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When Is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Tooth extraction is the last option when it comes to correcting a dental problem. However, this procedure may be necessary to either save the..

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Best Toothbrushes for 2021

What kind of toothbrush do you use? Does it perform well? When was the last time you considered a change of toothbrush? There are so many factors..

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How Nutrition Impacts Oral Health

When people repeat the adage of you are what you eat, they usually are talking about full-body health. But did you know that your diet and the..

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Gingivitis in Children

Gingivitis is a type of infection that impacts a person's mouth. We also refer to gingivitis as periodontal disease or gum disease because it..

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What to do if you Chip or Break a Tooth

Chipping a tooth can be very painful and also a bit frightening. Knowing what to do can help you take care of the problem. If you follow specific..

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Who Is a Good Candidate for Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers can change your smile! If your teeth are damaged, stained, broken, too small, or unusually worn, dental veneers can restore your..

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Is Chewing Gum Bad For Teeth?

Is chewing gum bad for your teeth? Dentists hear that question a lot, and the answer is – it depends. Chewing gum has its drawbacks, but it also..

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Wisdom Teeth Coming In: What to Know

Wisdom teeth grow in the back of your mouth and are the last adult teeth to come in. In many cases, wisdom teeth have to compete for space...

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How to Remove Bacteria Below the Gum Line

If you want healthy teeth, then you should know that the key is removing the bacteria below your gum line.

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When Your Gums Start to Bleed - Rinse Your Mouth With This

You see it on your toothbrush – evidence of bleeding gums. You know bleeding gums are not normal – you may know that bleeding gums are an early..

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How Long Does a Dental Cleaning Take?

How long has it been since you have had a dental cleaning? If it has been longer than 6 months, you are overdue for this necessary dental..

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Full Mouth Dental Implants Cost

If you have lost all your teeth on either your upper or lower jaw, you might be considering dental implants, but worry about the price...

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Finding Confidence In Your Smile

A smile can get you noticed. In fact, your smile is often the first thing people notice. Wearing a smile also has health benefits. Smiling can..

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Living With TMJ

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders cause jaw pain and other problems for more than 10 million people in the United States. TMJ disorders can..

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Kids Have Bad Breath? Here’s Why

Bad breath is extremely common in adults. In fact, about 25 percent of people all across the world regularly have bad breath, also known as..

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Teeth Stains Types, Causes and Solutions

Teeth stains can ruin the appeal of your smile. Stains can also be tough to get rid of. Fortunately, your dentist can help you get whiter,..

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Toothaches: Common Reasons Your Tooth Hurts

Toothaches are uncomfortable; some toothaches can cause severe pain, while others can create dull, “barely there” discomfort. Whether your tooth..

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Tooth and Bone Loss from Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious infection that, if left untreated, can have serious consequences. In its earliest stages, gum disease is very..

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How Do Veneers Work?

Veneers are a popular choice for chipped teeth, gaps between teeth, teeth that are stained and misshapen teeth. In fact, getting veneers may be..

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Guide to Dental Implants

Dental implants give you back the teeth you are missing. About 178 million Americans are missing one or more teeth. A missing tooth is more than a..

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Signs You Need a Root Canal

Your tooth has been bothering you for a while now. Is it a sign you need a root canal? Maybe – in many cases, only a dentist can determine if..

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Kids Losing Their Teeth - What Parents Need to Know

Losing teeth is often a rite of passage for children. Some families celebrate by putting the lost tooth under a pillow in hopes that the tooth..

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How To Make Your Teeth White

Are your teeth dull and yellow? Would you like to make them whiter quickly and keep them brighter without a whole lot of work? Great news! You can..

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Dental Implants Look and Feel Like Natural Teeth

Dental implants are as close as you can get to natural teeth – they feel like your natural teeth, they work like your natural teeth, and most..

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Why Regular Dental Cleaning Is Essential

You probably know that professional dental cleanings keep your smile bright, but did you know that they are also good for your health? It’s true!..

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Can You Get Dental Implants if You Have Gum Disease?

Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth, as no other tooth replacement option provides a longer-lasting, more natural-looking..

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Can My Dentist Tell Me If I Have Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is a prevalent and potentially serious health issue, and early detection is the best defense against the cancer. If the cancer is..

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Zirconia Crowns Make Natural Looking Teeth

Crowns are protective caps that cover the top of decayed, broken or weak teeth. They can be made from several different materials, but one of the..

