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Frequent Canker Sores Aren’t a Disease, They’re a Symptom

If you’ve ever had a canker sore, you’re not alone — around 20% of the general population gets these occasional mouth ulcers. And while they may be benign, they’re still unpleasant. The sores can appear on the inner cheeks, lips, or even the soft palate and they’re painful, particularly when touched. If your sores [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Frequent Canker Sores Aren’t a Disease, They’re a Symptom

5 Benefits of Seeing Your Dentist for Regular Cleanings

If you are trying to decide if it’s a good idea to visit the dentist now, let us put your mind at ease: our office is taking all necessary steps to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission. This makes the dentist’s office one of the safest places to visit at this time.  And there [...]

By |June 16th, 2020|General Dentistry|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Seeing Your Dentist for Regular Cleanings

Strengthening the Link between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s

Oral health is an important component of your overall health. That’s why it’s important to visit your dentist regularly to make sure you are getting the proper preventive dental care to combat oral diseases like cavities and gum disease. We continue to learn more serious effects of these problems on  your overall [...]

By |May 20th, 2020|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Strengthening the Link between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s

Are You Having a Dental Emergency?

Due to COVID-19, Smile Columbia Dentistry is currently open for all dental emergencies. You might be wondering what exactly is considered a dental emergency? Usually, if there’s any sort of physical damage, severe pain, swelling, or bleeding, it’s likely an emergency. If it’s just a cosmetic problem, it can wait. Find out what’s [...]

By |April 1st, 2020|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Are You Having a Dental Emergency?
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