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

Need a Tooth Extraction? Don’t Be Afraid!

We’ve all had a toothache at some point at some point or another. While you should always consult your Fuquay-Varina dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal.

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Caring for Your Dentures

The image of a glass full of false teeth on the nightstand is plastered all throughout popular culture. You would think that soaking your dentures in water and cleaner is sufficient, but Dr. McCormick & Dr. Meunier remind us that proper

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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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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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