Category - Newsletter

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May

Seasonal Allergies and Your Oral Health

Spring is upon us (finally!) and so are seasonal allergies. These allergies are known to cause some oral health conditions that many may not realize. Let’s look at some symptoms seasonal allergies cause and ways to manage these oral health conditions. Symptoms of Allergies Tooth Pain Sinus pressure often causes tooth pain, especially when the …

19
Mar

It’s Not “Just a Cleaning”

When life gets busy or money gets tight, it is easy to put off dental hygiene appointments. Many patients view these appointments as “just a cleaning.”  Conversely, your dental hygiene appointment is much more than that! Dental cleaning appointments involve more than just cleaning teeth. Your cleaning appointment is really an oral health appointment. The …

21
Feb

The Importance of Fluoride Varnish

What would you say if someone told you there was a simple way to prevent cavities?! What 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 by up to 60%.  That …

24
Jan

A Falls River Favorite

Adams and Cheek Dentistry was happy to learn last year that the Next Door Neighborhood website named us as a “favorite dental practice” in the Falls River neighborhood! Although Dr Adams has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years, we have been in the Falls River area since January 2002. During this time we have …

29
Dec

Tis the Season For A Drink? Is Alcohol Good or Bad For Your Mouth?

Research shows that enjoying an adult beverage from time to time is, surprisingly, good for us! Of course, with every endorsement that seems too good to be true, there is normally a caveat somewhere. With regards to alcohol, it’s that booze simply isn’t great for your oral health. So, if you’re drinking more to help …

8
Nov

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? …

28
Sep

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 …

14
Sep

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 …

8
Aug

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 …

22
Jun

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 …