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Is It Safe to Gargle With Hydrogen Peroxide?

Peroxides are a group of compounds that work well as cleaning agents. Healthcare professionals have been using peroxide for various purposes for..

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Is Vaping Bad For Your Teeth?

Are you considering vaping, but are wondering if vaping is bad for your teeth? Many people start using e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, because..

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How to Fix Shifted Teeth

Are you unhappy with your teeth? Have they shifted out of place?

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What does a cavity look like?

Have you ever wondered what a cavity looks like?

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Teeth Falling Out Dream... What It Might Mean

Has this ever happened to you? You are eating and suddenly something in your mouth does not feel right. You continue chewing and then, much to..

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A Dental Makeover Could Change Your Life

Are problem teeth ruining your life? Chipped, stained, gapped, or missing teeth may not cause pain or prevent you from eating, but they can..

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How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

If you are missing one or more teeth and are considering dental implants, you may be wondering, “How much do dental implants cost?”

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Emergency Dental Care

Most dental problems can wait for the next appointment with your dentist, but some problems affecting your teeth, mouth or jaw bone require..

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Gargling With Salt Water for Oral Health

Did you know that salt inhibits the growth of bacteria and has been used for health purposes since 1600BC? While many people rely on alcohol-based..

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Tooth Extraction Pain - What to Expect

Tooth extraction is a procedure in which dentists remove teeth. Dentists have been performing tooth extractions for centuries; advancements in..

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Treatment Options for Tooth Decay in Children

Tooth decay is one of the primary dental problems that children experience growing up. Tooth decay can cause cavities, tooth pain, and may even..

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Dental Implant Procedure Steps

Dental implants are the nearest thing you can get to natural teeth. Missing teeth can be embarrassing, especially if they can be seen when you..

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Dental Crown Problems and Solutions

Dental crowns are a common tool that can help restore or stabilize a damaged tooth. Some dental crowns experience issues once they're in place,..

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Toothaches During Pregnancy

The body goes through many changes during pregnancy. For some women, toothaches are one of those changes. For a woman who has always had good..

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How To Find The Best Dentist in Raleigh

Finding a good dentist can be difficult, especially if you’re not sure of the right questions to ask. Knowing the right questions and which..

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Solve Bad Breath Once and For All

Are you embarrassed by bad breath? You are not alone.

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Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants are tooth replacements that look, feel, fit, and function like natural teeth. There are a number of benefits to using dental..

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Good Dental Health is Key to Healthy Aging 

Maintaining good dental hygiene practices and visiting your dentist on a regular basis can help you stay healthy into your senior years. Many..

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Dental Sealants Reduce Cavity Risk by 81%

Dental sealants may be the best way to prevent dental cavities in kids.

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10 Tips to Prevent Cavities

Right behind the common cold, tooth decay is the second most common disease in humans. In the United States, 90 percent of adults have had at..

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8 Best Veggies for a Healthy Smile

It comes as no surprise that brushing your teeth, flossing, and making regular trips to the dentist are the most effective way to get rid of..

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Everything You Need to Know About Chipped Teeth 

Chipped teeth are more than a cosmetic problem – a chipped tooth can cause pain, swelling and hypersensitivity to temperatures. A chipped tooth..

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How To Choose The Right Toothbrush

Brushing your teeth is crucial for a good oral hygiene routine. Brushing helps prevent bad breath, plaque buildup, cavities, and gum disease. With..

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How Veneers Can Change Your Smile

For many people, dental veneers offer the perfect, permanent solution for gapped, chipped, or stained teeth. Before deciding if veneers are the..

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Are Alternatives to Toothpaste Safe?

Toothpaste is an important part of your oral hygiene routine, and helps keep your teeth and gums clean, freshens your breath, and protects your..

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How Smoking Affects Your Smile

Smoking tobacco, whether it’s cigarettes, pipes, cigars, or vape pens, can contribute to gum disease and tooth decay, affect the lifespan of..

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The 5 Common Signs You Have a Cavity

Cavities, also known as tooth decay or dental caries, are one of the most common dental problems people in the United States face today. In fact,..

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Aftercare for Your Dental Implants

Dental implants offer one of the most effective ways to deal with tooth loss and other dental problems, but having one or more placed is..

