Advantages of Rinsing with Mouthwash

November 15, 2022 Published by

Maintaining good oral health means practicing diligent preventative care throughout your smile. You brush your teeth and floss at home and visit your dentist for regular check-ups. But you can take further efforts to ensure your mouth looks and feels its best. This can prevent dental emergencies as well. Rinsing…

Pay Attention to Gum Color

October 26, 2022 Published by

Healthy dental patients usually have firm, pink gums. The gums refer to the connective tissue over the jawbone that helps to keep teeth in place in the mouth. Taking care of your gums is as crucial as maintaining the health of the rest of your smile. If you notice a…

Are Dental Fillings Permanent?

September 28, 2022 Published by

A cavity forms in a tooth when plaque eats away at your teeth to create a hole in the surface. This hole will deepen, exposing the vulnerable interior of the tooth, until your dentist intervenes. They drill away this tooth decay and fill the hole with composite resin. The dental…

Summer Vacation Oral Hygiene Tips

August 22, 2022 Published by

This summer, you likely plan to visit loved ones out of state or travel to the beach or a new city. No matter your vacation plans, you know you have a lot to prepare before you leave for your trip. You should keep oral hygiene in mind when planning your…

4 Foods That Could Cause Dental Damage

July 22, 2022 Published by

Your teeth routinely endure wear and tear as you chew your food. Typically, your teeth can perform this task without issue, but abnormal pressures could cause teeth to chip, crack, or fracture. Biting into hard or dense food items could generate this pressure and break the tough outer shell of…

Fight Dry Mouth at Home

June 21, 2022 Published by

A dry mouth can feel sticky and uncomfortable, but this condition can put your oral health at risk too. You can save time and money by reducing your chances of major dental damage when you avoid dry mouth. If you pay attention to your smile, you can take these preventative…

Fix White Spots on Your Teeth

May 24, 2022 Published by

Have you noticed chalky or creamy white spots on your teeth? You may feel frustrated that these stains do not go away with your typical oral hygiene routine. But your smile could also be suffering major structural problems. These white spots could mean that you have hypocalcification, or calcium loss,…

Nail Biting Can Hurt Your Teeth

April 18, 2022 Published by

Biting your fingernails is a habit that individuals can develop at a young age. Not only can this behavior leave your nail beds in a mess, but it could also heighten your risk of oral health complications. If nail biting persists, you might sustain structural damage to your smile that…

Smile Enhancement with Dental Bonding

March 30, 2022 Published by

Are you unhappy with the way that your smile looks? Dissatisfaction with the appearance of your smile may negatively impact your self-esteem, which can lead to decreased confidence in other aspects of your life. You can enhance the look of your teeth in multiple ways with a procedure called dental…

Evaluating Tooth Pulp Health

February 26, 2022 Published by

The pulp of your tooth is protected from external threats by both dentin and enamel. However, tooth pulp can become damaged due to restricted blood flow in the area. If this is the case, you may develop non-vital tooth pulp, which some people refer to as a dead tooth. If…

Gingivitis Treatment Helps Pregnancy

January 19, 2022 Published by

A recent study in Oral Health & Preventative Dentistry suggests that treating gingivitis in pregnant individuals can lead to fewer preterm births and an increased birth weight. Gingivitis is an early stage of periodontal disease, an infection in the gums that people who are pregnant may be more susceptible to…

Benefits to Straightening Your Teeth

December 3, 2021 Published by

If you have crooked teeth, you might be at risk of developing dental concerns. Invisalign – a set of clear-colored plastic aligners – can straighten your teeth, enhancing your smile’s appearance and preserving your oral health. Schedule a consultation with your dental professional to find the ultimate teeth straightening treatment…

Treating Recurrent Tooth Decay

November 23, 2021 Published by

Most individuals experience at least one cavity at some point in their lifetimes. Dentists can treat this dental problem with fillings. However, if you do not take care of your dental work, it is possible to get a cavity underneath a dental filling. Dr. Clement Monroe and Dr. Kamron Monroe,…

