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5 Foods That Promote Oral Health Jul 19th, 2020

If you have a tooth damaged by decay, restorative services like fillings and crowns can help repair your tooth. You can further promote your oral health by establishing good oral care routines at home, such as brushing twice a day for a full two minutes and flossing daily. Did you...

Myths About Botox You Should Know Jun 26th, 2020

Botox® wasn’t always just a cosmetic treatment. In fact, Botox was originally used as a treatment for an eye condition. In 2002, the FDA approved Botox for cosmetic uses. And studies show that Botox continues to broaden the horizons in the dental world. Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic...

5 Brushing Habits You Should Adopt May 29th, 2020

Brushing and flossing are the pillars of a good oral care routine, but every now and then, it’s a good idea to freshen up your brushing habits. Brushing and flossing help to remove cavity-causing bacteria and other debris. This means that brushing does more than just freshen your breath —...

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help With a Variety of Dental Issues Mar 17th, 2020

Whether you’re dealing with cracked, crooked, or even missing teeth, you know that the condition of your teeth can affect the appearance of your smile as well as the health of your mouth.    Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Roberto Palmieri uses the most advanced technologies...

Discover What Your New Smile Can Be with Digital Smile Design Simulation Feb 1st, 2020

You probably know that smiling makes you look happier, but did you know that smiling can make you healthier? That’s right! An NBC news report indicated that simply smiling can make you feel happier. Smiling can also boost your immune system and lower stress levels.  But what if you’re not...

How Dental Implants Can Save Your Face Jan 3rd, 2020

Everyone wants to have a beautiful smile and missing teeth can really make you feel self-conscious about the way that you look. However, missing teeth are more than just a cosmetic issue. Lost teeth can affect your jaw and oral health, even leading to a condition called facial collapse. Replacing...

Rethink Root Canal: Surprising Facts About Modern Techniques Dec 1st, 2019

Halloween may be over, but for those with consistent oral pain, the fear could just be starting. Root canal procedures are one of the most feared dental treatments available. According to a 2019 study conducted by the American Association of Endodontists, 59% of people are afraid of getting a root canal....

Cracked Tooth? Get a Crown in a Day Nov 1st, 2019

Are you dissatisfied with the stains on your teeth? Did you recently crack a tooth and need to get it treated soon? You may be eligible for same-day crowns. You can get these restorative covers in one day. This will allow you to get your teeth fixed faster, so you...

How Botox® Can Help Relieve Symptoms of TMJ Oct 1st, 2019

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is a disorder of the joint that connects your jaw to your skull. Estimates suggest that 10 million Americans suffer from TMJ. Symptoms include tension headaches, pain in the jaw, pain when chewing, jaw locking, and inflammation. It’s also associated with depression and anxiety. There’s no...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays Sep 1st, 2019

Deciding to correct your misaligned teeth is a big commitment. Invisalign® braces make this commitment easy and comfortable with removable aligners. Since they’re removable, though, it’s easy to lose them, damage them, or forget to clean them. AACD-accredited dentist Dr. Roberto Palmieri and his team at Palmieri Dentistry, located in...

What is Restorative Dentistry? Aug 1st, 2019

If your teeth are cracked and painful, and your smile is less than perfect, you could be a candidate for restorative dentistry. Dr. Roberto Palmieri and his team are dedicated to restoring your teeth to a healthy, pain-free state. Here’s what restorative dentistry can do for you. What is restorative...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Jun 30th, 2019

If you're only familiar with dental veneers as a cosmetic treatment, think again. In addition to cosmetic concerns like whiteness, straightness, and evenness, we at Palmieri Dentistry also use veneers to treat a number of potential non-cosmetic dental issues.  Dr. Roberto Palmieri, a AACD accredited dentist, can help you decide...

3 Facts You May Not Know About Invisalign May 31st, 2019

When it comes to teeth straightening treatments, Invisalign® is growing in popularity. These clear tray aligners can address crooked teeth, gaps, and even overbites, without anyone knowing. You may know the benefits of Invisalign, and that they’re removable. There are, however, some facts about the clear aligners you may not...

Why Dental Implants Are a Top Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth May 1st, 2019

It’s important to feel great about your teeth when you smile. Dental implants are the best option for repairing your smile and helping you feel great. They’re better than bridges, because implants don’t require you to treat adjacent teeth. AACD Accredited dentist, Dr. Palmieri, has a lot of experience with dental implants...

