1. What to do if you have a dental emergency

    What To Do If You Have A Dental Emergency

    Dental emergencies can happen anytime and anywhere, and they usually happen when you least expect them. You could be driving in your car on the way to work when you feel a sudden and immediately painful twinge in your jaw, or enjoying a bit of camping with your family out in the middle of nowhere wh…Read More

  2. Spaghetti and other foods that can stain your teeth

    Which Foods Will Stain Your Teeth?

    We humans love eating food! Not only is it necessary for our survival, but food can taste darned good given the right chemical ingredients. With the number of taste buds we have on our tongues, it’s no surprise that food has played a defining part in our cultures, histories, and stories since the …Read More

  3. The effects your gums have on your health

    The Effects Your Gums Have On Your Health

    Your gums are important. They help hold your teeth in place, shield them from damage, and act as a skin to protect your mouth from bacteria. Recently, it has been discovered that your gums may also play a major factor in other parts of your health too. Charlotte Progressive Dentistry knows that your…Read More

  4. How to take care of your toothbrush

    Taking Care Of Your Toothbrush

    You may have been told otherwise, but your toothbrush will not last as long as you do. Even though most modern toothbrushes are made of very durable materials, they are like anything else that gets used on a daily basis — the more you use them, the more they break down.  Current technology has co…Read More

  5. The truth about flossing

    The Truth About Flossing

    A report by the Associated Press released in 2016 suggested that flossing no longer has the sheen of respectability that it once did. According to the report, flossing is no longer a fundamental part of the daily dental care routine, despite what we’ve all been hearing our entire lives from dental…Read More

  6. Is teeth whitening right for you

    Teeth Whitening: Is It Right For You?

    You may think that teeth whitening is a fad of modern civilization, but you’d be wrong. Humans have been using various chemicals, liquids, and components to whiten their teeth since at least 3000 B.C, when some enterprising soul in Egypt invented a concoction of ground pumice stone mixed with wine…Read More

  7. The complete guide to general dentistry

    The Complete Guide To General Dentistry

    As the leading provider of general dentistry services in Charlotte, North Carolina, Charlotte Progressive Dentistry is passionate about providing comprehensive dental care to adults and children of all ages. General dentistry involves an array of dental procedures, and its main goal is to help you p…Read More

  8. What are dentures and do you need them

    What Are Dentures And Do I Need Them?

    Most people think that dentures are only for senior citizens, but the reality is, people of all ages get dentures every day. Dentures are a great way to replace missing teeth and restore your smile, so if you’re a victim of things like gum disease, tooth decay, or a mouth injury, dentures may be a…Read More

  9. 5 signs it's time to go to the dentist

    5 Signs It’s Time To Go To The Dentist

    If you’ve ever had a toothache, you already know how uncomfortable experiencing tooth pain can be. Pain is the body’s way of telling us that something isn’t right, and if you’re experiencing pain in your mouth that is preventing you from performing everyday activities, it may be time to call…Read More

  10. How to prepare children for the dentist

    Prepare Your Child For The Dentist With These Tips

    As a parent, you look forward to many “firsts” with your child. From your little one’s first steps to his or her first bite of real food, parenting is an extremely rewarding job that requires patience, love, and understanding. As your child starts to grow and thrive, there will come a day when…Read More