• 3 Tips for Denture Care to Help Them Last and Keep Your Mouth Healthy
    For people with edentulism (total loss of teeth), removable dentures is a viable option for regaining both lost function and an attractive appearance. From the moment they begin wearing Read more
  • Lamar Odom Rebounds From Dental Anxiety
    Professional basketball player Lamar Odom is sometimes known as “the candyman” because of his notorious fondness for sweets. But when his sweet tooth finally caught up with him — Read more
  • 5 Warning Signs You May Have Gum Disease
    Periodontal (gum) disease, a bacterial infection caused by plaque, is one of the most prevalent and destructive dental conditions. Left untreated it can eventually lead to tooth and bone Read more
  • A Toothless Tiger?
    Let’s say you’re traveling to Italy to surprise your girlfriend, who is competing in an alpine ski race… and when you lower the scarf that’s covering your face, you Read more
  • You May Need Surgery to Repair the Damage of Gum Recession
    Gum recession is an all too common problem for millions of people that if left untreated could lead to tooth and bone loss. But the good news is not Read more
  • No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
    Sure, it’s big news when celebs tweet selfies from the dental office… if you’re still living in the 20th century. But in Hollywood today, it’s harder to say who Read more
  • Welcome to Our Blog
    Welcome to the Blog of Stephen J. Wessels, DMD Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Wilkesboro, NC area, we’re excited you are here. With the Read more