Taking Care of Inflamed Gums

If you have inflamed gums, you are probably in at least a little bit of pain. While there are many reasons why your gums are inflamed, there is a high chance the reason could be gum disease. This disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue. So, if you have inflamed gums, your best first step is to call Robert... read more »

Invisalign Aligners Can Help You Get the Beautiful Smile You Want

At the dental practice of Robert H. Watson Jr. DDS, PA, our team is pleased to offer Invisalign® aligners to help you straighten your smile in Charlotte, North Carolina using an orthodontic alternative to traditional braces. Invisalign is well-suited to helping overcome smile problems with crooked or crowded teeth, a bite which is off, and teeth which have gaps. How does Invisalign accomplish... read more »

Fun Facts About Cavity Prevention

Are you working on any cavity-prevention methods to keep your mouth free from the risks of cavities and tooth decay? If not, it is important to do so as soon as you can as cavities are a constant threat to your oral health that you will have throughout your entire life, and if left unchecked, can lead to severe infections... read more »

Understanding the Triggers to Halitosis

Do you suffer from stinky or constant bad breath? If so, you could be suffering from halitosis. Halitosis is a condition that causes your breath to smell. There are many different causes of halitosis, which is why it’s important to understand the triggers, so you can get the help you need. Here at Robert H. Watson Jr. DDS, PA in... read more »

The Facts About Certain Drinks and Your Teeth

Do you ever wonder how things you do every day could affect your teeth? Do you ever wonder if there is anything you could do—or should not do—if you’d like to keep your pearly whites lustrous? As you may be aware, brushing and flossing are very important if you’d like to protect your oral health. Furthermore, some drinks could actually... read more »

A Crown Requires Routine Oral Hygiene Attention

Your dentist, Dr. Robert H. Watson, designed your new dental crown from durable materials like porcelain, gold, or base metal alloys. While these artificial materials are not susceptible to tooth decay, your crown will still need regular attention in your daily oral hygiene routine. Long-term complications resulting from chronic gum disease can still pose a significant threat to the longevity... read more »

The One Reason You Can’t Miss Cleanings

Regular visits with Dr. Robert H. Watson at Robert H. Watson Jr. DDS, PA in Charlotte, North Carolina, are an integral part of keeping your teeth and mouth as healthy as possible. While it’s obvious that it’s good to have your teeth thoroughly cleaned by our staff, there is one big reason why you shouldn’t ever skip regular cleanings. Let’s... read more »

Include Your Dental Crown in Your Dental Hygiene Routine

A dental crown in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a nearly perfect replica of the enamel layer of a tooth. If residual food particles and plaque are not cleaned away from the crown, they will harden into tartar, which promotes gum disease and tooth decay. The advanced form of gum disease, known as periodontitis, can cause your gums to recede from... read more »

What You Should Know About Gum Disease

Gum disease can creep up pretty quickly, and could be difficult to notice. Since gum disease can cause damage in your mouth, you should try to do whatever you can to avoid the issue. As you probably know, brushing and flossing can help you avoid this disease—but did you know that even if your oral care is impeccable, you could... read more »

Understand Dental Talk by Knowing These Common Dental Terms

To help you understand your dentist, Dr. Robert H. Watson, and dental team a little bit more when you come into our dental practice for your appointments, we have provided the definitions to the following common dental terms: Dental filling: A dental filling is a restoration that is needed when tooth decay has attacked and damaged your tooth. The filling fills... read more »