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  • 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 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…

  • 8 Best Oral Care Tips During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    8 Best Oral Care Tips During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    By now, most of us are managing our lives in the new normal due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Since we’ve never been on such a large-scale pandemic, we need to have extra measures for taking care of our teeth. Learn how to level up your oral care amid the health crisis.

  • Your Guide to Routine Dental Cleanings for Healthy Teeth

    Your Guide to Routine Dental Cleanings for Healthy Teeth

    Routine dental cleanings are a necessary part of oral care. They help prevent tooth decay and periodontal disease. Dental appointments should not just be made when you have an appointment. Rather, visiting the dentist should be part of your ongoing oral care.

  • Understanding the Process of Tooth Decay

    Understanding the Process of Tooth Decay

    Have you ever woken up to tooth pain or bitten down on something hard or sweet just to grab your mouth in pain?

  • How to Prevent Dry, Cracked Lips

    How to Prevent Dry, Cracked Lips

    As the temperatures cool down later this fall and winter, chapped lips may become a concern for many. However, chapped lips aren’t just a problem for people in cold temperatures. Dry, cracked lips can be problematic for anyone at any time during the year.

  • 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…