How Smoking and Genetics Affect the Success of Your Dental Treatments

Maintaining a bright and healthy smile takes more than just brushing twice a day. While brushing plays an important role in oral health, studies have found that other factors can negatively impact treatment outcomes when dental intervention is necessary. Knowing these factors and understanding their role in dental health will keep your smile healthy and…Continue Reading >>

How Dr. Broome Transforms Smiles with Invisalign

If you feel self-conscious about your smile because your teeth are chipped, crooked, have spaces or crowded, you are missing out on one of the best parts of life. Smiling has been shown to release endorphins, which help improve our mood and help us deal with stress. It doesn’t have to be a genuine smile…Continue Reading >>

What Smoking Does to Your Teeth

While the number of Americans who smoke cigarettes has steadily declined over the years, there is still a large number of people who still use tobacco products, like cigarettes and chewing tobacco. Currently, nearly 40 million American adults smoke cigarettes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. While smoking poses its own health risks,…Continue Reading >>

Tips for Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Do you feel anxious at the thought of going to the dentist? If so, you’re definitely not alone. According to a survey published in the Journal of Conservative Dentistry, up to 80% of patients experience anxiety when going to the dentist. Nearly 25 percent of Americans are so fearful that they avoid their dental check-ups…Continue Reading >>

5 Quick Tips for Improving Your Dental Routine

  What if adding a few seconds on to your daily oral hygiene routine could not only improve your oral health, but also your total health? We all know that brushing and flossing at least twice a day is important, but at Charlotte Center for Cosmetic Dentistry, we know a few simple tips that can…Continue Reading >>

5 Issues You Can Avoid by Brushing Your Tongue

We all know that it’s important to brush our teeth at least twice a day! Most of us, especially at the Charlotte Center for Cosmetic Dentistry, even floss twice a day, but did you know if you’re not brushing your tongue you’re missing an important part of proper oral health? There are bacteria living on…Continue Reading >>

Fix a Chipped Tooth with These Three Treatments

It can happen at any time. You’re enjoying an iced tea at your favorite restaurant in Charlotte when you may decide to crunch on some ice. You then notice something hard in your mouth that isn’t melting or dissolving. It turns out you’ve broken a tooth! What should you do? A chipped tooth will cause…Continue Reading >>

11 Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

In recent years, thousands of teeth whitening products and gimmicks have hit the shelves of your local stores and can be seen on late night infomercials as well. Have you ever purchased a whitening product from the drugstore or mall and been less than impressed by the results? This is a story we hear every…Continue Reading >>

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