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 »

Flossing to Prevent Gum Disease

Most people are happy to brush their teeth diligently because they can see the results in their pearly whites. And brushing your teeth is vital to preventing tooth decay and gum disease. But often people don’t think about how flossing helps prevent gum disease as well! Gum disease, in its early stages is called gingivitis. It is an inflammation of... read more »

The Best Toothpaste for Your Smile

Do you ever wonder what type of toothpaste is best for you? Did you know that some toothpastes are designed to meet different needs? For example, some toothpastes are designed to taste good—mostly to help children—and others are intended specifically for fighting tartar. But, do you know which toothpaste is right for you? We’re happy to offer you a little... read more »