Asheville NC Periodontist Blog

The Affects of Stress on Teeth

We understand that the uncertainty and confusion of the current mental health situation can be a great source of anxiety for some people. Stress is an unpleasant feeling on its own, but did you know it can even affect the…

What You Eat Can Affect Your Teeth

Keeping your teeth and gums clean is definitely a key part of good dental health. Dr. Jody Harrison is a dentist in Asheville, NC that offers dental cleanings and gum treatments that remove plaque and tartar. But in fact, many…

Why Should I Choose Dental Implants?

Today there are more options than ever for replacing missing teeth. One option that many dentists favor is dental implants. For many patients, however, the expense of dental implants may be intimidating. While dental implants can tend to be the…

What to Do About Dental Anxiety

If you suffer from extreme dental anxiety, good dental care can seem like a fruitless dream. Some patients can find comfort just learning about the treatments they can expect. For some, however, education and a good relationship with your dental…

Enjoy Better Treatment with Advanced Technology

Many of the things that patients dread about the dentist come down to an outdated fear of "primitive" treatment procedures. However, dentistry, like any other field, is progressing all the time. Many traditional techniques have been replaced by modern technology…

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth

Many people who lose a tooth may feel embarrassed about showing it to anyone, even their dentist. However, it is important to replace your missing teeth quickly. Missing teeth can affect not only your confidence but also your health and…

What Can I Do for My Receding Gums?

If you have receding gums, it's easy to think that what's gone is gone. It's true that your gum line doesn't grow back, however, there are treatment options available to improve the look and health of your gum line. In…

Treating Your Advanced Periodontal Disease

As gum disease becomes more advanced, it gets more difficult to treat. If left untreated, advanced periodontitis can lead to tooth loss. For patients with an advanced case of periodontal disease, particularly with some bone loss, we may recommend osseous…

Free Your Tongue With a Frenectomy

Have you ever noticed that your friends can move their tongues in ways you can't? Maybe you can't curl your tongue. Maybe they can lick an ice cream cone more easily. There may be a very simple answer: you may…

Dr. Jody Harrison Patient Testimonials

Dr. Jody Harrison provides comfortable and comprehensive dental care to patients. Learn what patients have to say below: Dr Harrison, is the best of the best. We have a family interest in Dr H as he has engineered the installation…