Dental Patient Education

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Implants Vs. Bridges: Which is Better?

To replace a missing tooth, a dentist will suggest that a patient use a dental bridge or an implant. Each option has its own advantages, so as the patient, it is important to understand the difference between the two to make an informed decision. Comparing each option can help you to better decide which treatment to use for your dental needs. Bridges and Implants A dental bridge and an implant will be created in a different way. A bridge uses a false tooth that is suspended between two crowns. With [...]

By |2019-06-22T18:45:58+00:00December 5th, 2018|Dental Bridges, Dental Implants|

5 Tips For Children’s First Dental Visit

First Dentist Appointment | Pediatric Dentist In Pineville, NC | Royce Family Dentistry On The Path To Good Oral Health Once children begin to develop teeth, parents must begin a dental routine and schedule their first dental visit. In the beginning and throughout life, brushing and rinsing out the mouth is important for good oral health. As your child ages, they will need to begin to see the dentist for regular checkups. For small children, their first dental visit can be scary. Thankfully, there are ways that [...]

Who Makes A Great Invisalign® Candidate?

Invisalign® Provider | Pineville, NC Dentist | Royce Family Dentistry Get The Smile You Deserve Invisalign® is a great way to straighten teeth and achieve that confident, beautiful smile. This orthodontic treatment involves wearing clear plastic aligners rather than using typical metal braces. Before choosing this dental treatment option, you should find out if you are a candidate for Invisalign®. You can schedule your consultation with Royce Family Dentistry today by calling 704.540.5440. The first issue you will have to think about is the nature [...]

Dentures, What To Consider

With dentures, people who have lost the use of their teeth, can regain the abilities they once had with a set of healthy teeth. The benefits are numerous and immediate. One of the best things about dentures is that while a set of unhealthy teeth can greatly restrict the foods you can eat, dentures allow you to eat a much wider range of foods. However, it is important to remember that there is an adjustment period that comes with getting dentures, so to start out with, it's better to stick with [...]

By |2019-03-06T22:15:18+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Your Pineville, NC Dentist

What does it mean to you to have a great dental practice that provides quality dentistry for your entire family? For our patients it means having a dental team you can count on, convenience combined with great care and a dental provider that puts your needs first. Pineville is an area that nearly 10,000 people call home. It is filled with shopping, entertainment and lots of dining choices. When it comes to finding your place to call home schools and medical/dental providers are top on the list. Royce Family Dentistry [...]

By |2018-08-31T10:48:09+00:00August 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Teeth Whitening Services In Charlotte, NC

The Queen city is known for many things including beautiful smiles.  Royce Family Dentistry with providing dentist, Hugh Ogletree Jr.  is proud to share information about teeth whitening services to the Charlotte area. Do you feel like your teeth or discolored, maybe even stained?  It's a common thought among many people, why are my teeth so yellow? Staining on the teeth Teeth can become stain very easily depending on our daily habits.  Food, coffee and wine are all culprits to producing stain on the teeth.  Coffee, tea, sodas and smoking [...]

By |2018-08-23T13:39:56+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Why Dental Sealants Might Be The Right Choice For You

Growing up, almost everyone is informed regarding the issues caused by tooth decay and cavities. Both tooth decay and cavities are caused by bacterial buildup in the mouth, which occurs when there is leftover food and plaque on your teeth. As the bacteria digest these food particles, they release acid which will then lead to tooth decay. At Royce Family Dentistry, we believe that education is extremely important when caring for your teeth and overall oral health. There are a few ways that you can help prevent any tooth decay or cavities from [...]

By |2018-07-23T13:38:56+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Everyone wonders every now and then about changing the way they look. Of course, we do it all the time in a superficial way with makeup, new hairstyles, jewelry and clothes, and sometimes more dramatically with tattoos and piercings. But occasionally we consider making deeper, more permanent changes like plastic surgery, or, what is more common by far, cosmetic dentistry. Most people have something they don’t like about the way their teeth look. The good news is that many things can be corrected. What Is Cosmetic Surgery? According to the [...]

By |2018-06-23T10:00:16+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

It’s Summer! Don’t Take A Break From Oral Hygiene!

It’s summer! Time for vacations, cookouts, swimming, hot days, cool treats, and lazy, hazy days. We all love that “summer feeling” of no school, no schedule, no problem but we can’t neglect the basic practices that help us maintain healthy teeth. Here are a few tips to help you keep your smile healthy all summer long: Brush Twice a Day It sounds basic but maintaining a regular brushing schedule in the summer is an important routine you do not want to ignore. Summertime schedules are topsy-turvy and often interrupt our [...]

By |2018-05-23T15:11:17+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

When we think of dentists and dentistry, naturally our minds think of teeth and all that goes into keeping them healthy and white. But did you know that a crucial part of your exam at Royce Family Dentistry includes screening for oral cancers? Oral cancers occur in the mouth and/or throat and can extend to the tongue and lips. The mouth and throat are made up of flat cells called squamous cells. These cells are arranged like scales in the lining of your mouth and throat, tongue and lips. When [...]

By |2018-04-23T14:14:42+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|