Blog - Charlotte NC Family Dentist

  • Dental Cavities: How Fast Can They Grow?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 25, 2016

    How fast dental cavities grow may sound like a simple question, but it’s actually rather complicated.  I decided to write about it, though, after seeing a patient recently to treat a cavity that went from just beginning to an almost-root-canal-sized cavity in just 14 months.  It’s a good example of why most dentists still recommend dental […]

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  • Doc, My Toe Fell Off – But I Didn’t Do Anything Since It Didn’t Hurt

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 13, 2013

    I’d like to start off this post with a short story written by my friend and colleague, Dr. Alan Mead, on his blog Mead Family Dental. I have a friend who told me about something that happened to him recently. “So I was jogging the other day and one of my toes fell off. It […]

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  • 2012 – Exciting Changes Ahead!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: January 3, 2012

    As our Charlotte NC dental office closed out 2011 and opens for 2012, there are some exciting changes and additions ahead, which we hope will lead to more comfortable, faster, longer-lasting, more esthetic, and even more successful outcomes for our patients of all ages.  So here’s a preview of the 2 biggest changes/additions: Dental Implants […]

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  • Gold Fillings, Crowns, Onlays for Teeth – still the Gold Standard!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: July 14, 2009

    When asked what filling or crown material will last the longest, there is a very simple answer that has held true for over a century now, and it is still true today: Gold crowns, onlays, and dental bridges.  Plain and simple, as much as I love doing cosmetic/esthetic dentistry with the ceramic materials available today, […]

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