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.
When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over the world, so Drs. Mary E. Kingery & William Kingery is here to put an end to… (Read More)
If you’ve tuned in to any crime scene investigation shows, you’ve probably heard of salivary testing, but did you know it’s becoming increasingly common in dental offices? Salivary testing has a bright future in medicine because of how much it can tell us about your state of health—both oral and overall. One of the reasons… (Read More)
Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Drs. Mary E. Kingery & William Kingery can offer Clemmons patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Kingery & Kingery, we would… (Read More)
What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a naturally-occurring substance found in the birch tree and in many fruits and vegetables. Its chemical structure resembles a cross between sugar and alcohol—but it is neither. Xylitol is used as an FDA-approved artificial sweetener that can also assist in the prevention of tooth decay, so Drs. Mary E. Kingery… (Read More)
There is a good chance you have heard someone mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of technical dental stuff that doesn’t necessarily concern our patients, but bruxism is something we definitely want you to know about. Stress and… (Read More)
Above any other medical need, people are more likely to skip seeing the dentist because they can’t afford it. Many people choose not to buy dental insurance because it’s an added cost without a lot of perceived value. For some reason, people simply feel more comfortable taking this risk because they don’t fully understand the… (Read More)
Ah, vacation. The sun, the sand, the… gauze in your mouth? Dental work and recovery might not be your preferred use of your precious vacation days, but some people are packing their bags and heading to exotic locations for dental work in hopes of saving money. As medical education and technology improve all around the… (Read More)
At Kingery & Kingery, we know a lot of people feel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene routines when they swish with mouthwash—which may be true, but it depends on the mouthwash. If you floss and brush properly, mouthwash isn’t always necessary, and certain types could… (Read More)
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)
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.