At Kingery & Kingery, DDS, we’re dedicated to continuing education and life-long learning. We regularly attend workshops and seminars to learn the latest and greatest in dentistry, then we bring that knowledge and those services back home to our patients in Clemmons. Follow along on our blog for bi-monthly articles on all things oral health.
Some schools require a back-to-school dental visit, but even if yours doesn’t, right before school starts is a good time to schedule one of your child’s regular checkups. Drs. Mary E. Kingery & William Kingery can take care of any problems so your child won’t have to miss class after school starts, and if oral… (Read More)
Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth… (Read More)
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… (Read More)
At Kingery & Kingery, education is paramount in our mission to help our Clemmons friends and neighbors improve and maintain their oral health. For this reason, we try to avoid using dental jargon when we’re speaking with our valued patient family. However, there are terms that can’t be broken down as easily; in those cases,… (Read More)
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 40 Americans die from prescription opioid overdoses every day. As the opioid crisis grows, so does our expanded public knowledge—such as the realization that addiction to this family of drugs often begins with an innocent prescription. Many teens first experience opioids when a… (Read More)
If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that realigns your bite and teeth for the best possible look and function. Did you know that our ancestors actually had naturally larger jaws? This… (Read More)
First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Kingery & Kingery, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can… (Read More)
What is Gum Disease? The short answer: gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: all the tissues in your body have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When bacteria build up in your mouth, your gum tissue will inflame to try and kill… (Read More)
CariFree® is a revolutionary dental product line that balances the bacteria in your mouth for a healthier pH level. Once the chemical makeup inside your mouth is healthy and stable, CariFree products have been scientifically proven to prevent cavities. They also offer solutions for sensitive teeth and dry mouth, and xylitol gum in addition to… (Read More)
We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult your Clemmons dentists, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many people have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the only… (Read More)
Kingery & Kingery, DDS is following all recommended American Dental Association (ADA) and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) guidelines for the safety & health of our patients and staff.
We are conducting pre-visit phone screenings and check-in pre-screenings that include taking temperatures. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 is asked to reschedule.