Dental Emergency? What to Do After Chipping or Losing a Tooth

Staying on top of dental care is an essential part of being a responsible adult. Everyone should go to the dentist at least two or three times a year to make sure their teeth are strong, their gums are healthy, and they can keep giving a big, happy smile. In addition to general care, however, it’s even more important to know what …

What To Ask Your Dentist When Seeking a Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure

If you are interested in getting cosmetic dental work done, Dr. James Schwartz DDS recommends that there are a couple of very important questions that you will need to ask your dentist.   Below are some of the key questions that you will need to ask about cosmetic dentistry services: What Will The Outcome of My Procedure Be? You could end …

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Affordable & Effective Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Do you wish that your teeth were straighter or whiter? Or do you find yourself hiding your smile? If so, then cosmetic dentistry can help you. There are numerous cosmetic dental procedures that can help improve your smile and some of those procedures include porcelain crowns, tooth-colored fillings, porcelain veneers, or even short term cosmetic orthodontics. Tooth-colored fillings are a good …

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The Importance Of Tooth Extraction Site Preservation

When dental cavities or decay become so severe that the tooth is damaged beyond repair, surgical dentists such as Dr. James Schwartz at Carolina Dentistry @ The State Line have to extract the tooth. Although, extraction of a tooth may take care of the temporary problem of a decayed tooth, it can create an even bigger problem of bone withering …

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Dental Insurance, Why Won’t It Pay For This?

First you have to realize that the dental insurance company’s top priority is to end up with a profit. That is true of any business. The insurance company is not truly interested in your dental health. In fact , they profit greatly from people that have dental insurance and fail to visit the dentist to use their dental benefits. That …

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Mouthwash: Is It Right For You?

Should you be using a mouthwash? There are times when our skilled hygienist or dentist will recommend using a mouthwash in conjunction with brushing and flossing. Carolina Dentistry at the StateLine wants our patients to remember rinsing with a mouthwash will not take the place of brushing or flossing. The uses of mouthwash: Most mouthwashes are recommended to freshen breath …

Tooth Sensitivity, What Can Be Done

We know tooth sensitivity is not fun. Many people avoid certain foods trying to avoid the sensitivity. Did you know there are several reasons why we can be experiencing tooth sensitivity?