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West Ashley Family Dentistry Blog


Why Cosmetic Dentistry?

Many people look for treatments and options to create a radiant and confident smile. As a result, they turn to cosmetic dentistry for a transformative solution. However, cosmetic dentistry goes beyond just oral health. It focuses on enhancing the appeal…


Can Veneers Fix Crooked Teeth?

Dreaming of a straighter smile but hesitant about clunky metal braces? Enter veneers – a cosmetic dentistry option that promises to transform your teeth. If you want to start the year off right, you can talk to your dentist about…


Gum Disease and Heart Health

When we think about maintaining a healthy heart, we often focus on factors like diet, exercise, and cholesterol levels. However, what many people don't realize is that your oral health can also play a crucial role in the well-being of…


How to Improve Your Dental Experience

Your dental health is a crucial aspect of your overall well-being. Your regular dental check-ups are essential to maintaining it. However, for some, the thought of visiting the dentist can be intimidating. There are various ways that you can improve…


Teeth Whitening and Sensitivity

Who doesn't love a radiant, white smile? It boosts confidence, improves self-esteem, and leaves a lasting impression. This desire for whiter teeth has fueled the popularity of teeth whitening treatments, both in dental offices and over-the-counter options. But, one issue…


The Role of Your Jaw in Oral Health

Your jaw might seem like a simple part of your body. In fact, you may not think about it at all–unless it gives you problems. However, your jaw actually plays a crucial role in your oral health. Your jaw does…


Children’s Oral Health 

As parents, we have many responsibilities when it comes to our children's well-being. Oral hygiene often takes a backseat among the many aspects of their health. However, it's crucial to recognize the significance of dental care in your child's overall…


What to Do about Receding Gums

.Receding gums can be a cause for concern. They can affect your smile's appearance and health. It can begin as a small issue that develops over many years. On the other hand, gum recession can happen much quicker if there…


The Benefit of Same-Day Crowns

When it comes to dental restorations, traditional crowns have long been a standard solution for repairing damaged teeth. However, the process of getting a crown typically involves multiple dental appointments, temporary restorations, and waiting time. Thankfully, advancements in dental technology…


Invisalign Can Help Your Oral Health

Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment that uses clear plastic aligners to straighten teeth. While many people think of Invisalign as a cosmetic treatment, it can significantly impact your oral health. Aligning your teeth can improve your self-esteem and your…