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Dental Services – Dr Bryden McCormick, a general, family & cosmetic dentist, offers dentistry with cleanings, teeth whitening and implants.

Is it ever too late for dental work?

Let’s be honest. If you are like most Fuquay-Varina folks, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. In fact, one

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Bacteria: The Good, The Bad & The Neutral

Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics, and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role

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5 Common Dental Myths: Fact or Fiction?

When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over Fuquay-Varina, so

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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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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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A Guide to Cavity Prevention

Imagine this- you have come to see Dr. Bryden McCormick for a cleaning and routine check-up. The cleaning goes well, but then Dr. McCormick tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you

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Have a broken or loose tooth? We can help!

Have you or any of your family members injured a tooth these past few months? Maybe you got a little overzealous with some corn on the cob, maybe your daughter tripped during a game of tag and chipped her tooth,

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5 Reasons to Treat Your Gum Disease

You might not even know it, but you probably have gum disease. 3 out of 4 people do! But, the good news is that it is easily treatable, especially when caught in its early stages. Fuquay Family Dentistry can help you

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Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Bryden McCormick would like everyone in Fuquay-Varina to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums —

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