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Kid’s Dental Visit Tips

You are already a great parent – I want to make it easy for you to take good care of your child’s teeth. Deciding where to take your child for their first dental visit can range from confusing to being a big hassle. Should I take my child to my regular dentist? Many dentists will

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Dental Infection Prevention Mount Olive

Dear Dental Patients in Mount Olive, It was recently in the news that an Oklahoma oral surgeon exposed his patients to infectious diseases over the course of many years. This shocking and horrific news has prompted this office to generate a general public information bulletin to inform patients of some of the procedures and protocols

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Dental Treatment for Children

One of the best things you can do to ensure your child’s teeth stay healthy is to bring them into the dentist regularly! The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a visit to the dentist when the first tooth erupts. Many people think it is better to wait until the child is older and able

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Trouble Reaching Your Dentist Or Dental Office?

I recently read a statistic that 27% of all new patients calling to schedule their first appointment are calling when the practices are CLOSED! Weekends, holidays, early mornings – prior to opening and at night long after the dental offices were closed. I have always felt that it is important to be available for patients, whether

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Gold Dental Crowns & Fillings Pricing

With the recent turbulence in the US and global stock markets, gold has become a very popular choice for investors to place their money. It is the benchmark for securing funds when the alternatives look doubtful. As I write this communication, the current price of gold is $1,742.00 USD per ounce. This is an all-time

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Periodontal Health Facts : Your Questions Answered

According to the AAP, of adults over the age of 35, 75% have a form of periodontal disease. What exactly is a periodontal disease? A bacterial gum infection that destroys the attachment fibers and the supporting bone that holds the teeth in the mouth. Dentists say that periodontal disease and dental cavities are the number

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Porcelain Veneers: What you need to know

Porcelain veneers are wafer thin shells of ceramic that bond directly to the front surfaces of the teeth. They are an ideal choice for improving the look of your smile. Veneers are an excellent cosmetic solution for teeth that have been chipped, stained, or misaligned. Placing custom veneers requires a high degree of technical skill

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Laser Use At Mount Olive Family Dentistry

Laser dentistry has developed a broad range of applications that are helping make your dental experience as quick, pain-free and non-invasive as possible.  At Mount Olive Family Dentistry, Dr. Amy Kimes has integrated Laser Dentistry as another component of treatment for her patients. Laser dentistry can be a precise and effective way to perform many dental procedures. 

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