Genesis Family Dentistry
  • How oral health affects your overall health?

    How oral health affects your overall health?

    The mouth is the gateway to your health. Keeping it in check includes good daily hygiene and regular visits to your dentist. The majority of people think that good oral hygiene is only useful to protect themselves from pathologies of the teeth or periodontium. They are far from imagining the impact of the oral system…

  • Get a Beautiful Smile on a Budget

    Get a Beautiful Smile on a Budget

    Imagine that you only have seconds to make a good first impression. With the added emphasis on FaceTime, Zoom meetings, selfies, and social media posts, your smile is one of the first things people see. Cosmetic dentistry has increased in recent years, and for good reason. We all want beautiful, healthy smiles. Genesis Family Dentistry…

  • Dental Bonding vs. Porcelain Veneers

    Dental Bonding vs. Porcelain Veneers

    Dental bonding and porcelain veneers are great ways to change the appearance of your teeth. These dental procedures can fix the size, shape, and color of your teeth – chipped, damaged teeth or discolored ones can be corrected. When your dentist uses bonding, he applies resin to your teeth to cover up imperfections. When he…

  • How To Properly Take Care of Your Night Mouth Guard

    How To Properly Take Care of Your Night Mouth Guard

    A night guard can help prevent teeth grinding at night and reduce pain, fatigue, and other problems. If you have been recommended to use a night guard, perhaps you’re wondering how to properly take care of it. When You First Get Your Night Guard You should consider wearing your night guard before sleeping to help…

  • Dental Crowns: Types, Procedure, and Cost

    Dental Crowns: Types, Procedure, and Cost

    A dental crown is a dental cap that is placed on a broken, chipped, or damaged tooth. It can be made out of various materials including porcelain or metal. It is designed to match the appearance of your teeth. The Different Types of Dental Crowns Dental crowns are made from: Ceramic Porcelain Zirconia Metal Composite…

  • Preparing for In-Office Dental Care During COVID-19

    Preparing for In-Office Dental Care During COVID-19

    Even with the number of COVID-19 cases increasing, we have seen improvements over the past few weeks in how the spread of the virus is slowing down. Some states, which have a lower number of infections, are already starting to bring back the local economy with essential and non-essential services re-opening. In North Carolina, Phase…

  • Dental Hygiene: Beyond Clean Teeth

    Dental Hygiene: Beyond Clean Teeth

    Good dental hygiene is about more than just having white teeth. At Genesis Family Dentistry in Uptown Charlotte, we want each member of your family to have a beautiful, healthy smile. Quality dental care and hygiene are necessary to prevent problems such as decay, gum disease, and tooth or bone loss. Although a bright smile…

  • Dental Emergencies: What to Do During Covid-19

    Dental Emergencies: What to Do During Covid-19

    We all like having our nice, neat schedules and routines. Unfortunately, dental emergencies such as a broken tooth or tooth pain are never planned and do not happen on a schedule. What do you do when tooth pain strikes or when you chip a tooth? When the unexpected happens, it is important to contact your…

  • Things to Do in Uptown Charlotte and Plaza Midwood

    Things to Do in Uptown Charlotte and Plaza Midwood

    Welcome to Charlotte, home of the first gold rush in the United States and the capital and major city in North Carolina! Charlotte is divided into neighborhoods. Uptown Charlotte is the modern city center and business district. Home to Fortune 500 companies, sports complexes, historical landmarks, and the arts, this city has sites for everyone…

  • Make the Most of Your Dental Insurance Benefits Before They Expire

    Make the Most of Your Dental Insurance Benefits Before They Expire

    Did you know that your dental insurance benefits likely expire at the end of the year and reset on January 1st? It’s true. Just like medical insurance, most dental benefits run on a calendar year and start over each year. What does that mean for you? You could be missing out on valuable coverage and…