Transitioning to Dental Implants

2019-03-11T10:42:25-04:00April 1st, 2019|

It's important to take care of one's teeth, not only because they serve an important function, but because they are also necessary for a confident, beautiful smile. Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to have a strong set of teeth. Despite practicing stellar dental hygiene throughout life, it is still possible to lose teeth to [...]

Understanding Sleep Apnea

2019-02-23T17:49:43-05:00March 1st, 2019|

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing frequently stops and starts. Loud snoring is the main symptom of sleep apnea. Daytime drowsiness, loss of concentration and depression are often the repercussions for someone suffering from sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the tongue falls to the back of the throat [...]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

2019-01-13T18:07:03-05:00February 1st, 2019|

The American Dental Association (ADA) and Drs. Melcher and Rodriguez of Raleigh Implant and Family Dentistry are joining together to recognize February as National Children’s Dental Health Month.  This year’s theme is “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile” The ADA and the dental community know that teaching kids 4 steps to [...]

Understanding Periodontal Disease

2018-12-03T15:40:08-05:00January 2nd, 2019|

Periodontal (aka "gum") disease is far more common than you might think. In fact, if you're over 50, odds are nearly 50 percent that you have some form of gum disease, and if you're over 65, that number climbs to more than 70 percent!  Raleigh Implant and Family Dentistry knows that understanding and avoiding periodontal [...]

6 Reasons To Take Your Child To The Dentist

2019-01-24T14:36:01-05:00October 18th, 2018|

Taking care of your teeth is an important part of maintaining your overall health. Brushing twice a day, flossing regularly, and meeting with a dentist every 6 months are some of the steps we need to take to ensure optimal oral health.  As a parent, it’s important to start your child on the right path [...]

Dental Implants and Their Benefits

2018-10-18T13:15:20-04:00October 18th, 2018|

Until recently, the only cosmetic and functional options available for people with missing teeth were removable dentures or bridges. Today, advancements in technology offer a more permanent solution for missing teeth called dental implants. Dental implants are replacement teeth and tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) replacement teeth that are made [...]

Which Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure Should You Choose?

2019-01-24T14:32:55-05:00October 18th, 2018|

  The term cosmetic dentistry is slightly misleading. Though cosmetic dental work can make a person feel more confident and improve their external appearance, many kinds of cosmetic dental procedures are necessary to eat and live a healthy life. Missing or damaged teeth can be dangerous as well as unsightly. Some cosmetic dental issues are [...]