Limestone Dental Blog

All About Frenectomies
added on: April 19, 2017

Frenectomies aren’t all that common in adults, but there are specific instances when the team at our Wilmington dental office may recommend one to an adult patient. But why exactly would a frenectomy be needed, and what is it? We’re here to talk all about frenectomies and the benefits behind getting one. Anatomy 101 Let’s Read more…

“Do I Really Need to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?”
added on: March 23, 2017

Wisdom teeth are often first seen on x-rays conducted during regular appointments at our Wilmington dental office. Most often, we can see them as they’re beginning to erupt through the gums. It’s also when we’re most likely to recommend that they are removed. In fact, about 90% of Americans get their wisdom teeth taken out. Read more…

Top 4 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity
added on: March 13, 2017

Having sensitive teeth can be brutal. The sharp, shooting pain that often accompanies tooth sensitivity can put a damper on enjoying favorite foods. At our dental office in Wilmington, we don’t want any of our patients to suffer from sensitive teeth, but we understand that a lot of them do. We’d like to explain some Read more…

Top 4 Ways to Stop Biting Your Cheeks
added on: February 27, 2017

Cheek biting is a common habit and is actually very similar to nail biting. Typically brought on by stress or when nervous, biting the inside of the cheek — or the lips or tongue — can be painful, and in certain cases, concerning for the dental team at our Wilmington dental office. We’re here to Read more…

Decrease Sugar in Your Diet with These Tips
added on: February 16, 2017

It’s probably no surprise that the team members at our dental office in Wilmington aren’t big fans of sugar. Too much of the sweet stuff can seriously compromise your oral health, and we’d rather see your pearly whites happy and healthy. That’s one reason why we encourage all of our patients to reduce the amount Read more…

Do Your Pets Need Dental Care?
added on: January 24, 2017

At our dental office in Wilmington, we’re in the business of helping each one of our patients get and keep a beautiful, healthy smile. We’ll even often give advice on what you can do at home to protect your dental health. But humans aren’t the only ones that can benefit from at-home dental care. Just Read more…

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Why Are There So Many Different Types of Mouthwash?
added on: January 16, 2017

As you probably already know, there are several types of mouthwash available — some minty, some a bit fruity, some that claim to kill germs, and some that protect against gum disease and gingivitis. But do we really need so many? At our dental office in Wilmington, we know choosing a mouthwash can be overwhelming, Read more…

Posted In: Blog, Dental Hygiene

3 Things You Should Know About Whitening Your Teeth with Baking Soda
added on: December 22, 2016

Baking soda is a common item found in many households and has a variety of uses besides its obvious purpose — baking food. People use it to keep smells in the fridge at bay, to minimize pet odor, and even to clean carpets and clothes. For many years, baking soda has also been used to Read more…

Is Your Smile Making You Look Older?
added on: December 16, 2016

Your smile can say a lot of things about you-you’re happy, you’re confident, you’re professional, you’re… old? Nobody wants people to think that, but the unfortunate truth is, your smile may be aging you in the eyes of others. At our dental office in Wilmington, we hear many patients express concern over the appearance of Read more…

Diabetes and Your Teeth: The Importance of Extra Care
added on: November 23, 2016

At our Wilmington dental office, one of the first things we do when meeting new patients is to go over a complete health history. What are we looking for? Things like diabetes, heart disease, etc. Why? Because they can sometimes cause specific symptoms that affect not just your overall health, but your oral health too. Read more…

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