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Dr. Mike Provides Free Dental Care for Impoverished Neighborhood in Greensboro

Dr. Mike Mango and hygienist Tammy joined efforts with Florida Street House, Inc. on Friday, May 18, 2018 to provide free dental care to impoverished families of the Glenwood neighborhood in Greensboro. Gene Ledbetter, a leader of the Florida Street House, reached out to the dental community to ask for support for a dentist and [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|blog, Cleaning, Dentistry, Fillings|Comments Off on Dr. Mike Provides Free Dental Care for Impoverished Neighborhood in Greensboro

Do You Really Need That Crown?

When you have a cavity, it is important to address it as soon as possible so that it doesn't grow and cause more damage to the tooth. Some dentists push their patients into putting a crown on a tooth with a cavity regardless of considering other options, like fillings, because crowns are more expensive and [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|blog, Cavities, Cosmetic Dentistry, Crowns|Comments Off on Do You Really Need That Crown?

Orange You Glad You Went to the Dentist?

Orange You Glad You Went to the Dentist? Our very talented hygienist, Lyndi, carved our dentist office's submission for a pumpkin contest. Please vote for the pumpkin from Drs. Mango & Langdon's dentist office to win! Don't be a pumpkin head, get to the dentist for your bi-annual cleaning before your teeth rot out! [...]

By | October 1st, 2017|blog, Brushing, Cleaning, Dentistry|Comments Off on Orange You Glad You Went to the Dentist?

Benefits of White Fillings (Composite Resin) Over Other Materials

Composite fillings, which are also known as white fillings, have been around for more than two decades. In the past, before composite fillings were available, people had very few options when they needed a filling. These options were either to use a form of metal (such as gold) or to use what is called amalgam. [...]

By | May 13th, 2015|Fillings|Comments Off on Benefits of White Fillings (Composite Resin) Over Other Materials

The Tooth Decay ‘Vaccine’ – New Study Shows Secrets of Sugar Industry in 70s

Back in the 1970s, according to a new research paper published in the journal PLOS Medicine, the sugar industry developed a strategy to deflect attention away from public health interventions aimed at reducing the consumption of sugar. That strategy included efforts like supporting research into a tooth decay vaccine. Full article on NPR.org

By | March 15th, 2015|Tooth Decay|Comments Off on The Tooth Decay ‘Vaccine’ – New Study Shows Secrets of Sugar Industry in 70s

Dental Care Tips for Seniors

For many of us, the thought of brushing our teeth is more of an annoyance than the right thing to do. We are taught from a very early age that our teeth must be properly taken care of and that care should continue through to our golden years. As we get a little older, some [...]

By | January 16th, 2015|Seniors|Comments Off on Dental Care Tips for Seniors

Fixing a Chipped Tooth

If your tooth is broken, chipped, or fractured, see your dentist as soon as possible. Otherwise, your tooth could be damaged further or become infected, possibly causing you to end up losing the tooth. In the meantime, try the following self-care measures: If the tooth is painful, take acetaminophen or another over-the-counter pain reliever. Rinse [...]

By | December 21st, 2014|Dentistry|Comments Off on Fixing a Chipped Tooth

3 Tips for Good Holiday Dental Hygiene

Now that the holiday season is well underway, it's time to talk about how to maintain good oral hygiene. There is an increased tendency to eat and drink foods that aren't normally on the menu. And an overabundance of indulgence can lead to dental issues. Here are three tips that will help you get great [...]

By | November 17th, 2014|misc|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Good Holiday Dental Hygiene