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Whole-body health: everything's connected

What Your Lips, Tongue, and Gums Tell You About Your Health

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | April 15, 2022

Pay attention to your whole-body health as your body systems work together. When we think of our health, we often consider various aches, pains, and other disorders independently. For example, if we have pain in our left knee, we think of it only as it pertains to our left knee. If we have tooth decay,…

Don't believe the tooth loss myths

Top 5 Myths About Tooth Loss in Adults

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | April 13, 2022

Debunking the Myths Surrounding Tooth Loss Your teeth are made from the hardest known biological material: enamel. This may lead you to believe that enamel is stronger than other materials, like steel, and more durable, able to withstand the wear and tear of daily life. But the fact is enamel degradation and tooth loss are…

Tips for relieving sleep apnea

10 Best Tips for Relieving Sleep Apnea Symptoms

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | March 8, 2022

How To Stop Your Nightly Snoring and Get Relief From Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea affects millions of adults but remains an underdiagnosed condition as many believe chronic snoring to be normal. Most undiagnosed cases of sleep apnea are obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. OSA occurs when the alignment of the jaw and soft tissues within…

Know the symptoms of sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | March 8, 2022

What You Need To Know About Sleep Apnea Symptoms and Treatment Sleep apnea affects millions of adults in the United States, but many cases remain undiagnosed and untreated. It’s the most common sleep disorder and often presents symptoms that many people consider normal. Snoring, daytime fatigue, and dry mouth are just a few examples of…

Gum disease is serious

Everything You Need to Know About Gum Disease

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | February 22, 2022

Answering 7 Common Questions About Gum Disease Achieving optimal oral health isn’t just about having decay-free teeth, it’s also about protecting your gums. Understanding what gum disease is and how to prevent it is the first step in maintaining or restoring your smile’s full health. Gum disease is an oral health condition that impacts millions…

Know the early signs of gum disease

8 Common Causes of Gum Disease You Should Guard Against

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | February 1, 2022

It is possible to prevent gum disease. Periodontal disease, or gum disease as it’s often called, poses a significant threat to oral health in adults age 30 and older. CDC statistics show that nearly half of adults have some level of gum disease, and the percentage only increases with age: close to 70% of adults…

Orthodontics can fix more than crooked teeth

7 Common Dental Issues That Orthodontics Can Fix

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | January 24, 2022

Our Greensboro family dentist can fix these dental problems with clear aligners. It’s a common misconception that everyone who wears braces has crooked teeth.  This myth is understandable given that orthodontic treatment generally focuses on straightening teeth and creating a beautiful smile. But orthodontics can help treat some other lesser known dental health issues. Today,…

There are benefits to using clear aligners

7 Ways Clear Aligners Can Boost Your Overall Health

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | January 22, 2022

Do clear aligners have health benefits? Everyone can appreciate the beauty of a perfect smile. But did you know having properly aligned teeth can pose several benefits to your overall health? Keep reading to find out how straight teeth can improve your quality of life and why Invisalign clear aligners may be the right orthodontic…

The whole family can have fun this holiday

Family Fun for the Whole Crowd at Your Holiday Gathering

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | December 30, 2021

Games and Crafts to Try For an Awesome Holiday Gathering   No matter how old you are, there’s something about the holiday time of year that makes even the most introverted among us want to get up and do something with the whole family. Try the fun activities listed on this post and let us know…

Take care of your teeth this holiday season

The Tooth-Healthy Survival Guide for Holiday Festivities

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA | December 29, 2021

Quick Tips for Maintaining Strong Teeth and Gums This Holiday Season It’s crazy to think another 330-something days have passed since you took down the Christmas decorations, served the last jug of eggnog, and wished someone a Happy New Year. Now is the time for all these things again! And since the holiday season is…

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