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Check For TMJ Disorder Symptoms (infographic)

Would you know if you had a TMJ disorder? Here are the symptoms to watch for: ➤ Jaw pain when you wake up ➤ Jaw pain during or after eating ➤ Trouble opening or closing your mouth ➤ Jaw feeling stuck ➤ Frequent headaches, especially in the morning ➤ Frequent earaches If you are having one or more of these symptoms, Dr. Airey and our team at Appalachian Dental Care want to help. Teeth grinding (often in your sleep) is frequently a cause of TMJ problems. We may be able to help by designing a special mouthguard for you to wear while you sleep. To make an appointment at our dentist office in ...


Three Ways To Fix A Broken Tooth

Life doesn’t always go as well as we might like. One example of that is broken and chipped teeth. Biting down on something hard like the pit of an olive, an unpopped kernel of popcorn, or even a piece of ice could cause a piece of a tooth to break off. And unfortunately, injuries and accidents happen, too. You could break a tooth by tripping and falling into something. You could lose part of a tooth by getting hit in the mouth because you or someone else wasn’t paying attention to your surroundings. Regardless of the reason for your broken or chipped tooth, Dr. Steven Airey and our team ...


You Can Restore More Than Your Smile With Dental Implants (video)

In our previous post, we discussed the advantages of getting dental implants to replace missing teeth. Today, we want to make that a little more personal. We are sharing a video featuring one of our patients. Debbie had partial dentures before she came to Appalachian Dental Care. Dr. Airey recognized an underlying problem, which led to us helping her get implant-supported dentures instead. Was Debbie happy with the results? “I should have done it years and years ago,” she said. If you are missing teeth, you owe it to yourself to find out what a difference dental implants could make in the ...


Celebrate Your Smile with Dental Implants

Ready or not, summer is drawing to a close. And with the end of summer comes countless Labor Day celebrations, complete with some famous North Carolina barbecue. But if you are missing teeth, you might be missing out. Whether you are avoiding Aunt Jean’s famous spicy red slaw or just the bowl of plain potato chips, you are feeling a loss that extends beyond your teeth. And when it is time to take the annual Labor Day picnic photo, we’re sure your lips are sealed. Between the physical limitations and the emotional toll of missing teeth, you need a long-term solution that looks and feels ...


Dental Emergency Tips From Appalachian Dental Care

Hello and thank you for stopping by the online home of our Boone, NC dental office. We are here to help you keep your mouth clean and your smile looking great through every stage of life. But we are also standing by to help you through any urgent and unexpected dental situation you may have on your hands. That’s why, today, we want to talk about the best way to handle a dental emergency. Keep reading, and then be sure to follow up with our team to discuss your needs and schedule your visit. Don’t worry, most dental emergencies are not life-threatening, but they can be life-altering if you ...


Have You Considered Dental Veneers?

Hello out there! We hope that your summer is going well so far and that you will find some time to pay us a visit in person before autumn rolls around again. That’s because there is so much that Dr. Airey can do to boost the health and appearance of your smile while you are here. In fact, our Boone, NC dental practice is now the go-to place in the region for high-quality cosmetic dentistry treatments. And we have found that one of the easiest ways to quickly makeover your smile is through one of our dental veneers solutions. That’s why, today, we wanted to talk about why you should ...


What Do You Know About CEREC Same-Day Dental Crowns?

Hello and welcome to the online home of Appalachian Dental Care, your go-to place for restorative dentistry in Boone, NC. One thing that we experience on a daily basis is the power of dental crowns. With crowns, Dr. Airey can restore any teeth that have large areas of decay; finish off the restoration following a root canal procedure; cover over any teeth that are chipped, broken or badly stained. As you can see, dental crowns are one of the most versatile and widely used tools in restorative dentistry. That’s why, for today’s blog post, we wanted to share some information about an ...


Dental Implants Can Save Your Smile And More

Welcome back to the Appalachian Dental Care blog, we hope that your summer is going well, and we hope we’ll see your smiling face in one of our chairs, sooner rather than later. If you don’t feel much like smiling on account of adult tooth loss, you need to come in anyway, because we can help with that! Dr. Airey is big on dental implants because they are the best bet for replacing teeth now, and you’re about to find out why. Keep reading and then be sure to follow up and schedule your appointment at our Boone, NC dentist’s office. We can change your life forever, for the better with our ...


Untreated Gum Disease Can Destroy More Than Your Smile

We don’t mean to scare you, but the fact of the matter is that gum disease can strike at any time. If it happens to you, your natural teeth and your health at large will be at stake. But you won’t have much to worry about if you are in frequent contact with Dr. Airey, because here at Appalachian Dental Care, we are all about preventing and treating gum disease. Keep reading to hear more and then be sure to get in touch with us to schedule your next appointment at our comprehensive dentist’s office in Boone, NC. You’ll be glad you did! Gingivitis: Know The Signs Many people you know will ...


Why Athletic Mouthguards Matter

If you are an active person, here’s something you need to know: an athletic mouthguard from our Boone, NC dentist’s office can help protect your teeth from getting deeply damaged while you are playing sports or exercising. Believe it or not, these kind of life-altering accidents happen all the time. That’s why so many schools, park districts, and sports organizations are now requiring participants to wear guards during those activities. Just don’t trust your smile to an over-the-counter “boil and bite” version. Our athletic mouthguards are custom-fitted to your unique mouth to provide you ...


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