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June 26, 2020

When patients of James M. Wells, DDS, PA hear any mention of oral or dental hygiene, they probably think of brushing and flossing their teeth. Although these are extremely important, the term dental hygiene encompasses much more than that. Your mouth’s health, includin...

June 19, 2020

Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed that your teeth looked longer? Does it seem like your gums are shrinking? This condition is called recession—many adults have it. Let’s look at some of the causes and what you can do about it.

During your routine exams at...

June 12, 2020

If you suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to James M. Wells, DDS, PA might seem like a daunting prospect. Perhaps you had a bad experience in the past, but whatever the reason, please know that at our Morehead City, NC office, there is nothing to be afraid of. We unde...

June 5, 2020

In honor of June being Dairy Month, Dr. James Wells and our team at James M. Wells, DDS, PA would like to remind our patients about the importance of dairy to your overall health! Regular consumption of dairy products, such as milk, cheese, and yogurt, has been found t...

May 29, 2020

When you think of a dental emergency, you may picture teeth that have fallen out or severe tooth pain. But it is not uncommon for wisdom teeth to develop conditions or problems that require urgent care from Dr. James Wells and our team at James M. Wells, DDS, PA. Wisdo...

May 22, 2020

“The purpose of all war is peace.” – Saint Augustine

Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes, colorful floats, costumes, and millions of red, white, and blue American flags being waved in the air on a beautiful day in late May, that is...

May 15, 2020

Biofilm, protective housing for bacteria, is a hot topic in the medical and dental fields. Routinely taking an antibiotic for a bacterial infection has become more complicated because of biofilm. Bacterial infections may become resistant to antibiotics in pa

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May 8, 2020

Time flies when we are not at the dentist! Before you know it, years may have gone by. Let’s take a moment to explain what takes place when a patient comes back to receive care after an extended period of time.

After a while, small dental concerns or issues can grow int...

May 1, 2020

Did you know the month of May is designated National Physical Fitness and Sports Month? After all, there isn’t a better time to celebrate physical activity as when the warm weather and sunshine makes its way back into our lives!

Now that the flowers are in bloom and the...

April 21, 2020

Those who are trying to raise awareness about our environment, or protested against pollution, toxic chemicals and general public health were once known as hippies. The early 1970s was all about change and how we needed to pay more attention to our Earth and atmosphere...

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