Veronica S. Walker, DDS Blog
May 26, 2018
Dental implants in Kernersville are simply the best way to complete a smile after tooth loss. They’re booming in popularity — and questions still remain for many. To help set fact from fiction about this fabulous method of tooth replacement, we’ve put together an FAQ. Keep reading for the answers to your top 8 questions about dental implants.
Are you 100% happy with the appearance of your front teeth? If not, getting porcelain veneers is a wonderful way to transform your smile. Whatever your dental cosmetic woes, veneers can fix them all at once. And want to know the best thing about veneers? Unlike your natural teeth, veneers hardly ever, ever stain. Keep reading to find out why… and how you can help your restorations last for years and years to come.
April 12, 2018
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to sit down and talk about this disease — and why getting a routine screening is one of the most important things you can do for your oral and overall health. You can have an oral cancer screening performed by your dentist in Kernersville at the end of your next checkup and cleaning. It shouldn’t take more than a few minutes, and it could save your life — literally. Keep reading to find out more about how.
April 1, 2018
Choosing the best dentist in Kernersville will ensure that you and your loved ones enjoy clean, healthy, long-lasting smiles — but, really, how could you be so lucky to find the best? There are a lot of options for a dentist in our area, but we urge you not to play the “guess and test” game with your smile. Instead, follow our tips to get the information you need to make a truly informed decision. Keep reading to find out more about how to find the right dentist for your smile! We’re pretty sure your search will lead you right to the office of Dr. Veronica S. Walker.
March 15, 2018
Undergoing professional teeth whitening is a wonderful way to refresh and rejuvenate the appearance of your smile. At-home teeth whitening is performed gradually over the course of one to two weeks, and during this time it is important that you stay away from highly pigmented foods and beverages. Keep reading to find out more about what that includes from your cosmetic dentist in Kernersville.
March 1, 2018
We’ve got a question for you, and be honest here — are you flossing regularly? Everyone should floss at least once a day. Unfortunately, many people do not manage to floss as often as recommended. But the truth is, flossing is an absolutely crucial preventive dentistry step for continued oral health. Keep reading to learn more about why this habit is so important, and how you can successfully add it to your nighttime routine for a cleaner, healthier smile.
February 1, 2018
Dental implants are a wonderful way to replace one, two, or an entire arch of missing teeth in the upper or lower jaw. While many people can benefit from this option, not everyone is an eligible candidate. Are you cut out for this comprehensive tooth replacement? Keep reading to find out more about dental implants in Kernersville.
January 23, 2018
And just like that, it’s 2018! We hope you and your loved ones are having a great start to the new year. What are you looking to achieve this go-around? If it’s improving your appearance, we’ve got an idea. Professional teeth whitening is a simple way to dramatically transform your smile — and we offer take-home kits that allow you to do it at your own pace. Keep reading to find out more about how it works, and how you can get started today!
If you want to improve your health in 2018, you could make a point to exercise more, look at the screen less, or recommit to your oral hygiene routine. When it comes to the latter, you might be doing more good than you realize. Your dentist in Kernersville wants to remind you that the health of your teeth and gums is closely linked to your systemic well-being — keep reading to find out how, and what you can do to strengthen both.
December 10, 2017
Jaw pain is the most noticeable side effect of what a lot of people refer to as “TMJ.” It’s actually temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or TMD, but we don’t want to get too technical here. The most important thing if you’re experiencing pain in your jaw — or if it’s clicking and popping when you open and close it — is finding relief. TMJ therapy in Kernersville can help! Keep reading to find out more about this painful condition, including why it occurs and what you can do to stop it.