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 […]

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 […]

Isn’t a Dental Bridge as Good as an Implant?

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In today’s article, we will discuss a tooth replacement option prevalent in Raleigh: dental bridges. Dental bridges aren’t ideal Dental bridges have provided a passable tooth replacement for many individuals, but they are not problem free. Dental bridges are difficult to clean Many North Carolina people with dental bridges find it difficult to keep the small […]

Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

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Many Cary dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they decide on composite and porcelain restorations. Non-metal fillings and crowns can be matched perfectly to your natural tooth color. Some individuals are sensitive to the metals used in standard fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy Over Whether Dental Amalgam is […]

Can Replacing a Missing Tooth Improve My Life?

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If you have teeth missing, you are probably self-conscious. A smile is one of the first things people notice. In our society–perhaps unfairly–a healthy smile is associated with beauty, youth, and success. In addition to personal attractiveness, missing teeth negatively affect health and quality of life. Let’s talk about it. The Teeth Surrounding The Missing […]