Dental Floss

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What Is Gingivitis

If you have red, irritated, or swollen gums you may have gingivitis. Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease and is very treatable if caught early. At Royce Family Dentistry we take gingivitis very seriously and can create a treatment plan to restore your oral health. Gingivitis is caused by plaque, the soft and sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on the teeth and gums. Plaque produces toxins that irritate the gums, and is best controlled by daily brushing and flossing. The good news is that generally, [...]

By |2018-01-23T19:12:11+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Why Do I Need To Go To The Dentist Every 6 Months?

Do you really need to go to the dentist every 6 months? You brush your teeth and floss. Isn't that enough? Royce Family Dentistry in Pineville, NC wants you to understand why we schedule our patients at least every 6 months for their routine dental cleanings and exams. There are 6 very important reasons not to skip you 6-month dental checkup. Let's explore them. 1) We Have the Tools Dental hygienists have special tools that allow them to clean your teeth and gums more extensively. They undergo in-depth training to use these [...]

By |2017-10-23T16:10:53+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

6 Dental Tips for Healthier & Brighter Teeth

Most people take their dental health lightly. Brushing daily is what they think the best dental care that exists out there. It is not enough and it requires a lot more to ensure healthier teeth and gums. We at Royce Family Dentistry always come across patients who have had dental issues despite brushing daily. We suggest these simple dental tips that everyone should follow to ensure optimal dental health. 1. Make Sure to Floss Daily You should brush your teeth twice daily, but your teeth need more than that to keep [...]