Halitosis: What Causes Bad Breath What is halitosis? If you suffer from halitosis (more commonly known as bad breath), you’ve probably wondered why. Maybe you’ve tried at-home remedies to get rid of it. Well, you’re not alone. About 25% of the global population experience halitosis and many suffer from anxiety and embarrassment because of it….

Who’s at risk for oral cancer? The Oral Cancer Foundation reports an estimated 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer each year. A fifth of those cases will result in death. Early detection is vital in fighting oral cancer. Ever wondered why the dentist asks you to stick out your tongue during a dental cleaning?…

Sinus Related Toothache Signs 5 questions to identify sinus related tooth pain Spring often triggers a host of issues for sinus and allergy sufferers. Some people might even experience a sinus related toothache. The maxillary sinuses are often the culprit. Located above the upper molar, these sinus cavities are prone to infection and inflammation when…

Five Ways to Fight Cavities Learn more about preventing cavities and tooth decay At Huntersville Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we believe the best way to prevent cavities is to make healthy dental habits a part of your routine. Follow these tips to brush up on your oral hygiene and stop those cavities before they start!…

What is a Dental Extraction? A dental extraction is the removal of a permanent tooth. There are two types of extractions, simple and surgical. A simple extraction is the removal of a tooth that can be easily seen inside the mouth. Generally, this option is used if there is too much damage to a tooth…

Tooth-Colored Filling – Pros and Cons From time to time, you’ll end up with a cavity and need to get a tooth-colored fillings that Dr. Marra and his team would be happy to help you with. But there are many choices today when it comes to the type of filing you can get. Composite or…

Benefits of Scaling & Root Planing Scaling and root planing are non-surgical, deep-cleaning therapies that Dr. Marra and his team use to treat gum disease. If you have bleeding gums or have been diagnosed with gum disease, you’ll likely need a deep cleaning to start the healing process. Make An Appointment with Us Click Here>>>…

3D X-Rays and Your Dental Health New technologies, such as 3D x-rays, make better treatment and prevention options available to patients. As medical technologies continue to advance, the quality of care for patients is drastically improving.  Since it’s so new, many people don’t know what 3D dental technology actually is and how it can benefit…

Family Cosmetic Dentistry in Huntersville Five Dental Hygiene Tips Are you brushing twice a day and flossing, but still feel like you more dental hygiene tips to improve your oral health? If so, here are some tips from Dr. Anthony Marra and his team at Huntersville Family & Cosmetic Dentistry near Davidson, NC to maintain…

Bleeding Gums: What’s the cause? Did you know that your mouth provides important clues about your health and bleeding gums at the gum line is an important sign that you may not have healthy gum tissue? If you are experiencing bleeding gums, you should pay attention to what that symptom might indicate about your oral care…

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