How Do I Know If Tooth Pain Is Serious? 
added on: February 24, 2021

Any type of ongoing tooth pain usually means something isn’t quite right. But does that mean every toothache requires a visit to your dentist in Mt Pleasant? The short answer — probably. However, if your pain lasts for 2 or more days, isn’t reduced with painkillers, and is paired with… Read More…


Why Does Your Dentist in Mt Pleasant Take X-Rays?
added on: February 22, 2021
getting dental xrays

X-Rays are detailed photographs that give an interesting look at our bones and help doctors find breaks. But did you know that x-rays are used for much more than identifying broken bones? In fact, your dentist in Mt Pleasant uses x-rays to see parts of your mouth and teeth that… Read More…


COVID-19 & Cracked Teeth
added on: February 15, 2021
stressed man in mask

Over the past year, some dental offices have been reporting higher rates of cracked teeth than in years’ past. Take this dentist’s experience documented in the New York Times for example. So, is there some weird connection between COVID-19 and cracked teeth? Well, kind of. While cracked teeth are not… Read More…


Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Teeth as Tools
added on: January 27, 2021

We’ve all used our teeth to tear open packaging that’s just too hard to open with our hands. However, your dentist in Mt Pleasant wants to remind you that there are tools designed to specifically help us open pesky packages, and those tools aren’t our teeth. Both children and adults… Read More…


Improve Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry
added on: January 21, 2021

There are plenty of reasons why someone may not love the way their smile looks. Maybe their teeth aren’t white enough or perhaps they’re crooked or worn down. Whatever the reason, there’s a cosmetic dentistry solution from your dentist in Mt Pleasant that can transform your smile into one you’re… Read More…


Oral Health Tips for Diabetics   
added on: November 17, 2020

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…


5 Things To Eat After a Dental Procedure
added on: October 23, 2020

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

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…


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…


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…


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