The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Be Careful With the Soda

Soda is a staple in our diet it seems. Just about every restaurant offers it. However, you can help your oral health quite a bit by cutting back on those drinks. They can increase the risk of cavities and enamel erosion if you drink them too often. One of the... Read more »

See What You Know About Fluoride by Taking This Test

Fluoride is a natural mineral that can benefit your teeth and smile in more ways than you might realize, which is why our dentist, Dr. Seyed Ghorshi, strongly recommends taking advantage of fluoride regularly. In order to properly use fluoride, you need to know all about it. So, let’s test... Read more »

Your Guide to TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is fairly common, but what’s not common is your first thought for treatment of TMJ being here at Ghorshi Family Dentistry in Charlotte, North Carolina, with Dr. Seyed Ghorshi. The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ for short, is a part of your jaw that can easily get irritated or... Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Oral Cancer Symptoms and Screenings

Are you aware of the risks associated with oral and throat cancer? As with all cancers, it is important that oral and throat cancers are found as soon as possible. Several risk factors can give rise to oral and throat cancer, so all individuals are at risk for it. There... Read more »

The Therapeutic Truth of Root Canals

Have you heard a lot about root canal therapy from friends or colleagues that it is an uncomfortable treatment and worse than living with the cavity? While we prefer that you have healthy teeth that don’t need root canal therapy, we also want to inform you that this treatment can... Read more »