Other Serious Health Problems That Can Arise If Sleep Apnea Is Left Untreated Apr 2nd, 2019

Do you find yourself having trouble sleeping at night? Do you wake up often and have trouble getting back to sleep? Does your partner complain that you keep them awake at night with your snoring? If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may have a chronic respiratory condition called...

Why InvisalignⓇ Remains So Popular Mar 8th, 2019

Straight teeth are a key part of a beautiful smile. They’re also important for a properly balanced bite. When you have crooked teeth, you may need orthodontic treatment to protect and preserve your smile. Traditional braces are obvious and may not appeal to you, but with InvisalignⓇ clear aligners, you...

The Most Popular Procedures Involved in a Smile Makeover Feb 6th, 2019

A smile makeover from Palmieri Dentistry can fix a wide range of dental problems that make you self-conscious about your looks. We use a variety of techniques to make your smile look better than ever. Here’s a list of smile makeover options we have available, so you can learn about...

What Are the Benefits of Dental Implants? Jan 7th, 2019

Not everyone is fortunate enough to have all of their teeth. In fact, millions of people around the country suffer from tooth loss due to a variety of reasons, including: Genetic factors Tooth decay Periodontal disease Injury The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) estimates that around 35 million people...

You're Never Too Old to Have a Smile You Love Dec 5th, 2018

Much like the rest of your body, your teeth change as you get older. They can weaken with natural wear and tear, making them more susceptible to damage and cavities. Good dental hygiene — brushing twice a day, flossing regularly, and getting regular dental cleanings — is always important for...

How We Ensure That Your Porcelain Veneers Look Natural Nov 21st, 2018

Roberto Palmieri, DMD, of Palmieri Dentistry in Mooresville, North Carolina, often recommends porcelain veneers to cover stains, fix misshapen teeth, cover spaces between teeth, and hide chipped teeth. He takes several steps to make sure your porcelain veneers look as natural as possible. If Dr. Palmieri suggests dental veneers for...

Does Snoring Mean You Have Sleep Apnea? Oct 12th, 2018

Although there are countless jokes about snoring, about half of the estimated 90 million Americans who snore may have a serious condition called obstructive sleep apnea. If you’re one of the “lucky” snorers who don’t have sleep apnea, you have what is known as primary snoring. If you have sleep...

10 Super Cool Facts About Botox That You Didn't Know Sep 18th, 2018

If you’re a beauty enthusiast, Botox is likely the first thing to come to mind when fine lines and wrinkles start appearing.The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that more than 5 million Botox procedures are done in a year.But, there’s more to Botox than fine lines and a popular...

5 Great Reasons to Consider Veneers Aug 27th, 2018

Even the most minor smile imperfections can significantly discourage you. After all, your smile is one of the first, and most memorable, things about you, and it has an undeniable impact on the way the world perceives who you are as a person. Struggling with cosmetic dental concerns can lower...

How Dental Implants Improve Your Health as Well as Your Smile Jul 23rd, 2018

Dental implants are an exceptional choice for replacing missing teeth. By combining the strength and stability of an implant with the natural appearance of a porcelain crown, implants restore your beautiful smile and let you enjoy chewing your favorite foods again.At Palmieri Dentistry in Mooresville, North Carolina, we take great...

Why InvisalignⓇ Remains So Popular Jun 7th, 2018

Invisalign clear aligners were introduced to the United States in 1999. These clear, custom-molded, thermoplastic trays changed cosmetic dentistry forever, and advancements to Invisalign’s products and techniques have made it easier than ever to get a beautiful, movie-star smile. Since their debut, Invisalign has had increasing competition, but they remain...

The Importance of Treating Sleep Apnea May 2nd, 2018

Obstructive sleep apnea is more than just snoring. “Apnea” means a pause; in the case of obstructive sleep apnea, it’s a pause in your breathing. If you have obstructive sleep apnea, some portion of the soft-tissue in your throat (e.g., your palate, tonsils, or tongue) obstructs your airway when you...

Invisalign Overview Feb 14th, 2018

Invisalign treatment is the ideal orthodontic solution for patients who want to correct their smile, but don’t want to deal with the unsightly appearance of metal braces or the constant discomfort. There are many benefits of Invisalign treatment that make it appealing for patients of all ages. Palmieri Dentistry in Mooresville is...