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 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…


4 Ways to Straighten Your Smile

added on: November 29, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Did you know that crooked teeth can affect more than just your appearance? Teeth that are overlapped or crooked can affect your bite, make it difficult to properly clean your teeth, and even cause problems with digestion. But there’s good news — you don’t have to live with a crooked… Read More…


Nutrition & Oral Health

added on: March 17, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Even though your dentist in Mt. Pleasant is all about keeping your mouth healthy, the truth is, proper nutrition and good oral health go hand-in-hand. This is why, during this National Nutrition Month, we want to do our part to raise awareness of the importance of eating right.  On A… Read More…


Masks & Oral Health

added on: January 28, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

Over the past several months, seeing facemasks everywhere we go has become the norm. For the foreseeable future, these facemasks will continue to be a part of our lives to help stop the spread of COVID-19. But this change in our daily routines can have a side effect that directly… Read More…


What’s Causing Your Tooth Pain?

added on: December 30, 2020
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

Toothaches can happen at any time and they can happen to anyone. But that doesn’t necessarily make having a toothache feel any better. When it comes to finding out what’s causing your tooth pain, and how to treat it, there are few steps you can take. However, please note if… Read More…


Kissing Under The Mistletoe & Oral Health

added on: December 22, 2020
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

Getting caught kissing under the mistletoe is a long-time holiday tradition that spans centuries. But did you know that this holiday smooch can also lead to some unwanted problems? Of course, kissing anyone can transfer cold or viruses, but your dentist in Mt. Pleasant also knows that smooches may also… Read More…


4 Things You Can Do To Protect Against Tooth Staining

added on: December 21, 2020
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

Everyone wants a bright, white smile. But everyday things can take their toll on teeth and cause staining or discoloration. From coffee to wine, to certain medications and beets, it seems that everything we consume can transform our pearly whites into dull, discolored teeth. But, as your dentist in Mt… Read More…


Does My Dentist Know That I Don’t Brush My Teeth? 

added on: November 24, 2020
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

We’ve all been there — sitting in the dentist’s chair, feeling a little bit guilty about our brushing habits (or lack thereof), and worrying about what our dentist is about to say. But is there anything to actually worry about? Can your dentist in Mt Pleasant really tell if you… Read More…


How Can You Tell The Difference Between Plaque & Tartar?

added on: November 23, 2020
dentist in PPE

There are some key differences between plaque and tartar, and it’s easy for your dentist in Mt Pleasant to tell them apart. However, how different are these two things that sound awfully similar to each other? Well, the truth is, they’re not that different, but they can affect your teeth… Read More…


Oral Health Tips for Diabetics   

added on: November 17, 2020
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

Diabetes is a disease that keeps the body from properly processing food into usable energy. If diabetes is not controlled or maintained, it can lead to overall health concerns such as heart disease, eye problems, kidney failure, and oral health complications. In fact, there is a known link between diabetes… Read More…


Taking Care of Your Teeth Can Save Your Life

added on: October 27, 2020
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

Did you know that there’s a connection between oral health and overall health? It’s true, and your dentist in Mt Pleasant wants you to know that what’s going on inside of your mouth can provide a snapshot of your overall health –  and may even help diagnose health problems before… Read More…


5 Things To Eat After a Dental Procedure

added on: October 23, 2020
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

Most of us know the feeling of a numb mouth all too well. We also know just how difficult it can be to eat or drink while you’re waiting to get your feeling back. Finding comfortable foods can get even more difficult after certain dental procedures, such as wisdom teeth… Read More…


Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month

added on: October 16, 2020
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, an entire 31 days dedicated to our trusted and caring hygienists. This year, like most things, the celebration is a little bit different and has an appropriate theme — Faces of Courage. Sponsored by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate, National Dental Hygiene… Read More…


3 Reasons to See Your Dentist During Cancer Treatment

added on: September 29, 2020
cancer patient

Getting a cancer diagnosis can be understandably scary, and some cancer treatments can cause some unwanted and unpleasant side effects throughout your body. Your mouth is no exception. While we understand that seeing your dentist in Mt Pleasant may not be at the top of your to-do list, especially if… 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…


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…


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