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…


Masks & Oral Health
added on: January 28, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…


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…


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