Getting Veneers

Having any work done to your smile is exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. It’s great to finally get your smile back to looking like a million bucks, but choosing how to do it, and waiting for the procedure to start, can put you on edge. The best way... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Reduce Cavity Risk

Your molars and premolars are the back teeth in your mouth that are larger than your other teeth and have chewing surfaces covered in deep ridges that help with chewing and swallowing food. While your teeth need these ridges to improve their function, food debris and bacteria can also be... Read more »

Dentistry FAQs: Symptoms of Gum Disease

Preparing and caring for your smile in terms of making sure your teeth and gums are in healthy condition includes always looking for signs and symptoms of any damage. In the case of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, various indications of gum tissue infections begin to arise. As... Read more »

Facts About General Dentistry

Your dentist, Dr. Hoang H. Drouin, is proud to offer general dentistry in Mooresville, North Carolina. General dentistry is a branch of dentistry that specializes in helping patients of all ages reach the top-notch oral health they need and deserve. In fact, it can prevent, diagnose, treat and manage many... Read more »

Combat Your Halitosis

Do you need help combating your halitosis? If so, our dentist, Dr. Hoang H. Drouin with Lake Norman Smiles in Mooresville, North Carolina, is happy to help you! Halitosis can put a damper on the best of days, which is why we are happy to help you overcome it. Halitosis,... Read more »

Protect Your Smile by Avoiding Unhealthy Foods

Are you ready to take the next step in your oral health care treatment with regards to your diet? Although we often think of our diet as something that needs to be adjusted to help an individual lose weight, the truth is it is extremely beneficial for your smile as... Read more »

Your Best Smile Begins with Tooth Hazard Prevention

  Are you aware of the risks associated with using your teeth improperly? If you're not careful, a single wrong move can lead to severe dental damage via an oral accident or injury. Thus, exercise caution with all aspects of your life and make sure you're using your mouth as... Read more »

Answer Your Questions on Dental Crowns

  Restoring your smile often depends on restoring the health of broken and damaged teeth. In order for your teeth to a function effectively and continue to be able to chew and eat foods, and assist with speaking properly, repairs will need to be given to broken teeth. Any damage... Read more »

Early Cavity Detection Can Preserve Your Smile With Minimal Treatment

Maintaining excellent oral hygiene habits such as brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist for dental cleanings and exams will greatly help you ward off tooth decay. However, if you experience symptoms of tooth decay, we encourage you to be proactive in seeking treatment so that the problem doesn’t become worse.... Read more »

Options for Whitening Your Smile

Teeth whitening treatment is designed to bleach out discolorations in the teeth as well as improve your smile. Although whitening agents are often found in mouthwash, toothpaste, and even chewing gum, the most safe and powerful form remains professional teeth whitening. Here are the most popular types of teeth whitening:... Read more »