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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 [...]

What To Do For a Dental Emergency

Nobody ever wants to experience an emergency, including a dental emergency. Dental emergencies, including injuries to the mouth, teeth, or gums, can be painful and scary. Knowing what to do for a dental emergency depends on the nature of the injury. Our dental office in Columbia is here to give you some tips on what [...]

Dental X-Rays, Who Needs ‘Em? (You Do!)

If you see your dentist in Columbia regularly, then you've probably had a dental x-ray or two taken in your life. The reason we rely on x-rays so heavily is that they’re absolutely a crucial part of creating a custom treatment plan that’s going to address your dental issues and needs, the right way. We [...]

By | May 16th, 2019|General & Preventive Dentistry, Oral Health|0 Comments

Is Calcium Important for Teeth?

We make a commitment to every patient who walks through the doors of our dental office in Columbia to restore and protect both their oral and overall health. One way we can do this is to help your teeth and bones stay strong so that they can last a lifetime. One of the most significant [...]

By | May 8th, 2019|General & Preventive Dentistry, Oral Health|0 Comments

How to Get a Whiter Smile

There are a number of things that can stain our teeth and make them look dull and discolored. When this happens, we tend to look for ways to bring back our bright, white smiles. At our dental office in Columbia, we have some good news -- there are many ways to whiten your teeth! Let’s [...]

By | April 16th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry|0 Comments

The Signs of Oral Cancer

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and at our dental office in Columbia, we know just how serious and scary oral cancer can be. To do our part to help raise awareness, we’re here to share facts, signs, and risk factors of oral cancer with our patients and neighbors. Facts About Oral Cancer More than [...]