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Holiday Specials on my Favorite Dental Products

Happy Holidays from Charlotte Smiled!   Besides working one on one with patients in private practice, I am grateful to be able to help people outside of the office in a virtual space.  Hopefully some of the previous blogs have provided you with a few nuggets that you can use to better your oral hygiene habits. Read More

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Get a Grip on Your Spaces

Can you all (or most of you anyway) just admit that you don’t floss everyday.  It’s fine.  I’m here to help.  I’m going to show you how to get a grip on the spaces in between your teeth.  (make sure to read to the end to see how you can win some FREE stuff) THE PROBLEM Read More


The Halloween Candy Dilemma

So, here we are in November already and you still have a ridiculous collection of halloween treats that are sure to rot your teeth out. Maybe you all think I’m against this tradition of going door to door begging strangers for sugar laden snacks.   Maybe you think I pass out toothbrushes and fresh vegetables to Read More


October is National Dental Hygiene Month

It’s National Dental Hygiene Month so let’s celebrate! I am a a proud member of the American Dental Hygienist’s Association and I would first like to thank them for fighting to help our profession continue to grow and evolve.  As health care providers that understand the oral-systemic link, hygienists like myself are on a mission to guide our Read More

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It’s Time For That Baby Tooth To Go!

What an exciting time when a child’s first set of teeth start getting all wiggly and get replaced with a brand new set!  We’ve been through quite a few loose teeth around my house and recently we came across one that mocked me to no end.  It got loose and then tightened up.  It got loose again and Read More

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Cancer Treatment and Your Dental Team

Cancer Treatment and Your Dental Team One of the scariest conversations you can have with a doctor is one that involves you or a loved one with the diagnosis of cancer.  If you’ve ever had cancer… let me say “I’m sorry”…. According to the National Cancer Institute, there are over 100 types of cancer and Read More


Feeling a Little Sensitive?

Ever wonder why your teeth light up like the Griswald Christmas when you bite into your favorite ice cream sandwich?  Have you learned to avoid putting ice in your beverages?  There are several reasons why your teeth get sensitive and hopefully after reading this, you will have a good idea about how to identify the Read More