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

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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Ice Cravings – A Sign of Something Worse?

Know someone who asks for extra ice just so they can chew on it? It’s interesting because, we keep hearing that chewing ice is not healthy for your teeth. So, is it best to stop ice chewing? Absolutely, and there

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Fight Gum Disease at Home – Brush the Right Way!

Brushing your teeth is an everyday routine that most people give little thought to. The truth is there are a number of common mistakes people make in the course of brushing. After all, how often do we really think about brushing

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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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Do Whitening Strips Actually Work?

Whitening strips are among the most popular health and beauty products in Fuquay-Varina. Brightening up your pearly whites is a great way to give your smile a boost, and with all the over-the-counter options, there’s no reason not to pick

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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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What Causes Sensitive Teeth? Acid Erosion Explained!

Sugar is not the only thing that can harm your teeth. In fact, there are plenty of other substances that slowly chip away at our smiles. One of the biggest offenders is acid. Maybe you have heard of acid erosion,

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How Baby Teeth Help Mouths Grow Up Right

Every Fuquay-Varina parent remembers seeing their baby’s first teeth emerge, watching the rest pop up, and finally cheering as their child loses their first baby tooth, all in the blink of an eye! In fact, baby teeth come and go so

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