What Should I Do About My Nighttime Teeth Grinding?
added on: May 25, 2022

You wake up at least a few times a week with soreness in your jaw and a dull ache in your head. Are you dehydrated? Did you bite down too hard on something? Did you sleep in an awkward position? While all of these things are entirely possible, did you… Read More…


How to Keep Your Smile Healthy This Summer
added on: May 5, 2022

Summer in Orangeburg is a fun, carefree time for everyone, with all of the exciting events and activities available every day. This time of year, it can be easy to take a break from our regular routines, which is part of what makes a summer vacation so necessary. Breaking free… Read More…


How Often Should You Use Mouthwash?
added on: April 27, 2022

It’s a well-known fact that your dentist in Orangeburg recommends that everyone brush their teeth twice a day and floss once a day. But what about mouthwash? Should mouthwash be a part of your everyday oral hygiene routine? If so, how often should you use it?  Benefits of Mouthwash Mouthwash can… Read More…


Why Do I Have Cavities If I Don’t Eat Sugar?
added on: April 12, 2022

Cutting back on sugar can be difficult because it’s in so many foods and drinks, and sometimes in surprising amounts. But reducing your sugar intake or eliminating it from your diet altogether can certainly help your overall health as well as your dental health. After all, there’s a reason your… Read More…


4 Early Warning Signs of Dental Trouble
added on: April 7, 2022
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Whether or not you see your dentist in Orangeburg every six months, the truth is, things in your mouth can change rapidly and you may experience a sudden onset of symptoms that may concern you. However, not every new thing that you notice in your teeth, gums, or mouth is… Read More…


How Can I Permanently Get Rid of Bad Breath?
added on: March 16, 2022
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Bad breath is, well, quite frankly, bad. This condition isn’t only embarrassing, it can also be a sign of other problems happening in your mouth or throughout your body. If you have bad breath that doesn’t seem to go away no matter how much you brush your teeth, how much… Read More…


Why Do Some People Get White Spots On Their Teeth?
added on: February 23, 2022
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Everyone wants a bright, white smile. But not everyone wants teeth that have spotty areas of even whiter patches. However, this is incredibly common. But why do some people get white spots on their teeth? Can you remove them? Are they anything to worry about? Here’s the lowdown from your… Read More…


Can a Dentist Tell If You Have Heart Problems?
added on: February 9, 2022
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Many people don’t think that their oral health could impact their heart health, but the two are actually very strongly connected. In fact, a study published in the American Heart Association Journal found that there’s a connection between gum disease and increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular… Read More…


What’s The Best Type of Floss?
added on: January 13, 2022
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Your dentist in Orangeburg understands that choosing the right type of floss to remove food particles and plaque from your teeth can be difficult. After all, there are tons of options out there, each one claiming to give you the ultimate clean. So, what exactly is the best floss? Well, it… Read More…


Post-Filling Pain: What’s Normal, What’s Not
added on: December 29, 2021
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Cavities are one of the most common dental issues your dentist in Orangeburg treats every day, especially for patients with a bit of a sweet tooth. Fortunately, fillings today are more convenient, comfortable, and affordable than ever. However, sometimes there’s a little sensitivity post-filling treatment. While the discomfort is generally… Read More…


Sugar-Fighting Tips for Your Holiday Season
added on: December 14, 2021
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Your dentist in Orangeburg is the perfect person to help you combat sugar this holiday season, as it tends to show up everywhere in the form of ooey, gooey treats. While we know it’s unrealistic to think you won’t have a hint of sugar during your holiday fun, there are… Read More…


Do I Have Sensitive Teeth? 
added on: November 23, 2021
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Any type of pain or discomfort in the mouth can be concerning, and it may leave you wondering if you have a serious dental problem or simply sensitive teeth. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell the difference between the two, and getting relief from the discomfort will depend on… Read More…


The 5 Most Effective Ways to Strengthen Teeth
added on: November 8, 2021
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Tooth enamel is one of the strongest substances in the body, which means it’s excellent at protecting teeth. However, tooth enamel can be weakened over time which can increase the risk of developing cavities, cracks, and other problems. Luckily, your dentist in Orangeburg has some great tooth-strengthening techniques to help keep… Read More…


A Friendly Reminder to Use Your Dental Benefits
added on: October 14, 2021
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Did you know that dental insurance benefits can expire if they’re not used? While some dental plans renew at odd times during the year, most plans renew on January 1st. This means that if you haven’t used all of your benefits, you’re missing out on some dental care that you’ve… Read More…


How to Properly Brush & Floss Your Teeth
added on: September 22, 2021
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Proper dental hygiene is an absolute must to prevent cavities, gingivitis, and other issues with your teeth and gums. If you don’t pay attention to your teeth and gums on a regular basis, you could find yourself with major problems in the future. If you’re unsure of your current level… Read More…


How Long Can You Go Without Going To The Dentist? 
added on: September 9, 2021
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There’s a reason why your dentist in Orangeburg encourages you to visit every six months. What happens if you wait longer than six months, or don’t go to the dentist at all? The truth is, missing just one dental appointment can lead to multiple problems. Here are a few things… Read More…


Dental Care Advice for Seniors
added on: August 19, 2021
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As we get older, we’re naturally going to experience some changes in our oral health. That’s why it’s important to visit your dentist in Orangeburg at least twice a year. After all, gum disease and cavities become more common as we age. Even if you take really good care of… Read More…


What is the Sugar Content in Popular Food and Drinks?
added on: August 13, 2021
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Do you know what the sugar content is in your favorite drinks and foods? Many people drink and eat more sugar than they realize, so it’s important to understand how much of the sweet stuff is in the foods and drinks you consume. Luckily, your dentist in Orangeburg is here… Read More…


3 Ways Drinking Out of a Straw Can Help Your Teeth
added on: July 21, 2021
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Did you know that using a straw to drink some of your favorite beverages can actually help your teeth? Even though this little trick may seem silly, your dentist in Orangeburg knows just how much of an impact choosing a straw instead of sipping straight from a cup can have… Read More…


Do Fillings Need To Be Replaced? 
added on: July 12, 2021
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Whenever a patient is diagnosed with a cavity that needs a filling, it’s common that they’ll have several questions for their dentist in Orangeburg. We’re often asked things like, “Does getting a filling hurt?”, “How long will it take?”, and “How long will it last?” Today, we want to tackle… Read More…


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