Quick Tips for Busy Parents

Whitening ToothpastesWhitening toothpastes have polishing agents in addition to the mild abrasives that help remove surface stains from teeth. Teeth that have surface stains are cleaned and whitened by whitening toothpastes; however, deeper stains won’t be touched. If your teeth have deeper, darker stains due to injury or certain medications, a more thorough brightening treatment, such as bleaching or […]
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Babies and kids healthy habits

Your child’s baby teeth are at risk for decay as soon as they first appear—which is typically around age 6 months. Tooth decay in infants and toddlers is often referred to as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay. It most often occurs in the upper front teeth, but other teeth may also be affected. In some cases, infants and toddlers experience decay […]
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Simple solutions for healthy teeth for kids

If your child has autism, a developmental delay or a disability, you know that brushing, flossing, and dentist visits can be really challenging. Yet, oral hygiene is crucial, especially because studies show special needs children are more likely than typical kids to have cavities and other dental problems.Cavities, gum disease and oral traumaSpecial needs kids often have difficulty brushing […]
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Common Cosmetic Dental Problems

Few people are born with a perfect smile. The pearly-white teeth that grace magazine covers and beam from television screens may look perfect, but nine times out of ten, they were not that way to begin with: they have been transformed through the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. Our Hilton Head Island dentistry team believes that everyone should […]
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​How to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

Everyone wants beautiful healthy white teeth! However, many things in life can prevent that from happening. As life goes on we can get more and more insecure about our smiles. It can seem overwhelming to get it fixed. Especially, if you have invested money on whitening strips in the past with little to no results. Many people dont have […]
By |March 25th, 2016|Dental Hygiene|Comments Off on ​How to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

Restorative Dentistry

What is restorative dentistry?Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that seeks to correct dental problems while helping to restore health and beauty to your smile. These problems may arise due to external injury, trauma, natural defects or lack of oral hygiene. Some of the most common issues for restorative dental patients include:DiscolourationMissing teethChips or cracksMisaligned teethGaps in teethTooth […]
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Tooth Restoration

Bonding: The bonding process is applicable in almost every dental procedure performed today. It is accomplished in one visit to the dentist. No mold-taking, no “temporary,” no lab-fabrication. And it may take care of chips, gaps between the teeth, staining, splotches from wearing braces, crookedness or even teeth whose shapes are displeasing. Plus, it’s relatively inexpensive.Dental Bridges: Dental bridges, […]
By |February 15th, 2016|Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on Tooth Restoration

Best Dental Tips for Kids

Tip #1: KIDS SHOULD SEE THE DENTIST FOR THE FIRST TIME BY AGE 1.The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and American Academy of Pediatrics ALL recommend that every child see a dentist by age 1. When does 1+1 = 0? One tooth + One visit to the dentist = No cavities. We chose this tip as the […]
By |February 12th, 2016|Children's Dentistry|Comments Off on Best Dental Tips for Kids

Common dental problems in kids

As parents, it’s up to you to set healthy standards for good oral care in your children. The good news is, most tooth problems and concerns are common, many are not serious, and all have a solution. Listen to what your children’s teeth are telling you, and they’ll reward you with a healthy smile.KIDS, CAVITIES, AND TOOTH DECAYBaby teeth […]
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10 Great Dental Hygiene Tips

Everyone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems in the future such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check ups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with […]
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