News and Articles

Read about groundbreaking technologies. Enjoy news articles and press releases keeping you informed with what is happening in the world of dentistry. See what the Mint Hill Dentistry team is doing to keep up with the most advanced technology, techniques and services in dentistry. Browse through our event photos, learn how Mint Hill Dentistry is taking an active role in helping our community and celebrate being part of our dental family.

What is an Implant Abutment?

Step 3 - Digital Crown Design

You’ve probably heard us mention an implant abutment in previous blog posts and may have been wondering what exactly that is and why it is important. In this case we will show you what an abutment is and why it is needed in order to put a tooth on your implant. In this particular situation… Read more »

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Video)

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly starts and stops during sleep. It occurs when the throat muscles intermittently relax and block the upper airway during sleep. Some symptoms of Sleep Apnea are snoring, daytime sleepiness, headaches, irritability, anxiety, depression, memory loss, gastric reflux, and high blood pressure. Patients… Read more »

Change Your Smile with Dental Implants

Dental Implants Before and After

This specific case will show you how an individual we helped went from having badly decayed and unaesthetic teeth to having a restored functional and esthetic smile. They were missing three teeth on the upper right side of their mouth and they chose dental implants to restore them to a healthy and functional mouth. The… Read more »

Failed Bridge and Replacement of Seven Teeth

Photos of the failed dental bridge

Today you’ll see a bridge that had been in place for over 30 years, but unfortunately it now had failed and the individual was going to lose seven of their upper teeth. We’ll show you how the dentist at Mint Hill Dentistry reconstructed their smile using dental implants. Failed Bridge The two pictures show different… Read more »

Losing Your Front Tooth

Fractured upper front right tooth

We are going to feature a case about an individual that needed to have their front tooth extracted. They were able to replace it immediately with a dental implant at Mint Hill Dentistry. In this particular situation the front tooth was fractured off and was not going to be able to be saved. The person… Read more »