Professional or At-Home Teeth Whitening

Dr. Mjahed | Teeth Whitening in Monroe NC Teeth whitening has become one of the most requested forms of cosmetic dentistry, including in our own Monroe, NC dental office. We know that patients feel more confident with a white [...]

Make Flossing A Daily Habit

We all know that flossing should be included as part of our daily oral hygiene routine, but many of us forgo it out of laziness or forgetfulness. A 2017 survey conducted by the American Dental Association (ADA) and Waterpik, revealed that [...]

Caring for your Child’s Teeth from Day One

Getting started with your child’s oral care from birth will help build habits to ensure a healthy mouth over the course of their life. Healthy baby teeth teach your child how to chew food and shape the way they talk, which [...]

7 Habits to Quit for Healthy Teeth

We all have bad habits. Some cause more damage than others. The problem with habits is that we’re not always aware that we’re doing them. Other times, our fixations are just tough to quit. What we might not realize, however, is [...]

The Best Way To Remove Plaque From Teeth

What causes plaque buildup on teeth? Dental plaque is a naturally occurring soft film-like substance that develops on the enamel layer of the teeth. Also known as tooth plaque, a buildup occurs as a result of eating and digestion. Foods that contain [...]

How Oral Health Affects Overall Health

Monroe Family Dentistry Practitioners Focus on Your Health Research has repeatedly linked oral health with health in the rest of the body. Whereas good oral health supports overall wellness, untreated oral health problems can potentially cause inflammation and disease. Although fillings and other [...]

5 Tips For Your Child’s Oral Health Care

It can be difficult to raise children to use healthy habits. However, ensuring dental health in their children can seem especially challenging. For this reason, the best policy is to start encouraging good oral care habits as soon as they develop teeth. [...]

7 Horrifying Things Flossing Helps Prevent

Brushing your teeth twice a day is important for your oral health, but if you are not flossing your teeth after brushing, you could be in for some problems with your teeth and gums. No amount of brushing can thoroughly remove all [...]