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Holiday Sweets and Healthy Teeth

Holidays Bring Too Many Sweets Kids love candy, and while we know it’s not good for them, we also know they’re going to eat it. “fun size” candy, candy canes, and chocolate Santas can be just a way of life this time of year. So how best to survive the holidays that are traditionally surrounded by sugar? …


Dental Insurance Alternative

Need a Dentist? No Insurance? Are you looking for a dentist in Raleigh, NC? Are you without dental insurance? Don’t pay outrageous premiums! Come see us at Adams and Cheek Dentistry! We are your option for affordable dentistry even without insurance. At Adams and Cheek Dentistry, we believe everyone should have access to excellent dental care and understand the …


7 New Ways To Prepare For Fall

There are a lot of “sevens” in September. There’s the name which is derived from the Latin “Septem,” literally meaning seven; then there’s the fact that other than the vowel “e,” the word September has seven different letters in it; and there’s the curious fact that September was actually the seventh month of the year …


How Soon Should Your Child See the Orthodontist?

If you’re the parent of a young child, you’ve probably noticed lots of mouths filled with braces at events you attend with your pre-teen children. You also might be wondering why some children are wearing braces that young. The reason is because today advances in orthodontics and dentistry have taught us that in many cases it’s …


Cavity Prevention For Your Children

Most parents want to help their children do everything they can to reduce the risk of cavities in their children’s teeth. You can’t control how their teeth were made and, unfortunately, some kids are more cavity prone than others. You can, however, control three big factors that contribute to their dental health. 1. HYGIENE Brush Start …


The Importance of Athletic Mouth Guards and How To Handle a Broken Tooth

Importance of Athletic Mouth Guards If you’re involved in any sort of sport activity where contact with another player-or the ground-is possible, you’ll want to ask your dentist about obtaining a custom-made mouth guard. Such mouth guards are affordable and last several years with good care. They are your first line of defense when it …


Cracked Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Cracked Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment With people living longer and more stressful lives, cracked teeth are seen more and more often at the dentist’s office. Yet cracked teeth can be difficult to detect for a number of reasons, most notably that the pain often comes and goes. Because of the short periods of erratic …


Helping the Children of Belarus

On April 26, 1986, a botched reactor safety test in a corner of what was then the Soviet Union set off the worst nuclear accident in history. The radiation effects of the reactor explosion were about 400 times more potent than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War II. What is ABRO? ABRO is the American …


Snoring and Sleep Apnea-How can your dentist help?

Snoring and Sleep Apnea-How can your dentist help?   Snoring occurs when the muscles and soft tissues in the throat and mouth relax, shrinking the airway. The smaller airway increases the speed of required air, causing soft tissues to vibrate, resulting in a snoring sound. At certain levels of severity, the tongue and soft tissues can cause complete blockage of …



What would you say if someone told you there was a simple way to prevent cavities?! What would you say if you learned that it is relatively inexpensive and takes less than 1 minute? The good news is that there is! Fluoride treatments after dental cleanings have been shown to prevent future decay up to …