A Missing Premolar Can Affect Your Mouth in Several Ways

Your premolars exist in the area between your front teeth and the molars in the back of your mouth. These important teeth play a wide range of roles. They help to bite off hard and tough foods while also aiding molars in chewing and grinding. When a premolar is lost... Read more »

Make the Most of Your Oral Health Care Cleaning Products

Did you know that you should replace your oral cleaning tools every few months to prevent contamination and wear from minimizing the effect of your cleanings? Replacing your toothbrush when needed is required to ensure you continue to get the proper cleaning each day for your oral health care. Make... Read more »

TMJ Disorder Treatment Often Starts with Minor Lifestyle Changes

TMJ disorder is often used to describe chronic discomfort, pain, or dysfunction in the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. Common symptoms include discomfort or a dull ache in front of the ears or temple. This might also be accompanied by a clicking sensation in the joint or discomfort when... Read more »

The Oral Health Basics of Cold and Flu Season

Did you know that various health disorders including colds and the flu can directly influence your oral health? For a better understanding of the basics of oral health care during cold and flu season, listed below are some important facts: - Never brush your teeth immediately after being sick if... Read more »

Flossing Is an Important Element of Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene

The American Dental Association offers several recommendations for maintaining good oral hygiene and maintaining oral health. This starts with an effective daily oral hygiene routine, founded on brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing in the evening. It’s generally best to floss after you’re done eating for the day... Read more »

Your New Set of Dentures Needs to Be Cleaned Each Day

The new set of dentures created for you by Drs. Sapp and Sapp at Durham Dentistry have been designed to mimic the function and appearance of your missing teeth. While the mouthpiece is created from durable materials that will not succumb to bacterial tooth decay, you will still need to... Read more »

Dental Anxiety: The Facts

You probably understand that there are many things you should do if you would like to keep your teeth strong and healthy. For instance, you may know that brushing and flossing your pearly whites every day is extremely important. However, did you know that you should visit our dentist at... Read more »

Whitening Strips Can Help Maintain a Cosmetically Restored Smile

Stains on your tooth enamel can have a serious impact on your quality of life by hampering your self-confidence. Rather than live with the embarrassment of a dull, yellow smile, many people will contact Durham Dentistry to schedule a whitening consultation. The training and experience that Dr. Macon Sapp has... Read more »

Clear a Path to a Great Smile with Invisalign®

Did you know that there is an orthodontic aligner system that is so easy to use it simply snaps into place? Our team at Durham Dentistry can design a set of Invisalign® clear orthodontic aligners that can do just that. They are form-fitted to your teeth and removable, just by... Read more »

Your Oral Health Care (Year in Review)

How was your oral health care for last year? Did you continually take the necessary steps to ensure your overall oral health care needs were met? The most important facet of oral health care is the daily upkeep necessary for healthy teeth and gums. One great month of oral health... Read more »