What is Implant Dentistry?
All of the teeth in your mouth are vital to everyday activities such as eating, drinking and talking. When one of your teeth is missing or decayed, it can have a real effect on your mouth functionality as well as your overall appearance.
Pediatric Dentistry: The Importance of Early Prevention
Oral hygiene is an important part of life and is something that needs to be practiced every day in order to maintain and avoid dental issues. Just like learning to ride a bike or how to swim, children also need to be taught how to care for their teeth at an early age.
Williams & Daily: Family Dentistry in Raleigh, NC
When it comes to the health and care of your family’s teeth, you want a dentist you can trust and build a strong relationship with. With the busy life that comes with raising a family, going from one dental practice to another can be challenging and cause unnecessary chaos. Luckily, family dentistry can make it easier on you and your entire family by providing dental services all under one roof.
Vet Stand Down
Each year, Dr. Daily and his assistants volunteer their time and service to veterans through Wake County's Vet Stand Down!
We Have A New Associate Dentist
The whole team at Williams and Daily Dental are excited to announce Dr. Lysandra Lestini has joined our practice as our new associate dentist!
WDD visits Raleigh Room Escapes
Last week we took a field trip to Raleigh Room Escapes for an afternoon of team building fun! Due to our group size and their room sizes, we had to split in to two rooms.
Freedom Day 2016
September 11th is an emotional day for every American. One of the ways we choose to celebrate our freedom is by participating in Freedom Day USA.
Get Your Smile Back, Carolina!
From the beginning of my education in dentistry, I was immediately drawn to the idea of dental implants. It is so satisfying to be able to take a natural tooth that is failing in form and function, and rebuild it to the point that it is nearly indistinguishable from surrounding teeth.
Over $3,000 Raised During Light the Night
Last weekend, Williams and Daily Dental walked in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk to raise funds to help find a cure for blood cancers such as, leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma. This cause is near and dear to us because we lost the creator and founder of our practice, Dr. Michael D. Williams, to leukemia just a few short years ago.
A Pie in the Face to Defeat Leukemia
On October 10th, Williams and Daily Dental will be walking in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk to raise funds to help find a cure for blood cancers. The society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and patient aid.
Dr. Craig's Trip to Guatemala!
About a year ago, I watched as a member of our church recalled his experience visiting Agua Viva, the orphanage in Guatemala that Christ Baptist supports. It was a moving speech and I turned to my son and said “Do you want to do that?” He surprised me by immediately agreeing it was something on his heart to do.
Dr. Craig is Going to Guatemala!
It has been two years since Dr. Craig has gone on a mission trip out of the country. In early July he is taking his son, Brock with a group from their church to Guatemala. They will be visiting the Agua Viva Children’s Home.
Williams & Daily Dental Invisalign Testimonial
Raleigh, NC Invisalign Testimonial Recently, Dr. Williams helped one of our loyal, long-time patients fix her smile with Invisalign orthodontic technology. This patient has been a part of the Williams & Daily family for over 22 years.
A Few Dental Tips per Day Keep the Cavities Away!
Brush Up On Your Dental Hygiene Best Practices Halloween, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day treats are finally off the shelves and out of our mouths, and springtime is in our midst.
Williams & Daily Veneer Testimonial
Raleigh Veneers Testimonial Dr. Daily recently transformed the smile of one of our wonderful patients, Kathy, using veneers to repair and brighten her front teeth.
Happy Holidays from Williams & Daily
On behalf of the entire staff here at Williams & Daily Dental in Raleigh, we would like to wish you a very happy holiday season and a wonderful new year! Our patients are the heart of our business, and we truly value each and every one of you.
Williams & Daily Invisalign Special!
Invisalign Special Raleigh, NC Have you been dreaming of a straighter smile, but worry about how you’ll possibly afford it? Or perhaps you’re not quite ready to commit to a mouth full of braces? Fortunately, Williams & Daily Dental of Raleigh has a solution for you!
