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
Kari Ryan Dentistry

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
Kari Ryan Dentistry

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 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…


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…


4 Ways to Straighten Your Smile

added on: November 29, 2021
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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…


Do Teeth Get Better After Quitting Smoking?

added on: November 17, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

According to the American Dental Association, quitting smoking has been shown to improve oral health in several important ways. Perhaps most importantly, your teeth and gums may become healthier. If you’re trying to kick the habit, join your dentist in Mt. Pleasant as we share some ways quitting can help improve… Read More…


How To Strengthen Teeth

added on: November 8, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

Chances are you want to keep your natural teeth in your mouth for as long as possible. After all, healthy teeth are an integral part of good oral health, but they’re not invincible. If you don’t take care of your teeth, you can be at increased risk for decay and… Read More…


Do Cavities Spread Like The Common Cold?

added on: October 29, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

As we head into the cooler months, it’s normal to think about reducing the likelihood of you or your family getting the common cold, the flu, or of course, COVID-19. But should you also be concerned with catching a cavity? Are cavities contagious like a cold? Thankfully, your dentist in… Read More…


Are Veneers Bad For Your Teeth? 

added on: October 27, 2021
Kari Ryan Dentistry

If you’re considering having any type of cosmetic dentistry, chances are you’ve looked into dental veneers. However, you may be wondering if veneers can damage your teeth in any way. Your dentist in Mt. Pleasant always recommends doing some research before you get any dental work done, and this article will… Read More…


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…


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