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Category: Dental Procedures

Remodeling with Dental Veneers

Few people will disagree that a white smile with aligned teeth is attractive. When your teeth are no longer white due to wear or staining, or you’ve chipped one without even realizing it and are left with uneven edges, veneers might be a solution to get back the smile you loved. This quick solution to...

The Invisalign Process

Invisalign can straighten teeth and solve bite problems Have you been envying white smiles with straight teeth seen on others for years? Did you convince yourself that your smile is the best it can be? If your teeth are crooked, gapped or your bite is uneven there is an option to traditional metal braces to...

What is a Dental Implant?

What if you could have teeth that didn’t decay or discolor, be in alignment and color matched with bordering teeth and require no removal or special care? Dental implants are the answer. What is a dental implant? A dental implant is basically a titanium tooth root inserted into the jaw bone. It resembles a screw...

What Is Sleep Apnea
Doing to Your Body?

Sleep apnea can go undiagnosed for years It’s been a long day, even a longer week and finally you get to rest. Exhausted, you fall into bed after an evening of relaxation (or at least a few minutes of downtime) and you are out for the count in a comfortable bed snuggled up with your...

3-D Imaging Technology in Dentistry

Our Technology Improves Our Patients’ Experience State of the art digital technology at White Oak Family Dentistry in Garner, NC just took a step up. The addition of the iTero Element 2 Intraoral Digital Scanner will improve your dental experience by creating a blueprint of your teeth and gums In less than 10 minutes. This...
Understanding Dental Fear in Adults

Understanding Dental Fear in Adults

Unless we are focused on building up our courage and self-confidence the voice of fear will take control of our thoughts and lives. Fear is a powerful emotion and it will make our choices for us. It can paralyze us and lead us into a life of procrastination and...
White Oak Family Dentist -Garner, NC - Root Canal Treatment

Root Canals Pros & Cons

White teeth and healthy gums are evidence of good oral hygiene. Sometimes, in spite of our diligent mouth care, a tooth may become sensitive or infected. The pulp of the tooth, which contains nerves allowing us to feel pain, can become irritated, inflamed or infected due to decay, cracked fillings or...
Straight smile options

Invisalign vs. Braces

You Smile is Important Your smile makes you unique. Look at yourself in the mirror. Are your teeth misaligned? Are there unwanted spaces between them or are they overcrowded? Does your lower or upper jaw protrude? Straight white teeth make you more attractive, improve oral health and boost your self esteem. Many different types of...
7 Myths About Dental Care

7 Myths About Dental Care

The dictionary defines myth as a popular belief or tradition or unfounded or false notion. One myth that has been passed on for generations, especially popular among cooks, is salt thrown over your left shoulder brings good luck. Although this might bring peace of mind to the cook I doubt it keeps the soup from burning. There are myths about everything you can imagine. Monsters in the lagoon, money brings happiness, garlic keeps away vampires and keeping your wisdom teeth makes you wise. This is just one of the many myths regarding dental...

What To Expect During Your Dental Check-Up

What Happens Now? Your first dental visit is now history. You selected your favorite dentist, filled out a bunch of paperwork and insurance information, had an initial exam, teeth cleaning and X-rays. Now it’s six months later and it is time for a check-up. You are feeling great but your teeth are getting a little...