Sedation Dentistry: an Option for Individuals with Special Needs
added on: May 7, 2021

While we provide a calming environment at Phelps Family Dentistry, there are points when sedation might be the best course for treatment for your son or daughter. Especially if they have special needs such as Down Syndrome, Autism, ADD/ADHD or  sensory processing challenges. Dental Sedation for Children with Special Needs… Read More…

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Can Gum Disease Cause Pregnancy Complications?
added on: April 15, 2021

Ready for a fast pop quiz on the connection between mouth health and general health? What are the advantages of routinely caring for your gums and teeth? Better opportunity of avoiding illness Decreased chances for heart disease, diabetes, and additional diseases Assists in avoiding complications in pregnancy Great smile All… Read More…


Why Are People Scared to Go To the Dentist?
added on: April 1, 2021

For many, going to the dentist is an easy way to ensure optimal oral health. But for others, the mere thought of entering a dentist’s office can evoke uncomfortable feelings. It is estimated that more than 10 percent of Americans avoid going to the dentist because they fear “the chair”…. Read More…


How Can Dental Bonding Improve Your Smile?
added on: February 28, 2021

Bonding is a non-invasive method of improving the look of your teeth. Many patients forget that this procedure is an option since there is frequent focus on services like dental veneers and crowns. At Phelps Family Dentistry, we offer all restorative options in our Wilmington, NC office and are happy… Read More…


Options for Restorative Dentistry
added on: February 14, 2021

The aim of any dental restoration includes protecting and preserving a tooth’s life. With all the options available to you, how will you recognize which restoration is the right one for you? At Phelps Family Dentistry, our skilled dentists will go over all of your options so you are able… Read More…


When to See a Dentist About Your Gum Pain
added on: January 31, 2021

It’s important to understand and recognize the symptoms of gum disease. Untreated Gingivitis, one of the early stages of gum disease, will lead to Periodontitis, which can cause tooth loss, severe damage, and other dental issues. Gingivitis Gingivitis is the mildest type of Periodontitis and is usually caused by poor… Read More…

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The Future of Implants is Right Now!
added on: January 15, 2021

Implants have been referred to as a medical marvel since they arrived on the restorative dentistry scene. There is no doubt that implants have gotten more and more popular will remain an ideal solution for teeth replacement. Dental implant design techniques continue to evolve and offer outstanding solutions for those… Read More…


What Are the Different Types of Cosmetic Dentistry?
added on: December 17, 2020

If you have broken, chipped, discolored, misaligned, and stained teeth, you can opt for cosmetic dentistry for a better smile. You will be able to improve the appearance of your teeth and mouth with this cosmetic procedure. There are different types of cosmetic dentistry procedures available. Gaining knowledge about them… Read More…


Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
added on: December 7, 2020

Most people are apprehensive about stepping into the dentist’s office. If you are anxious or nervous about visiting the dentist, you are not alone. Sedation dentistry will make a big difference and can be a game-changer when you visit a dentist. Sedation dentistry is also known as sleep dentistry and… Read More…


How Frequently Should You Use Mouthwash?
added on: October 24, 2020

How frequently should you use mouthwash? Is it necessary? Are some mouthwash brands better than other ones? Those all are questions our patients ask while taking care of their teeth and gums. Here’s a little insight on the topic you may find helpful: Mouthwash: Does it Really Work? That’s an… Read More…

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