Cavity Prevention

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Tooth Filling: Procedure Explained

Tooth Filling | Dentist In Pineville, NC | Royce Family Dentistry Restoring The Tooth's Structure The tooth fillings procedure is the most common procedure that a dentist performs. Fillings are used to correct damage to teeth caused by tooth decay. Patients undergo treatment to restore the tooth back to its original form. Before Dr. Ogletree, a dentist in Pineville NC, can perform a filling procedure he will remove the decayed portion of the tooth. Once removed, he will clean the area and fill in the hole with [...]

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Flossing Debate: Is It Really Useful?

Benefits of Flossing | Pineville, NC Dentist | Royce Family Dentistry The Teeth Flossing Debate Questions have been raised about flossing within and outside of the dental community. One side of the conversation consist of questions from the patients, like “Is flossing really that useful?”, “Does flossing actually spread bacteria around the mouth?”, “Should I continue to floss or just quit altogether?”. While the other side of the conversation consists of dentists who are ardent supporters of flossing and researchers who have their doubts. Read more below about the [...]

Do You Have Rotten Teeth?

Do You Have Rotten Teeth? Tooth Decay Treatment | Pineville, NC Dentist | Royce Family Dentistry How Do You Tell If Your Teeth Are Rotten? Certainly, visibly rotten teeth are embarrassing, causes odors and can lead to anxiety or low confidence in social settings. For people who have rotten teeth, pain that they experience as the teeth succumb to further decaying is a lot worse than the embarrassment. So, how do you tell if your teeth are rotting? What are the signs and symptoms to look out [...]

Prevent Cavities

Pineville, NC Dentist | Dr. Ogletree | Cavity Treatment & Prevention Avoid these 9 Behaviors to Prevent Cavities Chances are likely that if you are an American adult, you’ve experienced at least one cavity in your lifetime. Cavities are one of the most common infectious diseases treated in cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry. In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control released a study indicating that 91% of Americans over 20 years old have had cavities. The high prevalence of this entirely preventable disease is partly due to [...]