Category: Charleston Dentist

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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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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The World’s Weirdest Animal Teeth | Charleston Family Dentist

As Charleston dentists, we spend most of our time thinking about human teeth and how to treat them—but that doesn’t mean we don’t think animal teeth are really cool, too! Here are some of the most unique, odd, and downright creepy sets of chompers from around the globe. Sheepshead Fish  If you’ve never seen a Sheepshead fish’s teeth, take a...
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Our Charleston Dentist Explains How Chewing Gum Really Does Prevent Tooth Decay! 

We tend to find gum in the candy aisle next to tooth-destroying sweets, but chewing gum, provided that it’s sugarless, really can help your teeth stay clean and strong! In today’s blog, our Charleston dentist explains why.  How Chewing Gum Helps Teeth  The American Dental Association confirms that chewing sugarless gum for just twenty minutes after eating has been shown...
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Why We Are The Best Dentist Office in Charleston SC

When it comes to your teeth, only the best dentist will do. Whether you need a routine cleaning or a more serious procedure, Lowcountry Dental Arts prides itself on providing exceptional care for our Charleston, SC patients. Read on to learn why!  A Warm, Welcoming Atmosphere When you visit Lowcountry Dental Arts, you’re not just another number on a chart....
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Charleston Dentist Patients: Get a New Crown in Just One Appointment!

If you have ever had a crown or similar restoration, you probably remember the hassle involved: taking dental impressions, mailing them off, then waiting two weeks for the final result. We’re pleased to say that now, that hassle is a thing of the past, thanks to our Charleston dentist office’s CEREC Primescan machine! Keep reading to learn how we are...
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Why Is Mercury Used in Dental Fillings? Learn the Answer from Our Charleston Dentist 

For over 150 years, dentists have filled cavities with a dental amalgam composed of silver, tin, copper, and mercury. If you are reading this blog, you are doubtlessly wondering why dental practitioners use mercury, a substance that is known to be toxic, in tooth restorations. Our Charleston SC dentist explains why below.   Why Do Dentists Use Mercury in Amalgam Fillings? ...
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Fun Alternatives to Candy this Halloween from our Charleston Family Dentist

There are plenty of reasons to want to go candy-free this Halloween, or at least provide some candy-free alternatives. You may want to participate in the Teal Pumpkin project, which aims to include children with food allergies in trick-or-treating fun. Or, you might want to do your part to reduce the sugar intake of your littlest neighbors! Whatever your reason,...
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