• Should I have TMD treated? Why?
    TMD occurs when your bite is not properly aligned. It can cause the jaw to experience unnatural stresses and prevent it from resting properly when your mouth is closed. If Read more
  • Do We Outgrow Tooth Decay?
    Short answer: No. But, since an answer that short is hardly worth the time it took you to click on the link, allow us to explain further! We tend to think Read more
  • Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day?
    Happily for all of us who like to celebrate with friends and family, there’s no need to be Irish to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day. Every March 17th, many of us Read more
  • March is National Nutrition Month!
    While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into Read more
  • Periodontal Disease Associated with Cardiovascular Risk
    We all know that brushing your teeth and flossing regularly keeps your smile sparkly and bright, but did you realize that cleaning your teeth can actually help your heart? Recent Read more
  • Do you suffer from sleep apnea?
    At Dr. Susan A. Hockaday Family Dental Practice, we know our patients love a good amount of rest each night in order to be energized for the day and week Read more
  • Importance Of Children's Oral Health
    Beginning good dental hygiene habits at an early age is crucial to your child’s oral health throughout their life. However, many parents may not be fully aware of what their Read more
  • Dentures and You
    If you are considering a denture, you might be wondering about the different options to choose from. What will work best for you? Which one should you choose? These are Read more
  • Signs You Might Need a Night Guard
    Jaw pain or frequent headaches could be a result of grinding your teeth while you sleep. Luckily, nightguards offered by your dentists in Charlotte, NC, Dr. Susan Hockaday and Dr. Read more
  • Dental Crowns Strengthen Damaged Teeth
    Dr. Susan A. Hockaday Family Dental Practice is here to offer you crowns that are built to protect your teeth for a lifetime. Dr. Susan Hockaday and Dr. Jim Baucom Read more
  • How Dental Bridges Can Improve Your Smile
    Dental bridgework from your family dentists in Charlotte, NC, can restore your smile. If you are missing teeth, dental bridges can improve your smile! Bridges improve the look and function of Read more
  • How a Night Guard Can Stop Teeth Grinding Habits
    Do you grind or clench your teeth while you sleep? Nightguards offered by your family dentists in Charlotte, NC, Drs. Susan Hockaday and Jim Baucom of Hockaday & Baucom can Read more
  • Why Do I Need a Dental Crown?
    How a dental crown from your dentists in Charlotte, North Carolina can strengthen your smile. How much do you know about dental crowns? You may already know that a crown provides Read more
  • Teaching Your Child Good Oral Hygiene Habits
    Establishing an effective dental hygiene routine when your kids are young pays off in the long run, both financially and health-wise. However, it can be difficult to know where to Read more
  • FAQs About Dentures
    If you have questions about dentures our family dentists have the answers. Our Charlotte, NC, family dentists, Dr. Susan Hockaday and Dr. Jim Baucom, offer patients different ways to replace Read more
  • How Sealants Protect Your Child's Smile
    Where does most tooth decay occur? In children's teeth, it happens on the intricate chewing surfaces of back teeth. At Hockaday & Baucom, DDS in Charlotte, NC, your family dentists Read more