What is the Blue Light My Dentist Uses? Our Statesville Dentist Explains

If you’ve ever had a cavity filled, or some other type of small restoration, you may have seen your dentist use a strange-looking instrument emitting a blue light during your treatment. In today’s Statesville family dentistry blog, we answer all your questions about what the “blue light” is, and how it helped revolutionize the world […]

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How to Overcome a Dental Phobia, from Our Statesville Dentist

If the idea of sitting in a dentist’s chair is enough to give you nightmares, you’re not alone. Fear of the dentist, or “odontophobia”, is estimated to affect about 15% of Americans, or about 30 million people. Not to worry, though; there are many ways that both you and your dentist can ease your anxiety. […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Try to Remove Plaque And Tartar Yourself, According to Our Statesville Dentist

If plaque is not removed through brushing and flossing, it hardens into tartar, also known as dental calculus. The only way to get rid of plaque and tartar is to have them scraped off at a dental cleaning—but you might be tempted to try doing it yourself. In today’s post, our Statesville NC dentist explains […]

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