A Message to Our Patients: COVID-19 Update

In order for the dental profession to do its part to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the American Dental Association and North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners both released recommendations last evening to postpone all elective, non-urgent dental procedures...

Coronavirus Outbreak: A Message to Our Patients

Your health and well-being are important to Dr. Brenegan and the entire team at Cary Periodontics.  With concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to assure you that infection control procedures are in place in our dental office. Infection control...

Tips for Handling a Memorial Day Dental Emergency

Memorial Day on the lake or at the beach is supposed to be about relaxing, not panicking; but dental emergencies can crop up anywhere. Here are a few of the most common emergencies and what to do until you can get to a dentist. 1) Toothache – first, brush and...

Dental Spring Cleaning

It’s that time of year where we are out with the old and in with the new. You may find yourself dusting and organizing as spring fast approaches. While keeping your house in tip top shape is great, it’s also important to keep your oral health at its best as well. So...

Dental Implants: A Lucky Discovery

Believe it or not, dental implants work because of a lucky accident!  Some form of dental implant has existed for a long time. There’s evidence that ancient Mayans used shells and crystals as replacement teeth. But the bone tissue in the jaw wouldn’t hold onto those;...