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Why Our James Island Dentist Recommends All Athletes Wear Mouth Guards

Sports players that want to be safe when playing contact sports should always use dental mouth guards. Teenagers often play sports like football, hockey, and even baseball that have a potential to damage a player's teeth in a variety of ways. In many of these sports, players at risk are made to wear a helmet to increase safety to the...
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What Will Life Be Like With Dental Implants?

While you are busy digesting the fact that several of your teeth have to go, the cosmetic dentist is running a couple of quick tests. It turns out you are a prime candidate for dental implants. Now is the time to talk with the dentist and learn more about how those implants will help you in the future. Here are...
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What to Expect with a Root Canal Shared by our James Island Dentist

A root canal often seems scary because of stories and jokes the patient hears about the process. Many times, it can be frightening because you don't know what to expect during a root canal procedure. When you visit your local dentist office, they'll talk to you about what to expect during the procedure. Who Needs a Root Canal? Anyone who...
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What the Art of Restorative Dentistry Can Do For You

The goal of good dental hygiene is to preserve your natural teeth for life, but that's not always the way things play out. If you've lost or damaged one or more teeth, you're ready to enter the world of restorative dentistry. Thanks to modern technology and good old-fashioned dental skill, it's almost always possible to restore your teeth to an...
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What Procedures Does Our James Island Cosmetic Dentist Perform?

From simpler procedures to more complex repairs, a cosmetic dentist can perform several kinds of procedures to make you feel better about your smile. Several treatment options can be performed at your local dentist office to help repair discolored, chipped or even missing teeth. Teeth can be reshaped, spaces can be filled, worn teeth can be restored, and lengths can...
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Using Crowns & Bridges to Fix Broken, Chipped or Damaged Teeth

Dental professionals use restorative dentistry to replace damaged or missing teeth. The goal is to prevent future dental issues and bring back a natural smile. Missing teeth affect one’s self-esteem, looks, and health. Treatment options include bridges and crowns. Replacing teeth allows one to maintain good oral hygiene. Dental Bridges The term bridge is an appropriate description because it ‘bridges’...
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Amazing Facts About Ancient Tooth Care from Our Charleston Dentist

It may surprise you to learn that people have been taking care of—or trying to take care of—their teeth for thousands of years. In today’s post, our Charleston dentist shares some interesting facts you may not have known about ancient dentistry, which will probably help you appreciate modern dentistry all the more! Cavemen Drilled Teeth  Scientists in Pakistan made an...
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Our Charleston Dentist Shares How to Stop Bad Breath for Good

Almost everyone suffers from bad breath every so often. But if you suspect that your bad breath has become a chronic issue, there may be an underlying issue that can’t be solved with mouthwash and mints. Here are some common causes of bad breath, medically termed “halitosis,” and how to fix them. Improper Tooth Brushing The most common cause of...
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How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy During Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is designed to kill cancer cells, but it can also harm normal cells, such as the cells in your mouth and throat. That means that, if you are undergoing chemotherapy in the near-future, you will need to give special attention to your oral care in order to reduce discomfort and avoid infection. Below are a few tips that can...
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Why Modern Dentures Are Much Better Than They Used to Be!

When you think of dentures, your mental image is probably greatly influenced by cartoons; images of dentures popping out, falling out, and being stolen by dogs have made for high entertainment value in movies and TV shows. But if you are considering getting dentures in James Island, it’s important to be aware that modern dentures are a far cry from...
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