Winston-Salem Dentist Talks about the Importance of Maintaining Oral Health as You Age

Oral health plays an integral role in the overall health of everyone, but especially in older adults.  Older adults are more at risk for developing health problems or complicating existing health problems due to poor oral care or the lack of getting the dental care they need.  Early warning signs of health issues can be …

Winston-Salem Dentist Advises Soda (Even Diet) Is Bad for Your Teeth!

You’ve heard time and again about how bad sugary soft drinks are for your teeth. Too much sugar, combined with a susceptible tooth, bacteria growth and a poor saliva output creates an environment that is ripe for a cavity to develop. There is an extraordinary amount of sugar in non-diet soda: A 12-oz can has …

Crown or Veneer? Which One Is Right for You?

Often when you go to the dentist, he or she will recommend a crown for a tooth or teeth. Or perhaps you admire someone’s teeth that have had a veneer. These terms can be confusing, so make sure you understand what you are getting when your dentist recommends it. A crown is a cap that …

Dental Bonding with Winston-Salem Dentists at Enlighten Dental Care

Are you looking for a way to improve your appearance? Dental bonding is a relatively inexpensive cosmetic dental procedure used to create or enhance a beautiful smile.  At Enlighten Dental Care, we offer dental bonding for individuals who want to lengthen their teeth, close gaps, or repair decayed, chipped, fractured or discolored teeth.  The procedure …

Winston-Salem Dentist Has Six New Year’s Resolutions for Your Teeth!

Happy New Year! While you are busy making that list of New Year’s resolutions about saving more money and going to the gym, make a few for your teeth, too! Here’s six resolutions that will help keep your smile healthy and bright for 2013. Stop sipping soda all day. Carbonated soft drinks have a lot …

Winston-Salem Dentist Suggests Five Teeth-Friendly Gifts or Stocking Stuffers

The holidays are filled with sugary treats, but they are also a great time to encourage good oral hygiene habits. Here’s a few great tooth-friendly gifts for your family members! 1) Dental floss. This is a great time to stock up, so there’s no excuse not to floss. If you’re feeling really creative, try flavored …

Meet Kelly Burchette

At Winston-Salem dentist office Enlighten Dental Care, we want you to get to know our excellent staff even better. Here’s a few things you may not know about Kelly Burchette. How long she has worked at Enlighten Dental: Three years. Pets: One dog — Sophie, a miniature Dachsund Favorite quote or funny saying: “Jesus, fix …

Teeth Whitening Options with Winston-Salem Dentist Office

Are your pearly whites more like fifty shades of gray or yellow? This is very common. As we age, our enamel thins and teeth darken. In addition, eating, drinking and, in particular, smoking, create a layer of film on the teeth that causes a yellowish tint. Regular brushing and dental visits help, but sometimes they …

Learn More about Mary Jane Miller

At Winston-Salem dentist office Enlighten Dental Care, we want you to get to know our excellent staff even better. Here’s a few things you may not know about Mary Jane Miller. How long she has worked at Enlighten Dental: Two years. Pets: Three cats — Sebastian, Mr. Darcy and Mr. Ringley. Favorite quote or funny …

Winston-Salem Dentist: “Halloween Candy Is a Scary Treat for Your Teeth”

October is here, and the candy aisles are filled with those delicious Halloween treats. It’s hard to resist stocking up for the big night without sampling. And then when your kids bring home the big bonanza on October 31 … OK, we know how hard it is to resist raiding the candy bag. But at …