Dental Implants as an Effective Tooth Replacement

Losing a tooth, especially one that's visible in your smile, can be embarrassing. Not only will it change your appearance and speech, but the void left by the missing tooth can also lead to serious orthodontic complications. In a situation like this, you can take comfort in the dental restoration... Read more »

What to Do When You Have a Cracked Tooth

Nobody starts their day thinking, "You know, if I crack a tooth today, that'll be just awesome." Unfortunately, sometimes as you're going about your day, that very event occurs. Although it is best to avoid this kind of injury altogether, sometimes life happens and you find yourself with a cracked... Read more »

The Facts About Regular Dental Checkups

Flossing and brushing your teeth are important if you would like to enjoy a healthy smile. You probably also understand that you should visit a dentist regularly if you have any problems like pain, a cracked tooth, or swollen gums. Still, would you be surprised to learn that you should... Read more »

Extracting Teeth

No one enjoys having a tooth pulled. That's a pretty easy universal claim to make. However, if you don't take proper care of your teeth you'll end up in a position where an extraction may be your only option. Often, those situations are indicative of more serious underlying problems. So... Read more »

A Safe Smile Is a Healthy Smile, Especially for Teenagers

A safe smile is a healthy smile. As long as we continue to protect our teeth and gums from internal and external dangers, the greater the likelihood our mouth will be healthy. The life of a teenager, coupled with additional pressures from peers and social settings, make early adulthood an... Read more »

Dark Chocolate and Your Pearly Whites

You probably know that sugary foods aren’t great for your teeth or for your overall health. However, did you know that other ingredients can positively affect the health of your mouth? Some foods, such as dark chocolate, could actually have a number of benefits. Sugary foods can create an environment... Read more »

Diet Tips and Tricks for Positive Oral Health

Halloween is vastly approaching, which means many diets will be coming to an end. This year, our team here at Blue Ridge Dentistry in Boone, North Carolina, offers some tips and tricks to keep in your diet this year, which will help you and your family's teeth stay in healthy... Read more »

Our Dentists Can Now Use Dental Implants to Anchor a Bridge

When dental implants first appeared in the oral healthcare scene, they were primarily used to replace a single missing tooth. Over the course of time, dental implant technology has continued to evolve. Now, they can be used to create anchor points for a dental bridge to fill the large void... Read more »