Do Women Have Different Dental Health Needs Than Men?  

added on: May 12, 2021

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

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…


Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

added on: April 16, 2021

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

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…


How To Fix A Broken Tooth

added on: March 23, 2021

Our teeth are designed to chew and crunch on some pretty tough things. But even though tooth enamel is one of the strongest materials in the human body, teeth aren’t invincible and can break. In fact, broken teeth are one of the most common dental emergencies. Breaking a tooth can… Read More…


How Do I Know If Tooth Pain Is Serious? 

added on: February 24, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

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
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

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
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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
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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
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…


How To Brush Your Teeth When You Have Braces

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

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
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

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
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

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
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

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
Kari Ryan Dentistry in Mt. Pleasant

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…


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