Safe Flossing Help Maintain Healthy Gums

The American Dental Association notes that a consistent daily oral hygiene regimen is essential for preventing cavities and periodontal health problems. This consists of making an active effort to thoroughly brush your teeth twice each day, while also remembering to floss at least once every 24 hours. The flossing component of your daily routine is important for removing food particles... read more »

Principles Concerning Dental Floss

Are you caring for your teeth as best you can? Not only is it imperative to continue your oral health hygiene habits, but doing so effectively is also important. If you wish to enhance your oral health care, dental floss care is essential. Even if you are already flossing daily, there may be aspects of your flossing routine that can... read more »

The Ways to Treat Your Bad Breath Concerns

Are you struggling with bad breath and how to treat it? If so, you are not alone. Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is a condition that could be a sign of a serious problem and needs to be addressed. That is why, our team here at Cory Williams, DDS in Wilmington, North Carolina, is happy to talk to you... read more »

Need a Root Canal? We Can Help!

You’ve probably heard that getting root canal therapy is no picnic. Many people are scared when they hear they need one. Fortunately, because of modern medicine, having root canal therapy is probably not as bad as you’ve heard. In fact, receiving root canal therapy usually feels similar to having a cavity filled. Still, do you ever wonder what happens during... read more »

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? But while your enamel, which is the protective substance in... 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 what gum disease is. In fact, some claim that 60%... read more »