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Category: Dental News

We hope you enjoy looking through our archives! This is a comprehensive collection of articles, links, and useful information about dental care and oral health. Explore our archive to find a wealth of knowledge, expert guidance, and inspirational success stories demonstrating the transformative power of dental health. Whether you're looking for support, advice, or just to stay informed, our archives are a great resource to help you on your path to a self-assured and healthy smile.

Tooth-Colored Fillings

Gone are the days when chipped teeth or unsightly cavities meant having dark, metal patches in your smile. Central Avenue…

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DIABETES

You have probably heard of diabetes, but did you know that it affects more than seven million people and they…

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WHY WISDOM TEETH ARE NOT SO WISE

Most Charlotte folks have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are…

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WARNING SIGNS OF IMPACTED WISDOM TEETH

Nicknamed for the fact that they come into your mouth and your life by the time you are mature and…

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UPDATING YOUR HEALTH HISTORY MAY HELP SAVE YOUR TEETH

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected…

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WHEN A TOOTHACHE IS NOT A TOOTHACHE

Most of us in Charlotte have experienced a toothache. At their mildest, toothaches may cause just enough discomfort to get…

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THE TOOTH ABOUT TEETH GRINDING

Headaches in Charlotte are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing,…

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THE ORAL-SYSTEMIC LINK: RISK FACTORS FOR TOOTH DECAY

Did you know the same plaque that decays your teeth can cause major heart problems? What if you could fight…

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THE DIFFERENCE WITH PROFESSIONAL WHITENING

Almost everyone wants to have a gleaming, pearly white smile. Many of our patients come in asking about teeth whitening…

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TEETHING RELIEF FOR TOTS!

If you’re reading this you have already made it through teething, but the same cannot be said for a newborn.…

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ARE YOUR TEETH SAFE FROM COFFEE STAINS?

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are…

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TEETH GRINDING, CLENCHING, AND BRUXISM

There is a good chance you have heard our dentist at Central Avenue Dental mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss…

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TEACHING YOUR KIDS TO BRUSH AND FLOSS

As a parent, you will have numerous opportunities to teach your children valuable skills and each one will yield priceless…

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STOP TOOTH PAIN AND SENSITIVITY NOW!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are a ton of specialized toothpastes, mouthwashes, and toothbrushes available to Charlotte residents suffering…

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SOFT FOOD RECIPES – WHAT TO EAT AFTER DENTAL WORK

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You…

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SMILE: IT’S GOOD FOR YOU!

Your smile is more powerful than you may know. Scientists have studied many aspects of smiling, such as how it…

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THE SCIENCE OF TOOTH DECAY

If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone…

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THE BEST WAY TO REPLACE MISSING TEETH

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our…

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RELIEF FROM DRY, CHAPPED, & CRACKED LIP

We’re no strangers to extreme temperatures and dry weather in Charlotte, and our lips are proof. Most of us experience…

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PROTECT YOURSELF FROM ORAL CANCER

Central Avenue Dental would like to take this opportunity to talk about oral cancer, the lives that are lost to…

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WHAT IS ORAL CANCER?

It is important to be informed on oral cancer warning signs, diagnosis and treatment. If the disease is left untreated…

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IS LED WHITENING SAFE FOR YOUR TEETH?

Is your smile not as white as it once was? If you are considering options to restore your smile to it’s brightest…

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GUM DISEASE: MORE THAN JUST GUMS

Your Mouth: A Picture Of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell…

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FUN DENTAL FACTS – DID YOU KNOW?

Dentistry is serious medicine, and daily oral hygiene is a top priority. But teeth can be pretty fun, too – not to…

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DENTAL BRIDGES 101

A hole in your smile is never a positive thing. It negatively affects physical appearance, eating, speaking, and your overall…

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WHY CHOOSE CEREC CROWNS VS. TRADITIONAL?

At Central Avenue Dental, we are committed to providing our patients with the most advanced dental treatment available to help…

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BENEFITS OF A CEREC CROWN

There are many situations for which your dentist may recommend you get a dental crown on one or multiple of…

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HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR CEREC CROWN POST-TREATMENT

Now that you have had your CEREC (Chairside Economical Restorations of Esthetic Ceramics) crown placed, you may be wondering what to expect…

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CAN PLAQUE CAUSE TOOTH LOSS?

If you’ve ever gone too long between brushing your teeth, you know how slimy and dirty your teeth can feel.…

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CAN DRY SOCKET BE DEADLY?

The dreaded words of warning for anyone who has a tooth extraction: dry socket. A dry socket is a painful…

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BREASTFEEDING & DENTAL WORK

If you’re a new mom or about to be one, you’re likely already used to putting your needs second to…

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