Fluoride: The Sources and Benefits

Many dental professions have performed research on fluoride and found that, when exposed to your teeth in proper amounts, it can improve the quality of your tooth enamel. Fluoride is a natural substance that is found in sources such as some water and fluoridated dental products. Many patients drink fluoridated... Read more »

Teeth with Tobacco Stains Can Be Professionally Whitened

If you have tooth decay, then come in to fight it right away! If left untreated, tooth decay can lead to more costly and painful conditions for your oral health. To talk to you about tooth decay, our dentist, Dr. Nagarani Nagarajan with Blakeney Dental in Charlotte, North Carolina, has... Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Can Help Kill Bacteria After Flossing

Brushing your teeth twice each day and making a conscious effort to floss at least once per day is an essential component of maintaining a healthy mouth. Removing food particles, plaque, and sugar residue from your teeth through a consistent daily oral hygiene routine reduces the overall bacterial population of... Read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth Might Be Linked to a New Medication

The natural saliva production of your mouth plays an important role in the basic function of your mouth. Throughout the day it helps keep your mouth moist. When you eat a snack or a meal, saliva also helps to make your food easier to swallow. It’s also important to note... Read more »

Beautify Your Natural Smile With Dental Veneers

At Blakeney Dental, we can provide custom-made dental veneers for patients looking to enhance their smiles. These cosmetic shells are thin as wafers and designed to cover the front teeth so that you can enhance any unwanted cosmetic flaws affecting your smile. Dr. Nagarani Nagarajan offers dental veneers made from... Read more »

Dental Tips Vital to Oral Health on Tooth Hazard Treatments

  The more you do your pivot your oral health care in the right direction, the better your chance for your smile to thrive. This includes making the right decisions and ensuring your smile has the best chance of oral health care success. You should be making the right decisions... Read more »

Do You Have a Damaged Tooth That Needs a Dental Crown?

When poor dental hygiene habits allow bacteria to grow in your mouth and affect the tooth enamel, Dr. Nagarani Nagarajan may be able to restore the tooth with a dental filling. However, if the decay is not detected early enough and the tooth becomes too damaged for a filling, our... Read more »

How Can Professional Teeth Whitening Help Me?

If you’re interested in knowing how a professional teeth whitening treatment can help you, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. Nagarani Nagarajan , is happy to discuss the things our professional whitening treatment can do for you. Our treatment can: -Remove minor as well... Read more »

Keep Your Oral Health in Tip-Top Shape During Pregnancy by Doing These Things

Pregnancy is an exciting stage in life, but, unfortunately, it might not be for the smile. Pregnancy can take a toll on the teeth and gums, which is why it’s important to do everything you can to keep your oral health in tip-top shape. So, to help you fight the... Read more »

Fluoride is like a Blacksmith for Your Tooth Enamel

The outermost layer of your teeth is called enamel. This is a dense, pearly white dental armor, protecting inner layers from decay and infection. Sometimes, however, bacteria can break down its defenses. That’s where fluoride comes in. Fluoride is like a blacksmith for your tooth enamel. This natural mineral can... Read more »