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The Importance of Dental X-Rays

The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and many more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats a fresh set of X-rays. Dr. Whalen uses dental X-rays to see the whole pic...

Teething Relief for Tots!

Well, if you’re reading this you have already made it through teething, but the same cannot be said for a newborn. We at Whalen Dentistry care about the health of our Cornelius patients and that’s why we want to provide you with useful knowledge about how to care for a baby that needs teething relief. It’s no secret that new parents have a lot on their plate, so Dr. Whalen wants to remind you that amidst the chaos of a brand new c...

Teeth Grinding, Clenching, and Bruxism

There is a good chance you have heard Dr. Whalen or someone else at Whalen Dentistry mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of technical dental stuff that doesn’t necessarily concern our Cornelius patients, but bruxism is something we definitely want you to know about. Stress and bruxism go hand in hand, and we are going to tell you exactly what tha...

Stop Tooth Pain and Sensitivity Now!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are a ton of specialized toothpastes, mouthwashes, and toothbrushes available to Cornelius residents suffering from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have you ever wondered why it exists? Today, we at Whalen Dentistry would like to explain what causes tooth sensitivity and how these products work. Dr. Whalen wants everyone in Cornelius to enjoy ...

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all of that effort has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done?...