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Sep
28

Why Use Sedation at the Dentist

Going to the dentist can be a stressful process for many people. But, stress may only be the beginning of your idea of going to the dentist. Some people have no problems making their dental appointments. Others struggle to pick…

Aug
29

3 Reasons Why You Should Treat Dry Mouth

Do you experience dry mouth? Perhaps you may notice difficulty keeping your mouth wet after starting a new medication or medical treatment. It may be a condition that you observe over time as you age. Even ingesting alcohol, tobacco, or…

Jul
25

Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Teeth to Open Things

We have all done it—used your teeth to rip open plastic packaging or to help open a bottle. Especially if there are no scissors or an extra pair of hands immediately available, it is much more convenient to utilize your…

Jun
21

What Causes Teeth Grinding?

Bruxism—or teeth grinding—is a common condition where someone clenches or grinds their teeth together. Generally, mild and occasional grinding won’t hurt your teeth; persistent grinding can cause long-term damage. It is not uncommon to grind, clack, or clench your teeth…

May
31

Patient Reviews for Red Maple Dental

Do you need comfortable dental care? Are you looking for a dental practice that offers care tailored to each patient? Contact our dental office. We help patients find the right dental treatments for their symptoms. Our dental professionals have years…

Apr
25

Dental Implant FAQs

Do you have missing permanent teeth? Are your lost teeth impacting your bite? Try dental implants. Implants consist of a titanium post, abutment, and tooth crown. Dental implants are one of the most stable options for patients missing one or…

Mar
16

All About Dental Crowns

Do you have damaged, worn, or discolored teeth? Are your worn teeth creating an unbalanced bite? Create an even, healthy smile with dental crowns. Crowns are porcelain ceramic caps that we can use to cover teeth and dental restorations. At…

Feb
21

How To Cosmetically Treat Crooked Teeth

Do you have one or two slightly crooked teeth? Are you looking for a non-invasive way to fix your smile? Try cosmetic dental treatment today. Treat your crooked teeth at Red Maple Dental in Asheville, NC. Even if you do…

Jan
31

Do I Need a Dental Filling?

If you do not brush and floss frequently, or for long enough, food particles can sit on the teeth and gums. As bacteria accumulate, they feed on the food particles left on the smile. Bacteria release digestive acids which begin…

Dec
21

Why Is Routine Dental Care Important?

Many patients who already have a good oral hygiene routine at home may wonder why they have to visit the dentist every year. However, even with a routine, scheduling regular dental appointments adds benefits to your oral health and overall…