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Practice Periodontal Care To Protect Your Smile

You’re getting ready to head out for the evening. You’ve showered. Your outfit is ready to go, but before you put it on, you want to brush your teeth. (Don’t want to risk getting any toothpaste on your shirt.) As you start scrubbing, you notice something caught in your teeth. The toothbrush isn’t doing anything to move it. So, you grab some dental floss. It’s been a while since you used it, but you know it will get rid of whatever that is between your teeth. As you’re flossing, you can’t help noticing something else. Your gums are bleeding. It doesn’t hurt, but it’s not exactly a great ...

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Laughing Gas Makes Your Kids – or You – More Comfortable (Video)

Most people welcome local anesthesia when getting a dental procedure, whether it’s a dental filling or a tooth extraction. It numbs your mouth, so you won’t feel any discomfort. They’re less happy with how it’s administered, via a needle. The sensation of a needle stick can be especially upsetting for a child. As Dr. Airey explains in this video, we can use laughing gas to relax your child – or you – so that the needle won’t even be noticed. We administer laughing gas through a small mask worn over the nose. Unlike some other forms of sedation, it’s so safe we can give it to even young ...

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How to Care for Teeth Veneers to Keep Them Looking Great

When you get teeth veneers, you’ll be so pleased with how your smile looks that you’ll want to keep your veneers – and your smile – beautiful as long as you possibly can. Fortunately, it’s not hard. We use porcelain and zirconia for our veneers. Both materials resist staining and are highly durable. Most patients wear them for decades. Still, there are some things you can do to take good care of your teeth veneers. Check out our advice here on brushing your veneers and other care tips. If you have any questions, call Appalachian Dental Care in Boone, NC today at 828-355-5673. Gentle ...

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A Perfect Smile for Valentine’s Day [Infographic]

One way we show our love on Valentine’s Day is by dressing up and doing something special together. If you’d like to give your significant other even another reason to appreciate you, or if you’re ready to boost your appearance and get out on the dating scene, consider a smile upgrade. With help from the team at Appalachian Dental Care, you can get a perfect smile. It may be all you need to boost your confidence and truly be yourself around that special someone. To ask how we can help you get a perfect smile in Boone, NC, call 828-355-5673 today to visit Dr. Steven Airey. In the meantime, ...

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Taking Care For Teeth Even With A Cold In Boone, NC [Blog]

The winter months aren’t the only time when you can catch a cold, but it sure feels like it happens more often during this time. Whether it’s a simple case of sniffles or the aches and fever of the flu, it’s easy to forget about taking care of your teeth. However, you simply cannot ignore your dental health at any time of the year. Call our Boone, NC dental office today at [phone] and schedule your next twice-yearly appointment. In the meantime, here are some tips from Dr. Airey for taking care of teeth even when you have a cold. Protect Your Smile Drink Plenty of Water: Staying hydrated ...

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Make Strong, Healthy Teeth A Priority This Year! [PHOTO]

Make strong, healthy teeth a priority this year with restorative dentistry at Appalachian Dental Care. Damaged, weak teeth won’t allow you to eat comfortably or smile confidently, which is why it’s so important to your quality of life to have those teeth restored by our highly-trained professionals. Take a look at what we did for this happy patient in Boone, NC! The function and beauty of our modern restorations are top-notch because that’s what you deserve! Call Appalachian Dental Care in Boone, NC today at 828-355-5673 or contact us online to request an appointment for restorative ...

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Dentures or Dental Implants: Which One Is Right for You?

In the past, your only option for replacing teeth was dentures that sat on your gums. They stayed in place with suction – and most likely, some adhesive. Today, though, you have the option of attaching dentures to dental implants. While this tooth replacement offers many benefits, it’s not for everyone. So how do you decide whether to get dentures or dental implants? The factors you’ll consider include: Cost Procedure required to get them Convenience Functionality Appearance We’re providing information relating to these factors here. The best way to make a decision, though, is a ...

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4 Reasons to Replace Teeth With Dental Implants (Infographic)

If you’ve lost teeth, you may think you’ll never again enjoy a smile with the same kind of functionality you had before. But losing teeth shouldn’t mean making sacrifices like giving up favorite foods. If you replace teeth with dental implants, chances are you’ll notice little if any difference from your original smile. Check out our infographic to see four good reasons to replace teeth with dental implants. Then if you want to find out if implants are right for your smile, call Appalachian Dental Care in Boone, NC today at 828-355-5673.

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Start Year Off Right With 8 Dental Resolutions

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions that will result in better health, like losing weight or visiting the gym more often. If you’re doing that – or even if you aren’t – consider making some dental resolutions. Keeping your mouth healthy helps keep the rest of you healthy too! We’ve provided a list of eight dental resolutions for you to consider. They’re less labor intensive than going to the gym. It’s simply a matter of forming regular habits to discourage tooth decay and gum disease. If we can help you in any way, call Appalachian Dental Care at [828-355-5673]. Take It Easy on Teeth ...

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Give Yourself the Gift of Smile Improvement

If you’re like most people, you’ve been thinking about smile improvement for quite some time – but delaying it for one reason or another. Go ahead and do something about it! With deep discounts on merchandise in most stores, the days after Christmas have always been a good time to get yourself the gifts you wanted but didn’t receive. This year give yourself the gift of a beautiful smile with cosmetic dental treatments from Appalachian Dental Care. No matter what you don’t like about your smile, we’ve got a treatment that can correct it. Dr. Steven Airey will be happy to help you determine ...

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