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  • Gum Health and Alzheimer’s Disease | Dr. Stacey Alston

    Gum Health and Alzheimer’s Disease | Dr. Stacey Alston

    Ensuring your gum health isn’t just about a confident smile—it could also impact your cognitive function. A recent study conducted by King’s College London and the University of Southampton uncovered a potential link between gum disease and accelerated cognitive decline in individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Though further research is necessary, this finding underscores the…

  • 5 Tips for Denture Wearers | Charlotte NC Dentist

    5 Tips for Denture Wearers | Charlotte NC Dentist

    Maintaining your natural teeth is crucial, but caring for dentures is equally important. At Genesis Family Dentistry, your trusted Charlotte NC dentist, we understand the significance of a healthy smile, whether it’s natural or enhanced. Here are five essential tips to ensure your dentures stay clean and your smile stays radiant: With diligent care, your…

  • Dental Care Tips While Traveling | Charlotte NC Dentist

    Dental Care Tips While Traveling | Charlotte NC Dentist

    When you’re on the road, sticking to your usual routine can be a challenge. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, keeping up with oral hygiene is essential. To help you stay on track with your dental care while away from home, Genesis Family Dentistry offers these handy tips: 1. Pack Wisely Ensure you have…

  • One Tool for Better Gum Health | Dr. Stacey Alston

    One Tool for Better Gum Health | Dr. Stacey Alston

    Loose teeth, bad breath, and painful, bloody gums – these are telltale signs of periodontal, or gum, disease. Yet, sometimes, this condition can stealthily progress without any apparent symptoms. Unchecked, it poses a threat of irreparable harm to your teeth and gums. The silver lining? Periodontal disease is preventable, and one of the most potent…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…