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West Ashley Family Dentistry Blog


Options for Missing Teeth

Losing one or more teeth can be an overwhelming process. However, your dentist can guide you through it all from start to finish. One part of the process you need to consider is what replacement option is right for you.…


Preparing for Your Dental Cleaning

Most dentists recommend wellness exams at least twice a year. During a routine dental exam, you will receive a professional cleaning. A dental cleaning is an important step in your oral health routine. Even if you have excellent oral hygiene,…


How to Make Your Professional Whitening Last

You finally did it. After pondering the smile of your dreams, you contacted your dentist to schedule an appointment. In one quick session, your dentist lifts the shade of your teeth to reveal sparkling white teeth. After taking stunning pictures…


Why Do I Need A Crown?

For many dental procedures, a patient needs a crown to complete their service. Crowns have many uses, but patients may not be thoroughly familiar with what they are and how they work. A dental crown is a “cap” that goes…


Do You Know Your Teeth?

Your smile consists of your teeth and how they fit in a row. Together, they make it possible for you to chew, smile, and speak, making them essential tools. By the time you reach adulthood, you have 32 teeth; however,…


5 Ways to Ease Dental Anxiety

It is not uncommon to have some fear or anxiety about going to the dentist. Numerous films and television shows highlight this fear with visuals of white knuckles gripping a chair and sounds of drills and shouts. While this is…


Patient Reviews For Our Charleston, SC Dental Office

Are you looking for a dental office that provides dedicated dental care to patients? Do you need multiple treatments to restore the appearance and function of your smile? Our dental office can help. We offer high-quality treatments using the latest…


Why Are My Teeth Discolored?

Are your discolored teeth impacting your confidence? Do you hide your smile because of stained or yellowed teeth? Get a brighter smile at West Ashley Family Dentistry. Dr. James Dickert and Dr. Agatha Lynn are dedicated to creating healthy, comfortable…


Tooth Decay: Symptoms and Treatments

Do you have sensitive teeth? Are your teeth sensitive to certain foods or beverages? You may have a dental infection. A bacterial dental infection can cause tooth pain, sensitivity, and decay. At West Ashley Family Dentistry, we treat patients with…


Why Choose West Ashley Family Dentistry?

Are you looking for a general dental practice in Charleston? West Ashley Family Dentistry is led by Dr. James Dickert and Dr. Agatha Lynn, dentists who specialize in preventative care. They also offer restorative and cosmetic dental services to improve…