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 »

Brush Your Tongue Too

We all know that brushing and flossing is important of our oral health. However, did you know that brushing your tongue is important too? It is also a good way to fend off bad breath. The start of bad breath often begins with food debris and bacteria. Your teeth and... Read more »

Essential Oral Health Care Tips For a Better Smile

When the time comes to enhance your oral health, make sure that you are doing what you need to build a better smile. Building a better smile includes many different aspects of your oral health care, including taking care of your teeth with excellent cleaning habits. Beyond cleaning your teeth,... Read more »