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Dr. Edwin Porter – Charlotte Implant and Sedation Dentist – Earns Diplomate from ICOI

The awards presentation took place at the ICOI Winter Implant Symposium in San Diego, where the global dental community recognized his outstanding accomplishments.

The awards presentation took place at the ICOI Winter Implant Symposium in San Diego, where the global dental community recognized his outstanding accomplishments. We are excited to share a significant achievement by our esteemed dentist, Dr. Edwin Porter, who recently earned Board Certification as a Diplomate from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Beyond […]

How Does A Sleep Appliance Help My Snoring?

Dental Patient Struggling To Sleep Due To Snoring Caused By Sleep Apnea

If you’re someone that snores, you know how disruptive it can be to both your own sleep and the sleep of those around you. But did you know that snoring can also be a sign of sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder? Sleep apnea occurs when your breathing is interrupted during sleep. If it is […]

What Are Your TMJ Treatment Options?

TMJ Jawbone Joint

Have you ever experienced pain or swelling in your face or neck area? Do you have trouble chewing or feel discomfort in your jaw area when eating? These are just a few symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder. Also known as TMJ, this disorder is most common among people between the ages of 20 and 40. […]

Tips to Help You Prevent Snoring

Snoring doesn’t just create noisy nights, it also compromises your breathing. As a result, your body may be robbed of the opportunity to properly recuperate from the stress and effects of the day. If you’re one of the 90 million American adults who snore every now and then, check out these snoring prevention tips in […]

Understanding Sleep Apnea

Have you ever felt tired even after you’ve had a full night’s sleep? If you snore loudly, you may have a sleep disorder called sleep apnea. However, we have good news! Thankfully, with today’s technology and unlimited research, snoring prevention in Charlotte is completely within your reach.   What Are the Two Types of Sleep […]

What’s On Your Dental Wishlist?

Few people are fortunate enough to find perfection in the appearance of their smiles. Most would like to get rid of a few flaws in order to enjoy a smile that is picture-perfect– or at least more attractive. One leading dentist in Charlotte shares the top three issues which are often found on the dental […]

Dentists Explain Cause and Effect of Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is more than just feeling a little parched. It’s a real medical condition known as xerostomia and it’s a complicated matter. Charlotte NC dentists offer this explanation to make the causes and effects of dry mouth simpler to understand. First of all, what causes dry mouth? Dry mouth, or oral dryness, can be […]

The Importance of Having Advanced Education and Technology at One’s Fingertips

  From dental school and straight into private practice, Dr. Ed Porter’s North Carolina practice now sees about 2000 patients and, between his Bluecam, Omnicam, milling unit and CBCT unit, he can do just about anything for his patients in one day — including guided implant surgery. Here, Dr. Porter discusses how CEREC gives him […]

Does Your Dental Past Predict Your Dental Future?

If your previous dental history isn’t something that you can brag about, then it’s easy to feel as though you’re destined for a lifetime of ongoing dental problems. You might even be feeling as though you’d rather avoid scheduling an appointment with any dentist in Charlotte for fear of hearing more bad news about your […]

Charlotte Dentists Making Smiles Great Again

Members of the baby-boomer generation are increasing the demand for cosmetic dental procedures because they are looking for teeth that help them look and feel younger. Cosmetic dentistry is experiencing a boom in Charlotte because we’ve got an active baby boomer community who wants to preserve their youthful appearance for as long as possible. In […]