Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

A Basic Rundown of Thumb Sucking

Does your child routinely suck their thumb? Are you aware of the risks with your child sucking their thumb? Even though thumb sucking is completely natural and expected in most children, it can lead to a downturn in their oral health and cause further issues and problems later on with... Read more »

Surprising Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

There are many causes of tooth sensitivity, and some of the underlying culprits are tooth fracture that exposes dentin, cavities, loss of tooth enamel, old dental fillings and gum disease. We highlight some of the lesser-known causes behind tooth sensitivity to help you pinpoint the source of your discomfort. Sometimes,... Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Help Replace Teeth Lost to Severe Dental Trauma

Severe injuries that impact the mouth can sometimes traumatize soft tissues and teeth. In some of these cases, a patient might lose multiple teeth. After the soft oral tissues have healed, scheduling an appointment with a dentist like Dr. Vinutha Kupperi can be helpful. After assessing the situation, he can... Read more »

Understanding Chewing Gum

Believe it or not , sugarless chewing gum can actually be beneficial for your oral health. Sugarless gum is helpful for your smile because it can help stimulate the production of saliva. Saliva helps wash away debris and harmful acids capable of eating through your tooth enamel. Because sugarless gum... Read more »

Why Your Teeth Need Fluoride

Fluoride is a highly researched dental topic on behalf of dental professionals, and has been shown to increase the mineral strength of the tooth enamel strength by replacing microscopic mineral crystals in your teeth. Your teeth can receive many sources of fluoride to remain in great shape. We are happy... Read more »

Fight for Your Smile From Tooth Decay

Did you know, a cavity can put your smile at risk for gum disease and even tooth loss? Well, it’s true! If you love your smile and want to keep it healthy, then remember to fight away cavities. Our dentist, Dr. Vinutha Kupperi with Steelcroft Dental in Charlotte, North Carolina,... Read more »

Whiten Your Teeth Today!

If you want your smile to be whiter than it currently is, we can help! There are many options available to you. We’ll address a few in this blog post, and you can feel free to call us with any questions.   The quickest and most effective way to whiten... Read more »

An Abscessed Tooth Needs a Dentists Attention

Tooth decay is often the result of poor oral hygiene practices and bacterial deposits that attack an area of tooth enamel. If tooth decay is not caught in time, the resulting cavity can expand and deepen to threaten the inner structure of the tooth. As the bacterial presence within the tooth... Read more »