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The Lifespan of Your Dental Work

If you’re like most people, you’ve had dental work services done like fillings, veneers, crowns, or bridges. For some services, you may never have..

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Fluoride-Free Toothpaste: Natural or Ineffective?

With consumers becoming more aware of the ingredients in the products they use, fluoride-free toothpaste has risen in popularity as a more..

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The Science Behind Salt Water Rinses for Your Mouth

If you’ve ever lost a tooth or had a sore throat, you’ve likely heard of salt water rinses. Salt water rinses have a long history of benefiting..

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What Happens When You Grind Your Teeth in Your Sleep

Many people clench or grind their teeth occasionally, and this usually doesn’t do much harm. However, if you’re grinding your teeth often or..

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The Helpful Guide to Gum Health and Gum Care

Your gums, scientifically referred to as gingiva, are made of a soft tissue that covers and protects the bones of your teeth. Your gums are an..

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Treating Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease

There are a variety of issues that make an individual more susceptible to developing gum disease, including smoking, hormone variations, dry..

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Pregnancy Gingivitis: Hormones and Your Gums

Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease and causes red, swollen gums that easily bleed. If left untreated, gingivitis progresses to..

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What Does Fluoride Do For Your Child's Teeth?

Fluoride is important for maintaining a healthy mouth, especially in growing children. While fluoride plays an important role in dental health for..

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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Bridges

If you are missing one or more teeth, you are not alone. The typical adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has three or more missing or decaying..

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How Cold and Flu Remedies Can Harm Your Teeth

Chances are, you will catch a cold or get the flu several times throughout your lifetime. Adults catch anywhere from two to three colds each year,..

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All About Dental Implants

About 3 million people in the United States have dental implants, according to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and about 500,000..

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How Often Should You Visit The Dentist?

According to a 2018 American Dental Association poll, only 58% of respondents reported going to their dentist at least once a year - which means..

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Reasons Why Your Tooth Crown Hurts

A dental crown is a type of cap or cover that can be placed on your tooth to restore it to its normal function, size, and shape. A crown is..

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Williams & Daily Dental: For The Community

Community involvement is something that is emphasized at Williams & Daily Dental. Each year, we host events that give back to our patients, and..

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What Kind of Floss Should You Choose?

Flossing is an important part of any preventative dental hygiene routine and should be done daily. If you're like most Americans in a recent..

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Which Mouthwash Should You Use?

You already know that brushing and flossing your teeth are the best ways to prevent oral health problems like tooth decay and gingivitis. However,..

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Common Causes of Tooth Loss

There is nothing to smile about when it comes to tooth loss. Having one or more missing teeth can affect the way you eat, speak, and smile. Tooth..

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Welcome to The Williams & Daily Team Part Two

At Williams & Daily Dental, our team and office culture is of utmost importance to us, so when we bring on a new hire, it’s kind of a big deal. In..

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What is Oral Sedation?

When it comes to keeping your teeth clean and avoiding common oral health problems, like gingivitis and periodontal disease, visiting the dentist..

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What Cosmetic Dentistry Can Do For You

According to the most recent survey conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, nearly 100 percent of the adults surveyed consider a..

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Why is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Nobody ever wants to have a tooth pulled, but sometimes tooth extraction is necessary.

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Why Replacing Missing Teeth is Important

Even the loss of just a single tooth can cause an individual to feel self-conscious about the way he or she looks; however, tooth loss causes more..

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Common Dental Emergencies and First Aid

A dental emergency may involve bleeding, inflammation or swelling, and severe pain, all of which can stem from a variety of causes: While initial..

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What to Expect in Terms of Dental Implants

What Are Dental Implants? A dental implant replaces the root of a natural tooth. After placing the post, a dental prosthesis is used to replace..

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Welcome to The Williams & Daily Team

At Williams & Daily our team and office culture is of utmost importance to us, so when we bring on a new hire, it's kind of a big deal. In order..

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A Great Time for A Great Cause

Once again, teamwork made the dream work for the Williams & Daily staff. This time around, our team focused its energy on giving back to the local..

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8 Signs You Are Brushing Your Teeth Wrong

Brushing your teeth is one of the best ways to keep your teeth healthy, avoid tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. Unfortunately, many children..

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Top 3 Early Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Sponsored by The Oral Care Foundation and supported by the major professional dental associations, the goal..

