Selecting and Caring For Your Mouthguard

When it comes to sports like football, hockey or lacrosse, most people would agree that a mouthguard should be a standard piece of equipment. Those sports are known for being contact sports, and blows and impacts to the head are common. But the truth is, a person who plays any sport or form of recreation that has a chance of... read more »

Identifying Gum Disease

Periodontal disease is one of the major causes of tooth erosion. As many as 47.2 percent of U.S. adults 30 or older live with some form of periodontitis, so we’re continuously seeing for it in our Fayetteville, North Carolina, office. Here are some basics on periodontal disease to aid you to understand what you can do to mitigate your risk... read more »

Handling Halitosis

Once in awhile, everyone gets bad breath. Usually, the culprits are the onions you had in your salad, the garlic on your pasta or the anchovies on your pizza. If that is the case, taking two minutes brushing your teeth, or 30 seconds rinsing with mouthwash should solve the problem. Bad breath, also known as halitosis can also be the... read more »

Lewis Family Dentistry Expands; Welcomes Dr. Chip Lewis

Fayetteville, NC – August 21, 2017 – Lewis Family Dentistry announces the new hire of Dr. Chip Lewis and expansion of their family dental practice.   A Fayetteville native, Dr. Chip Lewis returns to his hometown after earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Following his tenure... read more »

Do You Have A Cracked Tooth?

Do you have a cracked tooth? Before you automatically answer “no”, keep in mind that in many cases, you might not be aware of a crack in your tooth. The crack may be too small to see, and may not even show up on a dental x-ray. The crack may even occur below the gumline. A cracked tooth can caused... read more »

Advice about Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection in your gum tissue. Gum disease is caused by a range of factors, including plaque buildup within our mouths. If it is not treated properly, gum disease can lead to serious oral health issues. In its early stages, gum disease occurs as gingivitis. If left untreated, it can lead to... read more »

Are You Up-to-Date on Root Canals?

If your tooth enamel is injured or breached, bacteria can enter the inner portion of a tooth, known as the canal. At the bottom of the canal lies the root, which contains the tooth’s pulp. If bacteria damage the pulp, the tooth cannot expect to survive, unless root canal therapy is used. For more information about root canals, consider the... read more »

Looking to Better Your Smile? Consider Dental Veneers!

Are you looking to fix one of your front teeth that is stained, discolored, chipped, or misshapen? Here at Lewis Family Dentistry, we provide the amazing look of a new tooth through the use of dental veneers. Veneers are a great way to recover and brighten your smile, giving you the confidence to go about your day. To get a... read more »

Keep Your Smile Bright & Beautiful

You finally decided to spoil your smile with a professional teeth whitening treatment. You’re loving your newfound confidence and the renewed brightness of your pearly whites. Finding an excuse to smile is easy as you enjoy sharing its radiance. Touch-ups will be needed from time to time to retain the brightness of your teeth. However, there are ways to keep... read more »

A Safer Smile Is a Greater Smile

Although keeping your teeth clean and safe from harmful bacteria is a must for optimum oral health, a single oral accident can ruin a lifetime’s worth of progress. However, although you cannot prevent oral accidents in every scenario, you can plan for the best and most productive forms of recovery. A safer smile is a greater smile. Here are some... read more »