The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

The Case For Pediatric Dentistry

As a parent, you have quite a lot on your plate. One of those tasks is figuring out when to take your kids to the dentist for the first time. On top of that, you have to decide when is the best time to teach kids about the value of... Read more »

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Be Harmful to Your Oral Health

Do you know what obstructive sleep apnea is? If not, then you are in the right place! Obstructive sleep apnea can be harmful to your oral health and your total health. In fact, the lack of oxygen in your body can lead to an entire host of problems for your... Read more »

What’s Up with Gums?

Do you know what your gums do? Aside from covering up the roots of your teeth, what purpose do they serve? Well, the provide all the life to your teeth that keeps them working as you need them to. Without those, it’d be impossible for teeth to remain strong and... Read more »

Understanding Fluoride

If you’ve ever paid attention to the messaging on dental products, you’ve likely seen fluoride advertised as an ingredient at some point or another. What’s surprising is that, given its widespread use and popularity, there’s not a widespread understanding of fluoride and what it does. With that in mind, we... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Cape Fear Smiles, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »