Category: Charleston Dentist Blog

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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Are Veneers Permanent or Reversible? Ask Our Charleston Dentist

If you are considering getting veneers from our Charleston cosmetic dentist, you may be wondering how much of a commitment you will have to make. Get the answers below.  How Veneers Are Applied  Most porcelain or composite dental veneers are 02.-0.3 mm thick. If we applied them directly to the surface of your existing teeth, they would feel very thick...
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How Our Charleston Dentists Can Help Treat Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition wherein the upper airways close during sleep, causing the patient to experience snoring, restless sleep, and breathing issues. More alarmingly, in some cases, sleep apnea can cause oxygen deprivation to the point that the patient experiences a stroke or heart attack. Therefore, if you suspect that you have sleep apnea, it is important to resolve...
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