Learn more about dental crowns Dental crowns are covers or caps that Dr. Marra can put on teeth, and are used to restore the teeth to their normal size and shape, so they can function properly. When are dental crowns needed? Typically, crowns are required if you have decay that is too large for a…

Bleeding Gums: What’s the cause? Did you know that your mouth provides important clues about your health and your bleeding gums is an important sign that something is wrong. If you are experiencing bleeding gums, you should pay attention to what that symptom might indicate about your health or oral hygiene habits. Read these five…

Are Veneers for You? Advancements in cosmetic dentistry make it easier than ever to obtain a picture perfect smile. If you have teeth that are stained, chipped or have gaps, you may be self-conscious about smiling. Dental veneers (also called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) can be an ideal cosmetic dentistry option for creating…

Q: What is your position at Huntersville Family & Cosmetic Dentistry? A: I am a dental hygienist. I graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in 2013. Q. Are you married, and do you have children or pets? A: I have two cats, Black Ops and Bart. Q: Where are you originally from? A: I was born…

What Causes Dry Mouth Does your mouth frequently feel parched? Do you have a constant dry mouth, sore throat, hoarseness, cracked lips or dry nasal passageways? Perhaps you even have chronic bad breath, a metallic taste in your mouth or difficulty swallowing or talking. These symptoms are often complaints about those suffering from xerostomia, more…

Oral Health and Pregnancy What you should know If you’re currently pregnant or planning for a pregnancy in the future, you might want to brush up on how pregnancy impacts your oral health. Remember to maintain good dental hygiene habits throughout your pregnancy such as brushing for two minutes twice a day with an ADA-accepted…

Signs of Impacted Tooth Often called the third set of molars, wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt though the gums in the back of the upper and lower jaws. Impacted wisdom teeth issues can arise due to lack of space in the mouth. Sometimes wisdom teeth do not have enough space to fully…

6 Summer Dental Tips for Parents Parental Guide: Dental Tips for Kids During the Summer School is out for the summer and that means a change in daily routines for many families. While summer break is a time for relaxation, it’s not a time to become lax about oral health. Good oral hygiene starts young…

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