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March is National Nutrition Month – Eat Healthy Foods for Healthy Teeth

Healthy teeth contribute to your overall wellness. You eat better, look better, and feel better with strong teeth. Having dental problems can also..

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Play Together, Stay Together

Teamwork makes the dream work. It’s a sentiment Williams & Daily lives by. That’s why the entire staff spent Friday, March 2nd together, cheering..

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Top Reasons to Start Using 2018 Dental Insurance Benefits Now

Dental offices usually get a rush of appointments in December as patients try to use up their yearly dental benefits.  Then there is another rush..

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Tooth Coronation 101

What you need to know about dental crowns If your dentist has mentioned crowning one of your teeth, they are not referring to royalty in any way...

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Six Dental Resolutions for 2018

We all start the New Year with resolutions.  Dieting and exercising are great resolutions for a healthy lifestyle; however most of us still..

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Six Teeth-Friendly Ways to Say I Love You on Valentine’s Day

When you’re considering what to get the love of your life for Valentine’s Day, you might be thinking about a huge heart-shaped box filled with..

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Dental Implants - They’re More Than Just Cosmetic

If you are missing one or more teeth, you may be considering your options for tooth replacement in order to fill gaps in your teeth and improve..

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How Does Invisalign Compare to Traditional Braces?

When patients have teeth that are crooked, gapped, or misaligned, it can negatively affect their confidence and self-esteem. Straightening your..

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Top 6 Alternatives to Traditional Dental Floss

Cleaning between your teeth helps remove plaque before it turns into tartar. Our dentists regularly remind us that the tried and true way to..

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Williams & Daily Offers Free Dental Services to Veterans on Freedom Day

Williams & Daily is committed to giving back to our community, especially to those who selflessly serve us all. This is why we began hosting our..

Williams and Daily Dental Welcomes Dr. Harold Frazier

Dr. Craig Williams and Dr. William Daily are excited to welcome new Associate Dentist, Dr. Harold Frazier III to the Williams and Daily Dental..

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When Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Many parents and teenagers often ponder; when do you get your wisdom teeth out? Over the last decade, there’s been a growing controversy over ..

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Brush up on the Benefits of Electric Toothbrushes

We love it when patients ask us questions about dental care and dental hygiene. Lately we have had many patients asking about the benefits of..

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7 Mouthwash Myths Debunked

You may think mouthwash is a healthy oral product — and just as common as toothpaste and floss. And you'd be right. But, there's still much to..

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Why Kids Love the Tooth Fairy (and Why Parents Perpetuate the Story)

Most Americans are familiar with the idea of the "tooth fairy." As a tradition that many of today's parents and grandparents grew up with, "she"..

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Pediatric Dentist Tips: 5 Ways to Make Brushing Fun For Kids

Helping your children establish good dental hygiene habits from an early age is one of best things you can do for them, as those habits will..

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3 Myths of Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

Everyone knows that going a dentist regularly improves the health of your mouth and keeps your teeth in good shape. But there are several myths..

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How to Find the Perfect Raleigh Dentist

Perhaps you’re new to Raleigh. Maybe you’re unhappy with your current dentist. It could be that you haven’t been to a dentist in years and one day..

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Children's Dentistry: How to Prepare Kids for an Exam

Taking your child to the dentist for his or her first exam can be an anxiety-filled event. But it's very important to start taking your child to..

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4 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile

When you’re self-conscious about flashing your smile, people do notice. According to a study conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic..

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Raleigh’s Leading Pediatric Dentist

When it comes to oral hygiene and early prevention, it’s important that you choose a great pediatric dentist for you and your family. Going to the..

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4 Causes of Teeth Grinding and How to Avoid the Nightly Grind

When you grind your teeth, you experience jaw tension and pain, and can even damage your teeth if you let it go on long enough. There are many..

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What Is Implant Dentistry?

All of the teeth in your mouth are vital to everyday activities such as eating, drinking and talking. When one of your teeth is missing or..

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Pediatric Dentistry: The Importance of Early Prevention

Oral hygiene is an important part of life and is something that needs to be practiced every day in order to maintain and avoid dental issues. Just..

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Williams & Daily: Family Dentistry in Raleigh, NC

When it comes to the health and care of your family’s teeth, you want a dentist you can trust and build a strong relationship with. With the busy..

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Vet Stand Down

Each year, Dr. Daily and his assistants volunteer their time and service to veterans through Wake County’s Vet Stand Down. This year’s event was..

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