Dental Implants vs. Bridges

Replacement teeth have changed a lot in the last 30 years. There’s always a concern of infection, but the proper replacement is the key to a great smile. Today, however, the questions you need to ask your dentist are a bit different: What’s the difference between a dental bridge vs. an implant? Which treatment option […]

Dental implants after retirement

Are retirees good candidates? Yes, tooth implants work equally well in older people as in younger patients. Bone density issues common in older people, usually do not negatively affect the final product, as implants can be placed successfully without bone grafting. Dental implants or dentures? Dentists typically now recommend implants instead of dentures in most […]

You Know It When You See It

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You may not be able to articulate why all the elements blend in perfect harmony. But you know it when you see it. We’re talking about a beautiful smile. At Cary Family Dental, beautiful smiles are our specialty. We provide tooth implants and other cosmetic dental procedures for complete smile makeovers. You may be surprised […]

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 […]