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Make the most of summertime with your kids

8 Top Tips for Making the Most of Summertime with Your Kids

Make the most of summertime! At Oxley Comprehensive Dentistry, we know how quickly kids grow up and how valuable summer break can be. We want to help you make the most of summertime with your kids by making memories both you and they will cherish forever. Use these ideas to plan some fantastic summertime activities…
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Catch oral cancer early

Get Screened Early for Signs of Oral Cancer

What is oral cancer? Each year, oral cancer and oropharyngeal cancer claim the lives of over 11,000 individuals. Though by far not the deadliest of cancers, these statistics aren’t ones to take lightly. Thankfully, this type of cancer can be largely avoided with proper screenings and prevention strategies. And if you do receive a cancer…
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Composite fillings fix cavities

Choose Composite Fillings for Aesthetics, Strength, and Safety

Cavities are common, but they need to be treated. “You have a cavity.” You’ve probably heard these words from your dentist before. While cavities are largely preventable with good home care, a nutritious diet, and preventive dental appointments, most of us will have one or two at some point in our lives. A combination of…
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Replace missing teeth with a dental bridge

Why a Dental Bridge May Be Your Best Tooth Replacement Option

A dental bridge may restore the aesthetics and functionality of your smile. Tooth loss is common. Statistics show that by age 50, the average person has already lost 12 teeth. And this tooth loss is linked to other health problems, like  jawbone deterioration. If you’re dealing with these complications and are anxious about your missing…
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The dental crown keeps getting better

The Evolution of Dental Crown Aesthetics

Dental Crowns Then and Now Modern dentistry has evolved considerably over the past several decades. Gone are the days of corrective dental treatments that leave visible metals or colored fillings and crowns inside our mouths. Now, the goal of restorative and cosmetic dentistry is to match the natural color of your teeth as much as…
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You'll love digital dental impressions

From Putty to Perfection: a Smarter, Faster, Digital Dental Impression

Digital dental impressions mean no more putty impressions. Dental impressions are used widely in cosmetic dentistry. The conventional method is to use putty to create a mold that can be used to create a cast (a replica of your teeth), which is then utilized for procedures such as crowns, veneers, braces, implants, and bridges. If…
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There are so many ways to enjoy spring with the family

Spring Family Fun for 2022 in New Bern, NC

Spring has sprung, and families all across New Bern, North Carolina, will be looking for spring family fun activities. After all, even though the climate and average weather in New Bern are pretty comfortable in the 40s to 70s, the winter season can get chilly, and even the toughest New Bernians take to the indoors…
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Tips for better oral health

Dr. Oxley’s Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Mouth

Achieve optimal oral health in your family. Are you dreaming of cavity-free teeth and shiny, white smiles for everyone in your family? Making the move to prioritize oral health as a family goal is a great way of not only preventing oral health issues like tooth decay, but also improving everyone’s overall health as well.  …
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ClearCorrect can give you the smile you want

Get a Beautiful, Healthy Smile with ClearCorrect Aligners

Find out how ClearCorrect aligners can improve your smile. The appearance of your teeth can significantly affect your self-confidence and how old you look. Even when you’re not smiling, your teeth affect your appearance. Overbites, underbites, and even crooked teeth affect the shape and appearance of your face. But traditional braces can affect your confidence,…
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Is dental bonding actually better than veneers

Is Dental Bonding Actually as Good as Veneers?

Dental Bonding or Veneers? Choosing the Best Treatment for You When we’re trying to choose between two options, especially when it comes to dental treatment, it’s natural to ask, “Which option is better?” After all, you want the best results possible! Although there is sometimes a clear answer to this question, it often isn’t quite…
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Delicious holiday recipes

7 Tasty Recipes for a Healthy, Happy Holiday

Our Favorite Healthy Recipes, Perfect for the Holidays You can smell it already: scents of gingerbread and cinnamon in the air. You catch a whiff of fresh pine every time you pass the Christmas tree. You’re dreaming of sugar plums and holiday delights. If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. After all, the holidays…
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Know the warning signs of gum disease

Top 11 Causes of Gum Disease in Adults and How To Combat Them

Early Signs of Gum Disease Macy brushed her teeth with an electric toothbrush and flossed before bed. But when she looked in the mirror the next morning, she still saw gums that were puffy, red, and sore. Macy called her dentist to make an appointment right away because she had heard these symptoms could lead…
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