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Charleston SC Dentist Blog

Jul
31

4 Signs You May Need Dental Implants

There are many reasons why you might be facing tooth loss, but patients in this situation are fortunate to have a long-lasting treatment that looks exactly like natural teeth. Dental implants permanently replace missing teeth and allow you to return…

Jun
30

Cosmetic Dental Trends On the Rise in 2019

Cosmetic dental treatments are increasing in popularity because they are more effective, minimally-invasive, and affordable than they have been in the past. West Ashley Family Dentistry in Charleston, SC is your home for safe, effective cosmetic dental care. Popular Cosmetic…

Jun
01

Why Are Dental Implants So Popular?

Having missing teeth is more than a cosmetic concern. Replacing missing teeth is important to the health of your mouth, as missing teeth can actually cause the jaw bone to recede. Dental implants are a long-lasting tooth replacement solution that…

Apr
30

Treatment Options for Crooked Teeth

Have you been self-conscious about showing your smile because of crooked teeth or large gaps between teeth? Have you wondered if you needed braces but haven’t considered them because of the cost or inconvenience of having metal braces? Thanks to…

Apr
01

What Are the Warning Signs of Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease is an extremely common disease that affects the oral health of one out of every two American adults aged 30 and over. That’s nothing to laugh about. In fact, it’s the leading cause of teeth lost in adults…

Feb
27

How Your Dentist Treats Sleep Apnea

Many people — and their partners — suffer from the adverse effects of snoring. More than just a nuisance, snoring is often an indicator of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The most common treatment for OSA is a CPAP machine, but…

Feb
01

How Can Dental Implants Replace Missing Teeth?

Do you feel self-conscious because you’re missing teeth? Learn why a dental implant may be the best bet to restore your smile. The team at West Ashley Family Dentistry in Charleston SC wants to explain why more and more patients…

Dec
29

How to Stop Bad Breath

Over 50 percent of adults have suffered from persistent bad breath, or halitosis, at some point in their lives. There are a number of reasons you may have it, and it’s not always because of poor oral hygiene. Even people…

Nov
29

Sedation Dentistry in Charleston, SC

Do You Dread the Dentist? It’s estimated that somewhere between 9% to 15% of Americans don’t go to the dentist out of fear. They would rather put up with painful, infected, discolored, and damaged teeth, than step foot in a…

Oct
31

Don’t Be Scared of Root Canals

Nobody wants a root canal! They’re known as one of the most-dreaded dental procedures. But are they really that bad? Dr. James Dickert and Agatha Lynn of West Ashley Family Dentistry in Charleston SC have many years of experience performing…