Oral Health Essentials: Water Flossing

Treating unclean smiles with water flossers is the perfect treatment for individuals who find difficulty using traditional dental thread. When purchasing a water flosser, look for those products that feature the ADA Seal of Acceptance. With water flossers, it is still essential to floss every day and make sure every area around and between each tooth is reached and cleaned.... 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 extremely trying time to keep your teeth safe. Our dentists... 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 where bad bacteria can grow and produce acids that can... 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 tip-top shape. These tips and tricks include: 1. Water is... read more »