How Can I Prevent Enamel Erosion?

Would you be surprised to learn that the strongest muscle in your body and the strongest substance in your body are both in your mouth? As you might know, your tongue is actually the strongest muscle—but would you be surprised to learn that your enamel is actually the strongest substance?... Read more »

Helpful Tips for Safely Removing a Piece of Food Uncomfortably Stuck Between Your Teeth

It’s common to have a small piece of food, like meat fibers, popcorn hulls, fruit peels and even seeds, to become lodged between your teeth while you’re eating. In most cases, these food particles can be cleared away by brushing, flossing and rinsing. However, there are times when a food... Read more »

First Aid and Restoration Options for a Knocked-Out Tooth

It’s not uncommon for a hard fall or a blow to the face to knock out one of your teeth. If the tooth knocks cleanly out of the socket, your dentist, Dr. Cory Williams, might be able to successfully implant it again. If there is blood or debris in your... Read more »

A Dental Implant Is the Most Effective Means for Restoring a Knocked Out Tooth

Having a tooth knocked out during athletics or through some other accidental blow to the face can be a very traumatic experience. In most cases, the damage to the tooth and the socket are so severe that it simply cannot be saved. Dr. Cory Williams often has to extract the... Read more »

What Causes Gum Disease?

Did you know that approximately 75% of Americans over the age of 35 have some form of gum disease? Naturally, gum disease could cause minor problems—such as swollen or bleeding gums—or even tooth loss. Sadly, gum disease can be difficult to identify. In fact, many people aren't even aware of... Read more »

5 Bad Habits to Avoid to Keep Your Smile Safe

It’s that time of year again, when the sun is shining and the warm air fills our lungs! It’s a fun time of year to play sports and have many adventures. There are times however, when an accident can cause harm to your smile. Yet, did you know if you... Read more »

The Process of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers have transformed thousands of smiles in our world today. Dental veneers offers a way to give you a movie-star smile you have always dreamed of. In a nutshell, dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored custom-made shells formed to be bonded over the front of your tooth. The process of... Read more »

Is It Possible to Non-Surgically Treat Gum Disease?

If you’re a victim of gum disease and you’re curious to know if there are non-surgical treatments available for gum disease, our dedicated dental team is happy to tell you that there are! However, these treatments are only able to treat the early stages of gum disease. The non-surgical treatments available... Read more »

Whiten Your Smile at Home and Expect These Steps

If you’re wanting to whiten your smile within the comfort of your own home, but you’re not sure what to expect with the treatment, then our Cory Williams, DDS team is happy to help you! A professional at-home whitening treatment is a great tool that will help you successfully achieve... Read more »

How to Relieve Canker Sores

If you currently suffer from a canker sore and you wish there was a way to relieve the pain, our Cory Williams, DDS team is more than happy to help you! Canker sores in Wilmington, North Carolina, can be troublesome, painful, and irritating, and it’s best to find comfort as... Read more »