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Important Details for Patients to Know About the Future of Dental Technology

Without a doubt, when a person heads to the dentist, they are going to see a lot of different things than they did in the past. Yes, times have changed, and technology and trends have changed. While true, a smart person will realize that it’s now safer than ever to go to the local dentist. Here are three important details to know about the future of dental technology. Detect Problems Faster First and foremost, when looking to find cavities, a person will have to get an x-ray. While some dentists can look at the mouth and spot some cavities, it’s still easier and wiser to use an x-ray machine...

Our Charlotte University Area Dentist Explains 3 Common Sources for Jaw Pain

Many people experience jaw problems that cause them pain or annoyance and sometimes they may only be temporary, but other times, they may last for weeks, months or even years. When this happens, patients aren’t always aware of what’s causing their jaw pain, which may be a problem with their TMJ (temporomandibular joint). This joint holds the jaw to the rest of the skull, and when it causes pain and other troubling symptoms, it’s usually a sign of a TMJ disorder. Naturally, you use your jaw for many aspects of normal day-to-day life, so a TMJ disorder can significantly interfere...

Cosmetic Dentistry & Dental Veneers Create the WOW Factor!

When a person wants to look his or her best, they should go out of their way to make sure they have nice teeth, and it’s easy to do so with cosmetic dentistry. Here are 3 ways in which a person can look their best from the work a cosmetic dentist would work on and we help explain them in this article. Whiten Those Teeth First and foremost, when you are seeking to look more confident, you need to have white teeth. To do this, it’s wise to head to a local cosmetic dentist who can help improve the brightness of your teeth. Think about it, with white and shiny teeth, you can look great and show...

10 Important Facts You Need to Know About Dental Veneers

If your teeth have started to lose their shine over the years, or if you have cavities, chances are, you are searching for a way to freshen and protect them from further damage. Although, taking better care of your teeth – like flossing, brushing and using mouth wash regularly – can help somewhat, it most likely won’t restore your teeth to their former glory, and cavities may still persist. In this event, it may be a good idea to consider dental veneers; a dental veneer is a thin covering usually made out of ceramic, porcelain, resin-based composite, or acrylic, and they have...

Questions to Ask Your Dentist About Invisalign

Invisalign clear braces are a popular option for both teens and adults who want to straighten their teeth without using metal braces. Many people see Invisalign as a good alternative to metal braces, but it’s important to make an informed decision about your orthodontic treatment. Before you decide whether or not to use Invisalign, here are some questions you should ask your dentist. Will Invisalign be as effective as metal braces for me? For most people, Invisalign clear braces work as effectively as traditional metal braces. However, with some more severe cases of overbite or crooked teeth,...

Nobody Should Live With Obnoxious Coffee Stains & This Is How We Can Help You

No one deserves to live with stained teeth. Yellow and brown discoloration of the teeth can severely damage a person’s self-confidence. Nobody wants to smile as big when their teeth are stained. If you want to get rid of your obnoxious teeth stains, come in and see our dentist office. We have many ways to give you back a brilliant, white smile with our teeth stain removal techniques. Teeth Cleaning The first step in the teeth stain removal process is a deep teeth cleaning with an expert dental hygienist. This cleaning will remove the plaque that is contributing to the staining. This will not...

My Teeth Look Pretty White To Me. How Often Should I Whiten Them?

If you are like most people, you want your teeth to look white, clean, and healthy. Although it can be quite a bit of work to maintain white teeth, the effort is certainly worth the reward of having a beautiful white smile. When you look in the mirror, your teeth may look white to you, but how white are they really? Before you rush out to get your teeth whitened, there are 4 things you should consider: 1. Consult a dentist: Yes, going to the dentist can be a drag. But before you spend time and money on making a beautiful smile, visiting a Charlotte NC cosmetic dentist is vital. It is so important...

Is the Teeth Whitening Process Safe for Me and My Family?

One question that you may have for your cosmetic dentist in Charlotte is whether or not teeth whitening is safe for you and your family members. You may be wondering if the components that the dentist uses for teeth whitening solutions are harmful. It is normal for a person to be concerned about a procedure that involves chemicals. However, you can rest assured that you will be able to undergo the whitening process and still have your health intact. Why You May Want teeth Whitening Teeth whitening is a very common procedure in the dental world. Millions of people have their teeth whitened, including...

Williams Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is Relocating Nearby!!

Dear Friends, We are very excited to announce we will be relocating to a more comfortable and spacious office in the fall of 2016. As you are aware, our current location has very limited parking and tight working conditions. For the last six months, we’ve been searching for an ideal new location and are very pleased that we’ve finally found it. Our new location will be just across Harris Boulevard at 8220 University Executive Drive, Suite 110, Charlotte, NC 26262. Our phone number will remain the same (704) 547-8555 and our primary email address will also still be the same office@williamsdentistryclt.com....

How Can a Dental Bridge Solve My Missing Tooth Issue?

Every tooth in your mouth plays a critical role in chewing, speaking, and maintaining a proper teeth alignment. Whenever you lose teeth, they must be replaced to maintain the right functionality of your mouth. A bridge is one of the most popular ways of replacing teeth. Dental bridges simply hold teeth in place preserving the rest of the healthy teeth. The loss of one tooth or more can loosen the rest of the teeth and lead to additional tooth loss. A bridge also known as an abutment tooth can be made of one crown or more for the teeth. The tooth can be made from alloys, gold, porcelain, or a combination...