Emerald Isle NC Dentist Blog

The Ins and Outs of Dental Crowns

If you have never had major dental work done, the idea of crowns may seem scary. If the idea of dental crowns frightens you, you may be happy to know this is a very common procedure - as many as…

Why Should You Choose Emerald Isle Smiles?

Choosing a new dentist can be a big decision. If you're moving to a new area, you might not even know anyone to make a recommendation. At Emerald Isle Smiles, we hope that you can find our office and feel…

The Effects of Missing Teeth

So you've lost a tooth. Maybe you feel self-conscious about how it looks, but you may also wonder if you really need to replace it. If it's not right at the front, what's the harm? In fact, losing even one…

How Can I Get Healthy Teeth?

You've probably heard a lot of advice about how to care for your teeth. Some suggestions may not have been practical. Some advice may even have conflicted with other things you've heard. So what's the truth? Here are some simple…

Solutions for Dental Anxiety

Does the thought of a dental visit fill you with fear? You're far from alone. As much as 20% of Americans avoid the dentist because of anxiety. Unfortunately, skipping your regular checkups and cleanings can let more serious problems develop.…

Get a Natural Look with Dental Inlays and Onlays

Cavities are one of the most common dental problems for most patients. Small cavities can be repaired with a filling, but more advanced decay may need a more intensive treatment. For some cases, though, a crown may be a step…