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Alleviate Anxiety About Visiting the Dentist!

Does the idea of visiting the dentist make your heart pound a little faster? You’re not alone. Research reveals that 5-8% of Americans avoid dentists due to fear, and as many as 20% experience such severe dental anxiety that they’ll only go to the dentist if it’s an absolute necessity.   As you know, regular …

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What a Holistic Dentist Can Offer You in Charleston SC

Holistic Dentistry is a practice that doesn’t just focus on a patient’s teeth and treating whatever ailments they may have. A holistic dentist considers a patient’s overall physical and emotional well being when it comes to treating and diagnosing their dental issues. However, just because holistic methods are incorporated into the practice doesn’t mean that …

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February is American Heart Month – Are You Listening?

Since 1964, American presidents have been warning the American public about the very real danger of heart disease. Why? Each year, one out of every three deaths in America is caused by heart disease. This is more than any other deadly disease, including cancer. Because of this, the month of February has been designated as …

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Are There Alternatives to Fluoride to Prevent Cavities??

Our practice incorporates nutrition and holistic methods to reduce the decay process in our patients mouths. The Surgeon General and ADA support an optimal level of fluoride in community water as safe and effective in preventing tooth decay.  Fluoride is naturally occurring in ground water and in our oceans.  It is adjusted in the water …

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How to Baby Your Teeth During Pregnancy

If you’re not up on the latest oral-systemic link, it may seem odd that pregnancy affects your teeth, but it does! At the same time, your dental health has a very real effect on your developing baby. Many articles report that poor dental habits have been associated with premature delivery, intrauterine growth restriction, gestational diabetes, and preeclampsia. …

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I Didn't Know I Had Gum Disease!!

Gum Disease, the Silent Disease Gum disease affects 87% of all people in the U.S. according to the American Academy of Periodontology.   Some patients may experience soreness, bleeding, swelling or recession of their gums.  It is an infection of the gums and bone surrounding your teeth destroying the bone that supports your teeth.  It is …

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