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  • WHY DO WISDOM TEETH NEED TO BE REMOVED?
    Sometime around the late teens or early twenties, people’s wisdom teeth start to erupt. These are the third and final set of molars. When wisdom teeth come in properly — Read more
  • DENTAL EMERGENCY? DON’T PANIC, WE’RE HERE TO HELP
    Nobody can predict a dental emergency. That’s what makes them so terribly inconvenient. The good news is that our office is always available to assist you, so there’s no reason Read more
  • MEDICATION CAN LEAD TO XEROSTOMIA IN WOMEN
    Xerostomia, otherwise known as dry mouth, can be a side effect of many common medications. Drugs used for blood pressure, birth control, antidepressants, or cancer treatments may cause the dry Read more
  • IMPLANTS: WHY IT'S IMPORTANT TO REPLACE MISSING TEETH
    The average adult has 32 teeth, a combination of molars, canines, and incisors. By middle age, however, most adults are missing at least one tooth due to an injury, decay, Read more
  • TEETH WHITENING FOR A BRIGHT SUMMER
    Summer brings sunshine and warm weather, and many of our patients begin thinking about brightening their smiles this time of year. A whiter smile is one just one visit away Read more
  • FOODS CAN WREAK HAVOC ON YOUR ENAMEL
    It’s possible to develop tooth decay even when you take great care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing may not be enough to keep your teeth healthy, depending on your Read more
  • HELP! MY GUMS HURT WHEN I FLOSS!
    By no stretch is it rare for your gums to hurt during and after flossing. Even some bleeding is to be expected. This is especially true if you have not Read more
  • WHAT TO DO ABOUT DRY MOUTH
    Xerostomia, commonly known as dry mouth, is a condition in which the salivary glands in the mouth don’t produce enough saliva. Saliva keeps the mouth moist and cleanses it of Read more
  • I CHIPPED A TOOTH. WHAT CAN I DO?
    You just crunched down on a piece of hard food when you suddenly realize there is something hard still in your mouth. Your nightmare is confirmed when you retrieve a Read more
  • THE CONSEQUENCES OF SPORTS AND ENERGY DRINKS
    They’re refreshing and tasty. They’re easy to find and pretty cheap. They help us get through a long day or a long workout. They’re everywhere. We know it’s hard to say Read more
  • DO YOU HAVE A CAVITY?
    Sometimes cavities are hard to avoid. Our team at Michael McCarthy, DDS wants you to know you aren’t alone when it comes to getting cavities. They can appear in both Read more
  • NATURAL WAYS TO SOOTHE A TOOTHACHE
    Toothaches can come in many different forms, but no matter which, they’re always uncomfortable. Dr. McCarthy and our team want you to know there are simple ways to cure this Read more
  • WHAT IS A CAVITY?
    Cavities are the reason why most people fear going to the dentist. But they’re also the reason you should be visiting Dr. McCarthy on a regular basis. Specifically, cavities are the Read more
  • MINIMALLY INVASIVE DENTISTRY
    As the field of dentistry advances and the use of technology in the field increases, the concept of minimally invasive dentistry has emerged. Preservation of a healthy set of natural Read more
  • WHAT ARE DENTAL CROWNS?
    A dental crown is often called a “cap.” A dental crown covers all of the visible parts of the tooth and has many functions and reasons for placement. There are several Read more
  • TOP FIVE BEST FOODS FOR ORAL HEALTH
    Some foods are just terrible for your teeth — think cookies and candy bars — but there are certain foods that are beneficial to your oral health. Below, Dr. McCarthy Read more

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