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Let’s Talk About Spit

We know it’s a pretty gross thing to talk about, but to your dentist in Columbia, spit is a pretty important part of oral health. Even though it may be considered rude to spit, or maybe to even talk about it, this extra saliva plays a key role in keeping our mouths healthy. Here are [...]

By | November 22nd, 2019|General & Preventive Dentistry, Oral Health, Overall Health|0 Comments

Dentistry & Diabetes

On November 14, the world will celebrate World Diabetes Day, a momentous occasion that serves to bring awareness to the seriousness of diabetes. In fact, more than 30 million Americans alone are living with the disease. But why is your dentist in Columbia talking about a disease that affects the pancreas? As it turns out, [...]

By | November 4th, 2019|General & Preventive Dentistry, Oral Health|0 Comments

3 Easy Tips to Help Tackle Your Dental Fear

This time of year, there’s football and Halloween fun festivities. There’s also a lot of fright and anxiety going on, and your dentist in Columbia isn’t referring to haunted houses and ghosts. We’re talking to the patients who genuinely dread having a dental appointment looming on their calendar like a ghastly, ghostly goblin. We’re here [...]

By | October 18th, 2019|Dental Hygiene, General & Preventive Dentistry, Oral Health|0 Comments

How to Stop Your Cravings for Sweets (Just in Time for the Holidays)

We know it’s October, and we don’t really want to talk about it, but the holidays will soon be here. We already know one of the biggest fall favorites is Halloween, coming at the end of this month. Your dentist in Columbia knows that this is the time of year when it seems like every [...]

3 Tips for Understanding the Mouth/Body Connection

Have you ever heard someone talk about the connection between your body, mind, and soul? Your dentist in Columbia thinks that maybe our mouths should be included with this special connection, too. The fact is that current research and dental technologies are continuing to evolve and improve. As this happens, new light is shed on [...]

Is Vaping Bad for Oral Health?

We all know that traditional smoking can put us at increased risk for many serious health concerns such as heart disease and cancer. But what about these newer, ‘safer’ electronic cigarettes that claim to help people quit smoking or at least cause fewer health risks? As it turns out, these ‘safe’ e-cigarettes come with a [...]

By | August 19th, 2019|General & Preventive Dentistry, Oral Health|0 Comments

Oral Health Risks for Seniors

As we get closer to Senior Citizens Day on August 21st, our dental office in Columbia wanted to dedicate a blog to some of our most treasured and favorite patients -- our seniors and their families. Today, we’ll focus on some of the most common oral health risks that tend to affect senior citizens most [...]

All About Dental Implants

Even though our teeth are made up of one of the toughest materials in our bodies, the truth is, sometimes our natural teeth won’t last forever. Whether it’s due to trauma, gum disease, or decay, it’s not uncommon to have a tooth fall out or to have one removed. If this happens, there are many [...]

By | July 30th, 2019|Dental Implants, Restorative Dentistry|0 Comments

Best Things To Do Before Your Next Dental Visit

That time has come again. It’s time to see your dentist in Columbia. But this time can be different. Whether it’ll be the first time visiting a new office or you’ve been going to the same dentist for many years, there are a few things you can ahead of time to help make the appointment [...]

Summer Foods That Your Smile Will Love

As you’re enjoying the sun this summer and the foods that tend to go along with long summer days and nights, the team at our Columbia dental office wants to share a few snack ideas with you that your smile will love. Top 4 Summer Foods for Your Smile When choosing what to eat this [...]