Accent Family Dental Blog
October 20, 2019
Believe it or not, another year is about to end. As we approach the holiday season, you’re planning family get-togethers and shopping for the perfect gifts. The last thing on your mind is your dental health; however, a trip to your family dentist should be at the top of your priority list. At the end of the year, your dental insurance will expire. You will not be reimbursed if you don’t use all your coverage. Although your schedule may be a bit busy during the next couple of months, take the time to have a cleaning and checkup to start the year with a healthy smile without breaking the bank.
August 3, 2019
Drop-off and pick-up lines, PTA meetings, football games, choir practice, and even classroom parties. Parents everywhere are getting ready to send their kids back to school for another year full of excitement. While it might seem as if your child is the only one who needs to prepare, that’s not the case at all. As a parent, you might find yourself scrambling to check off all the items on your back-to-school checklist, which should include a visit to your child’s dentist in Angier. Find out why it’s most beneficial to take care of this during the summer months and not after school starts.(more…)
December 9, 2018
How could the holiday season and jaw pain possibly be related? The answer is simple: for many people, the holidays can be really tough times. Thus, it’s not uncommon for stress and anxiety levels to be higher, which can contribute to jaw health problems. Learn about the risks of taking the holidays too serious and how TMJ therapy can help to relieve any discomfort you may be feeling.(more…)
November 3, 2018
With the end of the year around the corner, it’s incredibly important that you understand the benefits provided to you annually. Unfortunately, many individuals who have insurance don’t try to maximize their benefits, whether it be a routine cleaning or more extensive treatment. In other cases, they aren’t as familiar with their insurance plan as they should be.
That’s why an Aetna dentist is prepared to not only explain the most essential terms to know, but how to maximize benefits before they expire.
October 8, 2018
Are you ready to invest in your confidence and your quality of life with dental implants? That is great! You are choosing to enjoy an option that can last for a lifetime while improving your oral health. Although you are excited to begin your journey to a complete smile, you are a little apprehensive about the cost of the treatment. There are several factors that influence how much you can expect to pay.
September 4, 2018
Most of us take our temporomandibular joint (TMJ) for granted and don’t give it a second thought. We simply open and close our mouth whenever we want to eat a meal, have a conversation or laugh out loud. Unfortunately, people who have temporomandibular disorder (TMD) often wind up thinking about their TMJ every day. It can be hard not to if you’re experiencing chronic pain, stiffness, or a locked jaw. Fortunately, TMJ therapy can bring relief to anyone suffering from these symptoms. Keep reading to learn more about how TMD develops in the first place and what you can do about it. You’ll be glad you did!
August 20, 2018
If you’re missing teeth, then life can be very hard at times. Thankfully, with dental implants you can regain the function and aesthetics of your smile. There’s a looming question, though: what are dental implants made of? As you read on, your dentist weighs in with answers. You’ll learn how each part plays a pivotal role in making the entire dental implant process successful.
July 24, 2018
When you have missing teeth, it puts you at a great disadvantage. You’ll notice an inability to eat all the foods you love, a change in your appearance and even bone loss over time. Thankfully, there’s a non-invasive way to restore your smile to normal with a combination crown and bridge. Learn what each of these restoration tools is and how they work together to restore your oral function as you read on.
June 10, 2018
For some people, a dental visit can incite feelings of anxiety or even fear. Thankfully, your sedation dentist in Angier has some simple methods to address either level of discomfort. However, sedation dentistry is not just for overcoming uneasiness and phobias, it also allows your dentist to perform invasive procedures that, otherwise, wouldn’t be possible. Learn more about the benefits as you read on.
May 27, 2018
Brushing and flossing your teeth are important for keeping your smile healthy, but they are only half the care your mouth needs. For optimal oral health, you need excellent care from a dentist serving Fuquay Varina; however, finding the right one can be a challenge. You need a dentist who offers complete services under one roof to save you time and money while meeting your individual oral health needs. At Accent Family Dentistry, Dr. Brenda Gong is the right choice for you. From preventive and restorative care to cosmetic and specialty services, your needs will be met under one roof.