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 [...]
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! [...]
Here are some pictures from our most recent event that helped raise over $1M dollars, enjoy!
The idea of visiting your dentist every six months for a routine exam and cleaning is not a new concept. However, it's surprising the number of people who not only don't follow this advice, they fail to see their dentists even once a year. However, there are many benefits to seeing a dentist regularly. One [...]
The health and social benefits of cosmetic dentistry Let's face it. Having crooked, missing or irregularly spaced teeth is embarrassing. However, these issues may not only be affecting your social life. There can be health problems associated with these conditions as well. For example: Better Oral Hygiene: Cosmetic procedures are designed to correct the appearance [...]
Dr. Mike Mango and his son, Ike Mango, played in the father/son Columbia Forest Tennis Tournament in Greensboro. They were the consolation winners. Drs. Mango & Langdon were a sponsor of this tournament as well.
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. [...]
You don't have to live with crooked, discolored, uneven or gapped teeth anymore. Porcelain veneers are dental appliances that can be applied to the surface of your teeth that will instantly turn your less than perfect smile into one that is Hollywood worthy. Porcelain veneers are thin porcelain facings that are attached to the surface [...]
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
You've probably heard a lot about dental implants recently. But why are they considered the gold standard when it comes to restoring missing or damaged teeth? Next best thing to healthy, natural teeth. Dental implants look, feel and function just like your own natural teeth. And they don't lead to bone deterioration over time like [...]