Get a Beautiful, Confident Smile by Replacing Your Missing Teeth
Missing teeth—whether occurring by injury, decay, disease or a defect—can cause several other issues in your mouth. To start, a missing tooth can affect your bite, your speech, and the foods you decide to eat. When a tooth is missing, the surrounding teeth bear an extra load. Therefore, you can increase the chance that the neighboring teeth will wear out prematurely, or be damaged or lost as well. In addition, some […]
Did you know that gum disease, also called gingivitis, is often a precursor for many other health conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease? It’s true. That’s why caring for your dental health can be the first line of defense in keeping your whole body healthy.
Gum disease is caused when the bacteria in plaque develops between your teeth and gums. When the bacteria continue to grow, the portion of your gums that surround the tooth can become inflamed.
If left untreated, […]
Although your teeth are very strong and can withstand some harm or misuse, a cracked or chipped tooth can sometimes occur. You may have bitten down on something hard, such as hard candy or a popcorn kernel, or you may have fallen or received a blow to the face. If your tooth already has some decay, it may be more prone to breakage. Fortunately, most instances of a chipped or cracked tooth can usually be repaired in a single office […]
Have your teeth naturally dulled over the years? Or have they become stained due to liquids, such as soda and coffee, or taking medications? At Peace Haven Family Dentistry, we see many patients who want to whiten their smiles. Although you can easily find several over-the-counter products, the benefits of in-office teeth whitening are far greater than any alternative. And you’ll get the best results for your time and money.
Here are 10 benefits of in-office teeth whitening:
Treatment is quick. We […]
School is out and summer is here. That means the time is right for wisdom teeth removal in the Winston-Salem area! At Peacehaven Family Dentistry, we make your wisdom teeth extractions as easy as possible. You’ll be on your way back to enjoying life fully in just a few days.
We recommend that teens between the ages of 14 and 18 have their wisdom teeth removed.
During this age period, wisdom tooth roots have not yet fully formed and reached the nerves […]
Whether you are a new or, existing patient we want to let you know that in addition to all the steps we take to provide high-quality dental care we have taken many steps to ensure the security of your medical history, personal and financial information.
The unfortunate truth is that it seems almost daily we hear reports that detail cyber attacks and security breaches of credit card companies and payment processors.
So, what […]
Peace Haven Family Dentistry would like to welcome Dr. Phil Golden, his staff, and patients to the practice. Dr. Golden is a graduate of West Virginia University’s School of Dentistry and has served the Winston – Salem community for many years from his former office on Polo Road. We look forward to working together to bring Dr. Golden’s expertise and experience to benefit all Peace Haven patients.
Learn more about Dr. […]