When Do Dental Benefits Expire?

added on: October 21, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Your dental insurance policy probably has a limited amount of time until it expires, which means you’re going to want to make sure you use your benefits with your dentist in Mt. Pleasant before they’re gone forever. Each insurance has different time frames for when the policies expire, so make sure… Read More…

5 Tips to Help You Recover from Wisdom Teeth Removal

added on: September 30, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt in your mouth. But unfortunately, many times these teeth need to be removed. Your dentist in Mt. Pleasant may recommend wisdom teeth extractions if there’s not enough room in your mouth for them to erupt without damaging other teeth or if they’re… Read More…

Brushing Too Hard & Other Dental Care Mistakes

added on: September 22, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Taking care of your teeth should be an important part of your daily routine, but if you’re not doing it right, it could have adverse effects on your dental health. This is why your dentist in Mt. Pleasant wants you to know the dos and don’ts of dental care so… Read More…

5 Ways to Tell If You Have Gum Disease

added on: September 16, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can cause the gums to become inflamed and infected. This condition can be both painful and embarrassing, but many people don’t realize they have it until the symptoms are severe. To make matters worse, gum disease that has progressed can’t be cured, only… Read More…

How to Get Whiter Teeth in 4 Easy Steps

added on: August 26, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Over time, your teeth can develop stains and discoloration that diminish their shine and luster. Luckily, you don’t have to live with less than a dazzling smile. In fact, you can whiten your teeth and restore their natural beauty in just four easy steps! Let your dentist in Mt. Pleasant… Read More…

Foods & Drinks High in Sugar

added on: August 13, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Sugar is a preservative, so it can be found in many of our favorite foods and drinks. The problem with this is that sugar can cause tooth decay when we consume it over a long period of time. In fact, according to the ADA (American Dental Association), one-quarter of adults… Read More…

5 Ways to Get Fresh Breath

added on: August 5, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Do you feel like your breath isn’t what it used to be? Or maybe you notice that those around you have bad breath from time to time, and you don’t want to offend them. Either way, National Fresh Breath Day — August 6th — is the perfect day to learn… Read More…

4 Oral Health Dangers of Vaping 

added on: July 28, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

In recent years, vaping or e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular, particularly among young adults and even teens. They’re often seen as a ‘healthier’ version of smoking cigarettes. But as more studies come out, we’re finding out more and more ways vaping can be detrimental to overall health. The concerns don’t… Read More…

Do White or Silver Fillings Last Longer?

added on: July 21, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Most Americans have had or will have at least one cavity in their lifetime. In fact, the CDC estimates that about 90% of U.S. adults have already had a cavity. When patients develop a cavity, often the best way to fix it is with a dental filling. Most dental offices… Read More…

Why It’s Important To Brush Your Teeth At Night

added on: July 16, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

After a long day, you may consider skipping your nightly brushing routine and heading straight to bed instead. However, brushing your teeth every morning and every night is crucial to maintaining good oral health and protecting your teeth against decay, cavities, and other oral health problems. No matter how tired… Read More…

What Does It Feel Like When A Filling Falls Out? 

added on: June 28, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

More than 91% of the American adult population has had at least one cavity, and the most common treatment for a cavity is a super-strong dental restoration called a filling. However, no matter how tough a filling is, it can still come loose and fall out. But how do you… Read More…

How Snoring Affects Your Smile

added on: June 22, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Even though your Mt. Pleasant dentist’s main concern is helping you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile, there are several things that can contribute to oral health that we don’t often think about. One of these things is snoring. Believe it or not, snoring can affect more than just your bed… Read More…

How Sports Drinks Can Damage Teeth 

added on: June 14, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

As the weather warms up and we’re spending more time outside in the heat, we tend to get thirstier than normal. Many of us may turn to our favorite sports drinks to rehydrate after a day in the sun or after a tough workout. While these beverages can help replace… Read More…

Why Are My Teeth Discolored? 

added on: May 25, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Discolored teeth are incredibly common, and your dentist in Mt. Pleasant talks to patients every day who are looking to improve the appearance of their teeth. While a less than dazzling smile can certainly hurt your self-confidence, is there a chance that tooth discoloration could also mean something more serious… Read More…

Can Allergies Make Your Teeth Hurt? 

added on: May 18, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

The season of spring is officially upon us. But that’s not the only season affecting us nowadays. It’s also allergy season. For many people, allergy season can be brutally annoying. The stuffy nose, the itchy eyes and throat, and the sneezing can make it hard to breathe. But did you… Read More…

Do Women Have Different Dental Health Needs Than Men?  

added on: May 12, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

There are a lot of differences between men and women, especially when it comes to healthcare needs. Dental health is no exception. During this year’s National Women’s Health Week, your dentist in Mt. Pleasant is here to share some key information about the importance of dental care throughout various stages… Read More…

Can Acid Reflux Make Your Teeth Hurt? 

added on: April 29, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Almost all of us are familiar with the discomfort and pain associated with acid reflux, also known as GERD, or commonly described as indigestion or heartburn. But can something that originates in the stomach and affects digestion also make your teeth hurt? Your dentist in Mt. Pleasant is here to… Read More…

4 Things You Can Do If You’re Feeling Self-Conscious About Your Smile

added on: April 19, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Whether you have an important event coming up or you’re just tired of seeing your tired smile every day on work video calls, there’s a cosmetic dentistry solution for you. Thanks to advancements in technology, cosmetic dentistry is more affordable than ever before and is no longer only for celebrities…. Read More…

Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

added on: April 16, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Every April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Oral cancer is one type of cancer that can be difficult to diagnose, especially in the first stages. However, oral cancer can often be treated successfully if it’s caught early. This is why your dentist in Mt. Pleasant puts so much… Read More…

What Is Gingivitis?

added on: March 29, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Gingivitis is a type of gum disease and is the mildest stage of gum disease. At its core, gingivitis means that there is an active infection in the gum tissue, but it can be treated and cured if it’s caught and treated by your dentist in Mt. Pleasant before it… Read More…

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