Face it: nobody wants to have a smile full of yellow teeth. There are plenty of different reasons why your teeth might be or become discolored. Learn some of the main causes behind teeth turning yellow by checking out our blog post.
A cosmetic dentist can help you get the smile you’ve always dreamed of having. Read our blog post to learn how to choose the right one.
Holidays bring many things we love – spending time with loved ones, sweet treats, and (hopefully!) some time off from work. However, the holidays are also responsible for some less positive things. Believe it or not, overindulgence and recklessness during the holidays causes a spike in dental emergencies. At Parkside Family Dental, we want our […]
By all accounts, our Founding Fathers were men of great mettle—men that our country looked up to in times of strife and uncertainty. But they weren’t perfect. In fact, many of our most famous presidents have had terrible teeth. Here are just a few presidents who didn’t see their dentist nearly enough: 1. George Washington […]
Learning how to brush and floss on their own is a big step for your child. If it seems like your kid needs a little bit of a push to become independent with their at-home dental care, consider trying one of these strategies. Choose Their Own Supplies The simple act of letting your child choose […]
Many dentists divide up their services between the categories of preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. Restorative deals with restoring teeth and cosmetic is all about improving aesthetics, so what’s the deal with preventive dental care? This type of dentistry focuses on preventing dental issues by keeping teeth and gums healthy from the get-go. Rather than […]
Many people are familiar with dental veneers as the treatment behind a lot of those stunning Hollywood smiles. What many people don’t know is what the veneers process actually entails. Since it’s a permanent procedure, it’s important to know what you’re getting into before getting started. We’re not trying to scare you off; we just […]
Toothpicks are the oldest dental instruments in the world, and they are still widely used today to remove excess food from teeth. A Brief History of the Toothpick All ancient cultures seemed to use some form of toothpick to clean teeth, with some of the oldest examples found in Italy and Mesopotamia. Most were made […]
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, […]
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 […]