Overcoming Dental Anxiety or Phobias

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety or Phobias

Nobody really looks forward to going to the dentist, and most of us are relieved when the appointment is over, but some people suffer from far more deep seated phobias that can prevent them from visiting a dentist altogether.  It is estimated that anywhere between 9% and 15% of the population will actively avoid seeking…. read more

Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

A cosmetic dentist is someone who has chosen to concentrate on providing cosmetic dentistry techniques and who has a real interesting in creating beautiful smiles. Any dentist can call themselves a cosmetic dentist, so it does pay to shop around and to select someone who has the necessary training and experience required to help perfect…. read more

Dental Veneers: Are They Right for You?

Dental veneers are a highly versatile solution for a number of different problems including discolored, unevenly spaced teeth, and teeth that are slightly misaligned. A dental veneer is a very thin shell that is custom-made by your dentist in Morehead City to fit over your natural tooth, creating a beautiful smile. How do Dental Veneers…. read more

Smoking and Its Effect on Oral Health

The dangers of smoking have been well documented over the past few decades. We all know smoking can negatively impact general health, affecting your heart and lungs, but not so many realize smoking can damage oral health. Although you may dislike having nicotine stained teeth, smoking can cause even worse problems for your oral tissues…. read more

Should I Replace My Fillings?

All dental fillings will need replacing eventually, and their longevity can be due to a variety of factors. The durability of your dental fillings will depend on the type of material used, the size and location of the filling, and your oral habits. Amalgam Fillings Amalgam has been used to fill teeth for decades, and…. read more

What Is a Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies can occur quite suddenly, for example toothache can develop overnight, or a tooth may be injured through some sort of trauma. Certain types of dental emergencies require prompt action to avoid permanent damage or infection. Listed below are a few situations that fall into this category. Broken or cracked teeth. Contact your dentist…. read more

Reasons for Getting Dental Implants

Tooth loss is nothing to smile about. It can occur from problems like gum disease, accidents, or sports injuries. Aside from the fact that a hole in your smile may be embarrassing, it makes eating tricky, impacts your jaw bone mass, and can alter your facial structure.

Protecting Your Dental Veneers

A beautiful, brilliant smile can take you through life with an increased confidence level and willingness to flash your pearly whites. Teeth that are crooked, discolored, misaligned, cracked or with other flaws impact your life in many ways. Covering those imperfections with a set of perfect dental veneers can turn your life around.

Procedures for a Smile Makeover

Morehead City Cosmetic Dentist Do you avoid smiling out of embarrassment? Are your teeth discolored or crooked or misshapen? Do you have unsightly cracks or chips? Any of these problems are good reason for you to seek help from a cosmetic dentist so that you can smile confidently. A smile makeover may be just what…. read more

Comprehensive Dental Center
Dr. Jack T. Winchester
3705 Symi Circle
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-247-3510
Our practice is conveniently located in Morehead City, NC
Our Hours Monday:8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday:8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday:8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday:8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday:8:30 am - 2:30 pm

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