5500 Highway 49 South, Suite 500 Harrisburg, NC 28075 | 704.455.5003
5500 Highway 49 South
Suite 500 Harrisburg, NC 28075
704.455.5003

Dental Patient Education

"We Provide The Facts So You Can Make The Best Choice For Your Oral Health"

Emergency Dentist in Harrisburg NC Service & Appointments

2019-01-17T20:10:08+00:00

What does an emergency dentist do? An emergency dentist is a Doctor of Dentistry who sees patients that require immediate attention. If you are experiencing a dental emergency and wind up at the emergency room of a hospital you may find that there is not much that a medical doctor is [...]

Emergency Dentist in Harrisburg NC Service & Appointments 2019-01-17T20:10:08+00:00

Tooth Sensitivity After Filling

2019-01-17T20:10:21+00:00

Why you may be experiencing pain after a tooth filling Patients who undergo a tooth filling procedure must do so to correct an enlarged cavity. The procedure is conducted in Pediatric dentistry often due to lack of good oral hygiene practices. In conducting a tooth filling procedure, Drs. Icard or Strein will [...]

Tooth Sensitivity After Filling 2019-01-17T20:10:21+00:00

Include These Vitamins and Minerals in Your Diet for Optimal Oral Health

2019-01-17T20:10:32+00:00

From a young age, we learn about foods like sugar, soda, and acids that can damage our teeth and are taught to avoid those foods. How about the foods that are good for our teeth and promote healthy mouths? Fortunately, eating for healthy teeth and gums is quite easy, and many of [...]

Include These Vitamins and Minerals in Your Diet for Optimal Oral Health 2019-01-17T20:10:32+00:00

Toddler & Baby Dental Care: 7 Most Common Problems

2018-10-24T20:32:36+00:00

Toddler & Baby Dental Care ClarifiedToddler and baby dental care is the area of Family Dentistry that garners the most questions at our Harrisburg dental practice. Teeth in this age range are so similar no matter the child’s background they often experience the same oral health issues. Unlike adults who’ve had their permanent teeth long [...]

Toddler & Baby Dental Care: 7 Most Common Problems 2018-10-24T20:32:36+00:00

Oral Bacteria and Your Health

2018-12-26T22:19:02+00:00

Before a dental procedure is performed, Drs. Icard or Strein, dentists in Harrisburg, may require you to undergo a round of antibiotic prophylaxis. Antibiotic prophylaxis is commonly used medications like amoxicillin. Practitioners use this approach to proactively prevent infection from occurring as a result of oral bacteria that already exists in [...]

Oral Bacteria and Your Health 2018-12-26T22:19:02+00:00

Toothache: Causes & Treatment

2018-10-24T18:56:55+00:00

Finding the source of a ToothacheAt the initial onset of a toothache, it’s important to find the cause so you can adequately address and eliminate the tooth pain. The pain could stem from the food you ate, an injury, an impacted wisdom tooth infection or a plethora of other causes. A visit [...]

Toothache: Causes & Treatment 2018-10-24T18:56:55+00:00

Does Sugar & Whole Grains Cause Tooth Decay

2018-10-24T17:52:48+00:00

How sugar affects teeth We’ve always been told that sugar destroys the teeth and contributes to tooth decay. A study by the WHO (World Health Organization) discusses sugars classified in categories. Are both types of sugars bad for teeth, or is just one the enemy to a great smile? The difference [...]

Does Sugar & Whole Grains Cause Tooth Decay 2018-10-24T17:52:48+00:00

Bad Breath Causes and Find A Home Remedy

2018-07-19T10:58:53+00:00

Medically called halitosis, bad breath causes can be related to a variety of reasons, including poor oral health, food choices, or other health issues. Aside from being embarrassing, it’s important to get to the underlying cause to rule out any serious health concerns that may be causing your bad breath. If [...]

Bad Breath Causes and Find A Home Remedy 2018-07-19T10:58:53+00:00

Dental Implants Cost, Types and Procedure Overview

2018-07-18T17:32:41+00:00

Advances in technology have made dental implants available to correct tooth loss caused by injury, tooth decay, or periodontal disease. Previously, the only treatment options available were bridges and dentures. Next to your natural teeth, dental implants are the best choice. Treatments that requires a dental prosthetic like crowns, ClearCorrect aligners [...]

Dental Implants Cost, Types and Procedure Overview 2018-07-18T17:32:41+00:00

Oral Health and Overall Health: Is There Really A Connection?

2018-07-13T14:41:14+00:00

Why is oral health important and what's the relationship between oral health and systemic disease. Learn more below. Dental Problems Can Indicate Other Health Problems Oral health and overall health, we're explaining the connection so that you make better decisions. Your oral health can say a lot about [...]

Oral Health and Overall Health: Is There Really A Connection? 2018-07-13T14:41:14+00:00