How Do You Fix a Food Trap Between Your Teeth?

added on: June 22, 2022

Noticing a piece of food stuck in your teeth can be embarrassing, but it can also be uncomfortable. Even though it’s normal for food to get wedged between teeth on occasion, it’s a whole other story when this happens time and time again in the same spot. These areas are… Read More…


Why Doesn’t My Denture Fit Like it Used To?

added on: June 20, 2022

Your denture may have once been one of the best things to happen to you. In fact, many people throughout history have benefited from dentures as they allow people to smile freely, chew confidently, and feel whole again. Dentures are a great solution for missing teeth and are often a… Read More…


Does Getting a Dental Implant Hurt?

added on: June 16, 2022

Dental implants from your Mt Pleasant dentist are often considered the best way to replace missing teeth. These permanent tooth replacement options are durable, comfortable, and can make it easier to smile and eat with confidence again. However, reading about the procedure can cause some worry and you may find yourself… Read More…


Will it Hurt to Have My Root Canal?

added on: May 26, 2022

In honor of Root Canal Awareness Week, which occurs each May, your dentist in Mt. Pleasant thought it would be fun to talk about this treatment that patients often dread. Why? Because it has a bad reputation for being painful — when the total opposite is the actual truth. Root… Read More…


What to Do if You Grind Your Teeth While Sleeping

added on: May 25, 2022

Bruxism or teeth grinding is no joke, especially when your body is supposed to be resting and rejuvenating while you’re sleeping. The National Sleep Foundation describes bruxism as the “clenching and grinding of the teeth that happen involuntarily.” Sleep bruxism is most commonly associated with young children, teens, and adults…. Read More…


How Gum Infection is Linked to Cancer in Women

added on: May 19, 2022

Did you know there have been studies showing that older women with gum infections are more prone to developing common forms of cancer? Women with optimal oral health are less likely to get various forms of cancer. Your dentist in Mt. Pleasant wanted to take a moment to shed some… Read More…


Top 5 Signs Of A Cavity

added on: April 29, 2022

One of the top priorities of your dentist in Mt. Pleasant is to prevent dental problems from occurring in the first place. However, there’s one condition that affects more than 90% of adults over the age of 20 – cavities. Treating cavities is usually quick and easy, especially if they’re caught… Read More…


Should You Use Mouthwash Regularly?

added on: April 27, 2022

Minty, refreshing, and cleansing – these are some of the ways you may describe how your mouth feels after rinsing it with mouthwash. But is it possible to have too much of a good thing? While mouthwash can help reduce the number of bacteria in your mouth, should you use… Read More…


Tips For Seeing Your Dentist For the First Time in a Long Time

added on: April 20, 2022

Oral health is a crucial part of your overall health, and it’s important to see your dentist in Mt. Pleasant at least every six months to maintain a healthy mouth and healthy body. However, we understand that there are some things that can keep a patient from seeing us as often… Read More…


The Surprising Side Effect of Gum Disease

added on: March 28, 2022
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Your dentist in Mt. Pleasant has known for quite some time that there is a strong link between gum disease and other whole-body concerns, such as an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. But recent research by the American Academy for Cancer Research has also shown a connection between gum… Read More…


Spring Cleaning Tooth Tips

added on: March 20, 2022
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Spring is a time when many people start to clean out their homes after the winter season, opening windows, cleaning out closets, and even scrubbing baseboards. When it comes to your dental health, your dentist in Mt. Pleasant wants to remind all of our patients and neighbors that giving your teeth… Read More…


How Do You Know If Something Is Wrong With Your Teeth? 

added on: March 16, 2022
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An obvious broken tooth or other severe dental emergency isn’t the only sign that something may be wrong with your teeth. The truth is, there are some early signs that can let you know that something isn’t quite right and that you should see your dentist in Mt. Pleasant sooner rather… Read More…


Oral Health & COVID-19 Recovery

added on: February 28, 2022
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There have been close to 400 million cases of COVID-19 worldwide since the beginning of the pandemic. While one of the telltale signs of COVID can be loss of taste, among many other symptoms, there may be additional oral health concerns associated with a COVID-19 infection both during illness, as… Read More…


What Causes White Spots on Teeth?

added on: February 23, 2022
Kari Ryan Dentistry

If you see white spots on your teeth, you might wonder what they mean and whether or not you should be worried about them. Rest assured that many times, white spots on teeth are harmless. However, white spots on teeth can occasionally indicate an underlying condition that could eventually cause… Read More…


What Toothbrush Should I Use?

added on: February 16, 2022
Kari Ryan Dentistry

There are so many different kinds of toothbrushes to choose from, and while they may all look the same outside of the color, not all brushes work the same. In fact, there are some big differences between the types of toothbrushes available, and it can be difficult to know which… Read More…


The Benefits of Using an Electric Toothbrush

added on: January 28, 2022
Kari Ryan Dentistry

When it comes to brushing your teeth, it’s most important to your dentist in Mt. Pleasant that you do it twice a day. However, choosing which type of toothbrush to use can be confusing. While both electric and manual toothbrushes can get the job done, when it comes to keeping… Read More…


What Cosmetic Dentistry Can Do For Your Smile

added on: January 25, 2022
Kari Ryan Dentistry

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your smile, then cosmetic dentistry might be the solution you’ve been looking for. Cosmetic dentistry from your dentist in Mt. Pleasant  can give you a new smile that doesn’t just look more attractive, but can also help boost your confidence and make you feel… Read More…


Is Fruit Good for Your Teeth?

added on: January 20, 2022
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Teeth are one of the most important aspects of your body and your overall health, and it’s essential to take care of them with good oral hygiene practices. This means regular brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist in Mt. Pleasant twice a year. However, what you eat can also play an… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Post-Filling Pain

added on: December 29, 2021
woman with tooth pain

As your trusted Mt Pleasant dentist, we never want you to be in pain or dental discomfort, especially when it comes to cavities. They are by far the most common problem we see at our office and generally rely on natural-looking fillings to help get your teeth healthy again. However,… Read More…


What Are Tonsil Stones?

added on: December 21, 2021
woman with sore throat

So you’ve probably heard of kidney stones, but what about tonsil stones? It’s actually a common condition that your dentist in Mt Pleasant can help you understand a little bit more about. For some patients, tonsil stones are a recurring condition; for other people, they might never experience them in… Read More…


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