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Dental Implants vs Dentures: Which is Right For You?

Dental Implants vs Dentures: What's Best? 
As you age, your gums naturally recede. This results in sensitivity and can even lead to tooth loss. Of course, tooth loss can also occur if you neglect your oral hygiene to the point where you develop a gum disease and it gets too far gone. When this happens, you may have no choice but to get dentures or dental implants. However, which one is...

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Why you should floss everyday.

Flossing is important and here's why.

1. Plaque is a swiftly moving menace to your health.

Flossing is the best and baddest weapon used to fight plaque. Even skipping one day a week flossing is better than not flossing at all. Keeping your teeth, gums and body healthy are the results of winning the war against plaque. Floss is the weapon of defense because floss removes the trash...

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Have A Fear Of Going To The Dentist? Not After You Read This!

What is Odontophobia?               

There are a plethora of phobias in our world, everything from arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, to Lepidopterophobia, the fear of butterflies. But what, exactly, is a phobia? A phobia is an irrational fear or aversion to something. So irrational, in fact, that it could lead a person to leap from a moving...


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Signs Of Impacted Wisdom Teeth | Dentist Wilmington NC

In the rear of the mouth are the third molars, which are referred to as the wisdom teeth. Although these are said to come with knowledge, many people suffer lots of pain with them. Sometimes a person can even have a dangerous result occur when the wisdom teeth emerge from the gums. Hence, many dental specialists recommend removal of them before they cause damage and discomfort

Many...


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Protect Your Teeth with a Dental Exam

One of the best steps you can take in keeping a life of healthy teeth and gums is setting up regular dental exams. At Salling & Tate General Dentistry, we work endlessly to ensure that our dental exams are painless, informative and cater to each of our patient's needs. With all of our Wilmington patients, we stress the importance of our general dentistry exams as they are not only the best...


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October Wrightsville Beach Events

 

Fall is slowly creeping up on us. It’s a great time to be in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. There is an endless supply of beautiful weather and plenty of fun events throughout the area. If you have even been in Wilmington or Wrightsville Beach in October, you’ve most likely run across some of the bigger events like Riverfest, the PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon, or...


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