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Jul
27

Why Do You Need to Floss Every Day?

Dr. Durning Moore

You might be brushing your teeth twice daily as recommended by dentists worldwide including Dr. Durning Moore, of Charlotte Center for Complete Dentistry. However, brushing alone is not enough to ward off tooth decay and gum disease. While it is…

Jun
23

Why is Smoking Bad For Your Teeth?

Dr. Durning Moore

By now, because of a determined public service announcement campaign and the mandatory Surgeon General’s warning on packaging, most people are aware that smoking and using tobacco products has a negative impact on your overall health. The risk of developing…

May
30

3 Reasons to Consider Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Durning Moore

Maybe you feel embarrassed to smile because you’re living with crooked, overcrowded, chipped, or broken teeth? You might be considering restoring your smile with cosmetic dental procedures such as dental implants, dental bonding or veneers. Maybe you’re unsure because you…

Mar
31

When is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Dr. Durning Moore

Tooth extraction may become necessary for a variety of different reasons. Your tooth may be infected or damaged, or your wisdom teeth may need to be taken out before they cause further problems. How can you tell if your tooth…

Feb
27

What’s Causing My Tooth Pain?

Dr. Durning Moore

Anyone who has ever had a painful tooth knows the sooner it can be relieved, the better. Pain in your teeth is not normal and can be a sign that there is a problem that needs to be addressed. If…

Dec
01

Why is My Tongue White?

Dr. Durning Moore

Hundreds of different bacteria species live in the mouth, most of which are harmless and help with digestion. But sometimes an overgrowth of bacteria, immune diseases, or other pre-existing health conditions can cause tongue discoloration or other mouth symptoms. If…

Oct
30

4 Reasons Dentists Use Dental Crowns

Dr. Durning Moore

Dentists strive to preserve as much of the natural tooth structure as possible when a tooth is damaged. A broken or cracked tooth, or one with a cavity, doesn’t mean that tooth cannot be repaired. In fact, dental crowns allow…

May
26

FAQ: What To Know About Invisalign

Dr. Durning Moore

Many patients come to us looking for solutions to straighten their smiles but would like to avoid the metallic aesthetics of traditional braces. Invisalign is a common treatment option that we offer to our patients. As your trusted cosmetic dentist…