Genesis Family Dentistry
  • Oral Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life | Dr. Stacey Alston

    Our expert dentist wants to remind patients that our office offers thorough oral cancer screening as part of our comprehensive dental health services. Like with every form of cancer, early diagnosis can have a profound impact on the success of your treatment. Regular screenings are your first line of defense against oral cancer and our…

  • Providing Relief from Periodontal Disease | Dentist 28204

    Over 45% of U.S. adults have moderate to severe periodontal disease. Periodontal disease ranges from a mild inflammation of the gum tissues to periodontitis, a major oral disease that can result in soft tissue and bone damage and even tooth loss.  Our experienced dentist is providing periodontal treatments to both new and existing patients who…

  • Only Floss The Teeth You Want To Keep | Dentist Charlotte

    Every time you stop in to visit your dentist, you are asked, “Do you floss regularly?” This is because flossing is instrumental in maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile. It helps to remove the plaque that brushing alone can’t reach. While we all know brushing is critical to your oral health, it is important to understand…

  • Resources in Uptown Charlotte & Plaza Midwood

    Resources in Uptown Charlotte & Plaza Midwood

    People living in Uptown Charlotte and Plaza Midwood agree that their neighborhoods are within walking distance. As a result, “what is for Uptown residents is for Plaza Midwood residents.” That made up quote underscores the fact that most facilities and businesses in Uptown Charlotte serve people in Plaza Midwood and vice versa. With that in…

  • Missing Tooth: affordable tooth replacement solutions for a missing tooth

    Missing Tooth: affordable tooth replacement solutions for a missing tooth

    For the uninitiated, the idea of fixing a missing tooth might feel strange and unnatural. There are so many unknowns about the procedure. How does it feel? (it feels natural) Will I become a cyborg afterward? (Of course not) Will I require special care after fixing a missing tooth? (No) The list of questions goes…

  • Dental Veneers Guide for 2021

    Dental Veneers Guide for 2021

    Whether your teeth are crooked, chipped or you just want pearly whites at all times, you may want to know more about veneers. How do veneers work? Basically, a veneer is a layer of material placed over the visible part of a tooth (frontal part) to protect it from damage or improve aesthetics. At Genesis…

  • Use your dental benefits before they expire at the end of 2021

    Use your dental benefits before they expire at the end of 2021

    Millions of Americans obtain their dental benefits from their employer’s insurance company plans. Despite paying a monthly premium to keep the insurance, many people don’t use all the dental insurance benefits allotted to them before they expire.

  • Breathing problems: can mouth breathing cause oral health issues?

    Breathing problems: can mouth breathing cause oral health issues?

    Breathing is an essential biological process that provides your body with the oxygen it requires for survival while eliminating waste and carbon dioxide. Your lungs have two air passageways – the mouth and the nose, and healthy people use both passageways for breathing. But can mouth breathing cause oral health issues?

  • Can sleep apnea affect your oral health?

    Can sleep apnea affect your oral health?

    We all want two things: fresh breath and a good night’s sleep. Because the two are interrelated, you can get both by paying attention to a few warning signs and talking to Dr. Alston at Genesis Family Dentistry. Let’s look at what sleep apnea is and how it can affect your oral health and quality…

  • Smile Makeover: Is Invisalign Treatment Good for You?

    Smile Makeover: Is Invisalign Treatment Good for You?

    Most people believe that a smile is an essential component of an individual’s overall appearance. That’s why many people go for Invisalign treatment to treat crooked teeth and get a beautiful, healthy smile.