Beatlemania in Greensboro
If you knew my dad long enough, you probably heard him sing a tune or play an instrument. He might have been singing along to the radio during treatment, performing as part of his church choir, or strumming along with his guitar. He was always filled with a song…and he loved the Beatles!
Capital Area Stand Down Event
As many of you know, for the past two years Williams & Daily Dental has participated in Freedom Day USA, which benefits Veterans in our area. A week ago today, Dr. Daily and his assistant Michelle participated in the Capital Area Stand Down Event in downtown Raleigh.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk
As many of our friends and patients know Leukemia has had a major impact on our practice. Dr. Michael D. Williams, our founding doctor, struggled with the disease. As you can imagine we hold the search for a cure to Leukemia very close to our hearts.
Halloween Candy Buy Back
Halloween is upon us and though you may not realize it Halloween is the scariest day of the year for dentist everywhere! Children eating candy… all kinds of candy… chocolate candy, hard candy and, worse yet… CHEWY candy!!! Chewy candy that can get stuck between teeth and cause CAVITIES!!!!
Freedom Day 2014
September 11th is an emotional day for every American. We chose to celebrate our freedom by participating in Freedom Day USA. Founded by Dr. Robert Martino, a dentist and business owner from West Virginia, Freedom Day gives us a chance to show our appreciation towards members and former members of our Armed Forces and their families.
How Dental Tools Are Cleaned
Did you ever wonder what happens after you leave our treatment room? There are increased public awareness and news stories’ highlighting failures in medical sterilization. At Williams and Daily Dental, we think sterilization and your health is extremely important.
Connor's Broken Tooth
When you are a dentists’ child there are lots of things you cannot do. You cannot forget to brush your teeth at least twice a day. You cannot forget to floss your teeth at least once a day. You cannot sit around sipping on sugary drinks or even carbonated drinks as they are not good for your teeth.
The Molar Mount
We have an exciting new addition in all of our treatment operatories! A special mount called the (aptly named) Molar Mount that allows patients to watch an iPad mini while they are having treatment. The iPad attaches to the dental light and allows viewing of Netflix, Crackle, Pandora, or any other iPad app.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk
As many of you know in 2012 we lost our founding dentist Dr. Mike Williams due to complications from Leukemia. To honor his memory our office is forming a team to participate in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Light the Night” walk on October 11 at the Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh.
Freedom Day 2014
We are once again participating in this event this year on Thursday, September 11th from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. For those unfamiliar with Freedom Day it is a day where we provide free dental care to veteran’s, active military and their families.
Our Latest Intern
Meet Haley Encarncion! Haley is a student at Wake Tech and is currently working towards accumulating hours towards her accreditation as a dental assistant. She has been observing both Dr. Craig & Dr. Daily during their procedures.
Say Hello to Diane!
We wanted to let you know about our newest addition to the Williams & Daily Family. Our beloved Carol Murphy, who used to sit at check out in the front office, retired as of May 1st but the sadness of saying goodbye was softened because Carol’s daughter Diane Womble has joined our team.
What is Oil Pulling Anyways?
By now you have probably heard about the newly popular ancient trend of oil pulling. All the rage among Hollywood Stars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Shailene Woodley, oil pulling is an ancient Indian practice believed to improve oral, and overall, health.
Spring Cleaning? Don't Forget your Dental Routine!
Spring has finally sprung here in Raleigh! Though we thought the highly anticipated season may never arrive, it is here at last, which means it’s time for annual spring cleaning.
Strive for Good Dental Hygiene in 2014
We are officially a week into the New Year, which means now is a perfect time to set resolutions if you have not already. If it is not already part of your daily life, now may be the time to adopt a dental routine to maximize your oral health. Resolve to leave any bad habits behind with 2013, and create new positive habits in 2014!
Get Through the Holidays Cavity-Free
The holiday season brings with it many reasons to celebrate. From family gatherings to office holiday parties, this time of year is full of fun and cheer–not to mention eggnog, candy canes, sugar cookies…the list goes on.
