Archive for the ‘Oral care’ Category


When Do I Need An Oral Cancer Screening?

Dr. Durning Moore

Over 50,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year, and being mindful of your risk of oral cancer is vital to preventing it. Although Oral Cancer Awareness Month is observed every April, that’s not the only time we should…


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…


Healthy Snacks For Healthy Smiles

Dr. Durning Moore

The COVID-19 crisis has prevented many of our patients from receiving their preventative dental care appointment as scheduled. As a result, we've gotten several inquiries on how everyone can continue to care for their teeth while stuck at home. A…


5 Dental Tips for Your Summer Vacation

Dr. Durning Moore

During the summer, many people are thrown off their normal routines, and that can include their oral care routine. It’s easy to forget about or skip steps in your oral health routine. As you enjoy summer activities such as camping,…


Is It Normal To Have Bleeding Gums?

Dr. Durning Moore

Have you noticed that your gums bleed more easily than before? If you are experiencing bleeding gums, you may want to visit our Charlotte dentist office. It is best to examine bleeding gums right away because it can be an…