Three Important Dental Tools to Improve Your Oral Care

During the holiday season, while you are enjoying plates of cookies and delicious special dinners, we encourage you to keep your teeth and gums healthy by practicing effective dental hygiene every day. Our dentist and team have provided the three most important dental tools to help you maintain a healthy... Read more »

Cavity Prevention For the Holidays

Around this time of year, many people have a list, be it big or small, of the things they want to do for the holidays. But “get a cavity” is likely not on the list! In order to prevent getting a cavity, it is important to understand what they are,... Read more »

Holiday Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth

If you are concerned about your oral health, the meals and treats that abound this time of the year may make life seem like a dental obstacle course. While it may seem like holiday eating is a culinary minefield, there are plenty of things you can enjoy this season, which... Read more »

Do You Have a Cracked Tooth?

Many of us have woken up in the middle of the night, or have had that slow nagging, aching pain that comes with a cavity or an abscessed tooth. Or you may have had an impact to your mouth, and found yourself with a lost or broken tooth. In all... Read more »

Taking Care of Red, Irritated Gums

Healthy gums are pink and firm to the touch. Unfortunately, anyone can have gum issues from time to time. You’ve probably seen your gums become red and swollen (or even bleed) when you brush or floss your teeth too vigorously. If your gums are healthy, they will recover quickly from... Read more »

Flossing for a Healthier Smile

A vibrant, healthy smile begins with oral health habits. This means brushing and flossing every day to prevent oral bacteria and dental plaque from building up on your teeth and gums, leading to cavities and gingivitis.   Brushing is highly effective at cleaning most tooth surfaces and the tongue which... Read more »

Cleaning Your Dentures

Dentures are a great option for replacing one or more missing teeth. A partial denture can fill in a gap in your smile, while a full set of dentures will replace an entire row of missing teeth. Dentures are an inexpensive tooth restoration option, and they can be ready in... Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Restore a Tooth

Are you missing one or more adult teeth? Do you yearn to have an attractive, fully functional smile once again? Ask Dr. Mike Choe how a dental implant in Fayetteville, North Carolina, can help you. What are dental implants? An implant is a restoration that replaces both the crown and... Read more »

Chewing Gum Secrets for a Healthy Smile

The advantages of chewing gum after meals include an assortment of oral health benefits. Exercise caution though. as some chewing gum does contain sugar. In order to prevent further risks from occurring, stick to sugarless gum. Sugarless gum can produce all the benefits of sugary gum, but without the added... Read more »

Get Rid of Your Bad Breath

Do you feel embarrassed or self-conscious about your bad breath? If so, you are not alone. Bad breath can happen at any time, and leave you wanting to hide. That is why our team here at Westlake Family Dentistry in Fayetteville, North Carolina, is happy to talk to you about... Read more »