Your Child Needs A 6 Month Checkup


Wake Pediatric Dentistry provides comprehensive dental care for general preventative needs for your children. Our goal is to help kids maintain their oral health and educate them on the importance of good oral hygiene. Wake Pediatric Dentistry offers a few reasons why keeping a child’s appointments is so important. What to expect at a 6-month [...]

Your Child Needs A 6 Month Checkup2018-12-10T11:41:23-04:00

Meet Dr. Ken Benson


The team at Wake Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, located in Raleigh NC, is pleased to welcome new provider Dr. Kenneth Benson. Dr. Benson attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for both his undergraduate and graduate studies in dentistry.  He continued his education at Virginia Commonwealth University where he completed his Oral & Maxillofacial [...]

Meet Dr. Ken Benson2018-12-10T17:55:19-04:00

What Does That Dental Term Mean?


When it comes to your dental health, it is important to know and understand common dental terms and procedures so that you can make the best and most informed decision about your oral care. Talking to your dentist about anything you don't understand or have questions about in relation to your dental health is always [...]

What Does That Dental Term Mean?2018-12-10T17:57:51-04:00

Your Braces Are Finally Off! What’s Next?


Finally, after what felt like forever, you've finished your orthodontic adjustments and your braces are off. Your teeth feel incredibly smooth and you have a lot more room in your mouth. Your smile is great. How do you ensure that your newly perfect, straight teeth stay that way? The phase immediately following and for some [...]

Your Braces Are Finally Off! What’s Next?2018-12-10T17:56:56-04:00

National Orthodontic Health Month 2018


When kids and parents think of October, they think of Halloween, bags full of candy, jack o’ lanterns, and pumpkin spice lattes!  When the team at Wake Orthodontics thinks of October, they think of beautiful smiles! October brings National Orthodontic Health Month, a time to focus on and celebrate great oral care and the work that [...]

National Orthodontic Health Month 20182018-10-01T09:17:41-04:00

Do You Know How To Handle A Dental Emergency?


You do your best to take good care of your kids' teeth. They brush and floss regularly, wear proper mouthpieces when playing contact sports, and visit the dentist every six months. Unfortunately, that doesn't mean that emergencies won't ever happen. If your child has experienced a dental emergency, you need to know how to respond [...]

Do You Know How To Handle A Dental Emergency?2018-10-01T09:14:57-04:00

The Top 3 Benefits of Invisalign for Your Student Athlete


For those looking to straighten their teeth and improve the overall appearance of their smile, Invisalign can be a great option. Specifically, the Invisalign system works by using a series of clear, plastic aligners to gradually straighten and re-position the teeth over time. Invisalign can be used to treat just about any orthodontic issue that [...]

The Top 3 Benefits of Invisalign for Your Student Athlete2018-06-25T13:48:49-04:00

Your Dental Benefits Will Expire Soon – Use Them Now!


As the Fall season begins, our patients' parents ask us to remind them to schedule their child's cleaning/exam appointment or their treatment appointment so they may have time to utilize their 2018 insurance benefits and/or their healthcare flexible spending account. Did you know? Your dental insurance policy allows for a certain dollar amount of coverage [...]

Your Dental Benefits Will Expire Soon – Use Them Now!2018-06-25T13:29:14-04:00

Invisalign Teen Hacks To Make Your Treatment Even Better


Compared to going through treatment with traditional metal braces, most teens would agree that Invisalign treatment is a cakewalk! After all, you don't have to wear any permanent hardware, nor do you have to worry about the self-consciousness that comes with sporting a "metal mouth!" Still, any orthodontic treatment that involves moving and repositioning your [...]

Invisalign Teen Hacks To Make Your Treatment Even Better2018-07-16T16:12:38-04:00