Category: Dental Emergencies

What is a Tooth Abscess? Ask Our Hickory NC Oral Surgeon

Tooth abscess symptoms include severe, throbbing pain; swollen lymph nodes, and difficulty breathing/swallowing. If you believe that you have developed a tooth abscess, contact our emergency dentist office immediately. If you are not currently suffering from a tooth abscess, keep reading to learn more about this painful condition, and how to prevent one from developing. […]

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What to Do if Your Dental Implant Crown Fails | Hickory Family Dentistry

As of right now, dental implants are the safest, most effective way of replacing a tooth that has been lost. This is primarily because, unlike other restorative dentistry options, a dental implant perfectly mimics the structure of a natural tooth, with the implant serving as an artificial “root” that supports the crown above it.  While […]

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Hickory NC Fall Football Reminders: Always Wear a Mouthguard!

Now that fall is on its way, Viewmont Family Dentistry would like to remind our clients, especially those with children, about the importance of wearing a mouthguard during high-contact sports like football. The American Dental Association projects that one third of all dental injuries are sports-related, and also asserts that the use of a mouthguard […]

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4 FAQ’s About Restorative Dentistry Answered by Our Hickory Dentist

Restorative dentistry is an art almost as much as it is a science. For those who are not restorative dentists, there may be many mysteries surrounding the things that these professionals do. But for every question, there is an answer. Why Are Most Tooth Fillings Silver? The silver tooth fillings used by a Hickory restorative […]

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