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Emergency Dental Service: When to Seek Care

You know when your teeth or gums don’t feel right, but you may not know if what you feel constitutes a dental emergency. Call your dentist immediately if you’re experiencing the following symptoms or conditions.

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Best Dentist in Gastonia: Best of Gaston 2022

Bass Dentistry is honored to have been voted 2022’s Best Dentist in Gaston County. Learn more about why we love serving Gastonia and caring for your dental health.

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General Dentist vs Family Dentist: What’s the Difference?

You’ve probably seen the terms “general dentist” and “family dentist,” but you may not know what they mean—that’s okay! General dentistry and family dentistry are essentially the same, with just a few subtle differences.

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Why Is My Tooth Sensitive?

Thinning enamel, exposed roots, and more can cause tooth sensitivity. Learn about why your tooth might be sensitive and how we can help.

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What is a Root Canal Procedure?

What is a root canal procedure and when do you need one? A root canal removes pulp and saves your tooth when bacteria cause infection inside.

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What Are Early Signs of Oral Cancer?

Learn to recognize some of the early signs of oral cancer and how your dentist can help with diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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4 Tips to Banish Bad Breath

Bad breath happens to the best of us. Here are four tips to help you stay fresh!

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