How To Brush Your Teeth When You Have Braces
added on: September 24, 2020

Many adolescents and teens (and even some adults!) go through some type of orthodontic treatment, and oftentimes traditional braces are the best way to straighten teeth. In fact, braces are almost a type of rite of passage for many teenagers as they transition from a child to a young adult…. Read More…


What Causes a Gummy Smile and How Can You Fix it? 
added on: September 16, 2020

When you smile, do you see more of your gums than your teeth? If so, you may have what’s often called a gummy smile. However, opinions about gummy smiles vary from person to person, and your dentist in Mt Pleasant believes that if you love your smile, there’s nothing you… Read More…


Why Do Our Teeth Fall Out? 
added on: August 28, 2020

There’s a myth out there that says we’re almost guaranteed to lose some of our teeth as we get older. But a study by the American Dental Association says otherwise. In fact, more adults are keeping more of their natural teeth longer now than ever before. But that doesn’t ultimately… Read More…


Is Soy Milk Good For Teeth?
added on: August 26, 2020

It probably comes as no surprise to hear your dentist in Mt Pleasant talk about all of the oral health benefits associated with drinking milk. But not all milk is created equal when it comes to building strong and healthy teeth. In fact, one of the most popular alternatives to… Read More…


How Painful is a Root Canal?  
added on: August 19, 2020

There’s a dental treatment out there that can make even the toughest of the tough shudder in fear. We’re talking about the dreaded root canal. This dental procedure has gained such a terrible reputation over the years of being an incredibly painful, uncomfortable, and overall horrible thing. However, nothing could… Read More…


Top 4 Things That May Explain Your Discolored Teeth
added on: July 29, 2020
woman hides her smile with hat

Does your smile appear dull, dingy, and discolored? You’re not alone. In fact, Americans spend over a billion dollars on smile whitening products every year because they’re unhappy with the color of their teeth. But what if we could better understand what’s causing the discoloration in the first place and,… Read More…


A Dose of Summer Sun Can Help Protect Our Teeth
added on: July 24, 2020
sunshine

There’s something comforting about getting outside and soaking up the summer sun. After all, it’s warm, it helps improve our mood, and, as your dentist in Mt Pleasant knows, it can also help protect our teeth. It’s true. The overall and oral health benefits of getting out into the sun… Read More…


What Causes Receding Gums?
added on: July 20, 2020
woman with gum pain

If you have gum pain, swollen gums, or increased tooth sensitivity, particularly along the gum line, you may be experiencing gum recession. This oral health problem can lead to other issues down the road, including increased tooth decay, sensitive teeth, and even tooth loss. So what exactly causes receding gums,… Read More…


Does Drinking Water Benefit Oral Health?
added on: June 25, 2020
woman drinking glass of water

Everyone knows that it’s important to drink plenty of water every day to keep our bodies well hydrated. In fact, this small step of drinking enough water can greatly benefit overall health. Proper hydration is important to help organs function properly, help fight off infections, and may even assist with… Read More…


Does Flossing Cause Gum Pain?
added on: June 18, 2020
man examines his gums

It’s important to brush and floss your teeth every day to maintain good oral health. But what does it mean when your gums hurt afterward? Is it normal for gums to be sore or even bleed while flossing or shortly after flossing? Let’s check in with your dentist in Mt… Read More…


Why Men Are at Increased Risk for Oral Health Problems
added on: June 16, 2020
young man relaxing

Every June is recognized as Men’s Health Month and strives to bring awareness to just how important it is for men to keep up with doctor appointments, physicals, and routine procedures based on age. It’s also a time for your dentist in Mt Pleasant to encourage all men to seek… Read More…


How Long Should You Keep a Toothbrush?
added on: May 29, 2020
toothbrushes

Most people look for long-term relationships, both with a spouse and with a group of friends. But your dentist in Mt Pleasant wants you to know that there’s one relationship that should never last longer than three months — your relationship with your toothbrush. We’re not saying that you should… Read More…


Tongue Discoloration & Overall Health
added on: May 21, 2020
closeup of tongue

Your dentist in Mt Pleasant knows that your oral health can say a lot about your overall health. But the connection doesn’t just involve your teeth and gums. In fact, at every one of your dental appointments, your dental team takes a good, hard look at your tongue, as well… Read More…


Does Asthma Cause Cavities?
added on: May 14, 2020
asthma inhaler

Asthma is one of the most common diseases in America and affects approximately 25 million Americans. While asthma mainly affects the lungs and respiratory system, your dentist in Mt Pleasant knows that there is also a lesser-known connection between asthma and problems with oral health.    A Look at the… Read More…


Can Stress Cause Oral Health Problems?
added on: April 24, 2020
man with stress holds his head

As we all know, recently everyone’s life has quickly changed, and we’re all experiencing a temporary new normal. But with change and uncertainty also comes quite a bit of stress. Your dentist in Mt Pleasant understands, and we’re with you. While we’re sure that trying your best to avoid getting… Read More…


4 Ways to Avoid a Dental Emergency
added on: April 20, 2020
woman with toothache

Nobody wants to experience a dental emergency but the truth is, they happen. While many times a dental emergency is unavoidable or is a result of an unexpected accident, your dentist in Mt Pleasant wants you to know that there are some ways you can reduce your risk of a… Read More…


What is a Dental Emergency?
added on: April 9, 2020
emergency room sign

Nobody wants to experience a dental emergency, and that may be more true now than ever before thanks to all of the confusion and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and dental care. Don’t worry, your dentist in Mt Pleasant and the American Dental Association (ADA) are here to help clarify what constitutes… Read More…


How The Keto Diet Affects Oral Health
added on: March 20, 2020
keto diet

Starting a new diet can be both exciting and difficult, and there are many different types of diets to choose from. One of the most common diets is the Keto Diet, and its followers often find weight loss success. But as with all diets, the Keto Diet does come with… Read More…


3 Ways to Prevent Bad Breath
added on: February 25, 2020
woman with bad breath

We’ve all experienced the embarrassment of bad breath at some point in our lives. Maybe it was after a hearty dish of garlicky pasta or your morning cup of coffee. Or perhaps it’s something you deal with every day. Either way, we think it’s pretty fair to say that nobody… Read More…


The Surprising Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease
added on: February 13, 2020
heart health month

Every February, we celebrate Heart Health Month to raise awareness of how we can both evaluate our risk for heart disease as well as what we can do to reduce that risk. While it may seem out of character to hear your dentist in Mt Pleasant talk about heart health,… Read More…


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