Implants or Bridges?

Having teeth replaced is a bittersweet experience. On one hand, it’s great to finally have teeth that work properly again.it can also be frustrating, though to realize how much help your oral health needs. When you get to this point, you’ll have a few different options to choose from for your new teeth. Choosing is a difficult process, so today... read more »

Avoiding Root Canals

A root canal is probably one of the most misunderstood procedures in all of dentistry. It’s associated with pain, discomfort, and unhealthy teeth. That makes sense as to why so many people want to avoid a root canal. But do you even know what it is? So in an effort to help you become more educated on the topic, we... read more »

All About Gum Disease

Here at Cory Williams, DDS in Wilmington, North Carolina, our team sees far more cases of gum disease than we’d like. It’s a surprisingly common disease, especially when you consider how easy it is to prevent gum disease. We’re dedicated to helping you avoid the worst oral health problems, and keeping your mouth in great shape. To help you achieve... read more »

If You Have Heart Disease, Here Are Some Dental Appointment Tips

Sometimes dental appointments can be tricky when you have heart disease. This is because there are certain things you need to do to help Dr. Cory Williams and our dental team perform the necessary treatments all while keeping your health in mind. The first thing you need to do is create a list of all the medications you are taking,... read more »

What is an Abscessed Tooth?

An abscessed tooth is a serious dental problem that needs treatment right away. It typically develops from untreated tooth decay and dental trauma. When these problems open the tooth enamel, bacteria enter the tooth and infect the core, which is also known as the pulp. If it’s still left untreated, the infection could spread to infect the supporting bones of... 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 »

How Cigarettes Affects Your Teeth: The Facts

You probably know that smoking can have a negative impact on your overall health, but did you know that tobacco use can also have an impact on your oral health? Sadly, issues resulting from tobacco use can actually be quite severe. Smoking leads to bad breath and stained teeth. If your teeth are yellowed, our team can help you with... read more »

Trust in Invisalign® to Make Your Smile Straight Again

Have you wanted straighter teeth, but were unsure of your options? Your teeth may look ok, but there could be subtle signs that your teeth are not in their proper alignment. Trust in Invisalign® to make your smile straight again. Invisalign is a patented thermoplastic clear aligner system designed to straighten your teeth without the need of metal and wire.... read more »

Dental Checkups: The Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

As you may already know, dental checkups are vital for your oral health, but do you ever wonder why? Well, our Cory Williams, DDS team would like to explain why and also help you understand more about dental checkups by providing the answers to the following frequently asked questions: Q: Why are regular dental visits important? A: Regular dental visits... 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 »