Professional Teeth Cleanings Are Good for Your Dental Health

Brushing and flossing your teeth is important for cleaning away plaque and residual food particles from your mouth before they can harden into tartar. Maintaining good oral health in the long term also includes attending your regular dental checkups at . The checkup starts with a thorough dental cleaning performed by one of our dental… Read more »

Professional Teeth Whitening is a Great Way to Lighten Your Smile

Deep stains on your smile can leave you feeling self-conscious. The depth and degree of the stains will influence the whitening method Drs. Hines and Hines recommend. If you’ve been unimpressed with the whitening products sold in stores, or if your teeth are deeply stained, will likely recommend a dental bleaching treatment. The potent whitening… Read more »

Are You Ready to Whiten Your Teeth for the Holidays?

At Hines Dentistry in , , Dr. and our team offer teeth whitening treatments to restore your pearly whites to a healthy luster just in time for the social holiday season. Do you know what factors can contribute to your teeth to losing their luster? Even with a healthy daily brushing and flossing routine along… Read more »

Crowns Can Be Made from Different Materials

A dental crown in , , is a hollow replica of a single tooth’s enamel layer. It is anchored on a post-like abutment that was formed from the core structures of the tooth that were suffering from one of the multiple dental issues. The specific problem at hand will determine the materials that your dentist… Read more »

A Filling Is Often Called for to Repair a Small Cavity

When the natural bacteria living in your mouth work to exploit weakened tooth enamel, it can lead to the formation of a cavity on one or more of your teeth. While cavities are always detected during the course of your routine dental checkup, you should not hesitate to make an appointment with Dr. if you… Read more »

What to Do About a Missing Tooth

Losing a tooth because of trauma or decay can be an uncomfortable experience, but did you know it can actually be detrimental to your health? Unfortunately, this can lead to a number of oral problems and have a negative impact on your self-esteem. Naturally, you should have your tooth replaced to restore your functionality, but… Read more »

How to Treat Your Swollen Gums

As you probably know, dental work—as well as dental problems—can include more than just your teeth. In fact, dental work can be done to help your gums. But do you know what kinds of issues could require dental work? For instance, you probably know that a dentist may need to do something to help if… Read more »

Get Your Summer Smile Ready with a Dental Crown

At the family-friendly practice of Dr. Andy Hines, we are happy to offer dental crowns for our patients in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the neighboring communities. Our crowns are custom designed and made to match your natural teeth using state of the art techniques and equipment. Dr. Hines provides porcelain crowns, BruxZir crowns, and the… Read more »

What is Tooth Sensitivity?

What is tooth sensitivity? To put it simply, tooth sensitivity is discomfort in one or more teeth that can range from mild to severe. Many people feel this discomfort every day even during mundane tasks such as eating and drinking. But, is there anything you can do to combat this issue? Read on to find… Read more »

What to Expect When Restoring Your Tooth with a White Filling

Do you wish there was a way to prepare for your upcoming dental appointment? If so, our has a tip for you! The more you know about the treatment process, the more prepared and relaxed you will feel in the hands of the dentist. So, today Dr. would like to tell you all about the… Read more »