Should You Worry About Dental X-rays?

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Providing exceptional dental care is much easier for dentists when they have extensive, comprehensive information about their patients’ oral health. Pictures are more reliable than written notes. To go a step further: pictures that show what’s going on below the visible surface of your teeth are worth even more than a thousand words. So, along […]

Using Nature As Our Guide

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Allan Acton at Cary Family Dental performs complete smile re-designs that turn ordinary teeth (or even teeth with significant problems) into brilliant smiles. If you have been considering a smile makeover, you probably want to know if you will still look like yourself. The answer is “Yes! Only better!” You see, Dr. Allan Acton uses […]

How is an Oral Surgeon Different Than a General Dentist?

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Let’s describe the similarities and differences between a general dentist and an oral surgeon. Undergraduate Studies To start, you need a four-year undergraduate degree. Few dental schools require a specific undergraduate degree, but many aspiring dentists major in a scientific field such as biology, chemistry, or anatomy. How Do You Get Into Dental School? To […]