Patient Q&A: Does it hurt to get a cavity filled?

When patients hear they have a cavity, they may experience a range of emotions. One common feeling we at Aten & Garofalo Family Dentistry hear is fear. Many people worry about what the process is like and, most importantly, if it hurts. If you have recently been told you need to get a filling, we [...]

November 17th, 2016|Patient Q&A|

What we’re thankful for this month: No wooden teeth!

There are so many reasons to give thanks this season: Friends, family and health, for example. As dentists in Ballantyne, we can't help but to also give thanks for the many advancements that have made our industry safer and better. Not too long ago, a cavity would mean missing a tooth or having a wooden one [...]

November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Aten & Garofalo Dentistry Named in Charlotte Magazine’s Top Dentists

We are so thrilled to have been named in Charlotte Magazine's Top Dentists list this year!  Thousands of dentists were asked the question, "If you had a patient in need of a dentist, which dentist would you refer him or her to?" Our peers could then cast a ballot for the dentists they knew and [...]

November 1st, 2016|News|