Seeing some red in the sink after brushing or flossing may raise an eyebrow or two. It may seem like your gums are bleeding for no reason. But before you venture down the rabbit hole of what-ifs, consider these common causes of gum bleeding. Common Causes of Bleeding Gums • Vigorous Toothbrushing: The extra oomph […]Read More
Learning how to floss correctly will help removes plaque and food particles in places where your toothbrush cannot easily reach — under the gumline and in between your teeth. Because plaque build-up can lead to tooth decay and gum disease, daily flossing is not just highly recommended, it is a necessity. In order to […]Read More
Let’s say you sprained an ankle — what’s next? Most of us would probably say something along the lines of plop down on the nearest couch with a bag of ice, elevate the ankle, add some compression, and see a doctor if it doesn’t see improvements in a day or two. But what about a […]Read More
Did you know there are five distinct stages of tooth decay? And, that in the first stage of decay, you can actually take steps to reverse the progression of the disease? Indeed, it’s true. In the first stage of decay, whether you’re a child or an adult, the application of fluoride via fluoride treatments, your […]Read More
If there were a quick and painless way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the mouth of someone you loved, would you want them to try it? What if that person were you? The truth is, as uncomfortable as it may be to even think of the word “cancer,” thinking about it, and thus detecting it […]Read More
When we we’re little, most of us have seen someone going around chewing on a toothpick, maybe a family member or just someone random. It was very popular back then and still is today. But chewing on a toothpick can cause serious oral damage and even injuries to your mouth. Us here at Reimels Family […]Read More
When it comes to having sensitive teeth, you don’t want to worry about biting into something hot or cold and having any pain. However, so many people deal with this issue on a daily basis. Due to this, it is important to consider why your teeth might be sensitive to hot or cold. Knowing this […]Read More
Sometimes patients come in with their teeth impacted. This is more common than you might think. With many patients having wisdom teeth that are just not able to come out, baby teeth that won’t budge or even teeth growing in the wrong way, it is a common occurrence. The professionals here at Reimels Family and […]Read More
One of the questions we get asked on a regular basis here at Reimels Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is if brushing more than twice each day is safe for your teeth. The answer is typically no. However, there are occasional times where it is alright. If you recently ate something that is sticking to your […]Read More
It can be difficult to determine which dental problems actually qualify as dental emergencies. Sometimes your dental issue can wait for a few days to get seen, while other issues must be taken care of as quickly as possible. Would you know what to do if you faced an urgent dental issue? Here are some […]Read More
At Reimels, Miller, Paterra Dentistry our patients health and safety is our top priority.
Our team has been monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. We are following the recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control, NC State Dental Board, and ADA to maintain a healthy environment. Based on their recommendations at this time, beginning 03/18/20 we will be closed for a minimum of two weeks or until further notice. If you have a dental emergency please call Charlotte Emergency Dental at (704) 525-3939 or email them at CharlotteEmergencyDental@gmail.com. We will be using this time to better our practice and continue to improve all aspects of patient care. Thank you for understanding during this time, stay safe and healthy.