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Part I: 7 Dental Care Tips from Our Gastonia Dentists that Create Brilliant Smiles

Deciding which dentist to visit? We know it can be a bit overwhelming, but don’t fret too much as you can do a lot of preventive dental care on your own with these simple dental care tips from our Gastonia dentists. Buy a high quality toothbrush and frequently replace it. A good toothbrush ought to be soft. If you notice blood when you brush, you should use a softer brush. Replace your toothbrush every few months to avoid bacteria. If you are worried about getting a good dentist, take the time to do some research. Pick a dentist with a nice personality who enjoys working with patients. You’ll...

3 Quick Tips for Teaching Your Children How to Brush Their Teeth

Ensuring that children engage in proper tooth brushing techniques is rarely a simple. Most kids want this to be over and done with as quickly as possible. By following our tips for brushing teeth for children, you can help your kids make this less of a chore. Building healthy habits early in life will help to cut back on expensive dental procedures later! Tips for Brushing Teeth for Children Let Them Play Dentist: Your younger child would likely benefit from seeing the best tips for brushing teeth enacted on a doll or a stuffed animal. Set up a time for them to “play dentist” with...

Comprehensive Dentistry Information About the Causes of Bad Breath

Bad breath, or “halitosis” as it’s referred to by the medical community, has a fairly wide range of causes. Contrary to popular belief, halitosis is not purely due to food intake; though food is one of the primary sources of halitosis, there are many other causes and ways to prevent bad breath. Common Oral Diseases Periodontal disease is a condition of excessive plaque buildup on the gums that causes irritation and inflammation. Improving dental hygiene is the first step to ridding yourself of halitosis. By getting your teeth regularly cleaned and examined by a general Cornelius...

Is Your Child Afraid of the Dentist?

Is the sound of a drill enough to make your child flinch or cringe? Does he or she worry about the twice-yearly dental checkup at our dental offices? Trust us when we say your child is not alone! To help eliminate that distress, our team put together five steps to help your child overcome his or her dental anxiety when visiting our dental offices. Ask your child what they’remost afraid of. Is it the sound of the drill? Do you have needle phobia? Has your child been traumatized by previous dental visits? Have children write down their fears, one by one, and talk about them. Don’t wait. The...

As Parents, You Need to Keep Your Children’s Teeth Healthy

Your children’s teeth and oral health are an investment. Not just an investment to help maintain a beautiful healthy smile but also in investment in their happiness and a contribution to their quality of life. We all know that kid’s eating habits can be less than healthy sometimes, but with proper dental care and regular check ups we can help our little ones minimize the negative side effects of their food choices. You don’t want someone without experience, know-how, understanding or compassion to handle your investment portfolio or aid you in purchasing a home or car. The same goes for your...

Welcome to Our New Website & Dental Blog!

Thank you for stopping by to check out our brand new website and dental blog. We have built this website with our patients and potential new patients in mind to be able to easily find information about the dentistry services we provide for your whole family. Our blog will be refreshed with great, informational content on a regular basis, so we do hope you’ll check back often and keep Gaston Dental Associates at the top of your mind when needing dental work or a checkup. From all of us here at Gaston Dental Associates, we hope you have a wonderful day and also hope to see you soon!