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Traditional Dentures vs. Implant-Supported Dentures

At Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry, we offer several methods of tooth replacement. In fact, our Garner and Cary Family & Specialty offices specialize in prosthodontics—the form of dentistry that focuses on restoring and replacing your natural teeth with artificial prostheses. Our teams at these locations have completed advanced training in prosthodontics and are well-equipped to handle your tooth-replacement needs, dentures included. Here, you’ll learn more about the types of dentures we have to offer and which option might suit you best! Partial ... Read more
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Our Endodontics Specialty: Root Canal Therapy & Dental Crowns

At Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry, we have skilled, experienced endodontists to diagnose and treat chronic tooth pain, preserve our patients' natural teeth, and perform root canal therapy, avoiding the need for tooth replacement. Read on to learn about the endodontic services provided at our Cary and Garner locations! What Is Endodontics? Endodontics is an advanced branch of dentistry that focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and problems with the soft tissues inside of teeth—also known as dental pulp. With endodontic treatment, commonly ... Read more
Looking up into 3 dentists with turquoise masks and scrubs and tools performing wisdom teeth removal surgery

Wisdom Teeth Removal Aftercare

If you or a family member is scheduled to have wisdom teeth removal surgery, there are a few things you need to know. Although it’s a very common and safe procedure, it’s critical to take good care of yourself so you can have a smooth recovery after surgery. Between our expertise and your self-care post-op, you should be back to feeling like yourself in nearly no time. Here are few key care tips to keep in mind: Assistance & Support Getting ... Read more
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A Potential Link Between Gum Disease & Alzheimer’s Disease

Although it may not have the name recognition that cavities do, gum disease is an equally serious dental condition affecting many Americans. In fact, gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults. A growing body of research shows that gum disease may increase your risk for other serious health conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Today, we want to talk about gum disease, warning signs to look for, and the potential link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease. What ... Read more
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Get to Know Our Skilled Prosthodontist: Dr. Matilda Dhima

We are proud to have Dr. Matilda Dhima, a highly-acclaimed prosthodontist, on our team at Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry. Through the use of prosthodontics, patients are able to regain full oral function and live a life with a confidence that would otherwise be impossible. We’re excited to share our interview with Dr. Dhima, as she gives our patients more insight into the prosthodontic specialty and exciting changes within the field of dentistry. An Interview with Dr. Dhima Can you explain what you ... Read more
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