Each April, in congruence with Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the Surf City Dental team focuses on educating our patients in how to detect cancer of the mouth. Projected to affect approximately 54,000 Americans this year, the condition is often more common than people realize. However, with the right knowledge and a commitment to monthly screenings,…

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Surf City Dental knows getting youngsters to brush and floss their teeth consistently is no easy task, but it’s imperative to maintaining a healthy and sparkling smile. For children, a thorough dental routine includes brushing morning and night for at least two minutes each time, flossing daily, and regular dentist visits. Until your little one…

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and a great time to focus on your child’s oral wellbeing! Surf City Dental recommends teaching kids proper brushing and flossing techniques and instilling good oral habits as early as possible. This, along with routine dentist visits, is the best way to ensure your little one enjoys a…

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With the New Year fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your resolutions. At Surf City Dental, we think at least one of your goals should focus on maintaining good oral hygiene. But why wait until January to start? Get a jump on your New Year’s resolutions and incorporate Surf City’s simple, three-step process…

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It is hard to believe that summer is over and fall is upon us! With so much on the horizon – football tailgates, Halloween, and Thanksgiving prep come to mind – your weekends are sure to fill up quickly. Mouthwatering fall food staples are abundant, but could pose a threat to your teeth if you…

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The month of September is a busy one for most. Kids are back to school, the Carolina Panthers kick off their football season, and lazy summer days make way for fall fun. September is a big month at Surf City Dental too, as it is Dental Infection Control Awareness Month (DICAM). DICAM is an initiative…

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The Surf City Dental family recognizes the challenges everyone has faced in 2020. We also love serving our community and are committed to the prospect of a clean healthy smile for all of our clients. That’s why Surf City Dental is one of the few local offices offering in-house financing to help maintain your oral…

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If you told your friends and family that you suffer from xerostomia, their eyes would probably gloss over and their attention span start to fizzle! But if you told them it was dry mouth, the more common name for this unfortunate and all-too-common ailment, they would empathize. Whether it was a temporary problem or something…

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Think about the last time you woke up with the familiar morning film on your teeth. You may or may not know that is the sign of plaque build-up, but I bet you hopped out of bed immediately and grabbed your toothbrush. As the principal cause of so many oral health concerns, plaque can affect…

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