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Common Causes of Gum Disease

Your gums are responsible for a large part of your overall oral health. So keeping them healthy and knowing how to detect gum disease is extremely important. Since it’s often painless, Read More

Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your summer vacation!

For many of our patients at Markus P. Heyder, DDS and Allison B. Heyder, DDS, PA, summer means a season of relaxation, vacation, and outdoor fun and activities. While you Read More

What's the connection between gum disease and diabetes?

People who have diabetes are usually familiar with many of the other health risks they face, including damage to the nerves, eyes, heart, and kidneys. But did you know that Read More

When do children usually lose their baby teeth?

Many parents have concerns about their children’s teeth not falling out on time. the doctor and our team are here to answer any questions parents may have about when children Read More

What Are Chalky Teeth?

You’ve always taken care of your child’s smile. You make sure thorough brushing and flossing take place twice a day. You serve foods high in vitamins and minerals and low Read More

Healthy Summer Foods

It’s summer—that wonderful time of year when fresh and delicious produce abounds. the doctor will tell you that your teeth, gums, and tissues all rely on an appropriate mix of Read More

Scheduling Dental Procedures When You’re Pregnant

Pregnancy leads to so many changes in your body, so it’s no surprise that your teeth and gums are affected as well! Dental care is very important during these months, Read More

Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer

Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read More

Can Superfoods Create a Super Smile?

It’s a rare week that we don’t hear something about superfoods—those foods which will transform our diets and radically improve our health. Remember kale? All the kale? (But, more on Read More

May Marks National Physical Fitness and Sports Month!

The merry month of May also happens to be National Fitness and Sports Month, so take advantage of the warmer days to get outside and exercise! Bringing a friend, family Read More

Is there really a link between my mouth and heart?

Yes, indeed! While brushing, flossing, and regular visits to Markus P. Heyder, DDS and Allison B. Heyder, DDS, PA are all key to maintaining a healthy smile and mouth, the Read More

Don’t procrastinate about dental work!

When you have dental issues or just need routine care, you may try to put off making an appointment at Markus P. Heyder, DDS and Allison B. Heyder, DDS, PA. Read More

Earth Day

The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read More

What is a crown?

If you have never had a crown before, you might be wondering why crown treatment is best, what the procedure involves, and which type of crown to choose. Let’s get Read More

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

What is oral cancer? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been putting off a visit to our KITTY HAWK, North Carolina office, now is an excellent time Read More

What are dental sealants, who should get them, and how long do they last?

Dental sealants are an excellent way to protect children’s teeth from tooth decay by coating them with a thin plastic material. Their teeth look and feel like normal, but they Read More

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