Oral Health for Seniors Matters

It’s a known fact that no matter your age your oral health plays a major role in your overall well-being. Just like the needs for an infant differ from a senior citizen so do the needs of our oral health. Oral health for the senior population is an important subject. Carolina Dentistry at the StateLine is proud to provide dental …

Why Sometimes A Tooth Extraction Is Your Best Option.

The extraction or removal of teeth is a part of dental services provided by Carolina Dentistry at the StateLine. One of the primary goals for all dentists is to preserve the integrity of the teeth. Here at Carolina Dentistry at the StateLine we take a very conservative approach to our patients’ dental needs. We also understand there are times when …

Side Effects Of An Untreated Toothache

There are a variety of reasons why you don’t call your dentist right away when you have a toothache.  It could be fear, finances or just a lack of time to make the appointment. However, ignoring the pain can have several very dire long term consequences – depending on the reason for your toothache. This article will help you understand where …

Dental Phobias and Sedation Dentistry

Some people don’t outgrow their fear of the dentist, even as adults. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, in fact, 15 percent of all Americans have experienced some form of extreme dental anxiety within their lifetime. If your fear of sitting in the dentist’s chair is preventing you from attending regular checkups or making an appointment for surgery, your oral …

Important Factors to Consider When Deciding to Have Dental Implants Placed

The field of restorative dentistry has expanded greatly over the past 15 years with the advancements in implant dentistry.  Patients whose only choice was to live with removable dentures can now regain their smile and enjoy the ability to eat again.  Even with all these advancements, procedures involving dental implants are serious matters and patients should be fully educated before …