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Don’t Fear the Root Canal

There’s a lot of myths and misinformation when it comes to root canal procedures. At Appalachian Dental Care in Boone, NC, we think it’s time to set the record straight. Why You Might Need a Root Canal Gum disease and dental decay are caused by the bacteria that live in all of our mouths. If those bacteria are left in close contact with your gums and tooth surfaces, they’ll eventually begin irritating your gums and eroding your tooth enamel. Regular brushing and flossing remove the plaque that keep those bacteria next to teeth and gums. That’s  why dentists and dental hygienists keep ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry: A Smile You’ll Love to Flash

At Appalachian Dental Care in Boone, NC, we want everyone to have a healthy, brilliant smile. That’s why we’re proud to offer a wide array of cosmetic dentistry techniques that can brighten anyone’s smile and increase their self-confidence! Whether your concerns are major or relatively minor, we have the answers. Here’s a quick look at some of the ways that Drs. Airey and Ladd can give you a smile you’ll love to flash. Dental Bonding Sometimes, smiles just need a little help. Chips, cracks, and fractures in the enamel of visible teeth can detract from your smile and make you ...

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What If You Forgot to Be Dentally Anxious?

By one estimate, more than 150 million people in the United States have some level of dental anxiety or fear. And that’s bad news for the nation’s teeth, because anxiety and fear motivate way too many people to stay away from dentists. Anxiety is a funny thing. Sometimes, it’s based on a bad experience or just the expectation of having a bad experience. Sometimes, there’s no obvious reason for it. At Appalachian Dental Care in Boone, NC, we take all dental anxiety and fear seriously, and we’re seriously doing something about it. Start with Comfort We want you to be as relaxed as possible ...

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4 Ways Dental Implants Can Impact Your Life

Here at Appalachian Dental Care, we love helping patients achieve beautiful, function smiles … and that sometimes means replacing teeth! For decades, the standard for replacing missing teeth was the dental bridge. We still do plenty of bridges, but there’s another technique that offers a lot of benefits that bridges don’t. Dental implants are the big thing in replacing teeth now, and for good reason. Implants are very strong and supply the most secure anchorage for single crowns, bridges, and even full-arch dentures. Restorations on implants tend to last longer as a rule. If you’re ...

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Helping Patients Get Out Of Pain [VIDEO]

Dr. Airey and his team at Appalachian Dental Care, we offer same-day, urgent dental care. We can help you get out of pain TODAY. Check out the video below to hear what Dr. Airey says about our immediate dental care. Call us immediately if you have an emergency. We can also help you schedule a regular dental appointment. Dial 828-355-5673.

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Long-Lasting, Tooth-Colored Dental Fillings [VIDEO]

Here at Appalachian Dental Care, we use only tooth-colored dental fillings. We make durable, long-lasting fillings that will help your teeth stay healthy for many years to come! Check out the video below to hear what Dr. Airey has to say about our tooth fillings. Call us at 828-355-5673 if you need to schedule a checkup.

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How Dental Sedation Can Help You

Welcome back to another blog from your friends at Appalachian Dental Care! Today, we have a post for you about dental sedation! Dental sedation can be used to help alleviate dental fear or anxiety for patients who experience it. It can be very helpful in getting patients care that otherwise would be too nervous or scared to seek it. Our Boone, NC dental team is dedicated to healthy smiles, and that means regular dental checkups for everyone … even if you have anxiety. We can help you overcome it! Let’s talk about the consequences of allowing dental anxiety to keep you from getting care ...

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Teeth Whitening: Why Opalescence Beats Store Brands

To be honest, it can be embarrassing to have stained teeth. Coffee, dark foods, and tobacco can all leave behind tiny stains that build up faster than you realize. When you see your dingy smile in the bathroom mirror, you don’t want others to see it. That’s why teeth whitening exists. This cosmetic dentistry procedure can get rid of those stains and return your smile to it’s white, healthy look. If you go into a drugstore or grocery store, you can find plenty of toothpastes, strips, and similar store teeth whitening systems. All of these are available without going to the dentist. Why not ...

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Oral Surgery Options At Appalachian Dental Care [VIDEO]

Here at Appalachian Dental Care, we offer oral surgery and wisdom teeth extraction options that other practices do not. We perform these more difficult services every day … and we are good at them! We can help you get the surgical options you need safely and effectively. Check out the video below to hear what Dr. Airey has to say about oral surgery and wisdom teeth extractions. Call 828-355-5673 if you need to schedule an appointment.

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How To Handle A Dental Emergency

Welcome back to another blog from your friends at Appalachian Dental Care! Have you every experienced a dental emergency and did not know what to do? Today we would like to provide you with some information to help you handle your next dental emergency like a pro. Hopefully, these do not happen too often, but if they do, you will be prepared! Our Boone, NC dental office is here to help you through any urgent dental situation you may have. We offer a variety of services, including reconstructive and tooth replacement options, that can help repair and restore your smile. We can even help ...

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