Still Getting Cavities?

Do you brush, floss, avoid sweets, snub sodas, eat healthy, yet still get cavities? What’s the deal? Several things contribute to the cause of cavities: high levels of cavity causing bacteria in the mouth, pH, genetics, diet, medications, acid-reflux, auto-immune conditions, oral hygiene, and salivary output, just to name a few. The only option for…

We Love Our City!

We recently shared a post on our Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/sfdsmiles#) about how Holly Spring was voted one of the best places to raise a family in 2013 (http://images.businessweek.com/slideshows/2012-12-17/the-best-places-to-raise-kids-2013.html#slide34).  It was exciting to see Holly Springs get the recognition that it deserved, but we already knew it was a great place to work and live! When…

The Truth About Dental X-Rays

We often get patient questions regarding the use of X-rays. Are they really necessary? Is there risk of radiation exposure? The truth is, it is good to ask questions! A good dentist will always take the time to discuss your concerns and recommend an appropriate treatment plan. Dental X-rays are an important part of recommending…

Medical Device Tax

Whenever we get new information that may potentially affect our patients in one form or another, we want to do our best to pass that knowledge onto you. As you may or may not have heard, there will be a new medical device tax that will take effect on January 1st, 2013.  The tax, which…

Pediatric Dentistry

The day when you see that first tiny tooth poking through your baby’s gums is pretty exciting! Not only are you celebrating the fact that you have something to show for the sleepless nights, non-stop drool, and general crankiness that have recently plagued you and your teething tot, you are also celebrating a huge milestone!…