You Might Need a Root Canal If…

You Might Need a Root Canal If… If your tooth has been bothering you and you are especially sensitive to hot and cold drinks and food- you probably need a root canal. But don’t worry, Dr. Wells of South Charlotte Dentistry is a gentle dentist that will do you root canal with ease. Symptoms: Teeth pain is so subjective. But if you are experiencing serious teeth pain, you need quick dental care. Only a dental exam by a professional dentist can determine if you ... Read more

White Teeth Make an Impression

White Teeth Make an Impression Springtime means warmer weather but it also means prom, graduation, weddings, and vacations. Which means PICTURES! With cell phones in everyone’s hand at all these Spring events, you’ll want to make sure your teeth are sparkling white. Nobody wants a selfie with stained teeth. At South Charlotte Dentistry, we are experts in family dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. We understand that patients want healthy teeth and a good-looking smile. Nothing makes a better impression than white teeth. If your ... Read more

Hate the Dentist? Try South Charlotte Dentistry

Hate the Dentist? Try South Charlotte Dentistry Dr. Wells of South Charlotte Dentistry examines why people hate going to the dentist. If you are looking for a gentle dentist near me, you have come to the right place. South Charlotte Dentistry takes a modern, minimally-invasive approach to dentistry. “We are not here to poke and prod our patients,” says Dr. James Wells. “We hold our patients’ comfort in the highest regard.” Why do people Hate the Dentist? PAIN. We all want to avoid pain. ... Read more

Six Month Smiles vs Invisalign: Which is Right for You?

Six Month Smiles vs Invisalign: Which is Right for You? Are you embarrassed to smile because of your crooked teeth? Have an overbite or underbite or just want to improve your smile? Well, you are not alone in your quest for a terrific smile. Your smile is the first thing people see when they meet you. While a lot of us had braces when we were younger, many adults could benefit greatly from correcting our misalignments. But who wants to be an adult ... Read more

How to Get a Better Smile

How to Get a Better Smile Smile! It’s something we are told to do frequently. It’s often given as advice when meeting new people or to show confidence on a job interview or date. But what if you hate your smile? What if you don’t want to smile because you are embarrassed of your teeth? Well, you are not alone. Many people feel less than confident when asked to show off their smile. Thankfully, there are things you can do to fix ... Read more

Dental Plans Explained

Dental Plans Explained It’s that time of year again- no, we aren’t talking about the holidays. It’s time to renew or revise your health insurance! Ugh! Looking through plan after plan can be disheartening this time of year especially with all the holiday hoopla going on. But your health is important- and we want to help you find the right dental insurance or plan for the coming year. Finding the best dental health care can be a daunting task. Here is some advice ... Read more

South Charlotte Dentistry is helping patients find their perfect smile by using an innovative and new process that adjusts crooked teeth in a matter of six months.

Dr. Wells of South Charlotte Dentistry, located near Ballantyne, NC is certified in using the Six Month Smile method of straightening teeth. Requested by many patients, the Six Month Smile is renowned for its low cost and quick results, benefiting many who have been hesitant to fix their smiles due to the high price and awkward bulkiness of braces. One of the biggest benefits this recent approach provides in uncovering that hidden smile is that it takes roughly six months. There is ... Read more

How to Temporarily Relieve Tooth Pain

How to Temporarily Relieve Tooth Pain Tooth pain is some of the worst pain humans’ experience. How many of us related to Tom Hanks’ character in Castaway when he was desperate for a dentist? Thankfully, we aren’t stuck on a deserted island and can easily get to dentist’s office. However, how many of us put it off like Don Draper did in Mad Men? Or some of us would gladly go to the dentist to get relief but the office is closed? What ... Read more

How to Avoid Sweets this Holiday Season!

How to Avoid Sweets this Holiday Season! We love the holidays but the amount of sweets can be detrimental to our teeth and waistline! If you have a sweet tooth- then this time of year can be especially hard. And no, Dr. Wells has figured out a way to extract your sweet tooth- but he’s working on it. Tips on Avoiding Sweets: • Take Care of your Emotions- This may sound a little sensitive, but we often reach for sweets when we are feeling ... Read more

Dr. Wells Agrees with Ancient Romans

Charlotte, NC- Recently, it has been discovered that Ancient Romans living in Pompeii had impressively healthy teeth because they didn’t eat a one certain food- sugar. “I’ve been saying this for years- avoid sugar!” says Dr. Wells of South Charlotte Dentistry, “I’m happy to learn that history agrees with me. A low-sugar diet will help keep your teeth healthy.” Scientists used CAT scans to examine 30 people who lived in Pompeii in AD79 when Mount Vesuvius erupted. Their bodies were persevered in ... Read more