How to Deal with Tooth Sensitivity
added on: June 30, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

Tooth sensitivity is a common dental issue that affects millions of people. It’s characterized by a sharp, sudden pain when eating or drinking hot, cold, sweet, or acidic foods and beverages. Your dentist in Clyde understands that tooth sensitivity can be a frustrating and painful experience. That’s why we want… Read More…

Why Are Regular Teeth Cleanings Important?
added on: June 16, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

You’ve heard your dentist in Clyde say time and time again just how important regular teeth cleanings are to maintaining good oral health. It’s true! Routine dental checkups and cleanings are critical to preventing dental problems, catching any problems early when they’re easier to treat, and maintaining overall health.  Decay… Read More…

5 Things That Can Harm Teeth
added on: May 26, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

If you’re following an excellent oral health routine of brushing and flossing every day and seeing your dentist in Clyde and Asheville twice a year but still find yourself getting cavities, having tooth sensitivity, or needing dental restorations to help fix damaged teeth, other things may be to blame. The… Read More…

What Asthmatics Need to Know About Their Oral Health
added on: May 11, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

May is Asthma Awareness Month, which makes it a great time to educate people on this very common, yet very serious, disease. Around 25 million Americans, both children, and adults, have asthma, and it can’t be cured. While asthma predominantly affects the respiratory system and can cause shortness of breath,… Read More…

Top 4 Dental Problems
added on: April 28, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

The truth is, most people will experience at least one dental problem in their lifetime. While all dental problems can range in seriousness, severity, and frequency, there are a few dental conditions that are more common than others. So if your dentist in Clyde tells you that you need to have… Read More…

Early Signs of Mouth Cancer
added on: April 13, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

Cancer can develop in any part of the body, including in the mouth. Oral cancer, also commonly referred to as mouth cancer, is incredibly common and can affect the mouth, tongue, tonsils, and throat. In fact, more than 50,000 people will be diagnosed with some type of oral cancer every… Read More…

What You Eat Can Impact Your Oral Health
added on: March 29, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

Your dentist in Clyde is certainly focused on keeping your mouth healthy, but the truth is, we’re also focused on what you eat. Why? Well, the truth is, what you eat can impact not only your overall health but your oral health, too. To help do our part in celebrating National… Read More…

Does Green Beer Turn Your Mouth Green?
added on: March 13, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

The luckiest day of the year, St. Patrick’s Day, is almost here, which means we’re about to see a lot of green everywhere, including in your favorite adult beverages. In particular, it’s become a tradition to dye beer green, which is not only festive and fun but can also cause… Read More…

How Much Do Dental Implants Hurt? 
added on: February 28, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

If you’re considering getting dental implants to replace missing teeth, you probably have a lot of questions for your dentist in Clyde ranging from what’s involved with the procedure to how much it’s going to hurt. The truth is, the procedure for getting dental implants is a surgery, so some… Read More…

Why Dental Checkups Are So Important
added on: January 26, 2023
John Highsmith, DDS

You’ve heard time and time again about how it’s important it is to see your dentist in Clyde every six months for a checkup. But why do we recommend visiting us twice a year? Do you really need dental checkups that often? The short answer is yes, but let’s take a… Read More…

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