Per the recommendation of the CDC and the ADA, The Smile Shop is postponing any non-essential dental treatment at this time as a preventative measure to help combat the COVID-19 outbreak. We are still accepting new patients as well as treating for dental emergencies. If you are experiencing a dental emergency, please call (919) 941-5549, leave a detailed message, and a team member will contact you promptly.
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Tooth loss happens to many Americans, especially as we age and experience tooth decay, infection, or injury. Missing teeth can be embarrassing, and they can make it hard to eat or speak properly. At The Smile Shop in Durham, NC, we are here to restore your confidence and health.
There are several options to restoring your smile, including dentures and dental implants. ...
The goal of dentistry is to heal and save every tooth for as long as possible. Doing so benefits your long-term oral health, but there are situations where your dentist exhausts every option for keeping the tooth and needs to recommend a tooth extraction.
We understand that it can be upsetting to learn that you need to have a tooth ...
October is a time to give back to a wonderful local cause for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The Smile Shop team is proud to announce a partnership with Pretty In Pink Foundation, a local North Carolina based non profit that supports those under-insured or uninsured diagnosed with breast cancer. Every little bit helps! Whether you ...
Studies suggest that the act of smiling can increase your level of happiness, and smiling often makes people likable and approachable. Not everyone has a smile they are proud of, and some people go through great lengths to hide their smile. This can affect their self-esteem and their well-spring of joy.
We just completed another another round of renovations. We have been working hard to upgrade our hygiene rooms with hardwood floors and fresh paint. Take a look at our before and afters. Stay tuned- more improvements to come!
Do you wish you had a more attractive smile, but feel cosmetic dentistry is a luxury that’s out of your reach?
This is a common misconception; your cosmetic dentist in Durham, NC wants you to know that many cosmetic dental treatments are budget-friendly. Today, just about anyone interested in improving their smile can achieve their cosmetic smile goals.
Most of us start our lives with strong, healthy teeth designed to stand up to years of wear and tear. While tooth enamel is extremely hard and durable, wear and tear take its toll as the years go by. At some point, the damage may be so extensive that a filling will no longer save the tooth.
Your mouth is the gateway to your body. Mountains of scientific research show that what goes on in your mouth also affects your general health. So when you make the effort to keep your teeth healthy, you also contribute to a healthier body.
Thank you to all of our patients that entered The Mother's Day 2019 Giveaway! Please enjoy the video below presented by some of The Smile Shop team :) Happy Mother's Day from all of us at The Smile Shop.
Learning that you have gum disease can be unsettling; you brush, floss, and watch your diet and wonder where it went wrong.
But your dentist in Durham, NC is not as concerned with what went wrong as they are with resolving the problem now to protect your oral health. Your customized gum disease treatment will get the infection under control and ...
You know that flossing your teeth is an essential part of oral hygiene, but actually doing it may be a challenge. So, you rush through the routine just to get it over with, and the result is an inadequate job and wasted effort.
Your dentist in Durham, NC wants you to understand the importance of proper dental hygiene, so here are ...
Hearing that you need a tooth extracted can be overwhelming. Even if you know your dentist has exhausted all other ways to save the tooth and extraction is needed to protect your oral health, it can still be an intense experience.
So, what you don’t want is to make things any more complicated by not following after-care instructions and developing a ...
There are several options available today to replace missing teeth. Full or partial dentures have long been the go-to for tooth replacement, and they’re still a reliable choice. Dental implants, however, are considered the standard of care for missing teeth because they provide so many benefits.
If you’re thinking about dental implants in Durham, NC and are trying to decide which ...
You may have noticed some new faces at the office. We are excited to have Amanda, Jasmine, and Tracy join The Smile Shop team! Check out their bio's on our About page to learn about our new dental family members and help us welcome them to the practice!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Join us in our efforts to hit our goal of $500 raised for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation! Click on the link below and follow the simple directions on a safe and secure site to donate to a great cause.