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Charleston SC Dentist Blog


Are Your Gums Healthy?

West Ashley Family Dentistry places an emphasis on the maintenance of healthy gums as part of your dental care in our office. Gum health is a key component of your overall dental health and also plays an important role in…


Is Your Jaw Pain The Sign of a Bite Disorder?

Jaw tension, pain or "tired" jaws can be the symptoms of a bite disorder or TMJ related disorder. When the bite is not properly aligned due to structural problems with the jaw, malocclusion or other factors, tension increases in the…


Are dental veneers right for me?

How can I achieve a more beautiful smile? Providing stunning results that exceed your expectations, porcelain veneers can reverse years of damage and tooth discoloration for a more youthful, vibrant smile. Dental veneers look as good as they feel and…


Celebrating National Dentist Day

To celebrate National Dentist Day, we want to first thank our very own dentists, Dr. James Dickert and Dr. Agatha Lynn. Our dentists provide a wide range of family, preventative, cosmetic and restorative services to address all of your dental health…


Is my snoring a dental health concern?

Not everyone who snores has sleep apnea, but most patients with sleep apnea, snore. Snoring disrupts your sleeping patterns and in some cases, it is a symptom of a more serious medical concern called Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea…


Real Patients, Real Results: Smile Makeovers

Transforming your smile is about much more than just improving the aesthetics of your teeth and gums. Cosmetic dentistry can help mend broken teeth or reshape a tooth for a more stable bite. Cosmetic dentistry helps patients feel and look…


Have You Made the Most of Your Dental Benefits?

Did you know that with the new year your dental insurance benefits and FSA dollars may expire? Do not lose out on your annual dental health benefits for 2017. If you have only visited once for a routine cleaning, you…


How Acid Reflux Impacts Oral Health

The oral- body connection has taught us a lot about our overall health and well being.  What goes on in your gut can have a direct impact on the condition of your teeth and gums, which impacts the health and well…


What Is A Dental Implant?

Charleston, SC dentists Dr. James Dickert and Dr. Agatha Lynn offer all types of dental implants for the replacement of missing teeth. Dental implants provide patients with secure, natural and durable results. Dental implants have become the "gold-standard" in tooth…


Back To School With a Smile

Send your children back to school this year with healthy, beautiful, confident smiles. Fall is a great time to bring your kids to the dentist for a routine check-up. Making dental health a priority and part of your child's back…