Your Oral and General Health Can Be Improved with Dental Visits

While the rule of thumb is that dental visits should happen every six months, our dentist may recommend that you schedule dental checkups more frequently if certain health conditions are affecting the quality of your smile. We want to emphasize the importance of dental visits and their impact on your... Read more »

Find the Answers to Questions About Dental Crowns Here

If you’re interested in helping your smile and oral health with a dental crown, then you probably have many questions about the restoration as well as the treatment. Well, you’re not alone. To help you know more about dental crowns in Wilmington, North Carolina, our dentist, Dr. Harrison Keith III,... Read more »

Use These Helpful Tricks to Keep Your Smile in Tip-Top Shape

Your dentist, Dr. Harrison Keith III, cares about you and your smile, which is why he encourages you to keep up on oral hygiene and your regular dental checkups. These things are very important for the oral health. There are also other tricks you can use each day to help... Read more »

Toothache Tips and Pain Relief

Often, toothaches are caused by tooth decay that has found its way deep into the pulp of the tooth, reaching the nerves. In most instances, the dentist can see you right away, but on occasion, you may have wait a few days for your appointment.The discomfort can range from a... Read more »

Tooth Health: Four Foods That Can Harm Your Teeth

You can help your teeth stay healthier and stronger by brushing twice a day and flossing once a day, along with seeing your dentist regularly for professional cleanings. Keeping plaque-the bacterial film that coats teeth and gums-away will help you fight tooth decay and gum disease. This is particularly important... Read more »

An Old and Distressed Dental Filling Might Lead to a Significant Dental Fracture

Dental fillings are often used to repair small cavities and minor physical defects that are limited to a tooth’s enamel layer. This helps to prevent further tooth decay problems, while also restoring the healthy structural integrity of the affected tooth. Unfortunately, dental fillings can also have a somewhat limited lifespan.... Read more »

Helpful Information About Water Flossers

Does an injury, medical condition or dental appliance make it hard for you to effectively floss your teeth? Do you ever wish there was another way? Good news: there is! Try a water flosser. Here are some basic facts about this product: - Water flossers will clean between teeth like... Read more »

Hardened Tartar Is Often the Result of Excess Plaque and Food Deposits on Your Teeth

If you are remiss to brush your teeth each morning and night, or you routinely forget to floss at least once each day, you will likely have excess plaque and food particles on your teeth. If they’re not removed in a reasonable amount of time, tartar can start to harden... Read more »

A Few Notes Pertaining to Tooth-Colored Dental Fillings

With the abundance of sweets and treats available this holiday season, it is important to not overdo it, or you may end up with a cavity or two. Cavities arise when there is a hole in your tooth enamel due to dental erosion or some form of damage that resulted... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help You Overcome These Smile Issues

At the dental practice of Dr. Harrison Keith III, we offer dental veneers for our patients in Wilmington, North Carolina who have cosmetic flaws in their smiles they would like to overcome. Our dental veneers are very thin shells made of composite resin or porcelain which are highly effective at... Read more »