Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2 […]
Ah, vacation. The sun, the sand, the… gauze in your mouth? Dental work and recovery might not be your preferred use of your precious vacation days, but some people are packing their bags and heading to exotic locations for dental work in hopes of saving money. As medical education and technology improve all around the […]
Sore jaw? Restless nights? Play sports? If any of these apply to you, you might be surprised to hear that you could use a mouthguard! Functions of Mouthguards Mouthguards are solid pieces of plastic that keep your teeth and jaw in a specific resting position. The basic function of a mouthguard is protection. Mouthguards help […]
If you get to go on a tropical vacation, your ability to feel the warm sun and the smooth sand is crucial to enjoying the atmosphere. There are, however, times in life when you would rather not feel anything. Getting a dental procedure can be one of those times—as important as the procedure might be. […]
Cold sore. Fever blister. Herpes Simplex Virus-1. These babies go by a lot of different names, but the experience is always the same: Telltale burning or itching near the lip Red bump appears a day or so later Bump becomes a cluster of blisters Blisters dry up and scab over The scab falls off The […]
You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Drs. Todd and Beejal Huff twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, we at Huff & Huff Family Dentistry would like to take this opportunity to let Fuquay-Varina residents in on […]
You may think being exhausted simply comes with the territory of being a parent (and it does), but there may also be a serious medical condition causing your child to wake up often throughout the night—sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is most commonly found in adults, but in rare cases can also affect children. Drs. Todd […]
In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. Fuquay-Varina residents are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today Drs. Todd and Beejal Huff would like […]
Good News for Grown-Ups “Adulting” can be hard. Between rent, bills, kids, a career, and other responsibilities, it can be tough to make time for yourself. But independence, parenting, fulfilling work, and the wisdom that comes with age can be pretty fantastic, too. So how does your oral healthcare fit into a grown-up lifestyle? Huff […]
We all have those nervous habits we turn to when we feel awkward, stressed, or just plain bored. If your choice vice is biting your nails, you need to know that it can cause a lot of distress on your oral health and overall health. Drs. Todd and Beejal Huff, Fuquay-Varina dentists share why nail […]
Interested in family dentistry near Fuquay Varina, NC? We encourage you to schedule a consultation with us! To book an appointment, please feel free to give us a call at (919) 557-9970. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, orthodontics, or any of our many other treatments. We can’t wait to see you and help you attain a healthier smile!
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