Elf on the Shelf Holiday Giveaway
Williams & Daily' Elf on the Shelf Holidy Gift Basket Giveaway. Like us on FaceBook to enter!! We are thrilled to announce our new gift basket giveaway. Between now and December 18th use one (or both) of the Williams & Daily Dental Elf’s with of our doctor’s faces on it and enter to win the basket.
How to Prepare Before Oral Surgery
Oral surgery may be required in the treatment of several kinds of dental issues. Though typically outpatient, most procedures require general anesthesia, as well as a few days of care and recovery time afterward. Whether you’re getting your wisdom teeth extracted or are having dental prosthetics implanted, it’s important to be prepared prior to your procedure to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible.
Williams & Daily Food Drive
We are pleased to announce that we will be collecting food for Urban Ministries Food Pantry for the entire month of October. Please help us load up that pantry for the month of November and Thanksgiving by bringing items from the list below when you come in for your appointments.
Top Cavity-Causing Foods
It’s perhaps one of the most dreaded things for many patients – a cavity. Cavities are painful, annoying and no fun to have filled. If you’re a parent, you also know that cavities are typically more prominent in children than they are in adults.
Invisalign Special Ending Soon
We have been running an Invisalign special since July and it will be coming to an end soon. Treatment is $300 off until the end of September and the first visit is no charge.
Freedom Day 2013 - 2
Take a look at this video by one of our hygienist Kelly Pasley speaking about why she is excited about Freedom Day and the chance to give back to our men & women of the military.
Freedom Day 2013 - 1
As you know we are participating in Freedom Day on September 12, 2013. Watch this video by Dr. Daily sharing why he is excited about this opportunity to give back to our service men & women.
Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better for your Oral Health?
You’ve probably seen the commercials and read the advertisements for electric toothbrushes, and you probably have bought into the idea that they are somehow better for your oral health than a manual toothbrush. But does the hefty price tag on these pieces of oral technology and all of the hype surrounding them really mean that they are better for you?
Benefits of Whitening Your Teeth Professionally
Thinking of brightening your smile this summer? Why not, it brings out a more confident, younger looking side and creates a better first impression. Whitening your teeth makes stains from tobacco, coffee or age disappear.
Are You Long in the Tooth?
Do you know the origins of this phrase? As people age, gum disease can cause the gums to recede, giving the appearance of “longer” teeth.
Bioengineered Tooth Implants
Scientists have published research on what may turn into a new method for tooth implants. Bioengineered teeth refer to a specific field of study in which scientists use stem cells to attempt creating immature teeth (teeth primordia) that emulate those found in a human embryo.
6 Easy Ways to Avoid Plaque and Tartar
In Bloom with Your Neighborhood Raleigh Dentists Since childhood, we’ve been at war with our teeth. Plaque is unavoidable and the more we eat, drink, and live, plaque will occur. The good news is that plaque is easily brushed away.
Start Your Spring Cleaning!
National Dental Health Month has made its exit and spring is finally upon us, so why not get a head start on the cleaning? No, not your house, your mouth! Our preventive dentistry is among the best in the Triangle, and Drs. Williams and Daily apply the latest technology to make sure your smile remains on the road to perfection!
Katie Goes to Haiti
One of our terrific Williams DDS dental assistants, Katie, got the opportunity of a lifetime when she traveled to Fonde Baptiste, Haiti for a week long mission trip over the Summer! The trip was meant to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Haitian people with Bible study and actions of service.
Breast Cancer Awareness
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and, most likely, all of us have been touched by this disease somehow in our lives. At Williams DDS, several staff members have battled the disease successfully, including office manager, Laura. She was recently interviewed by WRAL for their “Rex on Call” series on breast cancer awareness.
Free Oral Cancer Screening Day
In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Williams DDS recently hosted a free oral cancer screening day for everyone in the Raleigh area.
Welcome to the new Williams DDS blog! We are excited to have another platform to reach our patients, and hope you enjoy what you read in the future. You can expect to find information about our procedures, technology, and current events in the dental world. We also plan on having lots of fun, lighter posts such as current specials, favorite recipes, and staff spotlights, in which you can get to know our wonderful staff better.