Dangerous Activities for Your Teeth

At Parkside Family Dental, we want you to have the strongest, healthiest teeth you can. Teeth are more vulnerable than you may think, and several everyday activities can put your smile at risk. Making a few small changes could go a long way to protecting your teeth! Drinking Acidic Beverages It’s no surprise that soda, […]

Carolina BBQ: Good for Teeth?

When you’re ready to eat some true Southern cuisine, we bet you’re thinking barbecue! Tender, smoky perfection with the tangy sweetness of sauce you’re accustomed to here in North Carolina is truly the answer. Did you know it could be the answer for your teeth, too? Pork or Beef Barbecue? We know Carolina is famous […]

Great Dental Stocking Stuffers!

Hung by the chimney with care, stockings are the perfect place to share a wide variety of gifts with your family. Your loved ones will delight in the treasures you’ve found—from whimsical to useful. At Parkside Family Dental, we know that no stocking is complete without the season’s coolest toothpaste. Help Santa give the gift […]

Holiday Treats That Are Bad For Your Kids’ Teeth

The holiday season brings more than just cold weather and shopping sprees, but plenty of treats for the whole family. It’s great fun baking in the kitchen together with your little ones, but all the sugary sweets could take a toll on their teeth. Before you stock up for the winter on sweets, take a […]

The Differences in Dental Veneers

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. If you’re sensitive that your teeth are discolored or misshaped, veneers can help you gain your confidence back by giving you an ideal smile. Veneers are most commonly made of either composite resin or porcelain. Both types of veneers are custom-made, thin shells […]

Family Activities that Promote Good Oral Health Habits

Let’s face it, kids just don’t understand the importance of dental hygiene at such a young age, and brushing teeth can be quite the hassle for some parents. If your tiny tot is not excited about brushing, then we have a few tips that can help make the process more fun and exciting! Take a […]

Your Braces Throwdown: Conventional vs Six Month Smiles

There was a time when the word “braces” meant one thing. Thankfully, times have changed. Professionals have grown in understanding all things having to do with straight teeth. There’s just one problem… All the options! Thanks to Dr. Anthony Nettey-Marbell and his professional team at Parkside Family Dental, we’ve got an active to bring clarity to […]

Everything you need to know about dental implants

Everything You Need to Know about Dental Implants

Dental implants are a common dental practice for replacing a missing tooth or teeth. Dental implants are safe, healthy, and permanent so you will not have to treat your implant any differently than your real teeth. They will look completely natural and you won’t notice a difference either physically or cosmetically. An implant will help […]

Do you have to toss your toothbrush following an illness?

Do you Have to Toss Your Toothbrush Following an Illness?

When you’re sick, your germs spread quickly: to doorknobs, to light switches, to your personal computer and even through your air conditioning. When you recover from an illness, what happens to your toothbrush? Do you think you can reinfect yourself with your germs after an illness if you don’t thoroughly disinfect your brush? Read more […]