Fluoride Facts

Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral that is found all over the world. The connection between fluoride and healthy teeth was made in the 1930’s when it was discovered that people who drank naturally fluoridated water had fewer cavities than people in other areas. When a child is growing, fluoride will... Read more »

Why Is a Canker Sore Showing up in Your Smile?

Are you having issues with tiny, shallow, ulcers, in the mouth? These raised white circles that are often painful, are known as canker sores, and they can make eating and talking difficult, as you may have already discovered. Today, our dentist in Cary, North Carolina, would like to share some... Read more »

What Should You Do to Ensure a Healthy Smile While Aligning It With Invisalign®

Are you currently straightening your smile with the help of the Invisalign® smile system? If so, we congratulate you for going the extra mile to create a healthier, more vibrant smile. We know how hard you work to improve your smile. Today, our experienced dental team is happy to share some beneficial... Read more »

A Tooth Chipped by Grinding Your Teeth Might Be Repaired by an Amalgam Filling

Sometimes unresolved stress can cause you to unconsciously grind your teeth while you’re sleeping. If you don’t wear a dental guard when you go to bed you could suffer a chipped tooth or dental fracture on one of the molars or premolars in the back of your mouth. In a... Read more »

Four Tips for Keeping Your Toothbrush in Excellent Shape

Your toothbrush does quite a bit of work scouring your teeth twice a day. It takes loving care of you and your chompers. In turn, you can take good care of it. This will not only help your toothbrush, but will keep your teeth in better condition. Here are Lowery... Read more »

Your Regular Dental Checkup Might Include Cavity Prevention Treatments

The American Dental Association recommends having a professional dental checkup and cleaning performed every six months. This will help to remove all traces of plaque and tartar from your teeth while monitoring the overall health of your mouth. A dental hygienist will start by cleaning and polishing your teeth. Then... Read more »

How Floss Can Benefit Your Smile

You probably know that flossing your teeth at least once a day is essential for strong oral health and a durable smile. Do you know why that is? Lowery Smiles can tell you. Flossing: -Removes plaque: Plaque is that white, filmy, hazardous substance that forms from bacteria in the cracks... Read more »

With Our Snore Therapy Treatment, Snoring Doesn’t Have to Disturb Your Sleep Any Longer

Do you regularly snore in your sleep? Does your partner complain about your snoring? If so, you are not alone. Many people snore in their sleep due to a variety of causes. Fortunately, Dr. Siti Lowery at Lowery Smiles has been helping patients in Cary, North Carolina treat their snoring issues... Read more »

Don’t Let Sleep Apnea Keep You Awake Any Longer

If you feel drained when you wake up every morning because you are waking up constantly during the night, you might be suffering from a common but dangerous condition known as sleep apnea. What is sleep apnea? This is a sleep disorder which interrupts your normal sleeping patterns because your airflow... Read more »

A Dental Checkup Always Includes an Oral Cancer Screening

Having a routine dental checkup performed every six months is important for maintaining a healthy mouth. The longer an oral health problem goes without professional diagnosis and treatment, the harder it will likely be to treat. To that end, every dental checkup performed at Lowery Smiles will examine and address... Read more »