Different types of fillings

Dental fillings are used to restore the structure and shape of a tooth which has been affected by bacteria and other pathogens. The bacteria can cause gum disease or dental caries or a combination of both. The decay of the teeth usually starts at the grooves and bends of the teeth, as these tend to [...]

June 15th, 2018|Patient Q&A|

How cavities can be treated by your dentist

The bacteria present in your mouth produces acids which continuously attacks the surface of your teeth and this is boosted when you start eating processed or sugary foods. These acids form holes on the surface of the teeth called cavities. When cavities are formed, the tooth is badly affected and starts giving pain and discomfort. [...]

June 1st, 2018|Patient Q&A|

Options for Restoring a Missing Tooth

Your teeth are designed to last for life but sometimes bad things happen and we may need to restore your teeth. Here at Aten & Garofalo Dentistry in Charlotte, North Carolina, can restore a missing tooth and make you a smile that can you be proud of. We take pride in our work and make [...]

February 15th, 2018|Patient Q&A|

Dental Implants Are a Great Dental Restoration Option

If your missing some of your teeth or all of your teeth, then dental implants may be right for you. This dental restoration option can give you back your smile and will boost your confidence. Here at Aten & Garofalo Dentistry in Charlotte, North Carolina we are going to discuss why dental implants are a [...]

February 1st, 2018|Patient Q&A|

Protecting Your Teeth from the Damaging Effects of Getting Sick

When it comes to getting sick, you want to make sure that you’re protecting your body in the process. This means that your oral health is also being taken care of. Protecting your teeth is a big thing to think about when it comes to being sick, including when you have a stomach bug. The [...]

January 15th, 2018|Patient Q&A|

How Good Dental Goals Can Make Improving Your Oral Health Easier

Having clearly defined dental goals can help make improving your oral health easier. Not only because this is not something that you can do just every now and again, but oral health is something that has to be done on a regular basis. By setting goals and sticking to a schedule, you can ensure that [...]

January 1st, 2018|Patient Q&A|

Why You Should Drink More Water as Your New Years’ Resolution

Almost everyone has been told at one point or another to drink more water. This is because water is an incredibly versatile and necessary substance. It helps you wake up, stay focused and alert, keeps your circulation in check, regulates digestion, and so much more. Did you know, though, that drinking water is an important [...]

December 15th, 2017|Patient Q&A|

How a Cleaning Helps Brighten Your Teeth

When you have your teeth regularly cleaned every six months, you will notice that not only do your teeth feel cleaner but they might also appear whiter. This is common for everyone. There are many reasons for this and the top dentist in Charlotte can tell you why a good cleaning will brighten your teeth [...]

December 1st, 2017|Patient Q&A|

The Many Types of Dental X-rays and Their Uses

Dental X-rays are one of the most important tools that dentists have at their disposal. These detailed pictures of the mouth and specific teeth let dentists see things like tooth decay, tooth placement and growth over time. They’re the guidebooks that dentists use to keep your teeth in good shape. Below we’ll go over the [...]

November 1st, 2017|Patient Q&A|

Why You Should Have Annual X-rays

Annual x-rays are essential for great oral health. The professional dentists at Aten & Garofalo Dentistry understand how important your dental health is. This is why they provide the best care that you can get from a dentistry office. Located in Charlotte, NC, you can find all of your dental needs within this one office. [...]

September 15th, 2017|Patient Q&A|