Do You Have TMJ Disorder? We Can Help!

As you may already know, there are a number of steps you’ll need to take if you’re interested in protecting your mouth. You may already understand that you’ll need to floss and brush your pearly whites every day, however, are you aware that there are a number of everyday issues that might actually influence your teeth and gums? For instance,... read more »

Dental Veneers: The Steps Involved in Reaching Your Dream Smile

Dental veneers are wafer-thin shells that can disguise your smile imperfections and give you your dream smile. In fact, they can do so easily and simply. To help you know a little more about the treatment process involved in placing dental veneers in Charlotte, North Carolina, our Scott A. Young, DDS dental team is happy to tell you the steps... read more »

The Facts About Acid Reflux

You’re probably aware there are many things you should do to protect the health of your mouth. Similarly, you might know that certain conditions could affect the health of your mouth. For instance, have you heard that acid reflux can cause several oral health problems? As you may already know, if you have acid reflux, acid from your stomach can... read more »

Specially Formulated Toothpaste Can Help Address Special Oral Care Issues

When a fluoridated toothpaste with mild abrasives is applied to a soft-bristled toothbrush, it makes the brush more efficient at cleaning away food material and plaque from the faces of your teeth. At the same time, the fluoride additive can also help strengthen the mineral density of the tooth enamel. There are other brands of toothpaste that have special additives... read more »

The Truth About Dental Myths

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy. For instance, you probably know that you should brush and floss your teeth. However, would you be surprised to learn you may have been told a few things that aren’t completely true? For example, you may have heard that... read more »

Flossing: The Facts

You probably understand how brushing your teeth can benefit the health of your entire mouth, but do you know why flossing is important? In reality, there are a number of benefits to flossing, and a few things you may need to do to get the most benefits from your flossing. When you brush your teeth, you’re removing plaque and bacteria.... read more »

Your New Dentures Need Some Daily Care and Cleaning

The removable dentures fashioned for you by your dentist, Dr. Scott A. Young, are designed to replace the presence and function of your missing teeth. While it will not be susceptible to the direct effects of tooth decay, your dentures will last longer and you will have healthier gums by caring for and cleaning the appliance daily. To aid in... read more »

Oral Health Care Year in Review

Your oral health care should remain at the forefront of your new year’s resolutions. Each year, striving for a brighter smile and healthier gums is its own reward. If you are looking to gauge how well you did last year, consider what steps you took to protect your teeth and gums. To see if you are worthy of calling yourself... read more »

Your Choices for Teeth Whitening Systems

When you’re looking for options on how to improve your appearance, your teeth may be one of the first things you think about. And rightfully so, as our smiles are one of the first things people notice about us. Teeth whitening is a fantastic way to improve the appearance of your smile without needing to alter the shape or structure... read more »