Blog Archive

Enhanced Patient Protection Plan (EPPP) Jun 24th, 2020

Enhance Patient Protection Plan (EPPP) The goal at Family Dental Choice is to create a safe, individualized care experience for every patient.  Dr. Hahn believes by aggressively managing air quality, using advanced personal protection, and implementing social distancing standards our team can provide the level of safety consistent with our...

Trust Me … You Won’t Feel a Thing Apr 21st, 2018

Unfortunately, dentistry has a reputation for being painful. Dentists have been parodied as masochists in television, movies, and other forms of popular culture, as well. At Family Dental Choice, we want to put an end to this stereotype. Dentistry does not need to hurt at all! It doesn’t need to...

The Dangers of a Dry Mouth Apr 7th, 2018

Sometimes, seemingly innocuous things can cause dental damage. You can chip a tooth while walking your dog, get gingivitis from not flossing daily, and grind your teeth due to the slightest misalignment. Another problem that can lead to dental damage is xerostomia, or dry mouth. While dry mouth may not...

How Dental Examinations Can Save Your Life Mar 7th, 2018

When I talk to you about preventative dentistry, you probably think of things like cavity prevention, tooth-loss prevention, and gum disease prevention. While these are certainly issues I’d like to help you avoid, one thing that probably doesn’t come to mind is oral cancer prevention. How can a dentist help...

Protect That Gorgeous Grin With a Customized Mouthguard Mar 7th, 2018

It’s March Madness time and everyone in Charlotte has basketball fever. Whether you’re in the NBA, play college ball, or just play pickup games in the park, you need to be concerned with your teeth. Why? Accidents are bound to happen! A ball to the face can result in a...

Want the Smile You Were Meant To Have? Feb 7th, 2018

If you have a damaged tooth, I will go out of my way to save it. Sometimes, though, an extraction is unavoidable. Thing of it is, you were meant to have 32 teeth in your mouth, so when it’s time for an extraction, you need to consider all of your...

Show Your Teeth Some Love This Valentine’s Day Feb 7th, 2018

Love is in the air this month. Your favorite stores are fully stocked with cards, flowers, candies and everywhere you look is a sea of red, pink, and white. Since you’re in the loving spirit this month, anyway, Family Dental Choice would like to suggest a few ways to show...

Follow These Five Simple Steps Jan 7th, 2018

There is no better time than the new year to reflect on your priorities. As you consider ways to make this year even better than the last, think about how you cared for your teeth. Was dental health a priority? Did you skip flossing most nights? Or maybe you kept...

New Patient Specials That Will Make You Say Ahhhhhh! Jan 7th, 2018

At Family Dental Choice, we understand the role that dental health plays in your overall health. What we don’t understand is why other people still think dental care is optional despite overwhelming evidence that links oral conditions such as periodontitis to major health concerns like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes....

For Your Enjoyment…Holiday Dental Trivia Dec 7th, 2017

At Family Dental Choice, we’re very serious when it comes to the health of our patients. This time of year, however, we like to enjoy some merriment. No matter how festive we feel, we always want to be mindful of our greatest passion: dentistry. To that end, we give you...

Never Stop Flossing Dec 7th, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s also the time when we’re most likely to slack off on our healthcare routines, including caring for our teeth. I want the best for you, no matter what time of year, so I’d like to take this opportunity to remind you...

Implants: A Permanent Solution Nov 7th, 2017

It used to be that dentures were the only option for those with missing teeth. While dentures are affordable and allow patients to avoid the embarrassment of a toothless smile, they aren’t without their faults. For residents of Charlotte and the surrounding areas who prefer a more secure and permanent...

Help Us Share The Love Nov 7th, 2017

Nothing gives me greater pleasure than knowing that I’ve made a patient happy. Whether you’re impressed with the top-notch care you received during a cleaning or you’re thrilled by the life-changing results of implants, seeing you leave with a smile fills me with joy and reaffirms my choice to embark...

You’ll Love My Dentures Oct 7th, 2017

I have the privilege of providing my patients with all kinds of services they look forward to: teeth whitening to brighten the dullest smile, Invisalign to correct orthodontic imperfections, even mandibular devices to help curb snoring. One thing they don’t usually look forward to is getting dentures. Even if additional...

Treats That WON’T (and Will) Treat Your Teeth Oct 7th, 2017

Halloween is just around the corner, and the temptation to indulge in sweet treats is strong. Before you head to your nearest warehouse retailer to buy enough Snickers to satisfy all of your local ghosts and goblins, think about which kind of candy will simultaneously make the neighborhood kids happy...

The Wonderful World of Veneers Sep 20th, 2017

One of my passions is restorative dentistry. Nothing is so rewarding as seeing a patient’s reaction to the transformation that occurs with bonding, crowns, implants, or veneers. If you’re unhappy with the look of your teeth – the color, the shape, imperfections like chips or cracks – I offer a...

Taking Care of Your Teeth During Cold and Flu Season Sep 7th, 2017

There are certain things you can count on, and one of them is that come fall, cold and flu season will take its hold. Whether those nasty germs come from what your kids bring home, your own workplace, or simply touching germ-contaminated elevator buttons, they’re bound to hit your home....

Cosmetic Imaging Aug 7th, 2017

Have you ever looked into the mirror and wondered what you might look like in the future? Will there be crow’s feet around your eyes? Lines around your mouth showing that you smiled and laughed? Will your hair be completely gray? Sounds kind of depressing, right? But what if you...

Dental Fitness – Keep That Smile In Shape Aug 7th, 2017

We’re big fans of fitness at Family Dental Choice. Our ultimate goal is to make sure you are healthy, and dental health is no exception. While you can’t do much with your teeth at the gym, there are many ways to make sure they stay fit. Follow our dental fitness...

Common Causes of Bad Breath Jul 15th, 2017

We’ve all done it: first, we check to make sure no one is looking; after we’ve determined that we’re in the clear, we casually cup our hand and bring it up to our mouths; finally, we attempt to forcefully exhale through our mouths while simultaneously trying to inhale through our...

How Over-the-Counter Medications May Be Affecting Your Teeth Jul 7th, 2017

There’s nothing wrong with turning to an over-the-counter medication to ease your discomfort. Often times, it’s these medications that allow us to make it through the day despite a headache, stomach distress, or a hacking cough. Still, as someone concerned with their dental health, you may want to be aware...

Invisalign: Orthodontics For Adults May 31st, 2017

Braces are as synonymous with adolescence as acne and changing voices. If you need braces as an adult, the mere memory of these torture devices might cause you to lock yourself in the bedroom, turn off the lights, and play maudlin music loud enough for the entire house to hear....