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…


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

added on: April 19, 2021

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

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…


Nutrition & Oral Health

added on: March 17, 2021

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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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