Teeth Grinding: What to Know

October 29, 2021 Published by

The stressful events of the last 18 months have often led to an increase in health-related issues, including dental health concerns. One of the more common effects of stress on our teeth is teeth grinding and jaw clenching. For most patients, this happens without them even realizing it. It is…

Take Care of Porcelain Veneers

September 21, 2021 Published by

Cosmetic dental damage can develop over time, often due to factors beyond a patient’s control. Individuals who want to enhance their smiles’ appearance can find satisfaction with porcelain veneers. These ceramic caps adhere to the front of teeth to create a brighter and more even smile that can last for…

Avoid Stress-Induced Cosmetic Dental Harm

August 19, 2021 Published by

The ongoing global pandemic and the restrictions, risks, and regulations that have accompanied these times have led to increased stress levels in many individuals. Stress can be detrimental to your overall wellbeing, including your oral health. Deteriorating dental health can mean that your smile is no longer looking its best.…

3 Types of Dental Implants

July 1, 2021 Published by

Patients suffering from tooth loss may find a permanent and effective tooth replacement solution with dental implants. These fixtures improve your smile’s appearance, restore oral functions, and prevent further dental harm caused by missing teeth. Depending on your unique dental needs, there are several implant options a dentist might recommend…

Stay Hydrated for Your Smile

June 11, 2021 Published by

We are taught from an early age that drinking water is crucial to staying healthy. Low hydration levels can cause medical concerns for your entire body, including your mouth. Dentists, along with other medical professionals, recommend drinking eight eight-ounce glasses of water every day to keep your teeth and gums…

Don’t Skip Your Routine Dentist Appointment

May 3, 2021 Published by

During the chaos of the ongoing global pandemic, it can be tempting to skip routine appointments such as a dental cleaning. However, the in-depth examination and cleaning that occurs during these appointments are crucial to keeping your mouth healthy. Skipping these dental visits may seem convenient, but it can lead…

Get Whiter Teeth at the Dentist Office

April 19, 2021 Published by

Patients with stained, yellowed, or discolored teeth can improve the appearance of their smiles with cosmetic whitening. Purchasing a whitening kit from a local store can seem like an easy solution, but professional treatment from your dentist will yield better results. Learn what to expect from teeth whitening treatment at…

Benefits of a Family Dentist

March 22, 2021 Published by

Family dentistry encompasses more than pediatric dental care. A family dental practice refers to treating patients of all ages. The benefits of a family dentist are accessible to patients with or without children. Dr. Clement Monroe and Dr. Kamron Monroe, dentists in Pinehurst, NC, describe how a family dentist can…

Why People Choose Invisalign

February 19, 2021 Published by

In this day and age, there are many options to choose from when it comes to straightening your crooked teeth. But there are many reasons why both dentists and patients are choosing Invisalign. Drs. Monroe and Monroe discuss the benefits of choosing Invisalign in Pinehurst, NC. What is Invisalign? Invisalign…

Dentures or Dental Implants?

January 26, 2021 Published by

Dentures and dental implants are both popular ways to replace missing teeth. But which one is the right choice for you? Drs. Monroe and Monroe discuss the pros and cons of both dentures and dental implants in Pinehurst, NC. What to Know About Dentures Removable dentures are usually thought of…

Patients Review Our Office

December 29, 2020 Published by

Patient reviews and testimonials are important for any business. They let us know the things we’re getting right and also the things that we can work on. They allow potential patients to know the level of care that they can expect from our facility. Below are some reviews of Drs.…

Welcome Back Letter

May 15, 2020 Published by

To our Drs. Monroe & Monroe Patients: We hope that you and your families are doing well during this crazy time. We have missed you all and look forward to seeing your smiling faces again soon… and resuming normal life again! On May 18th, we will begin the gradual reopening…

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