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Prevention vs. Treatment of Oral Health

The World Health Organization defines health as “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Sadly, in our fast-paced culture, many of us settle for less-than-healthy or even truly sick

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The Oral-Systemic Link: Risk Factors for Tooth Decay

Did you know the same plaque that decays your teeth can cause major heart problems? What if you could fight plaque and heart failure both by improving your oral health? Dr. McCormick & Dr. Meunier in Fuquay-Varina are here to tell you

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Dentists Are Doctors, Too!

There are many kinds of doctors – Doctors of English, Doctors of Philosophy, Doctors of Medicine, Dr. Pepper… (wink). Of course, when we use the term doctor, we most often mean a physician or doctor of medicine. But did you

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Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world! (It’s a good thing we also have some of the best dentists in the world. You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.”

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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, and Implants: The Facts

There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Fuquay Family Dentistry talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they

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Crack Down on Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown

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The Benefits of Composite Fillings

Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Dr. McCormick & Dr. Meunier can offer Fuquay patients a much better option for filling holes

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Relief from Dry, Chapped, & Cracked Lips

We’re no strangers to extreme temperatures and dry weather in Fuquay, and our lips are proof. Most of us experience chapped lips at some point during the year and it’s not uncommon to see lips that suffer from annoying, painful

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The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

Headaches in Fuquay are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, Dr. McCormick &

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Choosing the Right Dentist

Choosing the Right Dentist It’s no secret that Fuquay residents are careful about how they choose medical professionals for their family, but sometimes it’s not easy to find everything you want in a dentist. We at Fuquay Family Dentistry understand

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