions may include making changes to improve your weight and health. Things like: Eating better Cutting back on caffeine Quitting smoking Exercising more But one New Year’s resolution that you may […]

Can You Afford Dental Care Without Insurance?

Sometimes, what people love most about their job is the medical or dental benefits. A great benefits plan might be the only reason people hold onto a certain job. No Insurance? No Problem! What if you don’t have your own insurance plan? Don’t let that become a barrier between your family and the quality dental […]

Protect Your Kids’ Smiles This Holiday Season

As the autumn season advances, many kids are looking forward to vacation time, gifts, and lots of yummy treats! Feasting on sugary snacks is a highlight of the holiday season, but caution is needed when it comes to dental health. Here’s what you can do to make sure your kids enjoy this time of the […]

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Creative Ways to Help Your Kids Like Brushing

Some days, the bedtime struggle is real. Depending on the age of your child, you’ve probably been through many phases of rebellion tempered with sweetness (how do they do that!?) that make you want to simultaneously laugh and pull your hair out. Some kids dread their nightly bedtime ritual, while others hate it. For some, […]