wisdom tooth extraction indian land sc

What Can You Eat After A Wisdom Tooth Removal?

A wisdom tooth extraction is a common dental procedure.  It is something that our dentist in Indian Land can do very effectively.  It takes up to 2 weeks to recover fully from having a wisdom tooth removed, so it is important to look after the wound properly to heal as quickly as possible. Why Take Your Wisdom Tooth Out? Wisdom …

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Receding Gums

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Receding Gums

What are Receding Gums? Gum recession is an oral condition where the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth pulls back and expose more parts of the teeth, sometimes even the root. Receding gums increases the chance of plaque and disease-causing bacteria buildup because it creates gaps in the teeth and gum line. Severe gum recession damages the bone structure which …

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Root Problems of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is an infection of the soft tissue that hold your teeth in place. Periodontal came from perio meaning around and dontal meaning teeth. Periodontal disease is an oral condition where the structures around the teeth such as the alveolar bone, gums and periodontal ligament are infected. Swollen gums and bleeding during brushing are early signs of bacterial infection …

What To Ask Your Dentist When Seeking a Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure

If you are interested in getting cosmetic dental work done, Dr. James Schwartz DDS recommends that there are a couple of very important questions that you will need to ask your dentist. Below are some of the key questions that you will need to ask about cosmetic dentistry procedure: What Will The Outcome of My Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure Be? You …

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Affordable & Effective Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Do you wish that your teeth were straighter or whiter? Or do you find yourself hiding your smile? If so, then cosmetic dentistry can help you. There are numerous cosmetic dental procedures that can help improve your smile and some of those procedures include porcelain crowns, tooth-colored fillings, porcelain veneers, or even short term cosmetic orthodontics. Tooth-colored fillings are a good …

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The Importance Of Tooth Extraction Site Preservation

When dental cavities or decay become so severe that the tooth is damaged beyond repair, surgical dentists such as Dr. James Schwartz at Carolina Dentistry @ The State Line have to extract the tooth. Although, extraction of a tooth may take care of the temporary problem of a decayed tooth, it can create an even bigger problem of bone withering …

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Dental Insurance, Why Won’t It Pay For This?

First you have to realize that the dental insurance company’s top priority is to end up with a profit. That is true of any business. The insurance company is not truly interested in your dental health. In fact , they profit greatly from people that have dental insurance and fail to visit the dentist to use their dental benefits. That …

Tooth Sensitivity, What Can Be Done

We know tooth sensitivity is not fun. Many people avoid certain foods trying to avoid the sensitivity. Did you know there are several reasons why we can be experiencing tooth sensitivity?